2,682 ft
110 ft
-127 ft
Avg time

The Garbage Cow Details

  • Riding Area
    Don Valley
    Toronto, Ontario
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
  • Bike Type
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
  • Physical Rating
  • Season
    Any time it's dry. Please do not ride in the wet.
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #44179 in Mountain Biking

A less grueling climb than Climbax with a fun flowing downhill. The swtichbacks at the bottom of the hill have no berms and so need to be taken more slowly than you might want given the loose nature of the dirt. It's a new trail so it's still pretty raw and needs some love from the trail crew but it has all the ingredients for a great loop. Please don't ride this if it's wet as you'll definitely destroy the trail. It's all fairly loose dirt with no undergrowth to hold it in place.

Access Info

Hang a left at the top of the steps (you can ride up them) and then proceed up a gentle climb with a few switchbacks and one good dip roll before topping out on the ridge and taking the downhill.

This trail is Unsanctioned, Ride at your own Risk!


New trail. Still pretty raw. Don't ride in the wet.

More Stats for The Garbage Cow bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -17 ft
  • Altitude min
    343 ft
  • Altitude max
    442 ft
  • Altitude start
    360 ft
  • Altitude end
    343 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    1,310 ft
  • Distance down
    1,333 ft
  • Distance flat
    38 ft
  • Avg time
  • Avg reverse time
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on Nov 24, 2018
Freeze/thaw Cycle
Avg: 2.65 (3 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to the-garbage-cow trailhead (43.719320, -79.351340)
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The Garbage Cow Trail Reports

Nov 24, 2018 @ 10:10am
Nov 24, 2018
As noted a great trail and under-appreciated. Gave it a once-over and tidy-up, cut out a bunch of deadfall, and have done about half the raking....
Nov 3, 2018 @ 3:57pm
Nov 3, 2018
This area has a ton of potential. I'd like to see some features here early spring. Please PM if interested in this idea.
Sep 9, 2018 @ 8:11pm
Sep 9, 2018
This trail has a ton of potential! Tough climb at the begininning but is definitey worth it on the way down.....with some work this could be a top...
Aug 27, 2018 @ 2:26pm
Aug 27, 2018
Running well -- could be extended and made awesome!
Jul 25, 2018 @ 2:41pm
Jul 25, 2018
Lots of potential if given some love and more ridge-edge trail cutting.
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