3 miles
Distance
470 ft
Climb
-3,158 ft
Descent
00:37:21
Avg time

Porto da Cruz Details

  • Riding Area
    Madeira
    Madeira
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Season
    Mar - Oct
  • TTFs on Trail
    Drop, Jump, Rock Face
  • Global Ranking
    #12183 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    90 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2014

Downhill/Enduro trail with some high and dangerous mountainpasses. Very rocky at the beginning...smoother and faster with some jumps and roots at the end. Not suitable for riders with Acrophobia

Access Info

Shuttle up to the start of the trail, right next to the asphalt road.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Porto da Cruz bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -2,688 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,015 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,710 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,703 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,015 ft
  • Grade max
    -59.239%
  • Grade min
    63.6%
  • Distance climb
    3,366 ft
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    310 ft
  • Avg time
    00:37:21
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Status:
on Nov 18, 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
LEGEND
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
Directions to porto-da-cruz trailhead (32.728290, -16.857960)
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Porto da Cruz Trail Reports

datedescription
Nov 18, 2018 @ 1:46am
Nov 18, 2018
reporter
Nov 7, 2018 @ 1:41am
Nov 7, 2018
Mar 14, 2018 @ 1:13am
Mar 14, 2018
Large tree down across trail, blocking trail. need to pass by hand
Oct 29, 2017 @ 4:45am
Oct 29, 2017
Jun 18, 2017 @ 9:30am
Jun 18, 2017
Very slippery rocks
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Photos

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Jan 22, 2018 @ 12:55pm
Jan 22, 2018
Porto da Cruz, Funchal
107 |
May 19, 2017 @ 12:48am
May 19, 2017
Porto da Cruz, Funchal
60 |
May 13, 2017 @ 5:16pm
May 13, 2017
Porto da Cruz, Funchal
48 |
May 13, 2017 @ 5:16pm
May 13, 2017
Porto da Cruz, Funchal

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