15.5 miles
Distance
2,289 ft
Climb
-2,278 ft
Descent
559 ft
High Point

Ride it counter clockwise

1.5-2 hour loop highlighting some of the best single track and descents in Fort Ord. A local favorite

Detailed Description
Builders Best is a 15 mile popular intermediate route located near Monterey County California. This mountain bike only route can be used one direction and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route includes 263 trails. This route climbs 2,289 ft with a max elevation of 559 ft then descends -2,278 ft.
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Trails in Route

Old Reservation Road4,121 ft
Engineer Road787 ft
Old Reservation Road2,096 ft
Engineer Road787 ft
Trail 252,874 ft
Old Reservation Road2,096 ft
Engineer Road3,077 ft
Trail 252,874 ft
Old Reservation Road2,096 ft
Engineer Road3,990 ft
Trail 252,874 ft
Old Reservation Road2,096 ft
Engineer Road4,009 ft
Trail 252,874 ft
Trail 321,355 ft
Engineer Canyon Road56 ft
Old Reservation Road2,096 ft
Engineer Road4,009 ft
Trail 252,874 ft
Trail 321,355 ft
Engineer Canyon Road1,512 ft
Old Reservation Road2,096 ft
Engineer Road4,009 ft
Trail 252,874 ft
Trail 321,355 ft
Engineer Canyon Road1,512 ft
Trail 363,606 ft
Old Reservation Road2,096 ft
Engineer Road4,009 ft
Trail 252,874 ft
Trail 321,355 ft
Engineer Canyon Road1,512 ft
Trail 363,606 ft
Jack's Road1,060 ft
Three Sisters Road1,319 ft
Old Reservation Road2,096 ft
Engineer Road4,009 ft
Trail 252,874 ft
Trail 321,355 ft
Engineer Canyon Road1,512 ft
Trail 363,606 ft
Jack's Road4,026 ft
Three Sisters Road2,635 ft
Skyline Road656 ft
Old Reservation Road2,096 ft
Engineer Road4,009 ft
Trail 252,874 ft
Trail 321,355 ft
Engineer Canyon Road1,512 ft
Trail 363,606 ft
Jack's Road1 mile
Three Sisters Road2,635 ft
Skyline Road1,316 ft
Pilarcitos Ridge Road659 ft
Old Reservation Road2,096 ft
Engineer Road4,009 ft
Trail 252,874 ft
Trail 321,355 ft
Engineer Canyon Road1,512 ft
Trail 363,606 ft
Jack's Road1 mile
Three Sisters Road2,635 ft
Skyline Road1,316 ft
Pilarcitos Ridge Road2,858 ft
Trail 842,844 ft
Old Reservation Road2,096 ft
Engineer Road4,009 ft
Trail 252,874 ft
Trail 321,355 ft
Engineer Canyon Road1,512 ft
Trail 363,606 ft
Jack's Road1 mile
Three Sisters Road2,635 ft
Skyline Road1,316 ft
Pilarcitos Ridge Road2,858 ft
Trail 841 mile
Trail 82748 ft
Old Reservation Road2,096 ft
Engineer Road4,009 ft
Trail 252,874 ft
Trail 321,355 ft
Engineer Canyon Road1,512 ft
Trail 363,606 ft
Jack's Road1 mile
Three Sisters Road2,635 ft
Skyline Road1,316 ft
Pilarcitos Ridge Road2,858 ft
Trail 841 mile
Trail 824,347 ft
Old Reservation Road2,096 ft
Engineer Road4,009 ft
Trail 252,874 ft
Trail 321,355 ft
Engineer Canyon Road1,512 ft
Trail 363,606 ft
Jack's Road1 mile
Three Sisters Road2,635 ft
Skyline Road1,316 ft
Pilarcitos Ridge Road2,858 ft
Trail 841 mile
Trail 824,347 ft
Crescent Bluff Road1,316 ft
Old Reservation Road2,096 ft
Engineer Road4,009 ft
Trail 252,874 ft
Trail 321,355 ft
Engineer Canyon Road1,512 ft
Trail 363,606 ft
Jack's Road1 mile
Three Sisters Road2,635 ft
Skyline Road1,316 ft
Pilarcitos Ridge Road2,858 ft
Trail 841 mile
Trail 824,347 ft
Crescent Bluff Road1,316 ft
Eucalyptus Road3,107 ft
Trail 49 - South2,244 ft
Old Reservation Road2,096 ft
Engineer Road4,009 ft
Trail 252,874 ft
Trail 321,355 ft
Engineer Canyon Road1,512 ft
Trail 363,606 ft
Jack's Road1 mile
Three Sisters Road2,635 ft
Skyline Road1,316 ft
Pilarcitos Ridge Road2,858 ft
Trail 841 mile
Trail 824,347 ft
Crescent Bluff Road1,316 ft
Eucalyptus Road3,107 ft
Trail 49 - South1 mile
Old Reservation Road2,096 ft
Engineer Road4,009 ft
Trail 252,874 ft
Trail 321,355 ft
Engineer Canyon Road1,512 ft
Trail 363,606 ft
Jack's Road1 mile
Three Sisters Road2,635 ft
Skyline Road1,316 ft
Pilarcitos Ridge Road2,858 ft
Trail 841 mile
Trail 824,347 ft
Crescent Bluff Road1,316 ft
Eucalyptus Road3,107 ft
Trail 49 - South2 miles
Old Reservation Road2,096 ft
Engineer Road4,009 ft
Trail 252,874 ft
Trail 321,355 ft
Engineer Canyon Road1,512 ft
Trail 363,606 ft
Jack's Road1 mile
Three Sisters Road2,635 ft
Skyline Road5,108 ft
Pilarcitos Ridge Road2,858 ft
Trail 841 mile
Trail 824,347 ft
Crescent Bluff Road1,316 ft
Eucalyptus Road3,107 ft
Trail 49 - South2 miles
Connector476 ft
Old Reservation Road2,096 ft
Engineer Road4,009 ft
Trail 252,874 ft
Trail 321,355 ft
Engineer Canyon Road1,512 ft
Trail 363,606 ft
Jack's Road1 mile
Three Sisters Road2,635 ft
Skyline Road5,108 ft
Pilarcitos Ridge Road2,858 ft
Trail 841 mile
Trail 824,347 ft
Crescent Bluff Road1,316 ft
Eucalyptus Road3,107 ft
Trail 49 - South2 miles
Connector476 ft
Trail 441 mile
Old Reservation Road2,096 ft
Engineer Road4,009 ft
Trail 252,874 ft
Trail 321,355 ft
Engineer Canyon Road1,512 ft
Trail 363,606 ft
Jack's Road1 mile
Three Sisters Road2,651 ft
Skyline Road5,108 ft
Pilarcitos Ridge Road2,858 ft
Trail 841 mile
Trail 824,347 ft
Crescent Bluff Road1,316 ft
Eucalyptus Road3,107 ft
Trail 49 - South2 miles
Connector476 ft
Trail 441 mile
Trail 41 (Upper)5,007 ft
Old Reservation Road2,096 ft
Engineer Road4,009 ft
Trail 252,874 ft
Trail 321,355 ft
Engineer Canyon Road1,512 ft
Trail 363,606 ft
Jack's Road1 mile
Three Sisters Road2,651 ft
Skyline Road5,108 ft
Pilarcitos Ridge Road2,858 ft
Trail 841 mile
Trail 824,347 ft
Crescent Bluff Road1,316 ft
Eucalyptus Road3,107 ft
Trail 49 - South2 miles
Connector476 ft
Trail 441 mile
Trail 41 (Upper)5,007 ft
Trail 41 (Lower)2 miles
Old Reservation Road2,096 ft
Engineer Road4,009 ft
Trail 252,874 ft
Trail 321,355 ft
Engineer Canyon Road1,512 ft
Trail 363,606 ft
Jack's Road1 mile
Three Sisters Road2,651 ft
Skyline Road5,108 ft
Pilarcitos Ridge Road2,858 ft
Trail 841 mile
Trail 824,347 ft
Crescent Bluff Road1,316 ft
Eucalyptus Road3,107 ft
Trail 49 - South2 miles
Connector476 ft
Trail 441 mile
Trail 41 (Upper)5,007 ft
Trail 41 (Lower)2 miles
Oil Well Road1,755 ft
Trail 72873 ft
Trail 31North2,241 ft
Old Reservation Road2,096 ft
Engineer Road4,009 ft
Trail 252,874 ft
Trail 321,355 ft
Engineer Canyon Road1,512 ft
Trail 363,606 ft
Jack's Road1 mile
Three Sisters Road2,651 ft
Skyline Road5,108 ft
Pilarcitos Ridge Road2,858 ft
Trail 841 mile
Trail 824,347 ft
Crescent Bluff Road1,316 ft
Eucalyptus Road3,107 ft
Trail 49 - South2 miles
Connector476 ft
Trail 441 mile
Trail 41 (Upper)5,007 ft
Trail 41 (Lower)2 miles
Oil Well Road1,755 ft
Trail 72873 ft
Trail 31North1 mile
Trail 333 ft

Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    5
More Stats for Builders Best mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    1 hr 23 min
  • Altitude min
    92 ft
  • Altitude start
    113 ft
  • Altitude end
    125 ft
  • Grade max
    -54.7%
  • Grade min
    46.5%
  • Distance climb
    8 miles
  • Distance down
    7 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 mile
Avg: 4 (1 votes)
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UNCUT Trail 44 - Adaptive MTB - Fort Ord - Monterey, CA
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Trail 41 (Upper)
Apr 2, 2024 @ 4:32am
Apr 2, 2024
Excellent conditions. A few washout location made it difficult for beginner in group so the walked.
Trail 44
Apr 2, 2024 @ 4:32am
Apr 2, 2024
Perfect
Trail 36
Apr 2, 2024 @ 4:32am
Apr 2, 2024
Perfect conditions
Trail 31North
Apr 2, 2024 @ 4:32am
Apr 2, 2024
Wonderful conditions and recently cleared of brush
Trail 41 (Lower)
Feb 13, 2024 @ 3:04pm
Feb 13, 2024
Tree down 100 yards up the trail from the bench above the pond. reporter
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