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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • 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 Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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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
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      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
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      This region uses the Uk/Euro style trail grading system.
      Region Details
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      Open on Jan 1, 2019
      Local Trail Association
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      SDMBA
      (sdmba.com)

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #1,687
      State Ranking
      #72
      Trails (view details)
      26
      Trails Mountain Bike
      26
      Trails Hike
      26
      Trails Trail Running
      26
      Total Distance
      17 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      8 miles
      Total Descent
      4,263 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,136 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,442 ft
      Reports
      130
      Photos
      145
      Ridden Counter
      1,580

      Photos of Rancho La Costa Preserve Mountain Bike

      trail: Horned Lizard
      2 |
      Dec 23, 2018 @ 9:24am
      Dec 23, 2018
      Horned Lizard, My City
      trail: Horned Lizard
      4 |
      Oct 15, 2018 @ 6:17pm
      Oct 15, 2018
      Horned Lizard, Carlsbad
      trail: Mule Deer
      3 |
      Jul 20, 2018 @ 10:05am
      Jul 20, 2018
      Mule Deer, My City
      trail: Mule Deer
      6 |
      Jul 20, 2018 @ 10:05am
      Jul 20, 2018
      Mule Deer, My City
      more photos »

      Videos of Rancho La Costa Preserve Mountain Bike

      6-9-18 Dropdown/Nascar
      3:48 | 139 | Jun 10, 2018
      6/18/16 Nascar
      4:07 | 457 | Jun 18, 2016
      Bryce drop to step up
      0:22 | 79 | Oct 11, 2015
      Mt Wilson Darkside & Monkeyface - Long Cut
      11:53 | 319 | Mar 14, 2015
      more videos »

      Rancho La Costa Preserve Mountain Bike Routes

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      Rancho La Costa All Mountain Loops
      20 miles
      Round About Double Peak
      12 miles
      La Costa/Elfin Forest Loop
      21 miles

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #627477dirtchurnertrailHorned LizardBlown out longer line with many off camber...
      Sep 3, 2018 @ 3:08pm
      Sep 3, 2018
      user #627477dirtchurnertrailDrop Down (NASCAR)Nascar is blown out with many of the features...
      Sep 3, 2018 @ 3:06pm
      Sep 3, 2018
      user #1154826DaBunjtrailFirestation LoopShort single track with a little climb on the...
      Mar 21, 2018 @ 6:35pm
      Mar 21, 2018
      user #130574060346mantrailMule DeerI don't know anyone who actually climbs...
      Feb 19, 2018 @ 7:33am
      Feb 19, 2018
      user #1395399BradhaacktrailDrop Down (NASCAR)Fun descent. It isn't really a double black. ...
      Dec 23, 2017 @ 4:02pm
      Dec 23, 2017
      more »

      Recent Activity

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #567305TheCrunchaddridelogJan 21, 2019 ride log
      Jan 21, 2019 @ 4:50pm
      4 hours
      user #527463nzobustaddridelogJan 21, 2019 ride log
      Jan 21, 2019 @ 4:43pm
      4 hours
      user #1637247MaximalatorreaddridelogJan 21, 2019 ride log
      Jan 21, 2019 @ 8:20am
      12 hours
      user #893084patnugentaddridelogJan 20, 2019 ride log
      Jan 20, 2019 @ 12:07pm
      1 days
      user #967405leadmotoaddridelogNov 1, 2018 ride log
      Jan 20, 2019 @ 4:41am
      2 days
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      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      San Elijo Hills 11 11.7 km
      Manchester Preserve 34.2 km
      Elfin Forest Recreational Reserve 3 6 34.3 km
      Lake Calvera Preserve 5 6 16.4 km
      Lake Hodges 7 5 16.6 km
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