4.5 miles
426 ft
-410 ft
302 ft
High Point


The Cactus Enduro Loop is a moderately challenging enduro style loop that incorporates two climbs and two downhills. This what I consider to be the best parts of the trails in this area. This is all dependent on how fast you ride. The faster you take it the more sketchy it becomes. Good times

If your new to your bike or are having any issues with staying on the trail around the corners in bad camber and loose surface type conditions; take it slow first go at it.

I highly recommend you take a “prerun” to get a scope of just how close the cactus is in many places. One simple mistake can be a hard lesson if your not careful. It just adds to the excitement.

Enjoy and cheers!
Written By R.J.H
North_SD_MTB on FB

Detailed Description
Cactus Enduro Loop is a 5 mile popular intermediate route located near San Diego California. This mountain bike only route can be used one direction and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route includes 10 trails. This route climbs 426 ft with a max elevation of 302 ft then descends -410 ft.
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  • Avg time
    44 min 50 sec
  • Altitude min
    105 ft
  • Altitude start
    284 ft
  • Altitude end
    302 ft
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  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,399 ft
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