This fun descending singletrack trail is less intimidating than nearby classics such as the Romero singletrack. It can easily be linked up with several other good trails at the intersection with Cold Spring Trail. Immediately after crossing the creek, turn left to begin climbing Cold Spring Trail to the Edison Catway, or turn right and ride downhill to E. Mountain Dr.
Although the trail is less technical than other nearby trails, there are some steep dropoffs and metal pipes that you ride over once you are riding parallel to the creek. Riders who have never ridden this trail should use extra caution on the lower half.
To reach the trailhead, ride Gibralter Road up to the flat switch-back to the "No Shooting" signs. The trail sign is roughly 100 yards down the trail. Follow the singletrack straight off the end of the switchback, not the fire road that goes right.
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More Stats for Cold Spring Trail - West Fork mountain bike trail
Altitude change-1,146 ft
Altitude min771 ft
Altitude max1,925 ft
Altitude start1,923 ft
Altitude end777 ft
Distance climb2,522 ft
Distance down1 miles
Distance flat806 ft
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- Snow Packed
- Snow Covered
- Freeze/thaw Cycle
- Prevalent Mud
- Very Dry
Cold Spring... Trail Reports
Jan 15, 2018 @ 12:08pmJan 15, 2018
|This trail is closed for the foreseeable future. For details,...|
Dec 26, 2017 @ 6:10pmDec 26, 2017
|Don't know why this isn't closed from the Thomas fire but it should be! Do not bother, as its a hike-a-bike as soon as you're near the canyon...|
Jul 24, 2017 @ 8:53pmJul 24, 2017
Jul 24, 2017 @ 8:52pmJul 24, 2017
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