12.0 miles
2,818 ft
-2,838 ft
2,363 ft
High Point

Oljon + Steam Donkey to warm up, then a quick crossover to the other fire road, followed by a short climb, then a run down manzanita, turn the other way on the fire road and head downhill to Giant Salamander, then climb out of it on Methuselah. Next, come down fir trail, and climb back out, this time all the way until you get to Sierra Morena, and then enjoy an easy downhill/flat trail with a few bumps to get over. Great ride overall, In my opinion, here's the difficulty
Oljon - Green
Steam Donkey - Blue
Manzanita - Black
Giant Salamander - Blue
Fir Trail - Black
Sierra Morena - Green
It's not that bad of a ride, the fire roads aren't super steep or anything, their a little long but not too bad.

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Best skeggs trails in a short distance is a 12 mile popular intermediate route located near Redwood City California. This mountain bike only route can be used one direction and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route includes 2 trails. This route climbs 2,818 ft with a max elevation of 2,363 ft then descends -2,838 ft.
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Trails in Route

Steam Donkey4,951 ft
Crossover1,302 ft


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More Stats for Best skeggs trails in a short distance mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    1 hr 56 min
  • Altitude min
    1,396 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,212 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,192 ft
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  • Distance climb
    6 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,195 ft
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