2,883 ft
Distance
104 ft
Climb
-288 ft
Descent
00:13:49
Avg time

Widow Maker Details

  • Riding Area
    Jackson Demonstration State Forest
    Mendocino, California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #32891 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    40 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

This is a very technical trail. Very narrow hand cut single track with lots of tight switch back turns and some steep drops.
Not for the novice rider.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Widow Maker bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -184 ft
  • Altitude min
    437 ft
  • Altitude max
    639 ft
  • Altitude start
    631 ft
  • Altitude end
    448 ft
  • Grade
    -6.367%
  • Grade max
    -40.447%
  • Grade min
    37.719%
  • Distance climb
    741 ft
  • Distance down
    1,992 ft
  • Distance flat
    95 ft
  • Avg time
    00:13:49
  • Avg reverse time
    00:20:43
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Status:
on Jul 1, 2018
Dry
Avg: 3.5 (2 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
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  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
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      Widow Maker Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Jul 1, 2018 @ 10:17pm
      Jul 1, 2018
      Mud slide
      Jul 1, 2018 @ 10:16pm
      Jul 1, 2018
      Difficult crossing with mudslide
      Jun 23, 2018 @ 10:21pm
      Jun 23, 2018
      Big slide remains a problem on the last third or so of the descent. It's possible to scramble back up to the trail, but very sketchy with a bike. ...
      Dec 31, 2017 @ 7:48pm
      Dec 31, 2017
      Big slide part way down. Hike up the hill to find the trail.again.
      Dec 9, 2017 @ 9:26am
      Dec 9, 2017
      Large landslide makes passage hard to find and a bit sketchy as lifting your bike on your shoulder is required. Trail after landslide is not...
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 4 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
      All
      • 134 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      Jun 23, 2018 @ 10:27pm
      Jun 23, 2018
      Widow Maker, San Francisco
      24 |
      Jun 23, 2018 @ 10:26pm
      Jun 23, 2018
      Widow Maker, San Francisco

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