28 miles
Distance
7,994 ft
Climb
-13,467 ft
Descent
1 miles
High Point

This Route Takes you from Christian Camp to Arcadia via the Silver Moccasin, Gabrielino and Sturtevant Trails.

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Mount Wilson Bicycling Association (mwba.org)
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Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Shuttled
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for Christian Camp to Arcadia mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -5,472 ft
  • Altitude min
    549 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,023 ft
  • Altitude end
    551 ft
  • Grade
    -3.754%
  • Grade max
    -80.339%
  • Grade min
    83.183%
  • Distance climb
    11 miles
  • Distance down
    16 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 miles
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • 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.
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 6 months
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  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Difficulties
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  • 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
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
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  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
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      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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      Silver Moccasin
      Mar 18, 2018 @ 9:23am
      Mar 18, 2018
      There was no option for hero dirt so i picked wet. Get out here and ride this trail, the stoke is high.
      Silver Moccasin (Christian Camp to Chilao DH)
      Mar 18, 2018 @ 9:23am
      Mar 18, 2018
      Definitely some snow and Ice on the ground. But super fun and the melted ice sections had great traction
      Sturtevant
      Dec 26, 2017 @ 2:04pm
      Dec 26, 2017
      trees on trail
      Chantry Hell Climb
      Oct 8, 2017 @ 6:31pm
      Oct 8, 2017
      It's a paved road, so... However, the access road down to Arcadia from here has a section where the road closes to one lane near the bottom. Be cautious on that road.
      more reports »
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