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      This place has tons of flow

      There is very little climbing, a full loop will provide less than 125m of elevation. However there is still enough elevation to give you some seriously fast sections especially going west.

      There are some trails with man made berms (added this year), some that are extremely tight and twisty, some that are very fast and flowy, one that is 100% rock like Hilton Falls, and a few in the back half that have some climbs that will get your heart rate up!

      Overall a really nice ride that will take about 1 hour and a touch to complete the full system. I have ridden most of the trails in southern Ontario and I feel this place is the most relaxing MTB experience there is. Not very strenuous due to minimal climbing, and lots of flow / high speed that lets you snake through the pine forest and have a good time!

      If you are into wooden features and hardcore tech trails like 3 Stages / Hilton Falls then this may not be the place for you - but if you are interested in a flowy fun ride that you can rail corners on then I would hit this place up / have a nice day downtown in the city named "The B.C. of Ontario"
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Land Status: Conservation Reserve
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      Region Details
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      Region Status
      Open as of Oct 23, 2021
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      60
      Trails Mountain Bike
      60
      Trails Hike
      57
      Trails Trail Running
      57
      Trails Snowshoe
      1
      Total Distance
      17 miles
      Total Descent
      1,065 ft
      Total Vertical
      140 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,207 ft
      Reports
      1,931
      Photos
      69
      Ridden Counter
      22,270

      Photos of GORBA Trails Mountain Bike

      trail: Firefly
      9 |
      Oct 11, 2021 @ 8:52pm
      Oct 11, 2021
      trail: Firefly
      8 |
      Oct 11, 2021 @ 8:52pm
      Oct 11, 2021
      14 |
      Sep 13, 2021 @ 4:29pm
      Sep 13, 2021
      trail: Mad Hatter
      15 |
      Sep 6, 2021 @ 1:52pm
      Sep 6, 2021
      1 |
      Sep 6, 2021 @ 1:51pm
      Sep 6, 2021
      14 |
      Jul 10, 2021 @ 9:26am
      Jul 10, 2021
      6 |
      Jul 10, 2021 @ 9:26am
      Jul 10, 2021
      6 |
      Jul 10, 2021 @ 9:26am
      Jul 10, 2021

      Videos of GORBA Trails Mountain Bike

      Walking Monkey Wrench
      1:12 | 162 | Nov 26, 2015
      Mountain Biking Montage
      4:04 | 362 | Feb 25, 2014
      Senia Sitartchouk - Ride or Die
      1:39 | 492 | Nov 9, 2011
      april/12
      0:57 | 236 | Apr 13, 2011
      April to August - 2021 MTB progression
      0:15 | 21 | Aug 28, 2021 , Guelph
      1 Year MTB Progression - Berms and Jumps
      trail: Fight Club
      2:04 | 40 | Aug 28, 2021 , Guelph
      The After 5 Express: Trail 26/26 | Magic...
      1:48 | 33 | Jul 22, 2021 , Guelph
      The After 5 Express: Trail 25/26 | Lower...
      1:18 | 32 | Jul 22, 2021 , Guelph

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1184464JordansemailaddressaddreportSnail Trail and 2 more
      Oct 13, 2021 @ 5:19pm
      Oct 13, 2021
      user #2279504Almightyadam9850addphoto at Firefly in Cambridge, Ontario, Canada and 1 more
      Oct 11, 2021 @ 8:55pm
      Oct 11, 2021
      user #2804392evilsliderboyaddreportRollercoaster and 21 more
      Sep 19, 2021 @ 9:38am
      Sep 19, 2021
      user #2292794janegerritsenriddentrailHomestead
      Sep 17, 2021 @ 5:53pm
      Sep 17, 2021
      user #2694089Fellninioaddphoto in My City
      Sep 13, 2021 @ 4:29pm
      Sep 13, 2021

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #24821036tk6reportFight ClubMostly good, some slick spots
      Apr 17, 2021 @ 2:00pm
      Apr 17, 2021
      user #2415264AHagentrailMonkey WrenchLoads of work has been done on the initial...
      Sep 16, 2020 @ 6:39pm
      Sep 16, 2020
      user #1779083MishootrailPhoenixPhoenix marked in trailforks is currently...
      Sep 12, 2020 @ 4:22pm
      Sep 12, 2020
      user #11776281290reportSouth ParkE Wxs
      Aug 30, 2020 @ 11:02am
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      May 31, 2020 @ 9:06am
      May 31, 2020

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Arkell Spring Grounds 13 13 6 16 km
      Hanlon Creek 3 1 16.5 km
      Little Tract9.9 km
      Puslinch Tract / Twin Ponds 22 6 711 km
      Natchez Woods 4 3 311.7 km

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike6017 miles1,066 ft5 miles141 ft
      #125#8691,92967,192
      Hike5716 miles971 ft4 miles141 ft
      #87#101,908185
      Trail Running5716 miles971 ft4 miles141 ft
      #87#101,90757
      Snowshoe11,407 ft7 ft
      18
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