1 miles
Distance
200 ft
Climb
-380 ft
Descent
00:09:59
Avg time

Skid Road Details

  • Riding Area
    Palo Alto
    Palo Alto, California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Mixed
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Global Ranking
    #46032 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    25 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager

Fire road with over-built water dams, rebuilt in 2016, to the west, and wide trail to the east. Closed during winter due to muddly and slippery conditions near the creek.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Skid Road bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -179 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,723 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,081 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,080 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,901 ft
  • Grade
    -2.863%
  • Grade max
    -21.741%
  • Grade min
    39.706%
  • Distance climb
    2,190 ft
  • Distance down
    3,882 ft
  • Distance flat
    196 ft
  • Avg time
    00:09:59
  • Avg reverse time
    00:19:20
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Status:
on Oct 1, 2018
Dry
Avg: 2 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • 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 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 skid-road-63337 trailhead (37.312480, -122.175800)
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      Skid Road Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Oct 1, 2018 @ 4:52pm
      Oct 1, 2018
      Closed for repairs between White Oak and Canyon Trail until Spring 2019. Map here:...
      Jul 2, 2018 @ 10:30pm
      Jul 2, 2018
      Jan 29, 2017 @ 4:22pm
      Jan 29, 2017
      Closed sign at trailhead
      Dec 12, 2016 @ 1:28pm
      Dec 12, 2016
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 6 rides
      • 24 miles avg distance
      All
      • 57 rides
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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      flag Bail-Monkey (May 21, 2017 at 13:46)
       5/11/17 closed
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