17 miles
Distance
2,719 ft
Climb
-2,719 ft
Descent
1,241 ft
High Point

From Sycamore Canyon Campground climb Sycamore Canyon Fire Road then make a left on Overlook Trail. Ride down Sycamore Backbone, then climb Guadalasca back to the start of Sycamore Backbone. Ride down Sycamore Backbone the second time, then complete the loop by riding down Sycamore Canyon Fire Road back to the campground.

16.8 mile loop riding Sycamore Backbone twice while avoiding climbing Hell Hill.

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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • AKA
    Mugu
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for Point Mugu Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    21 ft
  • Altitude start
    22 ft
  • Altitude end
    21 ft
  • Grade max
    -28.613%
  • Grade min
    36.277%
  • Distance climb
    8 miles
  • Distance down
    8 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,463 ft
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      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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      Backbone - Sycamore
      Aug 18, 2019 @ 12:51pm
      Aug 18, 2019
      Fun flowy trail with just a little overgrowth...
      Overlook Fire Road
      Aug 1, 2019 @ 4:52pm
      Aug 1, 2019
      Super fun dry conditions. Only 3 other riders out. Go out and get dirty.
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