6 miles
Distance
1,583 ft
Climb
-238 ft
Descent
01:16:10
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
  • Global Ranking
    #25989 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    75 in Mountain Biking

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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
    01:16:10
  • Avg reverse time
    00:37:30
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Status:
on Nov 15, 2018
Dry
Avg: 3.65 (12 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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Trail Difficulties
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  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

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  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
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  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
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  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
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Directions to backbone-trail-will-rogers-to-temescal-ridge trailhead (34.060710, -118.513600)
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Backbone Trail -... Trail Reports

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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...
Oct 26, 2018 @ 2:00pm
Oct 26, 2018
The Sierra Club Trailies did some recent trail maintenance, mostly filling in ruts and creating water diversions in the rutted area between J-Drop...
Aug 31, 2018 @ 10:12am
Aug 31, 2018
Trail just cleared of brush. Biked here 2 days ago and was pleasantly surprised. Two weeks before, it was way overgrown and you couldn't see the...
Aug 14, 2018 @ 11:01pm
Aug 14, 2018
Very overgrown right now, very difficult to see where you’re going and be prepared to get destroyed by bushes
Jun 27, 2018 @ 10:17pm
Jun 27, 2018
3/4 of the trail are totally overgrown making it nearly impossible to see the trail. Worst I’ve seen in in 4 years. Usually one of the most fun...
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1 Review & Comments

  • + 0
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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