1,207 ft
17 ft
-349 ft
Avg time


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  • Trail type
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
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A fairly steep and loose downhill trail. Some tight switchbacks and loose gravel in places.

Finishes up at a clearing with the option to climb back up to the main access road.

Access Info

Climb into the park or take the shuttle to the clearing at the top of Blackberry Lane. Pick up Pioneer Trail and follow it until you see the Staircase sign.

Bike Park

More Stats for Staircase / Forest Elbow mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -334 ft
  • Altitude min
    918 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,268 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,252 ft
  • Altitude end
    918 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    135 ft
  • Distance down
    1,072 ft
  • Avg time
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Avg: 2.75 (4 votes)

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Trail Style
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to staircase--forest-elbow trailhead (-40.907990, 175.523130)
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1 Review & Comments

  • + 1
flag Notapmit (Apr 28, 2018 at 17:54)
 Can be easily accessed from the end of Radiata Rumble.

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