5 miles
Distance
1,365 ft
Climb
-1,341 ft
Descent
00:59:15
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Leap Loop Trail
  • BLM
    BLM
    Land Manager

Leap Loop Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    San Joaquin River Gorge
    North Fork, California
  • AKA
    Pa'san Ridge Trail
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    October - May
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge
  • Global Ranking
    #15696 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    50 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2015
  • Land Manager
    BLM (Bakersfield Office)

There are three parts to this ride. The first part leads you down to the bridge over the San Joaquin River and up to a junction. This part is very heavily used by hikers and equestrians and requires a lot of care on your part to avoid surprising them. The second part is mostly an old dirt road that is trying to revert to a wide singletrack, but is having trouble doing so because of erosion problems. Third, you’ll ride a narrow, class 3+ singletrack that sees little use. If you ride the loop clockwise, you can take the narrow, technical singletrack downhill. Warning: This singletrack minimally requires very well-developed intermediate technical skills. It’s not a ride for beginning singletrackers Highlights: Views of the San Joaquin River canyon, wildflowers in spring, technical and narrow singletrack. No motorized vehicles are allowed on the trails.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Leap Loop mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    24 ft
  • Altitude min
    726 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,836 ft
  • Altitude start
    726 ft
  • Altitude end
    750 ft
  • Grade
    0.085%
  • Grade max
    -32.527%
  • Grade min
    46.385%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,590 ft
  • Avg time
    00:59:15
  • Avg reverse time
    00:20:53
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Status:
on Nov 1, 2018
Dry
Avg: 4.65 (3 votes)

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

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  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • 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 Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • 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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Leap Loop Trail Reports

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      Nov 1, 2018 @ 11:31am
      Nov 1, 2018
      Nov 1, 2018 @ 11:31am
      Nov 1, 2018
      Trail is dry but fast and fun. Careful for a large rut at the beginning of the decent.
      Nov 1, 2018 @ 11:31am
      Nov 1, 2018
      Trail is dry but fast and fun. Careful for a large rut at the beginning of the decent.
      Nov 1, 2018 @ 11:31am
      Nov 1, 2018
      Trail is dry but fast and fun. Careful for a large rut covered by growth at the beginning of the decent.
      Jun 14, 2018 @ 6:37am
      Jun 14, 2018
      Might have a tree across the trail or not, as of 06/18 the campground did NOT have working water faucets (were being serviced) pack more water...
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 12 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
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      • 91 rides
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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 1
      flag aoneal (Mar 24, 2015 at 17:42)
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