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      This place has tones 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
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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #136
      State Ranking
      #10
      Trails
      44
      Total Distance
      17 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      5 miles
      Total Descent
      1,374 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,201 ft
      Total Vertical
      134 ft
      Reports
      466
      Photos
      30
      Ridden Counter
      2,488

      Photos of GORBA Trails Mountain Bike

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      trail: Ping Pong
      32 |
      Jul 4, 2017 @ 5:58am
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      Ping Pong, Guelph
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      trail: Ping Pong
      26 |
      Jul 4, 2017 @ 5:57am
      Jul 4, 2017
      Ping Pong, Guelph
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      21 |
      Jun 17, 2017 @ 8:42am
      Jun 17, 2017
      Grand Trunk Trail, Guelph
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      Aug 13, 2016 @ 11:43am
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      Videos of GORBA Trails Mountain Bike

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      0:59 | 289 | Jul 19, 2015
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      2:40 | 466 | Apr 5, 2014
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