Mala Compra

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AVERAGE RATING
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4.33 out of 5
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Intermediate
6
miles

Singletrack
↑ 1,200 ft
↓ 1,200 ft
-51
elevation (ft)

Loop
Trail Description
About this trail
Mostly intermediate trail, with a few red sections towards the middle of the trail. The trail has great canopy throughout and all hardpack, even in the middle of Florida's brutal summer. The trail contains some pretty good short technical, challenging climbs followed by abrupt, shifty descents. You'll find a few little bridges over water and some really sweet ridge line sections with a couple areas leaving no margin for error. Lots of roots towards the end of the trail, almost too much, a bit redundant after a while. The trail is, for the most part, well marked, but a few areas are bit confusing and you may need to stop and think for a second.
added by joetuttEpic September 25, 2010
Trail Features
Trail features
  • Lift Service
  • Drinking Water
  •   Night Riding
  • Pump Track
  • Restrooms
  • Winter Fat Biking
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Recent Trail Check-ins     (81 total check-ins)
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  speedliner   on Apr 23, 2016
  mlombar17   on Apr 23, 2016
  diZZa   on Apr 3, 2016
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Reviews (52)
 

Gramcounter


May 23, 2016
bboehman Gramcounter  
 
Review: This trail was a mile from where we stayed so I was able to just ride to it so I rode it nearly everyday that week. It was a lot of fun and didn't get old! Some sections were very challenging adding to the fun!

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May 15, 2016
Guest   
 
Review: great trail cloud 9 is a must do for experienced riders.

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Gramcounter


May 10, 2016
mlombar17 Gramcounter  
 
Review: Cloud 9 inner loop not for the faint of heart, double black diamond. Outside loop fast and fun.

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Granny Gear

April 24, 2016
speedliner Granny Gear  
 
Review: Very cool ride after Graham Swamp. It starts out pretty flat with some switch backs. There are plenty of roots. Once you back into the trail it has several difficult obstacles.

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Poseur

April 19, 2016
kmb5010 Poseur  
 
Review: Great trail. Well marked. Stay on the blue trail for a nice fairly easy ride. Take the cloud section if you want to test your skills. This is a very difficult area. But really fun! I could easily spend all day in this section! Highly recommended this trail. And with graham swamp only 15 mins away. Spend the weekend and ride both!

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Granny Gear

January 23, 2016
Tpoppydude Granny Gear  
 
Review: BEST trail in palm coast good starter trail

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Singletrack


January 12, 2016
hproctor Singletrack  
 
Review: Only the lack of mileage keeps this from being one of Florida's premier trails. Most of the trail is tight, twisting, root filled ride but the black/double black diamond sections are burly. Anyone less then an expert will find the natural & man made features very challenging. The Atlantic beach is only a .8 mile double track ride away and Captain's BBQ is just across from the TH on the intercoastal waterway only adds to attraction.

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Poseur

January 5, 2016
staugbiker Poseur  
 
Review: I'm a pretty good biker and I brought my 12 year old daughter with me we stayed on the blue and it was pretty easy there was lots of fun roots and a few terrain parts that she did but is fun after we went on the black and it was pretty difficult but we just walked over some things but had a blast super fun PS we went during winter so don't know what the big situation is but heard its like any woods on Florida

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Gramcounter


November 23, 2015
 
Review: I really like this trail and the area. Captains BBQ always a must after a ride, if not for lunch at least for a tea and view of the inter-coastal. Only down side, there are a lot of roots.

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October 28, 2015
Guest   
 
Review: Coming from the mtns of western north carolina i didnt have much hope for this trail. boy was i wrong, it has some really nice fast sweeping sections and some other places that rival the technicality of the mtns. on section inparticular is set up with some nice drops and jumps noth too big but still good fun. my only coplaint is the roots and amount of sandy sections, usually right before a steep climb or decent its really sandy cant maintain any speed, and the roots at the top of the climbs/decents make you slow down and be careful. other than that it was great fun and ill deffibnately be riding there again.

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Mala Compra MTB Trail 4.33 out of 5 based on 52 ratings. 52 user reviews.
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