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The Downieville Downhill

Downieville, CA
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Mtb... the best trails in CA so far.

The shuttle form Yuba Expetions is a great service, and then the trails back down to downieville... read more

Reviewed September 28, 2017
Markus Z
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Superb and challenging ride

Great challenging trail with some wonderful scenery. I'm an intermediate/advanced (mostly cross... read more

Reviewed July 2, 2016
Joseph B
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Monroe, Oregon
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This trail begins at 7000 ft. and is downhill all the way.
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Sep 28, 2017
“Mtb... the best trails in CA so far. ”
Jul 2, 2016
“Superb and challenging ride”
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Reviewed September 28, 2017 via mobile

The shuttle form Yuba Expetions is a great service, and then the trails back down to downieville are just stunning...

1  Thank Markus Z
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Reviewed July 2, 2016

Great challenging trail with some wonderful scenery. I'm an intermediate/advanced (mostly cross country rider) and I did it on a hardtail- it beat me up by the end of the ride. I'd do it again with a full suspension 29er. If you aren't an advanced...More

1  Thank Joseph B
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Reviewed September 20, 2015

This is a good mountain bike ride with a variety of terrain. $20 for the shuttle is good value and I recommend paying the $15 for a second run if you have the energy. 80% of the trail is pretty straight forward for an intermediate-advanced...More

1  Thank DiscoClint
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Reviewed July 1, 2015

To really enjoy the Yuba Expeditions or Downieville Outfitters shuttle runs from Packer Saddle back down to Downieville, it helps to have advanced mountain bike descending skills. Intermediate-plus riders should also enjoy it but may find themselves walking some sections. Although one mostly descends, the...More

1  Thank Mtnbiker2
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Reviewed June 5, 2015

My son and I did this run recently and believe me it's not for novices so beware. The scenery is spectacular when you stop and look. We saw a black bear cub on the way down. There are a lot of dangerous areas on this...More

1  Thank travelincanuck_9
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Reviewed November 22, 2014

This trail is awesome!! I'm a pretty novice rider and had to walk a few spots, but overall a fun and challenging ride in a gorgeous neck of the woods.. Yuba Expeditions shuttled us up and one of our crew had a flat we couldn't...More

1  Thank Carla F
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Reviewed August 11, 2014

We rented awesome bikes from Yuba Expeditions and those fabulous bikes did for my mountain biking what shaped skis did for my skiing. I was just a little more awesome. Its a great long ride with challenges for everyone. I feel no shame for walking...More

1  Thank Jacqui C
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Reviewed June 30, 2014

Just rode it this past weekend. Started in Sierra City and rode the climb and downhill back to Downieville. If you are a mountain biker you need to ride these trails - some of the best in the world. If you do not want to...More

Thank RFranscella
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Reviewed September 25, 2013

Came here for a weekend riding trip and was really blown away with the place. Quaint town set along the Yuba river and very MTB centered. Downieville Outfitters has friendly staff that will orient you to the area and offer a great shuttle service to...More

Thank Sarshebert
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Reviewed October 15, 2012

The operation was very well organized (Downieville Outfitters). The shuttle is the way to go, and the trails are endless.

1  Thank jumpropetraveler
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