4,448 ft
Distance
53 ft
Climb
-836 ft
Descent
00:14:44
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
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • TTFs on trail
    Bridge, Drop, Rock Face
  • Ride in rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #364

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
    00:14:44
  • Avg reverse time
    00:00:11
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Status:
on Sep 9, 2018
Wet
Avg: 4.35 (28 votes)

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Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to cakewalk trailhead (49.740900, -123.034380)
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Cakewalk Trail Reports

datedescription
Sep 9, 2018 @ 11:05am
Sep 9, 2018
Apr 29, 2018 @ 10:24am
Apr 29, 2018
Mint.
Apr 9, 2018 @ 1:57pm
Apr 9, 2018
Slick roots but running very well!
Apr 8, 2018 @ 7:26pm
Apr 8, 2018
reporter All good
Mar 15, 2018 @ 6:06pm
Mar 15, 2018
Roots and bridges / stunts a bit slick. Dirt is hero.
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Photos

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Sep 24, 2018 @ 11:14pm
Sep 24, 2018
Cakewalk, Squamish
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Jun 19, 2018 @ 12:01pm
Jun 19, 2018
Cakewalk, Squamish
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Jun 11, 2017 @ 7:50am
Jun 11, 2017
Cakewalk, Squamish
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Jun 10, 2017 @ 11:56pm
Jun 10, 2017
Cakewalk, Squamish

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Trail Products

2 Reviews & 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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  • + 0
flag diegorides (Jul 6, 2018 at 20:56)
 Few fun parts but trail needs desperate love. So many parts where the trail disappears due to erosion. In other parts the creek washed everything away. It could really use some work done on it.
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