1,361 ft
Distance
157 ft
Climb
-160 ft
Descent
426 ft
High Point

Kalwes Details

  • Riding area
    Bochum
    Bochum
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    DH, AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    March- October
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on trail
    Berm, Drop, Jump, Gap Jump, Other
  • Year Opened
    2017
  • Land Manager
    Forester/ University

The 'Kalwes' named after the Hill it's bulit on is a short Downhill Track. The trails is rough especially in some berms. It also has gap jumps. The Track has two different starts: The old one which is more flowy and the new one. The new one's kinda lame in my oppinion because there are only f*cked up corners.
The middle part and often the spot to session some jumps is devided into two lines. One called 3er-line which has 3 'big' but easy jumps and one line wich goes around the 3er-line. This one has a 20 feet step down (4-5 foot high and 20 foot long and a big double. This one is about 30 foot long. Be careful because you have to be really fast to clear it and to not taco your wheels. But because of the high speed it's easy to overshoot the jumps and crash into trees on the side of the track. The downer section consists of rough and f*cked up berms. Really fast and good fun even though they are in a real bad condition.

There's a hidden big drop right by the Track. It's 22 foot and 16 foot long. Easy to Overshoot, Unsafe: A Double Black Diamond feature!!

Disclaimer

This trail is an unofficiali trail! Do not destroy the Nature (Trees and stuff) around it because then it might get taken down. The Forester is cool with Mountainbikers riding there as long as they don't built any new features or cut down trees!

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More Stats for Kalwes mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -3 ft
  • Altitude min
    266 ft
  • Altitude start
    269 ft
  • Altitude end
    266 ft
  • Grade
    -0.22%
  • Grade max
    -47.787%
  • Grade min
    24.329%
  • Distance climb
    645 ft
  • Distance down
    717 ft
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