Skid Marks Details
Skid Marks is a fast and very steep trail that hugs mount 7’s prominent ridge and ties Moonshine to 5K trail.
Features lots of loose and surfy fall line steeps with a few roots and short rocky sections thrown in for good measure.
Though most sections have good run outs, a few of the steeper pitches are worth scoping if your skills are feeling challenged. Also be sure not not to miss the steep, mandatory lefthand switchback wrapped in remnants of old safety netting.
The steeps begin to mellow out a little after passing the exit of Erich’s trail, though technical sections and fast snappy corners keep things interesting.
Skid Marks flows right into the the start of 5K, which links to the 3K trail to continue your ridge line race run all the way to the valley bottom.
Keep in mind that while a true Mt. 7 classic, this is an advanced downhill trail with sustained steeps and no real cheater lines. In addition to the prolonged steeps, silty soils make this a really sporty trail pick in wet conditions.
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More Stats for Skid Marks mountain bike trail
Altitude change-1,174 ft
Altitude min4,062 ft
Altitude max5,241 ft
Altitude start5,241 ft
Altitude end4,067 ft
Distance climb342 ft
Distance down4,315 ft
Distance flat189 ft
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- Snow Packed
- Snow Covered
- Freeze/thaw Cycle
- Prevalent Mud
- Very Dry
Skid Marks Trail Reports
May 28, 2018 @ 5:23pmMay 28, 2018
|The entire race run down to 3K has been cleared and mostly raked. The very steep sections below RTC corner are very loose, rider beware. There...|
May 21, 2018 @ 2:19pmMay 21, 2018
|Trail should be marked closed! Trees everywhere, full bushwhack. Not rideable, and won't be without significant work. We tried to ride from...|
Aug 22, 2017 @ 10:46amAug 22, 2017
Aug 22, 2017 @ 10:44amAug 22, 2017
|Massive trees everywhere. Completely unrideable|
Jul 25, 2017 @ 8:12pmJul 25, 2017
|Zillion trees down all over the mountain.|
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