5.2 miles
Distance
342 ft
Climb
-343 ft
Descent
1,211 ft
High Point

Short loop at GORBA trails that will only have you out for maybe an hour. This route is mostly blue and green trails so it is incredibly beginner friendly. This loop will not challenge intermediate or advanced riders so I would advise that this is a route for beginners.

Detailed Description
Beginner route at GORBA is a 5 mile popular easy route located near Guelph Ontario. This mountain bike only route can be used both directions and has a easy overall physical rating. This route includes 32 trails. This route climbs 342 ft with a max elevation of 1,211 ft then descends -343 ft.
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10 Reviews & Comments

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Tie (Aug 15, 2022 at 14:56)
Trail Fight Club
Really fun trail has nice burms and has the best drops threw out the whole trail.
My favourite spot would have to be the bombhole where you have the 3 choices from rock drop to a medium drop into a hip turn
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Tie (Aug 15, 2022 at 14:56)
Trail Fight Club
Really fun trail has nice burms and has the best drops threw out the whole trail.
My favourite spot would have to be the bombhole where you have the 3 choices from rock drop to a medium drop into a hip turn
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Tie (Aug 15, 2022 at 14:56)
Trail Fight Club
Really fun trail has nice burms and has the best drops threw out the whole trail.
My favourite spot would have to be the bombhole where you have the 3 choices from rock drop to a medium drop into a hip turn
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AHagen (Sep 16, 2020 at 18:39)
Loads of work has been done on the initial part of this trail. Berms added on some the early turns with a rollable jump connecting 2 berms. Fun stuff!
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gzv5544 (Jun 24, 2019 at 8:51)
Trail is closed
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gzv5544 (Jun 24, 2019 at 8:51)
Trail is closed
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mtbpatroller GORBA (Sep 3, 2017 at 7:25)
That is what we are trying to do, the intitalled feel it should stay open for their slefish plesure so the game continues.
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mtbpatroller GORBA (Jun 10, 2017 at 5:02)
We have closed the fall line section of the trail and moved the entrance further east off Kane hill, the GRCA asked us to do this to reduce erosion on the saddle dam. Despite our efforts all the closure signs and trail blocking keep going missing or pulled aside.
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hipposauce (Aug 15, 2017 at 8:40)
So the downhill blast from the dam is now closed?
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Jaxyl (May 22, 2017 at 10:48)
According to posted sign, this trail is permanently closed for rehabilitation.
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Green
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Easy
  • Ridelogs
    80
More Stats for Beginner route at GORBA mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    1,100 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,102 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,099 ft
  • Grade max
    -20.6%
  • Grade min
    16.2%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
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