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Trail Flow (Ridden Direction)
Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
  • bi-directional trail
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Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
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  • < 6 months
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Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
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  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
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  • less popular
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Trailforks users anonymized public ridelogs from the past 6 months.
  • mountain biking recent
  • mountain biking (>6 month)
  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
Activity Recordings
Trailforks users anonymized public skilogs from the past 12 months.
  • Downhill Ski
  • Backcountry Ski
  • Nordic Ski
  • Snowmobile
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      Region Details
      • 47
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      • 19
      • 39
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      Region Status
      Caution as of Dec 17, 2022
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      213
      Trails Mountain Bike
      129
      Trails E-Bike
      10
      Trails Horse
      77
      Trails Hike
      209
      Trails Trail Running
      210
      Trails Observed Trials
      1
      Total Distance
      189 miles
      Total Descent
      35,246 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,516 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      2,541 ft
      Reports
      3,274
      Photos
      776
      Ridden Counter
      132,341
      Sub Regions

      Photos of Santa Cruz Mountain Bike

      trail: Flow Trail 1
      860 |
      Apr 17, 2019 @ 11:22pm
      Apr 17, 2019
      trail: Flow Trail 1
      435 |
      Aug 19, 2018 @ 12:22pm
      Aug 19, 2018
      trail: Flow Trail 3
      372 |
      Jun 26, 2018 @ 9:52pm
      Jun 26, 2018
      trail: Flow Trail 3
      315 |
      Jun 26, 2018 @ 9:42pm
      Jun 26, 2018
      trail: Ridge Trail
      453 |
      Feb 3, 2015 @ 8:05pm
      Feb 3, 2015
      | 1 comments
      trail: Flow Trail 6
      3,615 |
      Nov 14, 2014 @ 12:08am
      Nov 14, 2014
      | 1 comments
      trail: Flow Trail 6
      1,724 |
      Jun 24, 2014 @ 5:43pm
      Jun 24, 2014
      trail: Ridge Trail
      971 |
      May 8, 2013 @ 3:59pm
      May 8, 2013

      Videos of Santa Cruz Mountain Bike

      Short Tech DH
      23 | Feb 14, 2021
      Braille Trail POV 7.18.20
      trail: Braille DH
      5:48 | 22 | Jul 23, 2020
      Drop
      4:24 | 179 | Jun 20, 2020
      Branciforte Creek Highlights
      2:21 | 287 | May 31, 2019
      Rincon Highlights
      2:00 | 214 | May 31, 2019
      Lower Redwood Highlights
      4:43 | 171 | May 31, 2019
      Cheater!
      trail: Old Cabin
      0:18 | 179 | May 29, 2019
      Not a bike but
      0:25 | 276 | May 29, 2019

      Current Trail Warnings

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1603727JesseHeschvotetrailFlow Trail 3 and 2 more
      Jan 26, 2023 @ 8:36am
      15 hours
      user #822322boyblue1973addvideo2022 MTB ENDURO ALISO CUSTOM PAINTED
      Jan 23, 2023 @ 1:49pm
      Jan 23, 2023
      user #2939248JavarunaddreportHighway 1 Bike Path and 1 more
      Jan 22, 2023 @ 11:43am
      Jan 22, 2023
      user #2939248JavarunaddreportGreat Meadow Bike Path (Uphill) and 1 more
      Jan 22, 2023 @ 11:43am
      Jan 22, 2023
      user #3177894YonaskwishlistregionPogonip Open Space
      Jan 21, 2023 @ 3:09pm
      Jan 21, 2023

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #3071289TerrariaNoob348trailRidge Trail (Tractor to SawPit)One of my favorite trails to ride in Santa...
      Dec 31, 2022 @ 9:02pm
      Dec 31, 2022
      user #3071289TerrariaNoob348trailFlow Trail 1Really nice ride. It was a little out of shape...
      Dec 31, 2022 @ 6:51pm
      Dec 31, 2022
      user #1244269sanfrettrailRidge TrailTrail really is a spicy blue. Difficult spots...
      Dec 23, 2022 @ 4:48pm
      Dec 23, 2022
      user #3209399crabkillatrailFlow Trail 1Ride the edges of the trail to avoid the...
      Nov 20, 2022 @ 8:43pm
      Nov 20, 2022
      user #2989048ervinb123trailFlow Trail 1Sur Ron at Demo today. Because the trails...
      Nov 20, 2022 @ 7:56pm
      Nov 20, 2022

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike129132 miles26,713 ft71 miles2,516 ft
      #64#267323,2493686,695
      E-Bike1015 miles2,090 ft7 miles2,185 ft
      #363#1042,66644,608
      Horse7778 miles11,919 ft38 miles1,870 ft
      #8#78407
      Hike209186 miles33,540 ft89 miles2,516 ft
      #48#24443,23022,174
      Trail Running210187 miles34,026 ft90 miles2,516 ft
      #49#243,2351844
      Observed Trials15,082 ft230 ft3,009 ft154 ft
      2518
      • By ericfoltz TRAILFORKS & contributors
      • Admins: SCMTS Staff, SDMBA
      • #13002 - 38,630 views
      • santa cruz activity log | embed map of Santa Cruz mountain bike trails | santa cruz mountain biking points of interest polygons

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