1,903 ft
Distance
-155 ft
Descent
00:03:10
Avg time
Supporters, Builders, Maintainers & Land Managers of Sidewinder Trail
  • Greg Carmichael, Gabe Cromoli, James Beggs
    Builder
  • Greg Carmichael/ SIMBS
    Maintainer

Sidewinder Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Hartland Mountain Bike Park
    Victoria, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #10695 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #8876 in E-Biking
    • #41318 in Trail Running
    • #23064 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 95 in E-Biking
    • 60 in Trail Running
    • 95 in Hiking
  • Land Owner

Sidewinder is a fun downhill or a good climb. Ride it and Trillium as part of a XC loop in the northwest part of the park.

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More Stats for Sidewinder mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -155 ft
  • Altitude min
    729 ft
  • Altitude max
    885 ft
  • Altitude start
    884 ft
  • Altitude end
    728 ft
  • Grade
    -8.1%
  • Grade max
    -23.2%
  • Grade min
    1.4%
  • Distance climb
    69 ft
  • Distance down
    1,516 ft
  • Distance flat
    322 ft
  • Avg time
    00:03:10
  • Avg reverse time
    00:07:13
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Status:
on Nov 20, 2022
Ideal
Avg: 3.6 (5 votes)
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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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      Sidewinder Trail Reports

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      Nov 20, 2022 @ 2:47am
      Nov 20, 2022
      Oct 9, 2022 @ 3:56am
      Oct 9, 2022
      May 19, 2022 @ 8:48pm
      May 19, 2022
      Medium tree down across trail, blocking trail Between the rock garden hill and Regional Trail
      Apr 19, 2022 @ 5:21pm
      Apr 19, 2022
      Jan 13, 2022 @ 12:57pm
      Jan 13, 2022
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 9 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 369 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      All
      • 4,992 rides
      • Last: Nov 29, 2022

      Photos

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      70 |
      Oct 15, 2017 @ 10:58pm
      Oct 15, 2017
      83 |
      Feb 20, 2017 @ 11:01am
      Feb 20, 2017
      49 |
      Feb 17, 2017 @ 10:55pm
      Feb 17, 2017
      63 |
      Jan 14, 2017 @ 5:23am
      Jan 14, 2017

      Routes with this trail

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      141119 Sidewinder
      4:24 | 254 | Nov 19, 2014 , Victoria
      2014-08-16 Sidewinder
      2:22 | 212 | Aug 18, 2014 , Victoria
      2014-06-28 Sidewinder
      1:52 | 173 | Jun 29, 2014 , Victoria
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