2 miles
Distance
496 ft
Climb
-411 ft
Descent
00:36:27
Avg time

Winner Creek Trail Details

  • Riding Area
    Girdwood Mountain Bike Park
    Girdwood, Alaska
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Season
    All Year Round
  • Global Ranking
    #86456 in Mountain Biking

This trail starts at the T-intersection just past the Hotel Alyeska (there's a sign directing bikes). They've worked on a new section of trail and covered it with wood chips ... follow this trail and stay right on the dirt road. After pedaling uphill for a bit, watch for a trail to the right.

There's not an obvious sign, but it's an obvious trail. This connects you to the actual Winner Creek Trail, where you'll hang a left and pedal up a short incline. After that, the trail is fairly level, and there's a long section of planks with steps you'll have to cover. The steps aren't too bad at first, but there are some more difficult parts that may require hike-a-bike.

After the plank section, you'll come to an intersection. Stay left to continue to the hand tram. If you go right on the Upper Winner Creek Trail it becomes much more difficult with large rocks, roots and obstacles! The hand-tram trail is much easier but does have a few rocks. You can turn around at the hand-tram or load your bike up on the racks on the tram and continue across! Continuing across the tram will bring you to the Crow Creek road.

This is a popular trail so be aware of other users and moose!

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Winner Creek Trail bike trail
  • Altitude change
    85 ft
  • Altitude min
    278 ft
  • Altitude max
    609 ft
  • Altitude start
    278 ft
  • Altitude end
    362 ft
  • Grade
    0.655%
  • Grade max
    -50.114%
  • Grade min
    25.277%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    4,645 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,002 ft
  • Avg time
    00:36:27
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Trail Conditions
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  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
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  • 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 Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
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