Vista -> Lower Corral -> Red Cliffs

Kirkwood

Lake Tahoe

An advanced top-to-bottom descent of the Kirkwood Bike Park via Vista, Lower Corral, and Red Cliffs.

Mountain Biking Difficult

Distance
2.8 km
Ascent
4 m
Descent
252 m
Duration
0-1 hrs
Low Point
2.4 km
High Point
2.6 km
Gradient
Vista -> Lower Corral -> Red Cliffs Map

The Kirkwood Bike Park is home to 12 different downhill trails, and the run mapped here serves as the primary black-diamond descent down the bike park. This run drops down Vista, and then funnels into the blue Lower Corral trail to finish the descent.

Description

Tacking on Upper Corral at the bottom of Vista provides a more technical, but less steep finish to the descent.

Difficulty

Difficult

Mostly stable trail tread with some variability featuring larger and more unavoidable obstacles that may include, but not be limited to: bigger stones, roots, steps, and narrow curves. Compared to lower intermediate, technical difficulty is more advanced and grades of slopes are steeper. Ideal for upper intermediate riders.

Medium Exposure

2 out of 4

The trail contains some obstacles such as outcroppings and rock which could cause injury.

Remoteness

1 out of 4

Close to help in case of emergency.

Best time to visit

July, August, September

Features

  • Technical
  • Shuttle-run
  • Singletrack
  • Rock Gardens

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