16.1 miles
Distance
1,776 ft
Climb
-2,329 ft
Descent
1,280 ft
High Point

A tour from Black Mountain to the Pumptrack: two attractions in San Diego's Carmel Valley area.
The route links many great urban trails in the area, and the point-to-point route allows much more descending than climbing - get your spouse to take you before going to Costco or something.

Detailed Description
Black Mountain to Pumptrack is a 16 mile moderately popular intermediate route located near San Diego California. This mountain bike primary route can be used one direction and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route includes 12 trails. This route climbs 1,776 ft with a max elevation of 1,280 ft then descends -2,329 ft.
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Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Other Activities
    • E-Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Point to Point
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for Black Mountain to Pumptrack mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    2 hr 13 min
  • Altitude change
    -552 ft
  • Altitude min
    131 ft
  • Altitude start
    809 ft
  • Altitude end
    256 ft
  • Grade
    -0.7%
  • Grade max
    -66.4%
  • Grade min
    48.9%
  • Distance climb
    6 miles
  • Distance down
    7 miles
  • Distance flat
    3 miles
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