1 miles
Distance
127 ft
Climb
-346 ft
Descent
00:12:03
Avg time

Skull Coaster Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Three Blind Mice
    Penticton, British Columbia
  • AKA
    Skull
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Drop, Jump, Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
    #33303 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    60 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in E-Biking
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Scull Coaster is a fun fast flowy descent that can be connected in from Drops or Fred (via some sneaky local shortcutting). Disclaimer, flowy means less jagged pointy rock and little to no blind corners and cliffs.
You will come to a point where the obvious trail turns off left, this is a locals preference as it ties into lower Slabs. The old way carries straight but it is not maintained.

Access Info

From Drops : A near invisible left/back turn below a drop, most will never notice it as they are preparing for yet another huck to flat. If you come to Narnia via an eroded multi-lane right hand sidehill, you missed it but can still get there if you really want.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Skull Coaster mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -219 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,107 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,354 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,328 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,109 ft
  • Grade
    -3.583%
  • Grade max
    -26.737%
  • Grade min
    23.488%
  • Distance climb
    1,932 ft
  • Distance down
    3,317 ft
  • Distance flat
    869 ft
  • Avg time
    00:12:03
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Status:
on May 16, 2020
Ideal
Avg: 3.35 (3 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Double Black Diamond

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  • Clear / Green
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  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • 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 Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • 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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Skull Coaster Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      May 16, 2020 @ 9:47am
      May 16, 2020
      Mar 19, 2020 @ 5:07am
      Mar 19, 2020
      reporter Snow in shade; frost cycle in sun. Please stay off
      Jul 3, 2018 @ 8:07pm
      Jul 3, 2018
      Jun 1, 2018 @ 5:00pm
      Jun 1, 2018
      May 9, 2018 @ 7:15pm
      May 9, 2018
      Smooth sailing
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 1 rides
      • 17 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 14 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      All
      • 119 rides
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      Photos

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      May 13, 2020 @ 11:52am
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      Nov 17, 2012 @ 12:53pm
      Nov 17, 2012
      204 |
      Nov 17, 2012 @ 12:53pm
      Nov 17, 2012
      217 |
      Nov 17, 2012 @ 12:53pm
      Nov 17, 2012

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