26.0 miles
Distance
1,800 ft
Climb
-1,756 ft
Descent
586 ft
High Point

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Detailed Description
cool route is a 26 mile moderately popular intermediate route located near St. Catharines Ontario. This mountain bike only route. This route includes 63 trails. This route climbs 1,800 ft with a max elevation of 586 ft then descends -1,756 ft.
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54 Reviews & Comments

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Kingcyp (Sep 10, 2022 at 17:18)
Scary as shit on my hardtail! Razz
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Bryden-smith (Dec 2, 2021 at 10:00)
its a awsome trail
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Greghunter1 (Sep 17, 2021 at 19:09)
This trail is AMPED UP!!!! Getting ready for the summer games! Thank you NTMA!
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Thrasherchef (Sep 11, 2021 at 19:06)
Trail Easy Meat
Nice way to start the ride. Some roots, no inclines. Solid single track XC
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Greghunter1 (May 22, 2021 at 15:20)
Sweet trail!
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Greghunter1 (May 10, 2021 at 3:58)
This trail is awesome and the challenging part of the trail is the portion that leads out to Glendale road. This section is quite technical and steep! Fun!
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Greghunter1 (May 10, 2021 at 3:58)
This trail is awesome and the challenging part of the trail is the portion that leads out to Glendale road. This section is quite technical and steep! Fun!
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Greghunter1 (May 10, 2021 at 3:49)
This trail is one of the best!
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Greghunter1 (Jul 10, 2020 at 20:14)
Good for hill work.
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Greghunter1 (Jul 10, 2020 at 20:14)
Good for hill work.
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Greghunter1 (Jul 10, 2020 at 20:13)
Lots of roots! Not a bad trail.
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Greghunter1 (Jul 10, 2020 at 20:13)
Lots of roots! Not a bad trail.
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bluntlife (Jun 22, 2020 at 4:08)
Trail Driftwood
Currently closed by land owner.
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Greghunter1 (Jun 15, 2020 at 17:01)
Trail River Run
Not a bad trail along the river. Quite nice.
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Greghunter1 (Jun 15, 2020 at 17:01)
Trail River Run
Not a bad trail along the river. Quite nice.
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Greghunter1 (Jun 15, 2020 at 16:59)
Use for connector.
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Greghunter1 (Jun 15, 2020 at 16:58)
Great connector for the Secord system.
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Greghunter1 (Jun 15, 2020 at 16:58)
Great connector for the Secord system.
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Greghunter1 (Jun 15, 2020 at 16:54)
Crazy good trail. Either way.
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Greghunter1 (Jun 15, 2020 at 16:54)
Crazy good trail. Either way.
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Greghunter1 (Jun 15, 2020 at 16:54)
Crazy good trail. Either way.
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Greghunter1 (Jun 15, 2020 at 16:51)
Trail Hydro Hill
Good climb gets you to the top of the escarpment and ready for the trails. Great warm up.
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Greghunter1 (Jun 15, 2020 at 16:51)
Trail Hydro Hill
Good climb gets you to the top of the escarpment and ready for the trails. Great warm up.
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Greghunter1 (Jun 15, 2020 at 16:51)
Trail Hydro Hill
Good climb gets you to the top of the escarpment and ready for the trails. Great warm up.
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Greghunter1 (Jun 15, 2020 at 16:51)
Trail Hydro Hill
Good climb gets you to the top of the escarpment and ready for the trails. Great warm up.
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Greghunter1 (Jun 15, 2020 at 16:48)
Flat part with a few roots thrown into the mix.
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Greghunter1 (Jun 15, 2020 at 16:48)
Flat part with a few roots thrown into the mix.
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Greghunter1 (Jun 15, 2020 at 16:47)
Easy good times
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Greghunter1 (Jun 15, 2020 at 16:45)
Just as the name implies.
A few features and roots. Lots of tight turns. Overgrown a bit by rideable for sure!
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Greghunter1 (Jun 15, 2020 at 16:34)
Trail Pump Track
I really like this track paired with easy meat! Lots of fun. I really wish I knew where to find that pump park that’s in the pictures??
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Greghunter1 (Jun 15, 2020 at 16:30)
Trail Easy Meat
Great trail!
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mdczk (Jun 2, 2020 at 18:02)
Make sure you ride this trail in a clockwise fashion. The southern section going east to west has a nice little downhill section you can get some decent speed. Watch out for hikers though.
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mdczk (Jun 2, 2020 at 18:02)
Make sure you ride this trail in a clockwise fashion. The southern section going east to west has a nice little downhill section you can get some decent speed. Watch out for hikers though.
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Greghunter1 (May 23, 2020 at 13:01)
Easy ride along the river
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Greghunter1 (May 23, 2020 at 13:01)
Easy ride along the river
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Greghunter1 (May 23, 2020 at 13:01)
Easy ride along the river
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jrmountainbike (May 16, 2020 at 13:30)
Trail Pump Track
Pump track is not as shown in the picture
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jrmountainbike (May 9, 2020 at 20:47)
This trail is very technical- wouldn’t recommend for any beginners.
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Haydenbelfry (Sep 27, 2019 at 12:03)
Great trail with some nice features and a massive gap jump, also a lot of tec so well made trail
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Jpennock99 (Aug 31, 2019 at 20:29)
I was going to create this run but never got around to!! Also, video does not represent the actual run!
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bigrim (Jul 26, 2019 at 14:08)
this is best down hill in st.cathrine.
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Thrasherchef (Jul 25, 2019 at 20:28)
Trail was dry but deep ruts in many spots. Rough ride travelling right from trail head with a few downed trees and a lot of exposed roots and rocks.
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Thrasherchef (Jul 25, 2019 at 20:28)
Trail was dry but deep ruts in many spots. Rough ride travelling right from trail head with a few downed trees and a lot of exposed roots and rocks.
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bigrim (Jul 25, 2019 at 20:21)
this trail is crazy i was want to have try,most part i hike not biking(as a beginner)
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Aaronhewitt93 (Oct 14, 2017 at 19:27)
Looking to build this line into a downhill with solid transfers and jumps there's alot of potential areas. Text 9053282451 if you're interested in a build day section by section
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Aaronhewitt93 (Oct 14, 2017 at 19:27)
Looking to build this line into a downhill with solid transfers and jumps there's alot of potential areas. Text 9053282451 if you're interested in a build day section by section
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Aaronhewitt93 (Oct 14, 2017 at 19:27)
Looking to build this line into a downhill with solid transfers and jumps there's alot of potential areas. Text 9053282451 if you're interested in a build day section by section
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Aaronhewitt93 (Sep 18, 2017 at 9:56)
Starting right by the edge of Brock, hang a right off their through-path and immediately shoot into a fast, technical downhill section. Lots of rocks, roots and features to fly over. Absolutely love this line from top to bottom, fair warning the 2nd half of this line that leads to the hydro damn is almost always wet, so use caution when heading into the slick corners.
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Aaronhewitt93 (Sep 18, 2017 at 9:56)
Starting right by the edge of Brock, hang a right off their through-path and immediately shoot into a fast, technical downhill section. Lots of rocks, roots and features to fly over. Absolutely love this line from top to bottom, fair warning the 2nd half of this line that leads to the hydro damn is almost always wet, so use caution when heading into the slick corners.
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Aaronhewitt93 (Sep 18, 2017 at 9:56)
Starting right by the edge of Brock, hang a right off their through-path and immediately shoot into a fast, technical downhill section. Lots of rocks, roots and features to fly over. Absolutely love this line from top to bottom, fair warning the 2nd half of this line that leads to the hydro damn is almost always wet, so use caution when heading into the slick corners.
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Aaronhewitt93 (Sep 15, 2017 at 11:21)
Nice, fast downhill section starting from the top of Morningstar Mill. With a mix of ups and downs heading down alongside the river.
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Aaronhewitt93 (Sep 15, 2017 at 11:18)
When accessing the trail from inside short hills, climb and take your first immediate left, starting the trail in the south direction looping around. This will give you the best ride and mix of ascents / descents. Taking the trail in the opposite direction is a much less enjoyable ride with more climbs and missed downhill obstacle opportunities.
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Aaronhewitt93 (Sep 15, 2017 at 11:18)
When accessing the trail from inside short hills, climb and take your first immediate left, starting the trail in the south direction looping around. This will give you the best ride and mix of ascents / descents. Taking the trail in the opposite direction is a much less enjoyable ride with more climbs and missed downhill obstacle opportunities.
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Ridelogs
    8
More Stats for cool route mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    45 ft
  • Altitude min
    269 ft
  • Altitude start
    351 ft
  • Altitude end
    397 ft
  • Grade max
    -65.6%
  • Grade min
    22.9%
  • Distance climb
    12 miles
  • Distance down
    9 miles
  • Distance flat
    5 miles
Avg: 3.5 (2 votes)
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