8 miles
Distance
1,680 ft
Climb
-1,772 ft
Descent
2,725 ft
High Point

This is a mountain biking route utilizing Saratoga Gap, Long Ridge, and Peter's Creek.

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Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Out & Back
  • Bike type
    DH, AM, XC, CX
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    31
More Stats for 8 Mile Saratoga Gap Route mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    2,157 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,626 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,533 ft
  • Grade
    -0.216%
  • Grade max
    -38.989%
  • Grade min
    45.75%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,686 ft
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
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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  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Trail transparency
      Wet & Raw Santa Cruz
      Wet & Raw Santa Cruz
      2:01 | 322 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Jan 10, 2016
      Short self filmed edit in Santa Cruz. Great conditions and weather. Canon Rebel T3i and FCPX

      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

      statustraildateconditiondescription
      Saratoga Gap Trail
      Jun 27, 2020 @ 11:35am
      Jun 27, 2020
      Someone cut a gap in the downed tree. It's still covering some of the trail and would be difficult to ride through without cutting more of it away
      Hickory Oaks Trail
      Jun 11, 2020 @ 6:45am
      Jun 11, 2020
      Turtle Rock
      May 17, 2020 @ 1:36pm
      May 17, 2020
      Bay Area Ridge Trail
      May 17, 2020 @ 1:36pm
      May 17, 2020
      Peters Creek Trail
      May 17, 2020 @ 1:36pm
      May 17, 2020
      Trail is looking good.
      more reports »
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