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Level: Advanced
Length: 1 mi (1.6 km)
Surface: Other
Configuration: Other
Elevation: +155/157 ft
Total: 36 riders
 

Mountain Biking Horseshoe Valley Resort

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#247 of 313 mountain bike trails in Ontario
#11,178 in the world

Horseshoe is a lift access resort where you have presently 4 DH runs varrys in technical difficulty. Each run has options to hit a feature such as a jump or skinny or you can take the bail route. Decent but short. Runs are about two and a half minutes from top to bottom. The more technically difficult runs are fun with step downs jumps and skinnies.

First added by Syd Patricio on Aug 13, 2010. Last updated Apr 28, 2020. → add an update
Before you go
  • Drinking water: unknown
  • Lift service: unknown
  • Night riding: unknown
  • Pump track: unknown
  • Restrooms: unknown
  • Fat bike grooming: unknown
  • E-bikes allowed: unknown
  • Fee required: unknown
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Getting there
Take HWY 400 North and pass Barrie (117km from Toronto). Take exit 117 (Horseshoe Valley Rd ) turn right travel another 7km approximately and turn right into Horseshoe Resort and ski area.
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Mountain Bike Trails Near Barrie, Ontario

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Intermediate | 17 mi

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  • Kash Pande
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    The trails are too short, they squander elevation too quickly using steep drops. The local riders are nasty people.

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  • kris.mischief
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    I absolutely LOVE this place. I'm in my 30's and never rode DH until I was 28 - now that my healing times are much longer and thoughts of mortality are on my mind, I prefer entry-level DH (that also doesn't require a 40 lb DH bike with triple clamps), and this place is perfect. I ahvent been since 2012. when they had 4 trails rideable (and 2 brand new ones) so I'm overdue for a visit. If you want FAST exciting DH, and aren't quite ready for a 20' table-top, you will love this place, too.

    The trail builders are super nice dudes too; I went on a Friday and got to chat/ride with a few them. Great place.

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  • konacoiler
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    The trails at Horshoe Valley were easy but fun. There were only 3 ridable trails when I was there but I have heard they will have 8 by this summer. They are fairly short but I easily spent half a day enjoying the hill.

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  • Syd Patricio
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    Horseshoe entered the DH arena with lift access runs. Presently there are 4 trails open a few. With a plan for 6 more next year. For new trails they are decent. A bit short. about 2 minutes. Flowy trails with berms on the corners allowing you to pitch the bike. The terrain is hardpack to loomy with wooden features. Using a tire like a Fat Albert or Ardent is a good choice. The 3rd and 4th run are progressively harder with wooden elevated skinnies and drops ranging from 3 ft to a 12 ft monster drop into a step up. Fun for the whole family.

    * Review edited 8/23/2010

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