3 miles
Distance
163 ft
Climb
-2,078 ft
Descent
00:15:46
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Knapps Castle DH Trail

Knapps Castle DH Details

  • Riding area
    Santa Ynez
    Santa Ynez, California
  • AKA
    Snyder trail
  • Difficulty rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Black Diamond (1 vote)
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    DH, AM, XC, DJ, RD, Fat, Adaptive MTB, CX
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    all
  • TTFs on trail
    Drop, Jump, Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager
    usfs

This trail is most often ridden as a shuttle. There are many hikers, especially on the weekend, so please ride with a bell.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Knapps Castle DH mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,915 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,072 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,987 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,987 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,072 ft
  • Grade
    -10.521%
  • Grade max
    -43.639%
  • Grade min
    24.695%
  • Distance climb
    2,466 ft
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    876 ft
  • Avg time
    00:15:46
  • Avg reverse time
    00:01:56
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Status:
on Jun 10, 2018
Dry
Avg: 3.5 (2 votes)

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Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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Knapps Castle DH Trail Reports

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Jun 10, 2018 @ 6:19pm
Jun 10, 2018
Overgrown vegetation and dusty
Feb 22, 2018 @ 10:23am
Feb 22, 2018
Trail has been repaired by the forest crew. The bottom section has completely changed course but the top parts are all the same. Some new jumps...
Jan 15, 2018 @ 12:11pm
Jan 15, 2018
The trail was graded as a fire break during the Thomas Fire.
Jul 24, 2017 @ 8:55pm
Jul 24, 2017
Dec 29, 2016 @ 12:22pm
Dec 29, 2016
A lot of rutts from the recent rain.
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Jan 26, 2018 @ 1:23am
Jan 26, 2018
Knapps Castle DH, Ventura

1 Review & Comments

  • + 1
flag getsomesy (Jul 24, 2017 at 20:52)
 this trail is in fairly good condition relatively. it has been weed wacked in the last few months so ingres from vegitation is minimal
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