4,436 ft
Distance
32 ft
Climb
-2 ft
Descent
00:10:30
Avg time

Shadow's Ridge Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    South March Highlands
    Kanata, Ontario
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Blue (3 votes)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Bridge, Ladder Bridge, Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
    #16866 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #47363 in Trail Running
    • #52442 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    60 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 45 in Trail Running
    • 25 in Hiking

Short, fun singletrack, with rock features and, novel for the area, some bermed corners. Rides best from W to E, starting at the school, but either direction is good.

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More Stats for Shadow's Ridge mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    30 ft
  • Altitude min
    310 ft
  • Altitude max
    340 ft
  • Altitude start
    310 ft
  • Altitude end
    338 ft
  • Grade
    0.7%
  • Grade max
    -1.8%
  • Grade min
    3.5%
  • Distance climb
    1,877 ft
  • Distance down
    167 ft
  • Distance flat
    2,133 ft
  • Avg time
    00:10:30
  • Avg reverse time
    00:10:34
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Status:
on May 6, 2022
Ideal
Avg: 4.35 (9 votes)
Your vote: 0

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Shadow's Ridge Trail Reports

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      May 6, 2022 @ 12:03pm
      May 6, 2022
      Apr 17, 2022 @ 10:18am
      Apr 17, 2022
      It's good. If you encounter mud, ride through the middle of it, not around it.
      Apr 16, 2022 @ 7:23pm
      Apr 16, 2022
      Some mud. Ride slowly through the mud, not around it.
      Apr 13, 2022 @ 6:39am
      Apr 13, 2022
      Mud still present. Please use other trail systems.
      Apr 11, 2022 @ 6:24am
      Apr 11, 2022
      Still too much mud. Please stay off.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 4 rides
      • 5 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 84 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,239 rides
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      Photos

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      Jun 2, 2021 @ 12:12pm
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      Sep 10, 2016 @ 5:04pm
      Sep 10, 2016
      391 |
      Sep 10, 2016 @ 5:04pm
      Sep 10, 2016
      410 |
      Sep 10, 2016 @ 5:04pm
      Sep 10, 2016

      Routes with this trail

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      Beginner Loop at South March Highlands5 miles
      Tour de South March Highlands12 miles

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 1
      Adeptsckness (Feb 28, 2018 at 22:32)
       This place looks great at the start of spring?
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      Videos

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