4.7 miles
Distance
1,451 ft
Climb
-431 ft
Descent
00:29:38
Avg time

John Nicholas Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Mixed
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ride in rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #3117
  • Year Opened
    2014
  • Land Manager

From Black Road to the reservoir this is a dirt road, but from the reservoir up to Skyline this is one of the premiere maintained singletrack rides in the Bay Area. Purpose built by Santa Clara County as a bicycle connector trail - also used by hikers. Surface is smooth enough and often used by CX bikes, and even the more adventurous road biker. The gradient is only steep in one or two short sections.

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More Stats for John Nicholas mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    1,020 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,787 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,912 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,891 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,912 ft
  • Grade
    4.09%
  • Grade max
    -24.815%
  • Grade min
    42.7%
  • Distance climb
    3.1 miles
  • Distance down
    1.3 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,665 ft
  • Avg time
    00:29:38
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on Nov 18, 2016
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Avg: 5 (1 votes)

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John Nicholas Trail Reports

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Nov 26, 2016 @ 9:34pm
Nov 26, 2016
John Nicholas, Mountain View
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Sep 8, 2015 @ 10:04pm
Sep 8, 2015
John Nicholas, Los Gatos
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Apr 21, 2015 @ 9:11pm
Apr 21, 2015
John Nicholas, Los Gatos

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