1,629 ft
Distance
210 ft
Climb
-3 ft
Descent
00:04:25
Avg time

Little Waimea Details

  • Riding Area
    Los Penasquitos Canyon
    San Diego, California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Global Ranking
    #30595 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    90 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 100 in Hiking

Steep singletrack climb that can be used instead of the bottom of the Waimea Fireroad. Can be descended too, but Big Waimea (also called Red Diamond) is longer and more fun.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Little Waimea bike trail
  • Altitude change
    207 ft
  • Altitude min
    59 ft
  • Altitude max
    266 ft
  • Altitude start
    59 ft
  • Altitude end
    266 ft
  • Grade
    12.707%
  • Grade max
    3.507%
  • Grade min
    33.37%
  • Distance climb
    1,575 ft
  • Distance down
    29 ft
  • Distance flat
    25 ft
  • Avg time
    00:04:25
  • Avg reverse time
    00:01:53
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Status:
on Jan 5, 2019
Dry
Avg: 3.65 (3 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.

  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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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
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      Little Waimea Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 2 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 162 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
      All
      • 794 rides
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      Photos

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      Sep 27, 2016 @ 7:35am
      Sep 27, 2016
      Little Waimea, San Diego
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      Sep 27, 2016 @ 7:35am
      Sep 27, 2016
      Little Waimea, San Diego
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      Sep 27, 2016 @ 7:35am
      Sep 27, 2016
      Little Waimea, San Diego

      Routes with this trail

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      Los Penasquitos and Del Mar Mesa Intro Tour
      24 miles
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      17 miles

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      Little Waimea || Los Shredasquitos Canyon
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