2,241 ft
Distance
19 ft
Climb
-92 ft
Descent
00:04:07
Avg time

Gas Cap Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Jackson Demonstration State Forest
    Mendocino, California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Season
    Year round, best in Spring and Fall.
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #13843 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #57345 in Trail Running
    • #16279 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 80 in Trail Running
    • 65 in Hiking
  • Land Owner
    Jackson Demonstration State Forest

This is a very popular trail that is used in both directions so use caution. Its not a very long, maybe about 1/4 mile, but it is a bit technical with some tight steep switch backs.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Gas Cap mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -73 ft
  • Altitude min
    739 ft
  • Altitude max
    817 ft
  • Altitude start
    812 ft
  • Altitude end
    739 ft
  • Grade
    -3.251%
  • Grade max
    -19.797%
  • Grade min
    10.861%
  • Distance climb
    522 ft
  • Distance down
    1,291 ft
  • Distance flat
    429 ft
  • Avg time
    00:04:07
  • Avg reverse time
    00:06:14
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Status:
on Apr 11, 2024
Ideal
Avg: 4.2 (9 votes)
Your vote: 0

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      Gas Cap Trail Reports

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      Apr 11, 2024 @ 12:35pm
      Apr 11, 2024
      Apr 30, 2023 @ 11:00am
      Apr 30, 2023
      Jul 23, 2022 @ 4:33pm
      Jul 23, 2022
      May 21, 2022 @ 10:14am
      May 21, 2022
      Apr 12, 2022 @ 10:30am
      Apr 12, 2022
      Fun, but slightly sloppy "fender conditions." Recent rainstorms have brought small-branch deadfall, puddling, & slick clay beneath the redwood...
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 4 rides
      • 27 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 69 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,855 rides
      • Last: May 18, 2024

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      Apr 14, 2021 @ 3:05pm
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      Aug 24, 2020 @ 9:33am
      Aug 24, 2020
      70 |
      Aug 24, 2020 @ 9:33am
      Aug 24, 2020

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