3.6 miles
Distance
759 ft
Climb
-367 ft
Descent
611 ft
High Point

Wilder Ridge Loop Details

  • Riding area
  • AKA
    Dairyman's Trail
  • Difficulty rating
    Green
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Global Ranking
    #9433

The eastern part of this trail makes a nice loop with Zane Gray when ridden in a CCW direction. Lots of rutted section and best with a dual suspension bike.

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More Stats for Wilder Ridge Loop mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    392 ft
  • Altitude min
    176 ft
  • Altitude start
    218 ft
  • Altitude end
    610 ft
  • Grade
    2.064%
  • Grade max
    -16.98%
  • Grade min
    25.43%
  • Distance climb
    2.0 miles
  • Distance down
    1.2 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,774 ft
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Status:
Avg: 4 (1 votes)

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May 27, 2016 @ 6:50am
May 27, 2016
Wilder Ridge Loop, Santa Cruz
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Oct 29, 2015 @ 8:39pm
Oct 29, 2015
Wilder Ridge Loop, Santa Cruz

1 Review & Comments

  • + 1
flag pgorey (Oct 7, 2016 at 16:58)
 Dry and dusty but I didn't see a single other person, which is sometimes nice. Did however see a fair amount of horse crap. If you don't smell the nearby waste disposal, you'll definitely smell the horse poo. Oh well, that's what you get with multi-use trails though I still don't understand why dog waste gets people so fired up but horses can leave behind piles larger than small dogs right in the middle of the trail...

I used this trail to climb to the Enchanted Loop trail. That trail was also dry and dusty but had some fun root drops and a nice flow. Rode it twice and saw 4 deer bucks over the course of the laps.
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