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Foresthill Divide

 4.3 (73)

11.0 Miles 17.6 Kilometers


90%

Singletrack

1,344' 410 m

Ascent

-1,345' -410 m

Descent

5%

Avg Grade (3°)

20%

Max Grade (11°)

1,935' 590 m

High

1,588' 484 m

Low

Shared By Shayne Holderby

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All Clear 4 days ago
Dry: Warm in the morning, but good coverage overall to keep you out of the sun History

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Great Singletrack in Auburn.

Shayne Holderby

Dogs Unknown

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Overview

A very good intermediate Level XC Trail. Rolling singletrack that's very well designed and maintained.

Description

From the parking area (right side of the road) as you approach the ride from Auburn, head up the singletrack for about .5 miles to a T intersection (marked, go Right) continue up for about 4.5 miles following well marked trail signs. It's mostly uphill but with many short downhill sections for a rest (and fun). Focus on the trail - the views can distract you.

At about mile 4 you'll reach the summit on the south Side of Foresthill Rd. From there's it's a long descent to a fire road with another 3/4 mile descent to singletrack again. The singletrack will loop and bring you back to fire road just to cross a parking area on Drivers Flat Rd. Singletrack is visible on far side of the parking area. Head up 1/2 mile of singletrack to cross Foresthill Rd (Upper parking area for this ride is visible as you enter the road).

The north Side of Foresthill Rd. is mostly downhill (but still rolling with some uphill), beautiful covered trail with banked S-turns for 5 miles! At mile 8 you'll cross a fire-road (Upper Clementine Rd). Directly across the road, the singletrack continues onto the "Grove".

A Y in the trail (trail is indicated as left fork) gives you the option to continue down on Clementine Connector Trail to another set of trails. Take the left fork and it will bring you back to Foresthill Rd. Cross road head up 25 yards and you'll see singletrack heading south.

Singletrack brings you back to your first T intersection. Turn Right continue for another .5 miles and your back to parking area.

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Jul 15, 2018
Ben C
Great singletrack loop. It was warm, but plenty of coverage overall to keep you out of the sun. 9.8mi — 1h 08m
Jul 15, 2018
Jessica Belding
Beautiful singletrack train 6.2mi
Jun 30, 2018
Mike Gates
Jun 23, 2018
Bill Dietz
Forsethill Divide Loop counterclockwise is a classic foothills trail with well travelled singletrack on burner climbs and payoff descents, sweeping… 11.5mi
Jun 18, 2018
Nick Wright
All clear. Enjoy! 11mi — 1h 45m
Jun 17, 2018
Heidi G
only road a portion 4.5mi
May 26, 2018
Bryan Edelman
11mi
May 13, 2018
Jacque Penn
there are quite a bit of climbing, rocks, and pot hole, and pot-holes. We got lost couldn’t find the loop so ended up turning backwards n 12mi

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  4.3 from 73 votes

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  4.3 from 73 votes
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MIchael Plapp
Truckee
MIchael Plapp   Truckee
Be aware if you take your dog on this trail, it is extremely tick infested. Otherwise, a very fun ride. Nov 30, 2017
Nick Wright
Sacramento, CA
Nick Wright   Sacramento, CA
If you're riding this in the late winter/early spring, watch for muddy sections in the shade. And don't bomb them if it's really soft! Feb 26, 2018
Counter-Clockwise... a few rocky, but not too steep and not too long ascents going out . The second half is mostly swoopy downhills through the trees. Most all single-track. May 2018 - crazy wildflowers. Really good ride. May 14, 2018

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