15.5 miles
1,803 ft
-1,801 ft
866 ft
High Point

Two trails that are challenging and fun that you can add-on for an even longer & gnarlier route are Car Wreck or Mentally Sensitive.

Aliso and Wood Canyons Wilderness Park is located closer to the beach in Orange County, which allows for some cooler days but still super fun sends. There are fire roads towards Top of the World and also in the creek that weave through the trees. Most of the trails are a big technical so be cautious, unless you wish to stay only on fire roads. The climbs are steep and the descents are technical, but everything is doable or easy to walk. It’s also a very popular location for hikers, so be cautious while on the trails. On weekends it can get a bit crowded so if you can squeeze in a ride on a weekday you may not have to worry about avoiding so many people.
Make sure to keep an eye out for features and ways to get around them if you're not ready to hit it this time. Be cautious of other riders, hikers, and horses as this area can be busy on peak days or times. Mountain bikers yield to all other trail users.

For More Info on Aliso Go to: https://www.ocparks.com/parks/aliso/

Detailed Description
Aliso Woods - Advanced Route 1 is a 24953 popular expert route located near Aliso Viejo California. This mountain bike only route can be used both directions and has a hard overall physical rating. This route includes 6 trails. This route climbs 549.5 with a max elevation of 264.1 then descends -549.
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1 Review & Comments

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DJR2013 (Oct 11, 2020 at 12:59)
 There's a Closed Area sign once you get back on the trail on the way up to 5 Oaks. Is is referring to the trail? It seemed like most people were zipping right by.

Trails in Route

Coyote Run1 mile
5 Oaks3,606 ft
Cholla1,601 ft
Lynx2,864 ft
Rock-It1 mile
Coyote Run4,347 ft


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More Stats for Aliso Woods - Advanced Route 1 mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    92 ft
  • Altitude start
    177 ft
  • Altitude end
    180 ft
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  • Distance climb
    8 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 mile
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