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Sidewinder Corral Ride

 24 votes

9.2 Miles 14.7 Kilometers


85%

Singletrack

1,394' 425 m

Ascent

-1,397' -426 m

Descent

7,706' 2,349 m

High

6,328' 1,929 m

Low

6%

Avg Grade (3°)

22%

Max Grade (12°)

Minor Issues

27 days agoUpdate

Great moderate, flowy singletrack.

Josh Dulberger

Overview

Fun, moderate singletrack, and a great intro to South Tahoe riding.

Need to Know

There are easy shuttle options, and often plenty of folks parked to set up a quick one.

Description

From South Lake Tahoe, take !Pioneer Trail towards Meyers and turn left onto Oneidas Drive. Take Oneidas as it narrows, and if the gates are closed, park and ride up the road. Otherwise, you can park at a well-established parking lot, or work the shuttle up to the bottom of the Armstrong Connector #18E09A /top of the Corral Trail #18E14.

Assuming you parked at the bottom, ride up the narrow, nicely paved road for 2-3 miles. At the top of the Corral Trail #18E14, either ride up the Armstrong Connector #18E09A, a nice singletrack climb, or continue up the paved road. Then descend the connector, pick up the Corral Trail #18E14, air it out on some of the kickers, enjoy the banked turns, and cruise back to Powerline dirt road. Take a left, and you'll get back to the parking lot in short order. Super fun!

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Dec 22, 2017
Kirkwood Donavin
5mi — 1h 00m
Oct 8, 2017
Kez Maefele
Sep 15, 2017
Kurt Wallace
Very fun
Sep 13, 2017
Johan Bermudez
Sep 9, 2017
Norbert Barbosa
Aug 26, 2017
Bryan Easton
Aug 17, 2017
r0cb0y Wycoff
Ride the road up! Awesome jumps at the end.
Aug 6, 2017
Meynard Villa

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  4.6 from 24 votes

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Minor Issues 27 days ago
Snowy: I was only able to do half of the loop. The snow gets deeper as I ascended.
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Great ride! We rode up the pavement to the top of Armstrong Connector; what a grind! The Connector has some rock features but they go. Sidewinder is just swoopy madness! We finshed with Cedar Trail but I would recommend Lower Corral for the better finish. Jun 15, 2016
Sun2Stone Meyer
Phoenix,AZ
Sun2Stone Meyer   Phoenix,AZ
Great day Aug 11, with my young buddies Kyle and Kole from WB PA, Sidewinder and Corral jumps and shuttle Aug 15, 2016
I would not recommend climbing up Connector, at least in the summer. No reason to get in the way of people coming down. The road only has one stout section in the middle (although it's kinda long!). Jun 29, 2017

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