2,883 ft
Distance
104 ft
Climb
-288 ft
Descent
00:13:51
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
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking

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 mountain 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
    00:13:51
  • 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 Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to widow-maker-41899 trailhead (39.366382, -123.759203)
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Widow Maker Trail Reports

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

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