4,366 ft
Distance
24 ft
Climb
-334 ft
Descent
00:08:08
Avg time
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Zipper Details

  • Riding Area
    Nevada City
    Nevada City, California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #36298 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    USFS

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More Stats for Zipper bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -310 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,507 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,816 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,816 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,507 ft
  • Grade
    -7.094%
  • Grade max
    -39.187%
  • Grade min
    9.001%
  • Distance climb
    707 ft
  • Distance down
    3,285 ft
  • Distance flat
    374 ft
  • Avg time
    00:08:08
  • Avg reverse time
    00:19:32
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Status:
on Apr 12, 2019
Dry
Avg: 3 (1 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
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
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  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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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

  • 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
      Directions to zipper-32555 trailhead (39.308435, -120.929668)
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      Zipper Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Apr 12, 2019 @ 3:00pm
      Apr 12, 2019
      One tree down (easy to see in advance). Pine needles and leaves....fun but be aware for traction.
      Apr 1, 2019 @ 9:14am
      Apr 1, 2019
      Feb 17, 2018 @ 10:08am
      Feb 17, 2018
      One tree down.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 2 rides
      • 17 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 36 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
      All
      • 182 rides
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      Photos

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      Routes with this trail

      titleratingdistance
      Hoot Trail Racecourse race
      8 miles
      NCDC #1 Sweepin' The Groms race
      8 miles

      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 1
      flag kzkelley (Apr 21, 2019 at 15:38)
       Trail forks shows this trail leaving a double track to the right. The trail is on the left, has a couple of switchbacks then crosses the double track to continue to climb. Good climbing trail but there is no signage on any of the trails.
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      flag Redhawk BONC (Apr 21, 2019 at 15:52)
       KZ, It does need to be re-gps'd. The start on the left is a relatively new re-route. Gold Country Trails Council (the equestrian group) maintains this trail. They also have a lot of unofficial trails in the area which makes the lack of signage problematic until you learn your way around. There are some signs but just not enough and some may have been lost over the winter. USFS had been working on signage but there may not be any this year as our District's non-motorized budget is zero. Literally. So unless GCTC gets a grant or purchases signs itself then I don't believe they're like to appear any time soon.
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