1 mile
Distance
410 ft
Climb
-249 ft
Descent
00:21:42
Avg time

Stile Ranch Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Santa Teresa County Park
    San Jose, California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Black Diamond (13 votes)
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Adaptive MTB
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Season
    All Year
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Rock Garden
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #23506 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 85 in E-Biking
    • 90 in Trail Running
    • 95 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    Santa Clara County Parks

This is a rocky trail with some tight switchbacks. It can be fun in both directions.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Stile Ranch bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    162 ft
  • Altitude min
    406 ft
  • Altitude max
    725 ft
  • Altitude start
    406 ft
  • Altitude end
    568 ft
  • Grade
    2.1%
  • Grade max
    -30.1%
  • Grade min
    36.2%
  • Distance climb
    4,557 ft
  • Distance down
    3,153 ft
  • Distance flat
    148 ft
  • Avg time
    00:21:42
  • Avg reverse time
    00:20:13
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Status:
on Jan 14, 2021
Variable
Avg: 4.1 (12 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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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
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  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Radar Time
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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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      Stile Ranch Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Jan 14, 2021 @ 9:04pm
      Jan 14, 2021
      Wet spots and dry spots, downhills can be slippery.
      Dec 27, 2020 @ 8:25pm
      Dec 27, 2020
      Should be considered black not intermediate
      Dec 8, 2020 @ 2:36pm
      Dec 8, 2020
      Nov 17, 2020 @ 3:15pm
      Nov 17, 2020
      Nov 13, 2020 @ 7:41am
      Nov 13, 2020
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 19 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 263 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,085 rides
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      Photos

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      Jul 11, 2018 @ 11:22pm
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      156 |
      Jul 11, 2018 @ 11:20pm
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      129 |
      May 4, 2018 @ 8:06pm
      May 4, 2018

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      8 Reviews & Comments

      • + 2
      flag jefe (May 9, 2018 at 14:15)
       This trail is just as technical as rocky ridge... not sure why this one's rated blue. Trail is shorter than rocky, but it (for the most part) has better flow and there are more corners. Good fun. Best ride here is when you connect both rocky ridge and styles.
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      flag bradG98 (Jul 22, 2018 at 19:51)
       PUMP UP YOUR TIRES! This trail is insanely fun to blast through but be careful of some of the sharper rocks. I’ve ended up with two flats up there the could’ve been avoided if I ran like 40psi
      [Reply]
      • + 2
      flag jizgrey (Feb 19, 2019 at 14:01)
       I'm puzzled about this being a blue trail as well. There are a lot of long, rocky sections that will blow you mind ascending or descending.
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      flag jizgrey (Feb 21, 2019 at 15:23)
       After the rain this year, Stiles has changed to be significantly more technical on the section from the parking lot up to top of the first climb. The initial ascent is now rockier than Rocky Ridge. Super challenging.
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      flag SethBA58 (Jul 5, 2019 at 14:05)
       I agree with the last comment. Lots of rocks are further exposed making for a lot more tech than Rocky Ridge. It’s a great and challenging climb for beginner to intermediate riders. There are a lot of mini steep climbs from boulders if you don’t choose the smoothest lines. I would definitely call the climb more difficult than Rocky by a little bit and the descent much more technical.
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      flag Jiffmann (Aug 22, 2019 at 22:00)
       Like others have said, super chunky and should be black diamond. As an advanced beginner to intermediate rider it's definitely a challenge and I had to dabble my way through a few sections. No scrapes or falls so life is good Smile
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag Outsidedav (Sep 18, 2019 at 18:33)
       If you are looking for a flowy gravity trail, then this is NOT it. The switchbacks are hard a rocky. If you are going to do this trail, go up it, and down the other side. The other side is a much more fun downhill
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag TLrid3r (Sep 21, 2019 at 23:07)
       Very dry, with several dry brush torn on the side edge of the trail. Very rocky. Can be fun.
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