14.0 miles
Distance
3,342 ft
Climb
-649 ft
Descent
01:53:47
Avg time

Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Access Road/Trail
  • Trail type
    Dirt/Gravel Road
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • eBike Allowed
    No

This climb is part of the York 38 Special Mountain Bike Ride, an annual fund raising event for the York Volunteer Fire Department. It is one of the few climbs rated "HC" by Strava in the local area, mostly due to it being 14 miles of near nonstop climbing. Starting at Nelson, the Cribbage Capitol of the World, you ride up through Beaver Creek Canyon which has spectacular cliff faces and numerous mountain goats. Once you climb out of Beaver Creek Canyon you have great views behind you. The climb tops out at Indian Flats which is just below Hogback Mountain. This trail entry ends there, but one can continue to ride all the way up to the lookout at the top of Hogback Mountain for a great 360-degree view.

Disclaimer

Open to vehicle traffic

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Nelson to Indian Flats mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    2,693 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,994 ft
  • Altitude max
    1.3 miles
  • Altitude start
    3,994 ft
  • Altitude end
    1.3 miles
  • Grade
    3.648%
  • Grade max
    -20.464%
  • Grade min
    28.393%
  • Distance climb
    10.1 miles
  • Distance down
    3.2 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,496 ft
  • Avg time
    01:53:47
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