Bootleg Canyon

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AVERAGE RATING
*****
4.72 out of 5
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Intermediate
35
miles

Singletrack
↑ 14,300 ft
↓ 12,300 ft
2,648
elevation (ft)

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Trail Description
About this trail
There is almost 35 miles of awesome singletrack to be ridden. There is a trail for everyone, wheter you want a relaxing after work ride or a technical monster, it's all here. Some of the trails are quite rocky at some points, but it is all rideable. Bootleg Canyon has been dubbed an Epic ride by the I.M.B.A. Visit BootlegCanyon.org or one of the bike shops in town for a map. There is also some killer downhill trails for those gravity extremists.
added by TeamYellowBikeGranny Gear April 26, 2006
Trail Features
Trail features
  • Lift Service
  • Drinking Water
  •   Night Riding
  • Pump Track
  • Restrooms
  • Winter Fat Biking
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  Piotr Gajos   on May 4, 2015
  nrides   on Apr 18, 2015
  MTB KIWI   on Apr 11, 2015
  tomb60   on Apr 8, 2015
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Trailblazer


June 19, 2015
 
Review: This was one of my bucket list trails. I drove in from Texas and hit the trail at daybreak to get a jump on the 115 degree days. I was a little intimated by some of the reviews. The "Get Directions" on this site takes you right to the trail parking. From there I rode up the gravel road about a 100 yards or so and turned left onto the trails and rode up on West Cliff. Very technical going uphill. I had to dismount a number of times but I'm also somewhat of a novice. I then jumped onto Girlscout and it was much easier. From there I connected to several trails. The heat finally ran me off. A must trail system before the summer months. If you can get someone to drop you at the top it would be ok. But like my wife said "ride up and get the whole experience"...

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Gramcounter


May 4, 2015
 
Review: First time, loved it to boot!!!

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Granny Gear

April 18, 2015
MTB KIWI Granny Gear  
 
Review: Absolutely incredible MTB riding! There is a trail for everyone, as long as you are not a beginner. The rocks and cactus are a little bit intimidating, but stay in control and you won't have to worry!

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Epic


March 28, 2015
John Fisch Epic  
 
Review: There is something for everyone here except the timid novice. The cross country trails have a good variety of buff and rocky and the downhill trails are legit--not for anyone afraid of steeps, drops or exposure. On the down side, there's a lot of loose powder dirt, especially in sketchy turns, and the entire mountain is uniformly dark brown and dead. Overall, this is a great trail network, but requires a sense of adventure, especially as some trail intersections are not marked and can get confusing.

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Granny Gear

March 26, 2015
chazy68 Granny Gear  
 
Review: Great cross country trails. Rented bike from all mountain Cyclery and it was a rock solid stumpjumper 29'r with through axles front and rear. Well worth the rental cost. Also...buy a day pass on the shuttle to the top of the mountain. Flatlanders will die trying to ride to the top....once in oxygen debt it's tough to recover. Best $20 I spent all weekend! Enjoy the ride and stay clean!

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Granny Gear

March 24, 2015
 
Review: I'm traveling to Vegas next week from Ireland and want to spend a day riding Bootleg Canyon can anyone tell me the most efficient and cheapest way to get out there from the strip and rent a bike? Please.

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Granny Gear


March 24, 2015
 
Review: Looks like these guys rent bikes in Boulder City right next to the trails: http://allmountaincyclery.com/rentals.html

Cheapest option would be to take a bus from LV to Boulder City but that will take a LONG time. Cab will be much faster but expensive--it's about 30 miles (40 mins.) one way from the strip.

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Gramcounter


October 23, 2014
loganeure Gramcounter  
 
Review: Nothing like some awesome downhill right next to vegas. Can get a little too loose in some areas so don't go too big until you see whats below

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World Champ


September 9, 2014
 
Review: Excellent trail system with miles of trails to choose from. Tech, gravity, and beginner terrain abounds with views of Lake Mead. Great facilities for events like Outdoor Demo and races. Hot, exposed, and loose but this is the desert!

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Trailblazer

June 9, 2014
mtbnomad Trailblazer  
 
Review: Great ride with lots of flowing singletrack. This is for intermediate riders and above. My only knock on the place is that is a bit far outside of the Vegas area. But the long flowing singletrack and technical rocky sections make up for that. A must ride!

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Gramcounter

May 27, 2014
 
Review: This place is awesome! I can't wait to go back for more...

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Bootleg Canyon MTB Trail 4.72 out of 5 based on 36 ratings. 36 user reviews.
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