The upper part can be wet or snowbound and icy in the winter. It does dry out quickly on most of the trail.
This trail can be nice and tacky early season, but will get loose by the end of the season. From the top, the trail starts out very steeply until you hit Watchman Trail
. From Watchman Trail
there are a bunch of quick ups and large water bars and some steep sections. Once you cross the creek the trail mellows and becomes a moderate climb to Trail #5 or Trail #4.
Trail #6 can be used by itself or combined to make some great loops. The trail gets the most use from Watchman Trail
The trail is a motorcycle trail, so keep an ear open for motorized users.