Big Boulder Trail

5.00 out of 5
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About this trail
This is a great alternative to the classic route if you want to do something new. Big Boulder has some very fast, narrow singletrack through dark woods and occasional big exposure. A couple batches of tight switchbacks will surprise you on your first run, so be ready. The tread is occasionally rutted and very soft/dry late in the season. High speed, technical challenges abound. The climb up the OHV is brutal, but you'll be glad you did!
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Trail Features
Trail features
  • Lift Service
  • Drinking Water
  •   Night Riding
  • Pump Track
  • Restrooms
  • Winter Fat Biking
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June 16, 2015
cgreen5150 Singletrack  
Review: Definitely a kick ass trail to include on any ride in the Downieville area. Great flow.


October 17, 2011
stillfat Gnarly  
Review: IMBA didn't miss the mark on this one - wow. The Big Boulder Trail itself isn't super long, but so sweet while it lasts and with big scenery/views. It's also a great way to escape the crowds doing the "classic" route. If you get shuttled (which I highly recommend unless you relish many hours of climbing steep asphalt) the climb on the OHV roads isn't that bad - it's all rideable. From the bottom, you can link Second or Third Divide.

Big Boulder Trail MTB Trail 5.00 out of 5 based on 2 ratings. 2 user reviews.
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