39.6 miles
Distance
2,166 ft
Climb
-2,146 ft
Descent
1,523 ft
High Point

This big, almost 40 mile, loop will circumnavigate Chula Vista. It can be ridden either direction; however consideration to the northeastern "corner" of the loop should be factored as the steepest terrain will be encountered on Mother Miguel Mtn. The overall ride would be considered a GREEN trail; however with the addition of this mountain section and the overall length of the ride consider the effort of the loop BLUE. Prepare to tackle the mountain section or opt to shorten the ride and avoid it entirely by taking streets or trails that bypass it. Just know that if you skip the climb then you'll miss out on the best views of the region. That said there are a number of alternate routes a rider could take to achieve the loop especially near the Otay Lakes, Sweetwater Reservoir and in the Otay Valley - exploration is encouraged. The western "side" of the loop is busy and industrial - watch for traffic.

Detailed Description
Chula Vista Mega Loop is a 40 mile less popular intermediate route located near Otay Reservoir California. This mountain bike primary route can be used both directions and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route climbs 2,166 ft with a max elevation of 1,523 ft then descends -2,146 ft.
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Other Activities
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    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, Gravel
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for Chula Vista Mega Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    10 ft
  • Altitude start
    519 ft
  • Altitude end
    538 ft
  • Grade max
    -69.7%
  • Grade min
    54.8%
  • Distance climb
    17 miles
  • Distance down
    17 miles
  • Distance flat
    6 miles
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