10 miles
Distance
2,165 ft
Climb
-2,978 ft
Descent
2 miles
High Point

The preferred way to ride Mr Toad's is with a shuttle. Get dropped off at the rim trail on CA-89. Then ride the rim trail over to Mr Toad's and then down. Another alternative, which is less rocky, is to continue on the rim trail to Armstrong Pass and then go down which connects to Armstrong Trail, Corral Trail and others.

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1 Review & Comments

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flag Rockraptor5 (Sep 30, 2017 at 8:19)
 Great ride. Mileage for the climb is way off in the topo. It's correct if you look at the Saxon version of this trail. From the top you hit the most technical portion pretty much right away with a couple sections you may have to walk. It's short lived though, the rest of the trail is super flowey (if that's how you spell that).
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Double Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Shuttled
  • Bike type
    DH, AM
  • Direction
    One Direction
More Stats for Mr Toad's Wild Ride mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -813 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,381 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,257 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,444 ft
  • Grade max
    -40.5%
  • Grade min
    36.346%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    5 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,940 ft
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      Saxon Trail/Mr. Toad's Wild Ride (18E13)
      Sep 15, 2019 @ 5:31pm
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