2,995 ft
Distance
11 ft
Climb
-308 ft
Descent
00:02:54
Avg time

Big Waimea Details

  • Riding Area
    Los Penasquitos Canyon
    San Diego, California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Global Ranking
    #34038 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    50 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Steep, rocky, rutted, loose, and very fun.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Big Waimea bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -297 ft
  • Altitude min
    60 ft
  • Altitude max
    357 ft
  • Altitude start
    357 ft
  • Altitude end
    60 ft
  • Grade
    -9.904%
  • Grade max
    -32.491%
  • Grade min
    6.373%
  • Distance climb
    284 ft
  • Distance down
    2,710 ft
  • Avg time
    00:02:54
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Status:
on May 14, 2016
Dry
Avg: 3.35 (3 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
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • 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
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • 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
  • Other Other
Directions to big-waimea-48289 trailhead (32.919966, -117.208087)
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Big Waimea Trail Reports

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May 14, 2016 @ 7:34pm
May 14, 2016
Fun down hill pretty dry with rolling rocks in the beginning but fun and fast down hill once you get down a bit with some smaller jumps along the way!
Apr 22, 2016 @ 8:57pm
Apr 22, 2016
Super rutted
Feb 20, 2016 @ 12:04pm
Feb 20, 2016
Pretty washed out for the rain but still rideable
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Apr 22, 2016 @ 8:57pm
Apr 22, 2016
Big Waimea, San Diego

Routes with this trail

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Los Penasquitos and Del Mar Mesa Intro Tour
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