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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

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

  • 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 Groomed
  • 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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      San Diego's most popular area, this region has the right spots of trail if you know where to find them. It's not as gravity-oriented as, say, Ted Williams, but it has the right amount of tech and singletrack if you know where to find them.
      Parking Lot google parking directions
      Access Info:
      Multiple entrances.
      Region Details
      • 13
      • 12
      • 54
      • 45
      • 9

      Region Status
      Open as of 2 days ago
      Local Trail Association
      local trail association
      SDMBA
      (sdmba.com)

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #90
      State Ranking
      #1
      Trails (view details)
      133
      Trails Mountain Bike
      135
      Trails E-Bike
      45
      Trails Hike
      132
      Trails Trail Running
      131
      Trails Horse
      3
      Total Distance
      88 miles
      Total Descent
      13,210 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,210 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,215 ft
      Reports
      922
      Photos
      152
      Ridden Counter
      16,400

      Photos of Los Penasquitos Canyon Mountain Bike

      6 |
      Sep 30, 2019 @ 9:49am
      Sep 30, 2019
      5 |
      Aug 30, 2019 @ 4:11pm
      Aug 30, 2019
      trail: Chunky Monkey
      20 |
      Aug 21, 2019 @ 4:50pm
      Aug 21, 2019
      trail: Tunnel 4
      30 |
      Jul 30, 2019 @ 3:48pm
      Jul 30, 2019

      Videos of Los Penasquitos Canyon Mountain Bike

      Learning to go fast
      4:49 | 114 | Dec 3, 2018
      REVIEW: #275plusTrek Fuel EX 9.8 - First Look [HD]
      2:30 | 86 | Dec 12, 2017
      Trek Stache 9 #29plus Review and First Impressions
      trail: Tunnel 4
      11:40 | 177 | Dec 12, 2017
      Cobbles
      trail: Cobbles
      4:27 | 390 | Mar 31, 2016

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Underpass
      Oct 14, 2019 @ 1:25pm
      23 hours
      DryshahinrajaofetraDry
      South Side Trail
      Oct 14, 2019 @ 4:36am
      1 days
      DryTinylineman34Very dry. Loose chunky rocks on hills
      North Side Trail - Far West
      Oct 13, 2019 @ 1:16pm
      2 days
      Drybrianpetry
      Maler trail
      Oct 13, 2019 @ 9:39am
      2 days
      Drycraigabowden
      Hurry Home
      Oct 7, 2019 @ 10:11am
      Oct 7, 2019
      DrybrianpetryTrail is open to switchbacks and deer...
      Switchbacks
      Oct 7, 2019 @ 10:04am
      Oct 7, 2019
      DrybrianpetryTrail entry/exit at the bottom is open as...
      West Deer Canyon "Don't Fall In"
      Oct 7, 2019 @ 10:03am
      Oct 7, 2019
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      Palacio Drop
      Oct 5, 2019 @ 11:09am
      Oct 5, 2019
      Drybrianpetry
      Carmel Country Tunnel
      Oct 5, 2019 @ 11:09am
      Oct 5, 2019
      Drybrianpetry
      Fishhead Creek
      Oct 5, 2019 @ 11:09am
      Oct 5, 2019
      Drybrianpetry

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1517160dmcompwishlisttrailUCSD mini loop
      Oct 15, 2019 @ 1:34am
      10 hours
      user #1705046shahinrajaofetravotetrailSundevil Down
      Oct 14, 2019 @ 7:02pm
      17 hours
      user #1705046shahinrajaofetrariddentrailSundevil Down
      Oct 14, 2019 @ 7:02pm
      17 hours
      user #1288165brianpetryaddreportNorth Side Trail - Far West and 1 more
      Oct 14, 2019 @ 3:49pm
      20 hours
      user #1705046shahinrajaofetraaddreportUnderpass
      Oct 14, 2019 @ 1:25pm
      23 hours

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1864310bocomtbtrailWaimea Fireroad"ADAPTIVE MTB INFO Rating: aMTB1 - No...
      Oct 11, 2019 @ 8:52am
      Oct 11, 2019
      user #19019961904510trailArucauna Trailfun
      Oct 8, 2019 @ 7:26am
      Oct 8, 2019
      user #1816576OBkooktrailTunnel 4Fun trail! Wear eye protection. I ran into a...
      Oct 3, 2019 @ 7:33pm
      Oct 3, 2019
      user #1288165brianpetrytrailSingletrack WillyIf you take the last left berm, you sort of...
      Oct 1, 2019 @ 2:53pm
      Oct 1, 2019
      user #19019961904510trailSingletrack Willywhy?
      Sep 28, 2019 @ 8:19am
      Sep 28, 2019

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      namedistance
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