12 miles
Distance
1,266 ft
Climb
-1,268 ft
Descent
439 ft
High Point

ADVANCED aMTB2 TRAILS! Adaptive riders may or may not be able to ride this route solo, depending on ability level. Support rider strongly recommended, at least for first attempt.

This loop is created for adaptive mountain bikers and is rated as aMTB 2! It has very advanced sections, especially Tunnels. Adaptive riders may not be able to ride this route solo. Support rider strongly recommended, at least for first attempt. See UNCUT TRAIL VIDEOS in Video Section. If you are riding solo, please see our Safe Solo AMTB-1 loop recommended for this area. See link below.

REMEMBER: SAFETY RULE #1 OF ADAPTIVE MOUNTAIN BIKING IS NEVER EXPLORE NEW SINGLE TRACK FOR THE FIRST TIME ALONE. BE SAFE. NOW GO RIDE!


AMTB RATING SYSTEM

AMTB 1 - No obstacles exist. Wide enough. Can be ridden confidently solo.

AMTB 2 - Some obstacles exist. You may or may not be able to ride this solo. Support rider recommended, at least for first attempt.

AMTB 3 - Major obstacles exist. You will NOT be able to ride this solo. Support rider needed.

For questions, please email contact@theunpavement.com

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Route POI

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DirectionsTurn Left Towards TrailheadDirections
DirectionsContinue Straight/Slight RightDirections
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DirectionsContinue StraightDirections
TTFLarge TabletopTTF
TTFSteep Rock GardenTTF
DirectionsTurn Right for Long LoopDirections
WarningAdvanced TrailWarning
TTFRock GardenTTF
TTFNarrow BridgeTTF
TTFRock GardenTTF
TTFNarrow BridgeTTF
DirectionsTurn Left for Wagon Wheel CrossingDirections
TTFNarrow BridgeTTF
DirectionsTurn LeftDirections
InformationWaterfall - No AccessInformation
InformationWaterfall - No accessInformation
InformationWaterfall - No AccessInformation
DirectionsTurn LeftDirections
DirectionsStay LeftDirections
TTFBridgeTTF
DirectionsContinue StraightDirections
DirectionsSlight RightDirections
DirectionsTurn Right to Stay on Long RouteDirections
DirectionsVeer LeftDirections
Trail SignTrail SignTrail Sign
DirectionsTurn RightDirections
WarningNarrow TrailWarning
WarningNarrow TrailWarning
DirectionsContinue Straight Under GateDirections
GateGate - Go UnderGate
TTFCircle Berm - Try It!TTF
Trail SignTrail Sign - Tunnel 4Trail Sign
DirectionsStay Straight - Not a Legal TrailDirections
Trail SignTrail SignTrail Sign
WarningWARNING: Things Get TrickyWarning
DirectionsContinue StraightDirections
DirectionsTurn Right onto Fire RoadDirections
WarningWARNING: Large LipWarning
DirectionsTurn LeftDirections
DirectionsStay StraightDirections
DirectionsTurn Left onto Fire RoadDirections
DirectionsTurn Left - Easy to MissDirections
WarningTurn Very Easy to MissWarning
DirectionsTurn Right onto Fire RoadDirections
WarningWARNING - Stay on RouteWarning
DirectionsTurn Left- Unmarked TrailsDirections
DirectionsDirections - Either trail is goodDirections
WarningWarning - Cambered Turn (Might have to go left)Warning
DirectionsTurn Right - Follow the Fall LineDirections
GateGate - Barb WireGate
WarningWarning - Take the High RoadWarning
DirectionsTurn Left onto Fire RoadDirections
DirectionsTurn Right to Stay on RouteDirections
DirectionsTurn Left - Get Ready to ClimbDirections
DirectionsTurn Left - Towards StablesDirections
DirectionsTurn Left Again - Towards RoadDirections
DirectionsCross Street and Catch Horse PathDirections
InformationaMTB3 Trail - Support Rider NeededInformation
DirectionsCross road, Hop Curb and Turn RightDirections
DirectionsTurn Left - You're Done!Directions

Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    AM, Adaptive MTB
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for Los Penasquitos Canyon Loop AMTB-2 mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    51 ft
  • Altitude start
    405 ft
  • Altitude end
    404 ft
  • Grade
    -0.003%
  • Grade max
    -28.89%
  • Grade min
    41.785%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    4,500 ft
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  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
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Tunnel 4 UNCUT aMTB
Tunnel 4 UNCUT aMTB
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