2.2 miles
Distance
496 ft
Climb
-1,840 ft
Descent
00:56:40
Avg time

Gargamel Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Double Black Diamond
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • TTFs on trail
    Drop, Rock Face
  • Global Ranking

Steep and gnarly trail with a big reputation. Lots of steeps, rock rolls and chunder with no easy way around.

The famous woodwork on the trail is now mostly decrepit and replaced with new trail.

A long and highly technical ride that's pretty isolated. Exercise caution.

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More Stats for Gargamel mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,344 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,573 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,061 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,917 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,573 ft
  • Grade max
    -54.709%
  • Grade min
    49.879%
  • Distance climb
    2,685 ft
  • Distance down
    1.6 miles
  • Distance flat
    345 ft
  • Avg time
    00:56:40
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Status:
on Aug 20, 2016
Dry
Avg: 3.65 (17 votes)

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Gargamel Trail Reports

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Aug 20, 2016 @ 10:50pm
Aug 20, 2016
A lots of small rocks in the trail but is awesome
Jul 23, 2016 @ 7:18pm
Jul 23, 2016
Running great! Classic trail. I used to be so afraid, now there are ride arounds and the trail is wearing in well.
Jul 18, 2016 @ 3:40pm
Jul 18, 2016
Trail running well, I did work on the big log ride up top to make it slightly easier to ride, there is a new climbing section just before the high...
May 23, 2016 @ 9:00pm
May 23, 2016
Six trees cleared on the lower half of the trail all looking good bellow the viewpoint.
May 9, 2016 @ 9:48pm
May 9, 2016
still snow on shaded first climb section, 4x Large tree down across trail, blocking trail, chainsaw necessary.....
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