26.4 miles
Distance
3,236 ft
Climb
-3,119 ft
Descent
1 mile
High Point

This is the original "Old School" Cuyamaca Grand Loop route that can be found referenced in many places. It is nearly all fire roads. It is still a valid route but there are some better opinions now.

Detailed Description
Cuyamaca Old School Grand Loop is a 26 mile moderately popular intermediate route located near descanso California. This mountain bike only route. This route includes 6 trails. This route climbs 3,236 ft with a max elevation of 5,695 ft then descends -3,119 ft.
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1 Review & Comments

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Rsysol (Sep 10, 2019 at 20:22)
Back side of Middle Peak is in very poor shape, overgrown and very rocky. Not a fun ride anymore.
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  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
More Stats for Cuyamaca Old School Grand Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    117 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,923 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,923 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,039 ft
  • Grade
    0.1%
  • Grade max
    -30.8%
  • Grade min
    50.1%
  • Distance climb
    13 miles
  • Distance down
    12 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 mile
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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East Side Trail
Jul 3, 2022 @ 9:08am
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Jun 5, 2022 @ 9:40am
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Mar 12, 2022 @ 8:12am
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