1,077 ft
Distance
11 ft
Climb
-191 ft
Descent
00:01:11
Avg time

Balboa Details

  • Riding Area
    Stile Cop
    Rugeley
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Extreme
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Drop, Jump, Gap Jump, Rock Garden
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #4841 in Mountain Biking
  • Land Manager

Named after Rocky himself, this trail started as an experiment in using bigger rocks on the hill, with a ladder drop and decent sized kicker to lead you into a fast singletrack finish.

source: Stile Cop
Local Trail Association
More Stats for Balboa bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -180 ft
  • Altitude min
    509 ft
  • Altitude max
    690 ft
  • Altitude start
    690 ft
  • Altitude end
    509 ft
  • Grade
    -16.745%
  • Grade max
    -65.726%
  • Grade min
    12.212%
  • Distance climb
    105 ft
  • Distance down
    931 ft
  • Distance flat
    41 ft
  • Avg time
    00:01:11
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Status:
on May 19, 2018
Very Dry
Avg: 4.8 (5 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • 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
  • Other Other
Directions to balboa trailhead (52.733424, -1.949027)
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Balboa Trail Reports

datedescription
May 19, 2018 @ 5:30pm
May 19, 2018
reporter
Feb 26, 2018 @ 6:19am
Feb 26, 2018
reporter
Oct 23, 2015 @ 6:57am
Oct 23, 2015
Trail building in progress
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Photos

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Sep 3, 2017 @ 6:42am
Sep 3, 2017
Balboa, Ledbury
125 |
Jan 14, 2017 @ 5:31am
Jan 14, 2017
Balboa, Birmingham
140 |
Oct 21, 2014 @ 2:47am
Oct 21, 2014
Balboa, Cannock Chase
117 |
Oct 21, 2014 @ 2:47am
Oct 21, 2014
Balboa, Cannock Chase

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