2,474 ft
54 ft
-457 ft
Avg time

Slippery Stone Details

  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
  • Bike Type
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Season
    Mar - Dec
  • Global Ranking
    #39124 in Mountain Biking

A fun trail with a good amount of flow. Not too many features, but there are some small tight berms. There is one section about 30 meters that is steep, straight and narrow. If it's, wet, just hold on, as you will accelerate despite full braking but you can slow down at the bottom of the section. As the name implies, the top part of the trail is tricky in the dry, due to off camber turns with many smooth rocks embedded in the trail. It's very tricky when wet. Also, the bottom section gets very slick after a rain. It's probably better to do the Birmenstorf trail when wet or even go over to Baregg and do the Rüstler DH.

Hint: at the bottom, turn left and climb for about 300m and look for a small single track on the right to finish the downhill. This part is very slick and muddy when wet but great when dry.

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More Stats for Slippery Stone bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -404 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,450 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,857 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,853 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,450 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    432 ft
  • Distance down
    1,934 ft
  • Distance flat
    109 ft
  • Avg time
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on Nov 25, 2018
Avg: 3 (2 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
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  • 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
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  • Parking Parking
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  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
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1 Review & Comments

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flag andrewslice (Jul 24, 2017 at 8:57)
 Isn't quite so slippery. Rode it in the rain. Needs just a bit of skill. Less braking more rolling and good tires

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