2,818 ft
Distance
3 ft
Climb
-171 ft
Descent
00:02:51
Avg time

Challenge DH Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Blue (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
    Machine Groomed
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, DJ
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Jump, Roller Coaster
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #396 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #240 in E-Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 100 in E-Biking

Fast, flowing machine built trail with jumps and table tops and bermed corners where you can pick up a lot of speed. Tends to get a bit rutted with lots of use and quite dusty in summer but rarely gets muddy so a good track to ride in the rain.

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More Stats for Challenge DH mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -168 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,164 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,334 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,334 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,168 ft
  • Grade
    -6%
  • Grade max
    -29%
  • Grade min
    2.2%
  • Distance climb
    121 ft
  • Distance down
    2,247 ft
  • Distance flat
    449 ft
  • Avg time
    00:02:51
  • Avg reverse time
    00:08:19
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Status:
on Sep 5, 2021
Ideal
Avg: 4.4 (33 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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  • mountain biking recent
  • mountain biking (>6 month)
  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
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  • Nordic Ski
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      Challenge DH Trail Reports

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      Sep 5, 2021 @ 3:12pm
      Sep 5, 2021
      Jul 7, 2021 @ 2:07pm
      Jul 7, 2021
      Jul 1, 2021 @ 8:25pm
      Jul 1, 2021
      Quite frosty even in the afternoon, avoid riding after heavy frost to minimise trail damage
      Jun 25, 2021 @ 9:22pm
      Jun 25, 2021
      reporter
      Maintenance and surface repairs to reduce braking bumps. Roving adopter. 16 to 25 June
      Jun 15, 2021 @ 5:47pm
      Jun 15, 2021
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 45 rides
      • 17 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 1,374 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      All
      • 5,857 rides
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      Mar 6, 2021 @ 10:05pm
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      Dec 27, 2018 @ 7:50am
      Dec 27, 2018
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      Sep 1, 2014 @ 5:01am
      Sep 1, 2014
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