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.

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  • Riding area
  • 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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Soapstone Grade
Jul 18, 2021 @ 8:57am
Jul 18, 2021
All clear and running fine
Middle Peak Fire Road
May 29, 2021 @ 6:33pm
May 29, 2021
On the western part, the trees have been cleared, but the trail is buried in knee-high grass. East side is good.
Upper Green Valley
May 9, 2021 @ 2:28pm
May 9, 2021
East Side Trail
Sep 29, 2019 @ 9:13am
Sep 29, 2019
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