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Favorite Right before the decent on top of the ridge (or at the end of the major climb if going uphill).
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult

Mills Peak Shuttle Run

9.1 mi 14.7 km 269' Up 81.91 m Up 3,167' Down 965.38 m Down

Portola, CA
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Lakes Basin Biking

  • 43 Miles 69 Kilometers of Trail
  • 1 Recommended Route
  • 1 Easy Trail Easy Trails
  • 11 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 17 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Lakes Basin - 28

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3.8 mi 6.1 km #1Upper Mills Peak Trail
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Portola, CA
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Portola, CA
2.2 mi 3.5 km #2Middle Mills Peak Trail
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Portola, CA
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Portola, CA
3.0 mi 4.9 km #3Spencer Creek Trail #12E31
Difficult Difficult
Clio, CA
Difficult Difficult
Clio, CA
4.9 mi 7.8 km #4Mt. Elwell Trail
Very Difficult Very Difficult
Downieville, CA
Very Difficult Very Difficult
Downieville, CA
1.6 mi 2.7 km #5Long Lake Trail
Very Difficult Very Difficult
Downieville, CA
Very Difficult Very Difficult
Downieville, CA
2.4 mi 3.8 km #6Round Lake Trail
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Downieville, CA
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Downieville, CA
1.3 mi 2.1 km #7Lower Mills Peak Trail
Intermediate Intermediate
Portola, CA
Intermediate Intermediate
Portola, CA
2.8 mi 4.5 km #8Smith Lake Trail
Difficult Difficult
Downieville, CA
Difficult Difficult
Downieville, CA
1.8 mi 3.0 km #9Silver Lake Trail (12E31)
Difficult Difficult
Clio, CA
Difficult Difficult
Clio, CA
2.2 mi 3.5 km #10Bear Lakes Loop
Difficult Difficult
Downieville, CA
Difficult Difficult
Downieville, CA

Photos of Lakes Basin - 14

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Smith Lake.
Aug 21, 2016 near Portola, CA
Snow on the north face near the top of Mt. Elwell.
Aug 21, 2016 near Downiev…, CA
Nice singletrack, looking towards Long Lake and Mills Peak.
Aug 21, 2016 near Downiev…, CA
Heading down the Long Lake Trail.
Aug 21, 2016 near Portola, CA
Down a switchback on the Long Lake Trail.
Aug 21, 2016 near Portola, CA
Beautiful alpine terrain on the Long Lake Trail.
Aug 21, 2016 near Portola, CA
Mills Peak Trail
Jun 4, 2021 near Clio, CA
Right before the decent on top of the ridge (or at the end of the major climb if going uphill).
Nov 6, 2023 near Clio, CA
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