“The first half is a thrilling descent that finishes in a long slog out.”
— Luke Mattar
This trail follows the original route of the Bruce Trail
. It is highly recommended as a one-way trail ridden from top to bottom (north to south).
This is one of the most thrilling downhills in the park, but it's got some hazards. There are a few rocky obstacles lurking just left and right of the best line, and some of the blind sections hide logs and sudden turns.
The crux of the descent is a set of razor switchbacks, a section that will leave you feeling like you just rode a corkscrew.
After the big corkscrew drop, the trail continues on a flowing descent for a while, but then the terrain changes and after a small splash through the creek, you'll be on a slog out of this valley and over the ridge to rejoin the rest of the network.
Keep an eye out for a nearly hidden fork at the bottom of the switchbacks. To keep on this trail, you want to take the left turn here.
If you have keen eyes, you can see some of the old painted blazes on the trees along the trail.