1.2 miles
Distance
165 ft
Climb
-661 ft
Descent
00:11:53
Avg time
Supporters, Builders, Maintainers & Land Managers of Johnny Royale Trail

Johnny Royale Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
  • Riding Area
    Sandy Ridge
    Sandy, Oregon
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Double Black Diamond (6 votes)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, DJ
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Jump, Gap Jump
  • Local Popularity
    45 in Mountain Biking
  • Land Manager
    Bureau of Land Management

Sandy's newest trail is an expert-level, machine built jump trail. Vast majority of the jumps are gaps so pre-riding is advised to ensure success and safety. Trail starts big with most gaps in the 10-15' range before mellowing in the second half with gaps more in the 5-10' range.

Enter trail via the first Hide N Seek entrance- pedal over two bridges, push up other side of bridge- 50ft to the entrance of "Johnny Royale" IF your coming from the upper system- its at the very bottom of "Two Turntables"

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Johnny Royale mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -496 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,045 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,648 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,648 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,152 ft
  • Grade
    -7.591%
  • Grade max
    -37.76%
  • Grade min
    39.614%
  • Distance climb
    1,225 ft
  • Distance down
    5,001 ft
  • Distance flat
    313 ft
  • Avg time
    00:11:53
  • Avg reverse time
    00:42:26
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Status:
on Apr 10, 2021
Ideal
Avg: 4.75 (11 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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      Johnny Royale Trail Reports

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      Apr 10, 2021 @ 11:15am
      Apr 10, 2021
      Apr 10, 2021 @ 11:15am
      Apr 10, 2021
      Apr 7, 2021 @ 7:34am
      Apr 7, 2021
      Mar 12, 2021 @ 10:27am
      Mar 12, 2021
      A few wet patches before step-up. Clear below. Running well.
      Jan 20, 2021 @ 12:44pm
      Jan 20, 2021
      One downed tree most of the way down some mud puddles before jumps
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 16 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 226 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      All
      • 572 rides
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      Routes with this trail

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      11 Reviews & Comments

      • + 2
      westsideloc (Jun 30, 2019 at 13:16)
       This is an advanced slopestyle jump trail. Many jumps are out of tight berms with little room for error. Definitely scope it out before riding the whole thing.
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      northwestdhdad EMBA-SW (Jul 1, 2019 at 17:28)
       Long overdue for those that like jumps- this is the best trail in Oregon!
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      • + 1
      dwevicht (Jul 5, 2019 at 20:09)
       Great trail to learn what slipestyle is all about. Plenty of room for growth and beautifully engineered. Scary lips but trust them!
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      cmorford (Jul 6, 2019 at 18:43)
       These are A-line size jumps for reference. All are gaps so no undershooting allowed
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      Rileyplummer (Jul 8, 2019 at 8:43)
       Best trail ever
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      tmarplum (Apr 27, 2020 at 16:19)
       I crashed on the best trail ever.....
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      Gunnigoat (Aug 18, 2019 at 21:22)
       Close only counts in horseshoes and hand grenades. Send It!
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      forrestt30 (Sep 13, 2019 at 14:10)
       It’s really good. Trail speed is perfect for all of the features. My compliments to the builders — excellent vision!
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      • + 0
      andrewnelsen (Mar 23, 2020 at 18:41)
       Amazing trail, extremely large gap jumps in the first half, while second half is toned down a bit. Still gap jumps but much more do-able for an intermediate to advanced rider. Trail overall reminds me of A-Line at Whistler Bike Park. Make sure to pre-ride this the first time to gauge each jump.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      abotchway (Jun 19, 2020 at 0:04)
       a few weeks ago from me posting this comment, someone I talked to 5 minutes before it happened ended up breaking his FEMUR on this trail because he didn't scope it out before sending one of the biggest jumps on the trail. it's an amazing trail but be sure to ride it slowly the first time to check it out and gauge what you can do
      [Reply]
      • + 4
      mark-craig (Jul 21, 2020 at 9:12)
       stop pushing up the trail! its dangerous for riders going down, especially if you have an unleashed dog in the middle of the trail when a rider is flying around blind corners. Someone is really going to get hurt trying to avoid people being lazy and not taking the road. PLEASE TAKE THE ROAD UP!!!
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      Videos

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      youtuber Johnny Royale & Little Monkey 2019 (Sandy...
      8:52 | 667 | Jul 28, 2019 , Sandy
      youtuber Flow Trail Done RIGHT!!!
      3:11 | 595 | Nov 15, 2019 , Sandy
      youtuber Trying Our Best to Hit Big Gap Jumps!
      11:51 | 648 | Mar 12, 2020 , Sandy
      Johnny Royale PDX Tour Part 2 (Sandy Ridge...
      8:14 | 10 | Jul 6, 2021 , Sandy
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