2,984 ft
26 ft
-134 ft
2,840 ft
High Point

Cakewalk Details

  • Riding area
    Terlingua, Texas
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
  • Bike type
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Physical rating
  • Season
    year round - seasonal weather
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on trail
    Drop, Roller Coaster, Skinny
  • Global Ranking

A short run pioneered in 1986 by a cat named Justin. We were freaking out about the speed on the knife-edge drop - which was tough with full rigid bikes - and Justin did the run and said, "It's a cakewalk." Firm Boquillas Limestone weathered to soft edges and cut by Dirty Woman Creek.

Access Info

Start at the Ghost town cemetery, end either on the highway, or back at the cemetery if you don't make it.

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More Stats for Cakewalk mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -108 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,723 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,840 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,731 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    526 ft
  • Distance down
    1,519 ft
  • Distance flat
    940 ft
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Layers winter
Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to cakewalk-106271 trailhead (29.319192, -103.611828)
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