2,508 ft
Distance
22 ft
Climb
-169 ft
Descent
00:05:37
Avg time

El Capitan Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Surrey Hills
    Dorking
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Black Diamond (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Drop, Jump
  • Global Ranking
    #4182 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Following some hefty revisions by the local Ranger this trail retains it's sloppy wet start, but opens up into a fun, fast and flowing descent off the hill; the gaps are gone, as are the drops but still keeps enough interest to make this worth pointing the bike down. Drops away extremely steeply for the blue grade this was once rated

Local Trail Association
More Stats for El Capitan mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -147 ft
  • Altitude min
    671 ft
  • Altitude max
    826 ft
  • Altitude start
    818 ft
  • Altitude end
    671 ft
  • Grade
    -5.854%
  • Grade max
    -15.9%
  • Grade min
    15.6%
  • Distance climb
    355 ft
  • Distance down
    1,906 ft
  • Distance flat
    247 ft
  • Avg time
    00:05:37
  • Avg reverse time
    00:07:13
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Status:
on Nov 10, 2019
Prevalent Mud
Avg: 4.15 (13 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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  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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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

  • 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 Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • 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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      El Capitan Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Nov 10, 2019 @ 5:03am
      Nov 10, 2019
      Super muddy and wet in upper part and in steep bits so be careful
      Nov 9, 2019 @ 10:52pm
      Nov 9, 2019
      Wet with mud in places
      Sep 8, 2019 @ 3:23am
      Sep 8, 2019
      A little bit of muddy puddles at the start but otherwise it is dry.
      Sep 4, 2019 @ 8:18am
      Sep 4, 2019
      Some standing water, berms are dry.
      Sep 2, 2019 @ 11:17pm
      Sep 2, 2019
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 6 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 355 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,033 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      76 |
      Jul 27, 2019 @ 3:11am
      Jul 27, 2019
      62 |
      Jul 27, 2019 @ 3:11am
      Jul 27, 2019
      708 |
      Apr 22, 2006 @ 12:54pm
      Apr 22, 2006
      | 3 comments
      595 |
      Apr 22, 2006 @ 12:54pm
      Apr 22, 2006
      | 1 comments

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      3 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      flag sg-B (Aug 13, 2017 at 23:17)
       Blue features until the the last 50 m, then red or black steep features at the end. The manditory jump at the end has been leveled, and is now rollable
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag lightlives Woodeaters (May 30, 2018 at 11:03)
       Very nice track
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag JAYDADO48 (Sep 3, 2019 at 6:41)
       Good fun as a learn to black, gets u warmed up for the rest.
      [Reply]

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