6 miles
Distance
1,583 ft
Climb
-238 ft
Descent
01:14:32
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Backbone - Will Rogers to Temescal Ridge Trail

Details

  • Riding Area
    Will Rogers State Park
    Santa Monica, California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #25989 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    70 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

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More Stats for Backbone Trail - Will Rogers to Temescal Ridge bike trail
  • Altitude change
    1,345 ft
  • Altitude min
    711 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,065 ft
  • Altitude start
    711 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,056 ft
  • Grade
    4.234%
  • Grade max
    -16.693%
  • Grade min
    62.851%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,870 ft
  • Avg time
    01:14:32
  • Avg reverse time
    00:37:30
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Status:
on Apr 20, 2019
Dry
Avg: 3.7 (13 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
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  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Backbone Trail -... Trail Reports

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      Apr 20, 2019 @ 7:18am
      Apr 20, 2019
      OVERGROWN. Watch put for tics. I removed 3 from my shorts.
      Apr 15, 2019 @ 12:36pm
      Apr 15, 2019
      The same as usually but starting to get overgrown.
      Feb 13, 2019 @ 7:37am
      Feb 13, 2019
      Mostly dry and very tacky. Some minor mud spots. Also some pretty serious ruts, but nothing not manageable.
      Feb 3, 2019 @ 5:19pm
      Feb 3, 2019
      Super Bowl Sunday- ridable but very wet, running water, puddles, some areas silting in, some areas developing deeper ruts. A few limbs over the...
      Nov 15, 2018 @ 2:27pm
      Nov 15, 2018
      From the top to J Drop there are sections that are overgrown. Its least overgrown its been all year but still overgrown. Rideable and fun you just...
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 1 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 41 rides
      • 23 miles avg distance
      All
      • 220 rides
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      1 Review & Comments

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      flag Bmoore200 (Apr 16, 2018 at 8:15)
       Nice ride if you want to get a good pedal in close to LA. Not much going on as far as downhill fun, wouldn’t bother if it wasn’t so convienent.
      Great views. Busy with hikers. Gets dry and a bit overgrown.
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