12 miles
Distance
2,361 ft
Climb
-2,344 ft
Descent
1,556 ft
High Point

A black mountain route that includes Santa Luz/Artichokes, Black Widow, Miner's Loop and Lilac trails.

Black Widow trail can be skipped for less advanced riders. East ridge trails can be added for a longer ride.

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Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for Black Mountain with Santa Luz mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    286 ft
  • Altitude start
    706 ft
  • Altitude end
    722 ft
  • Grade
    0.025%
  • Grade max
    -36.165%
  • Grade min
    21.299%
  • Distance climb
    7 miles
  • Distance down
    5 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,613 ft
Avg: 5 (1 votes)
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Layers winter
Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail transparency
Pivot Mach 6 Demo - Black Mountain - Feb 26, 2017
Pivot Mach 6 Demo - Black Mountain - Feb 26, 2017
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Mar 5, 2018
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Pivot 5.5 Demo - "Black Widow" - Black Mountain, San Diego
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Feb 28, 2018
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Dec 14, 2017
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

traildateconditiondescription
Miners Ridge Loop
Oct 15, 2018 @ 1:31pm
Oct 15, 2018
Recent rain washed away the dust. Not muddy, just damp. Perfect conditions.
Awhee Trail
Oct 13, 2018 @ 8:22pm
Oct 13, 2018
Lilac Trail
Oct 13, 2018 @ 8:22pm
Oct 13, 2018
Somewhat damp from recent rains, but no standing water.
BMR Parking Lot Connector
Oct 13, 2018 @ 8:19pm
Oct 13, 2018
Mostly dry but some damp spots/runoff ruts.
Santa Luz - Carmel Valley Rd
Sep 21, 2018 @ 12:04pm
Sep 21, 2018
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