4,448 ft
Distance
53 ft
Climb
-836 ft
Descent
00:14:23
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Cakewalk Trail
  • Dream Wizards
    since 2000
    Builder
  • Dream Wizards
    since 2000
    Maintainer

Cakewalk Details

  • Riding area
    Diamond Head
    Squamish, British Columbia
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • TTFs on trail
    Bridge, Drop, Rock Face
  • Ride in rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #162

Cakewalk was build as a easier alternative to the other downhill trails, but don’t let the name fool you. The trail is old, wet, rooty, rocky and has not seen very much maintenance. This is a downhill trail with a few optional challenges if you know where to look. Cakewalk has become a popular way to access Full Nelson.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Cakewalk mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -783 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,377 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,179 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,179 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,397 ft
  • Grade
    -17.601%
  • Grade max
    -53.651%
  • Grade min
    33.456%
  • Distance climb
    336 ft
  • Distance down
    3,662 ft
  • Distance flat
    449 ft
  • Avg time
    00:14:23
  • Avg reverse time
    00:00:11
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Status:
on Sep 25, 2017
Very Dry
Avg: 4.6 (25 votes)

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Cakewalk Trail Reports

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Sep 25, 2017 @ 8:41am
Sep 25, 2017
Some very blown out sections on landings to drops near the trail's end
Aug 19, 2017 @ 10:03am
Aug 19, 2017
Jul 22, 2017 @ 8:15pm
Jul 22, 2017
reporter Rad times
Jun 8, 2017 @ 9:28am
Jun 8, 2017
May 22, 2017 @ 5:47pm
May 22, 2017
All bridges are fixed!
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Jun 11, 2017 @ 7:52am
Jun 11, 2017
Cakewalk, Squamish
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Jun 11, 2017 @ 7:50am
Jun 11, 2017
Cakewalk, Squamish
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Aug 16, 2015 @ 8:38am
Aug 16, 2015
| 1 comments Cakewalk, Sherbrooke
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Jul 31, 2015 @ 2:04pm
Jul 31, 2015
| 1 comments Cakewalk, Chilliwack

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1 Review & Comments

  • - 1
flag stewspooner KCTS (Aug 10, 2017 at 13:11)
 Lots of fun sections, with utter crap in between. Could be a great trail with a bit of love.
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