5 miles
Distance
849 ft
Climb
-2,181 ft
Descent
01:35:50
Avg time

Maitland Ridge Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Red Hills
    St Arnaud
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T2 Mountain Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Local Popularity
    55 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Rooty natural singletrack goodness Smile

Access Info

Climb up What's Up DoC until it starts to flatten out and rejoins the 4wd track. Maitland Ridge heads off into the native bush to the northeast side of the 4wd track.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Maitland Ridge mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,332 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,978 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,317 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,317 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,986 ft
  • Grade
    -5.1%
  • Grade max
    -90.5%
  • Grade min
    48.7%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,473 ft
  • Avg time
    01:35:50
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Status:
on Dec 1, 2019
Ideal
Avg: 5 (3 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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  • < 1 month
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  • 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

  • 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 Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • 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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Maitland Ridge Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Dec 1, 2019 @ 6:46pm
      Dec 1, 2019
      Trail clear. Best ridden after 3 days fine weather.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 1 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 5 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
      All
      • 0 rides
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      Photos

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      3 Reviews & Comments

      • + 2
      flag Libbyoliviam (Jun 13, 2019 at 2:15)
       A bit of a climb but awesome views and a super long singletrack through amazing native bush. Worth it!
      [Reply]
      • + 2
      flag longliveenduro MTB - Augsburg (Jul 19, 2019 at 14:10)
       Too good to be true!
      [Reply]
      • + 2
      flag chacouat974 (Jan 6, 2020 at 13:56)
       Awesome views and bush, natural dh and even climbing sections are loads of fun. The trail has a "tramping-on-a-bike" feel which sets it apart from other, more classic, mtb trails.
      [Reply]

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