Apex Trail

 42 votes

2.8 Miles 4.5 Kilometers


Singletrack

0' 0 m

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°)

All Clear

21 days agoUpdate

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

Matt Thoele

Overview

Many portions of this trail are uphill only on odd days
Dogs: Leashed

Description

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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Aug 29, 2017
Brian K
Aug 26, 2017
Raúl Gross
Ascended from EF.
Aug 5, 2017
Johannes Hansen
Aug 1, 2017
Kristin Hildebrandt
6mi — 2h 00m
Jun 4, 2017
Nathan Baier
May 22, 2017
Jennifer Thompson
2.1mi
May 12, 2017
Michael Tevebaugh
A little wet but rideable. 6mi
May 6, 2017
Hammad Muneer

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  4.1 from 42 votes

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All Clear 21 days ago

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


Sick Ride!! Oct 14, 2015


anyone know the trail conditions today? desperate to get out and ride May 24, 2017


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