2,430 ft
Distance
27 ft
Climb
-245 ft
Descent
00:02:30
Avg time

Snakes and Ladders Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Kelso
    Milton, Ontario
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Blue (4 votes)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, XC
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Apr-Nov
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #1790 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #86925 in Trail Running
    • #15949 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 45 in Trail Running
    • 45 in Hiking
  • Land Manager

A re-route of the favourite Snakes and Ladders, this new trail eschews the ups and downs of the ravine for a ridgeline track into a bench cut traverse.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Snakes and Ladders mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -218 ft
  • Altitude min
    828 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,047 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,047 ft
  • Altitude end
    828 ft
  • Grade
    -8.978%
  • Grade max
    -31.244%
  • Grade min
    9.279%
  • Distance climb
    469 ft
  • Distance down
    1,850 ft
  • Distance flat
    111 ft
  • Avg time
    00:02:30
  • Avg reverse time
    00:10:03
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Status:
on Aug 23, 2021
Dry
Avg: 4.65 (11 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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      Snakes and Ladders Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 20 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 649 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      All
      • 3,752 rides
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      Routes with this trail

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      8 miles
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      4 miles
      OCA Provincials Event - Loop B race
      6 miles

      3 Reviews & Comments

      • + 1
      Calvinloney (May 19, 2016 at 19:16)
       Nice but was missing something. Found myself hitting the brakes alot
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      acrossthec (May 12, 2018 at 8:14)
       Berms at the bottom of the run make the climb back up all worth it
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      ScottTaylor (Aug 26, 2019 at 16:17)
       If you’re at Kelso you have to give this a try. Make sure you’re using both brakes!
      [Reply]

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      Videos

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      Jinder Rides Snakes and Ladders
      2:14 | 1013 | Aug 5, 2018 , Milton
      Downhill MTB Trails at Kelso [4k] Milton, ON...
      1:06 | 797 | Jun 24, 2018 , Milton
      Kelso MTB Rider - Classic...
      835 | Oct 7, 2017 , Milton
      Kelso Conservation Area: Lower Snakes and Ladders
      1:23 | 717 | Jun 8, 2019 , Milton
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