5,076 ft
Distance
316 ft
Climb
-12 ft
Descent
00:11:56
Avg time

22 Bends Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
  • Riding Area
  • AKA
    Zig Zag Hill
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Uphill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #19256 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 100 in E-Biking
  • Land Manager

An epic climb for over a mile with 22 switchbacks. Although this is a long climb, the gradients are nice and easy, then a short climb along a forest road leads you to the Omega Man.

source: 7stanes - Ae
Access Info

Part of the Ae red route (Ae Line)

More Stats for 22 Bends mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    304 ft
  • Altitude min
    696 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,005 ft
  • Altitude start
    701 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,005 ft
  • Grade
    5.992%
  • Grade max
    -4.719%
  • Grade min
    14.883%
  • Distance climb
    3,917 ft
  • Distance down
    289 ft
  • Distance flat
    871 ft
  • Avg time
    00:11:56
  • Avg reverse time
    00:08:35
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Status:
on Apr 17, 2021
Dry
Avg: 3.8 (5 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      22 Bends Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Apr 17, 2021 @ 2:29am
      Apr 17, 2021
      Apr 17, 2021 @ 2:29am
      Apr 17, 2021
      Jan 24, 2021 @ 5:03am
      Jan 24, 2021
      Couple of the corners at the top have suffered some storm damage but still rideable
      Jan 2, 2021 @ 12:30am
      Jan 2, 2021
      Oct 30, 2020 @ 3:42am
      Oct 30, 2020
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 6 rides
      • 21 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 136 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,017 rides
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      Routes with this trail

      titleratingdistance
      AE forest loop
      22 miles

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      nc21 (Sep 15, 2017 at 10:58)
       This is not Nil Desperandum but the 22 Bends Climb
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