9.3 miles
2,061 ft
-2,065 ft
3,019 ft
High Point

Adaptive MTB will need a lot of help on singletrack

Climb up the road and DH the singletrack.

Detailed Description
Arroyo Burro is a 9 mile moderately popular intermediate route located near Santa Ynez California. This mountain bike only route can be used one direction and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route includes 4 trails. This route climbs 2,061 ft with a max elevation of 3,019 ft then descends -2,065 ft.
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Trails in Route


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  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
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    DH, AM, Fat, Adaptive MTB
  • Direction
    One Direction
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More Stats for Arroyo Burro mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    1 hr 41 min
  • Altitude min
    1,030 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,062 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,060 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,494 ft
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

Arroyo Burro
Nov 21, 2023 @ 9:14pm
Nov 21, 2023
LPFA was out giving the upper section a haircut today and tuning tread. Agree with the other report on the 2 main stream crossings, rideable but worth a look first
Arroyo Burro Road
Oct 21, 2023 @ 7:25pm
Oct 21, 2023
Overall running great, can use some vegetation cleanup as you get whacked in the head a couple times from small tree branches, and some weeds alongside the trail obscure the view, but still rideable at 25+mph. Creek crossings except for 1 are also rideable but could use some more buildup to help the transition.
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