23.7 miles
Distance
2,166 ft
Climb
-2,699 ft
Descent
1,247 ft
High Point

This is the 2024 Half Archipelago Ridge put on by SDMBA .
Check out https://archride.sdmba.com/ for more details

Detailed Description
2024 Half Archipelago Ride is a 24 mile popular intermediate route located near San Diego California. This mountain bike only route can be used one direction and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route includes 26 trails. This route climbs 2,166 ft with a max elevation of 1,247 ft then descends -2,699 ft.
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Route POI

Aid StationAid Station #1 (Half Route)Aid Station
Aid StationAid Station #3 (full route)/ #1 (half route)Aid Station
Aid StationAid Station #3 (full route)/ #1 (half route)Aid Station
Aid StationAid Station #2 (half Arch)Aid Station

Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Point to Point
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    XC, Gravel
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    1
More Stats for 2024 Half Archipelago Ride mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    3 hr 42 min
  • Altitude change
    -533 ft
  • Altitude min
    51 ft
  • Altitude start
    876 ft
  • Altitude end
    344 ft
  • Grade
    -0.4%
  • Grade max
    -32.4%
  • Grade min
    82.6%
  • Distance climb
    9 miles
  • Distance down
    11 miles
  • Distance flat
    4 miles
Avg: 5 (2 votes)
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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The Sh!ts
May 1, 2024 @ 7:41am
May 1, 2024
The part with concrete tiles is a bit broken at the end. You need to jump a bit and it is easy to fall. I was able to clear it but my friend landed on his face. Be careful!
Soccer Balls
Apr 28, 2024 @ 10:12am
Apr 28, 2024
Switchbacks
Apr 28, 2024 @ 7:55am
Apr 28, 2024
All dry now and riding well
The Appendix
Apr 28, 2024 @ 7:55am
Apr 28, 2024
All dry now
West Rim
Apr 13, 2024 @ 8:26am
Apr 13, 2024
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  • By MountainBikeBill SDMBA CAMTB & contributors
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