3 miles
Distance
323 ft
Climb
-2,384 ft
Descent
00:27:17
Avg time

Star Wars Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Feb-Nov
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Skinny
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #23594 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    90 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in E-Biking
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

From Col de la Forclaz, enjoy the view then drop into the forest. The first section is steep and rocky with a few tight switchbacks. It then opens up into some great single track through the forest with steep drops off to the side. The middle section is super-fast with a nice trail and trees whizzing by on each side (hence the Star Wars name). The last few hundred meters is rocky and a bit more technical.

Access Info

Track drops just to the right of the short road up to L'Edelweiss.

More Stats for Star Wars mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -2,061 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,705 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,766 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,766 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,705 ft
  • Grade
    -15.226%
  • Grade max
    -95.935%
  • Grade min
    57.232%
  • Distance climb
    1,713 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    155 ft
  • Avg time
    00:27:17
  • Avg reverse time
    01:06:47
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Status:
on Sep 7, 2020
Ideal
Avg: 4.35 (9 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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  • > 80%
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  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
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  • 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

  • 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
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Star Wars Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Sep 7, 2020 @ 4:14am
      Sep 7, 2020
      Two trees across trail
      Aug 8, 2020 @ 9:02pm
      Aug 8, 2020
      Tree down across trail, but easily ducked under. Great trail, with the climb
      Jul 20, 2020 @ 1:24am
      Jul 20, 2020
      Apr 14, 2018 @ 5:41am
      Apr 14, 2018
      Jun 26, 2017 @ 9:33am
      Jun 26, 2017
      Super nice and dry trail.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 10 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      All
      • 32 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      12 |
      Aug 9, 2020 @ 2:40am
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      Aug 9, 2020 @ 2:39am
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      22 |
      Apr 9, 2020 @ 2:50am
      Apr 9, 2020
      20 |
      Apr 9, 2020 @ 2:50am
      Apr 9, 2020

      Routes with this trail

      titleratingdistance
      Tour de la Forclaz
      16 miles

      7 Reviews & Comments

      • + 1
      flag tamallama (May 11, 2016 at 1:40)
       FYI The photos and videos aren't of this trail.
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      flag FinnMtb7 (Apr 14, 2018 at 5:40)
       The beginning may look daunting but after the first section the trail opens up to a flowy singletrack
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      flag JamMad (Jun 25, 2018 at 6:59)
       Where do you park for this trail network, and how do you get back up the top of this trail, please?
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag LeonStansfield (Aug 21, 2018 at 2:26)
       Some people say the French trail rating system is harder than the English, will this be suitable for a capable 14 year old and his 50 year old dad?
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag BushyBeard (Jul 19, 2020 at 10:46)
       Start is pretty technical, and most of the top half is a bit intimidating because it is narrow and cut into a pretty steep hill, so you have to work on not looking down and just ride. The lower half is really fun and less scary. Final verdict: Fun challenging trail!
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag Malbecq (Aug 7, 2020 at 5:56)
       Trace très sympa avec du flow. À faire
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag Superfli (Aug 9, 2020 at 2:37)
       Great trail and worth the road climb up! Rocky and narrow traverse for first half. Equivalent to UK black.
      [Reply]

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