1.2 miles
Distance
719 ft
Climb
-27 ft
Descent
1,132 ft
High Point

Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Season
    All seasons
  • Ride in rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #1412
  • Land Manager
    San diego

Hard Climb, Lots of water bars. The climb is a pain in the ass, but the rough technical descent is fast and hard. better stay on line!

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Cowles Mountain Backside mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    693 ft
  • Altitude min
    440 ft
  • Altitude start
    440 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,132 ft
  • Grade
    11.203%
  • Grade max
    -20.24%
  • Grade min
    32.377%
  • Distance climb
    1.0 miles
  • Distance down
    392 ft
  • Distance flat
    398 ft
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Status:
on Nov 23, 2015
Very Dry
Avg: 5 (3 votes)

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Cowles Mountain... Trail Reports

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Nov 23, 2015 @ 1:09pm
Nov 23, 2015
Major erosion (major ruts or slumping, large boulders and roots exposed due to erosion) a lot of the trail is rutted out, still ride able you...
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1 Review & Comments

  • + 1
flag CovertSD (Mar 23, 2015 at 12:07)
 This should be listed in "Cowles Mountain" area if not greater MTRP as it is 15 - 20 miles from Black Mountain. Good to see more SD rides popping up here though!
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