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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
  • bi-directional trail
  • no data
Trail Last Ridden
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Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
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  • Uphill Primary
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Trail Popularity ?
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Activity Recordings
Trailforks users anonymized public ridelogs from the past 6 months.
  • mountain biking recent
  • mountain biking (>6 month)
  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
Activity Recordings
Trailforks users anonymized public skilogs from the past 12 months.
  • Downhill Ski
  • Backcountry Ski
  • Nordic Ski
Jump Magnitude Heatmap
Heatmap of where riders jump on trails. Zoom in to see individual jumps, click circles to view jump details.
Trails Deemphasized
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      Includes the open space preserves on the north side of Big Rock Ridge consisting of Pacheco Valle, Ignacio Valley, Loma Verde and Indian Valley.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Land Status: Conservation Reserve
      Land Manager: Marin County Parks
      Activities Click to view
      Region Details
      • 4
      • 1

      Region Status
      Open as of Oct 6, 2021
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      5
      Trails Mountain Bike
      5
      Trails E-Bike
      1
      Trails Hike
      5
      Trails Trail Running
      5
      Trails Horse
      2
      Total Distance
      8 miles
      Total Descent
      2,081 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,305 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,418 ft
      Reports
      15
      Photos
      19
      Ridden Counter
      342

      Popular Big Rock / Novato Mountain Biking Trails

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      Yesterday
      • 1 rides
      Past Week
      • 5 rides

      Photos of Big Rock / Novato Mountain Bike

      90 |
      May 3, 2021 @ 7:24am
      May 3, 2021
      142 |
      Jan 5, 2021 @ 12:23am
      Jan 5, 2021
      213 |
      Nov 24, 2020 @ 11:05am
      Nov 24, 2020
      251 |
      Nov 3, 2020 @ 7:50am
      Nov 3, 2020
      238 |
      Nov 3, 2020 @ 7:50am
      Nov 3, 2020
      243 |
      Nov 3, 2020 @ 7:50am
      Nov 3, 2020
      208 |
      Nov 3, 2020 @ 7:50am
      Nov 3, 2020
      207 |
      Nov 3, 2020 @ 7:49am
      Nov 3, 2020

      Videos of Big Rock / Novato Mountain Bike

      Marin County - where it all started!
      21:29 | 10 | Oct 16, 2021 , Novato
      Ponti Ridge p2
      8:52 | 791 | Nov 9, 2020 , Novato

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Ponti Ridge Trail
      Oct 6, 2021 @ 9:50am
      Oct 6, 2021
      Very Drypsheehy
      Chicken Shack Fire Road
      Nov 29, 2020 @ 10:51am
      Nov 29, 2020
      Drykchristo94
      Little Cat Fire Road
      Jan 29, 2020 @ 5:44am
      Jan 29, 2020
      IdealawaiteConditions peaking right now.
      Pebble Beach Fire Rd
      Jan 24, 2020 @ 4:49am
      Jan 24, 2020
      VariableawaiteA few soft spots but nothing too bad.

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1766121DrclabornaddvideoMarin County - where it all started!
      Oct 16, 2021 @ 3:21pm
      Oct 16, 2021
      user #1965321u-blckwishlisttrailPonti Ridge Trail
      Oct 12, 2021 @ 4:58pm
      Oct 12, 2021
      user #1902053psheehyaddreportPonti Ridge Trail
      Oct 6, 2021 @ 1:07pm
      Oct 6, 2021
      user #2280974misterjohn123wishlisttrailPonti Ridge Trail
      Sep 29, 2021 @ 9:36am
      Sep 29, 2021
      user #2687931PortablewalruswishlisttrailPonti Ridge Trail
      Sep 28, 2021 @ 9:23pm
      Sep 28, 2021

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1699849Moabman1trailPonti Ridge TrailWhat happened on Ponti, as well as many other...
      Jul 18, 2021 @ 11:23am
      Jul 18, 2021
      user #1183939newbermudatrailPonti Ridge TrailJust climb up ponti and ride down the...
      May 24, 2021 @ 6:57pm
      May 24, 2021
      user #1866691BlairWitch1trailPonti Ridge TrailI agree, this trail has berms and jumps,...
      Mar 5, 2021 @ 9:41am
      Mar 5, 2021
      user #1947020Squarepedaler12trailPonti Ridge TrailLook, I get it. We all can coexist, but with...
      Mar 4, 2021 @ 10:37pm
      Mar 4, 2021
      user #1866691BlairWitch1trailPonti Ridge TrailA lot of details are missed on Trailforks, so...
      Feb 22, 2021 @ 8:53pm
      Feb 22, 2021

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Big Rock / Lucas Valley 4 6 5 12.5 km
      Marin County Open Space: Rush Creek 2 14.6 km
      Gold Hill5 km
      China Camp 4 14 95.1 km
      Tamarancho / West Marin / North Tam 12 37 29 15.4 km

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike58 miles2,080 ft4 miles1,306 ft
      #2,846#1,33519152796
      E-Bike12,933 ft66 ft390 ft
      147
      Hike58 miles2,080 ft4 miles1,306 ft
      #2,294#1,2111569
      Trail Running58 miles2,080 ft4 miles1,306 ft
      #2,301#1,21115
      Horse24 miles1,161 ft3 miles1,132 ft
      #128#951
      • By awaite & contributors
      • Admins: A4B, MCBC
      • #30094 - 990 views

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