4,052 ft
Distance
107 ft
Climb
-468 ft
Descent
00:11:12
Avg time

Lagartixa (Caveira) Details

  • Riding Area
    Parque Nacional da Tijuca
    Rio De Janeiro
  • AKA
    Caveira
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • TTFs on Trail
    Drop
  • Global Ranking
    #12758 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    60 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager

After 20 years closed due to environmental reasons, Lagartixa trail was re-opened to Mountain Bike in 2014

Access Info

At Estrada do Excelsior in Tijuca National Park. Watch out for "red tapes". Verify at Park Entrance if the trail is open.

More Stats for Lagartixa (Caveira) bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -361 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,721 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,185 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,082 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,721 ft
  • Grade max
    -36.438%
  • Grade min
    27.096%
  • Distance climb
    612 ft
  • Distance down
    3,207 ft
  • Distance flat
    233 ft
  • Avg time
    00:11:12
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Status:
on Apr 3, 2018
Variable
Avg: 4.8 (5 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.

  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • Downhill Only
  • 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 or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
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      Lagartixa (Caveira) Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Apr 3, 2018 @ 4:33am
      Apr 3, 2018
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 12 rides
      • 18 miles avg distance
      All
      • 122 rides
      •  

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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 1
      flag White-wolf (Nov 16, 2018 at 6:23)
       EN US: Yesterday there was another crime there. A group of riders were robbed in the trail. Avoid small groups and ride late.

      PT BR: Novamente assalto relatado na trilha, ontem 15/11/18. Recomenda-se ir bem cedo e grupos grandes.
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