Apex Trail

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2.8 Miles 4.5 Kilometers


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Ascent

-1,280' -390 m

Descent

7,480' 2,280 m

High

6,200' 1,890 m

Low

9%

Avg Grade (5°)

33%

Max Grade (18°)

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A tough climb up a rocky technical valley, or a technical, rowdy descent.

Matt Thoele

Description

Many portions of this trail are uphill only on odd days
Apex Trail is the main trail connecting many of the Apex park trails to one another. You can start on the west (top) end off of Lookout Mountain road or from the east (bottom) off of the Heritage Park parking lot depending on the day.

It's a difficult technical climb as you work your way up this one. It's steep enough to get your heart rate up, then it throws water bars and lots of big rock moves at you to shatter your momentum. It's rideable, but many will have a tough time clearing the whole thing in one shot.

As a descent, Apex is a blast. This trail is rowdy, fast and technical. Expect difficult rock maneuvers, drops and high speeds. One of the most fun descents in the area.

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Oct 22, 2016
Andy McMurray
Sep 30, 2016
jay boisseau
Very nice bike rack and tools, air pump and restrooms at the lower parking lot. I found the steep uphill and downhill sections to be rutted.
Sep 21, 2016
Jack Desmond
Aug 27, 2016
Beau Carter
8.5mi
Aug 12, 2016
Matt Sorrells
2h 43m
Aug 5, 2016
Raúl Gross
Jul 4, 2016
Paul Dal Pozzo
Jun 14, 2016
Spencer Merage
Enchanted forest 2.8mi

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  3.9 from 30 votes

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in Apex Park

#84

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All Clear 4 days ago

Forecasting the weather...

Nothing like climbing Apex. May 27, 2014


Anyone know what the conditions are like on Apex? Still snow? Feb 13, 2015


Sick Ride!! Oct 14, 2015


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