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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
LEGEND
Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
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      Parking lot off of Sorrento Valley Boulevard
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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #127
      State Ranking
      #3
      Trails (view details)
      97
      Trails Mountain Bike
      98
      Trails E-Bike
      1
      Trails Hike
      95
      Trails Trail Running
      95
      Total Distance
      69 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      34 miles
      Total Descent
      11,015 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,210 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,215 ft
      Reports
      443
      Photos
      75
      Ridden Counter
      7,179

      Photos of Los Penasquitos Canyon Mountain Bike

      36 |
      Mar 18, 2018 @ 9:27pm
      Mar 18, 2018
      South Side Trail, My City
      27 |
      Mar 18, 2018 @ 9:27pm
      Mar 18, 2018
      South Side Trail, My City
      27 |
      Mar 18, 2018 @ 9:27pm
      Mar 18, 2018
      South Side Trail, My City
      23 |
      Mar 18, 2018 @ 9:27pm
      Mar 18, 2018
      South Side Trail, My City
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      Videos of Los Penasquitos Canyon Mountain Bike

      Learning to go fast
      4:49 | 41 | Dec 3, 2018
      1-25-18 Return of the Crabs
      1:41 | 369 | Jan 26, 2018
      REVIEW: #275plusTrek Fuel EX 9.8 - First Look [HD]
      2:30 | 65 | Dec 12, 2017
      Trek Stache 9 #29plus Review and First Impressions
      trail: Tunnel 4
      11:40 | 134 | Dec 12, 2017
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      Los Penasquitos Canyon Mountain Bike Routes

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      Los Penasquitos Canyon Loop aMTB-2
      12 miles
      Tunnels and Ocean Air Loop
      17 miles
      PQ Safe aMTB Solo Loop (short)
      8 miles
      PQ Safe aMTB Solo Loop (long)
      11 miles

      Recent Comments

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      user #1181915AustenczaplatrailPenasquitos West Side Hill ClimbDon't use this as a climb out of the canyon....
      Nov 1, 2018 @ 9:21am
      Nov 1, 2018
      user #1368450gqmalibu007trailThe Sh!tsGo BSA Eagle project! It looks and rides nice...
      Oct 17, 2018 @ 7:48pm
      Oct 17, 2018
      user #1645443Crock619trailThe AppendixRode this for the first time before hitting...
      Oct 12, 2018 @ 11:03am
      Oct 12, 2018
      user #1645443Crock619trailTight and CrabbyTried this trail about 3 times yesterday....
      Oct 10, 2018 @ 1:46pm
      Oct 10, 2018
      user #1557876anthonydiaztrailCobblesthis trail is best as a downhill only. if you...
      Jul 18, 2018 @ 12:55pm
      Jul 18, 2018
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      Recent Activity

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      user #1677725ThomascraddridelogDec 15, 2018 ride log
      Dec 15, 2018 @ 10:30am
      7 mins
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      Dec 15, 2018 @ 10:01am
      35 mins
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      Dec 15, 2018 @ 10:01am
      35 mins
      user #1640219LarssoaddridelogDec 13, 2018 ride log
      Dec 14, 2018 @ 7:25pm
      15 hours
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      Dec 14, 2018 @ 5:00pm
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