With the mild winter we’ve had out West, it hasn’t been much of a challenge to ride all year. Trails that are normally buried in snow in February are in perfect shape for riding, and it hasn’t been uncommon to ride in shorts and t-shirts. This has given trail builders a head start at completing the Kings Canyon to Ash Canyon trail, and allowed many riders and hikers to get a sneak peek at what this new trail has to offer. If you haven’t had a chance to see the trail yet, here’s an excellent video from Brent Ruybalid that gives you a good feel for what it’s like to ride it.
Finishing touches on the trail are being completed by Muscle Powered and the City, including finishing the Ash Canyon bridge, trail kiosks, and signage. As long as winter doesn’t return with a vengeance, it shouldn’t be much longer before the trail has its grand opening! When the trail is officially completed, more information, statistics, and details will be posted to help you plan your ride. In the meantime, here are some more photos of the trail:
Jeff Moser is proprietor of BikeCarson.com, which covers bicycle news, culture, and lifestyle in Carson City, Nevada. Carson City is at the base of the Eastern Sierras, creating a wide variety of cycling opportunities.