12 miles
1,910 ft
-4,003 ft
2,494 ft
High Point

Best trails on West Cuesta Ridge for an "intermediate" rider. Slightly more challenging than most of the trails in town, but this route still skips over the really gnarly stuff up there, perfect for an improving intermediate rider. The big descents on this route are Botanical (high speed and loose), Morning Glory (technical singletrack), and Shooters (relatively high speed singletrack, less rocky/difficult than all the other "big" descents on The Ridge). This route can be extended by pedaling up from town instead of being shuttled, adding additional laps in The Eucs, or just exploring the other sweet trails out there.

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  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
  • Route Type
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
More Stats for Best of West Cuesta Ridge (Intermediate Route) mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -2,093 ft
  • Altitude min
    378 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,476 ft
  • Altitude end
    383 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    7 miles
  • Distance flat
    4,808 ft
Avg: 5 (1 votes)
Layers winter
Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail transparency

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

Morning Glory
Sep 16, 2018 @ 9:00am
Sep 16, 2018
Nice n’ powdery
TV Tower Road
Sep 7, 2018 @ 12:15pm
Sep 7, 2018
Please no campfires on West Cuesta Ridge or anywhere in the Los Padres National Forest!
Aug 24, 2018 @ 12:14pm
Aug 24, 2018
Aug 15, 2018 @ 4:19pm
Aug 15, 2018
Rocky, loose, dry, dusty. Definite black diamond. Even states this on the trail sign! Not intermediate.
Flying Ewok-The Eucs
Jul 22, 2018 @ 11:44am
Jul 22, 2018
Good condition
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