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Malakoff Diggins to Missouri Bar to South Yuba Loop

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Trail

18.0 Miles 28.9 Kilometers


70%

Singletrack

2,571' 784 m

Ascent

-2,580' -787 m

Descent

3,674' 1,120 m

High

2,147' 654 m

Low

5%

Avg Grade (3°)

24%

Max Grade (14°)

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A challenging loop with beautiful views

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Overview

Malakoff Diggins is the site of the water canon mining days during the gold rush, looks very spectacular. The North Bloomfield is an old mining town, now a ghost town interesting to visit. Missouri bar trail is a fun long singletrack downhill to the South Yuba river. Then follow the river on a challenging, sometimes steep, sometimes technical trail. Not for beginners.

Need To Know

Along the South Yuba there is a section where the trail is gone. It is needed to carry the bike for a little while on the rocks near the river. Lots of fun!

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Epic ride. Very diverse views, terrains and difficulty. Not for beginners.

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Oct 7, 2016
Andrea Manha
Sep 23, 2016
Matt Miles
Never again. 19.8mi — 3h 38m
Mar 22, 2016
Isaak Egge
Great trail, perfect dirt, up-downs all day long. 18.5mi — 2h 30m
Oct 25, 2015
Pavel MTB
Weather is beautiful
Apr 29, 2015
Shayne Holderby
Great downhill,steep climbs and heavily overgrown along river trail. Listed elevation gain WAY OFF well over 4K. Scenic views and Exposed 20.3mi — 4h 06m
Apr 26, 2015
Zach Parker
20mi — 3h 40m
Jan 31, 2015
Pierre Reynes
20.6mi — 3h 23m
Jul 13, 2013
Pierre Reynes
16.5mi — 3h 00m

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  4.5 from 2 votes

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in Nevada City

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in Nevada City

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in California

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