25.7 miles
4,702 ft
-4,791 ft
999 ft
High Point

I was struggling with the routing tool making this one. Everything is basically correct until the end... you finish out coming down Car Wreck then make your way back to the start via double track.

This route links up the 'bangers in the Aliso area including 5 Oaks, Mentally Sensitive (now called Sheep run), Telonics, and Car Wreck. Lots of steep climbing packed in to hit these run. Telonics is not on Trailfoks, and is represented by the straight line which runs down from the viewpoint area label 'Canyon Acres' (this is more locally known as 'top of the world'). These trails are all classified as 'black diamonds' but they are very advanced black diamonds -- steeper and more technical than many double blacks I have ridden.

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Aliso Bangers is a 26 mile moderately popular extreme route located near Aliso Viejo California. This mountain bike only route can be used one direction. This route includes 15 trails. This route climbs 4,702 ft with a max elevation of 999 ft then descends -4,791 ft.
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More Stats for Aliso Bangers mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    2 hr 43 min
  • Altitude min
    84 ft
  • Altitude start
    573 ft
  • Altitude end
    486 ft
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  • Distance climb
    14 miles
  • Distance down
    11 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 mile
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

Oak Grove
Nov 27, 2023 @ 7:01pm
19 hours
All clear.
Car Wreck
Nov 27, 2023 @ 7:00pm
19 hours
All clear
5 Oaks
Nov 20, 2023 @ 1:14pm
Nov 20, 2023
just rained and it had dry sections and great sections, the breaking bumps are atrocious, you definitely need at least 140 mm of travel to survive this trail
Mathis Canyon Trail
Aug 24, 2023 @ 8:30am
Aug 24, 2023
Mud at the beginning but can ride around it; rest of trail is dry and normal
Alta Laguna Boulevard
Aug 24, 2023 @ 8:30am
Aug 24, 2023
Street ride to Mathis
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  • By CoreyMTBgo & contributors
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