25.2 miles
Distance
2,147 ft
Climb
-2,148 ft
Descent
644 ft
High Point

Out and back thru portions of Manly Dam and then on to Cascades and St Ives. Not technical but lots of hills.

Detailed Description
Cascades and St Ives is a 25 mile popular intermediate route located near Sydney. This mountain bike only route can be used both directions and has a hard overall physical rating. This route includes 11 trails. This route climbs 2,147 ft with a max elevation of 644 ft then descends -2,148 ft.
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Out & Back
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for Cascades and St Ives mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    2 hr 19 min
  • Altitude min
    112 ft
  • Altitude start
    208 ft
  • Altitude end
    207 ft
  • Grade
    -0%
  • Grade max
    -38.4%
  • Grade min
    43.6%
  • Distance climb
    11 miles
  • Distance down
    12 miles
  • Distance flat
    3 miles
Avg: 5 (1 votes)
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