1 miles
Distance
65 ft
Climb
-675 ft
Descent
00:10:34
Avg time

Mariposa (Downhill) Details

  • Riding area
    Irish Hills
    San Luis Obispo, California
  • AKA
    Mariposa Trail
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Season
    Year Round
  • eBike Allowed
    No
  • TTFs on trail
    Berm, Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking

Mariposa is a great place to grow your technical confidence, as riding in either direction allows sampling both ascending and descending rocky sections. For more of the same type of technical sections, head uphill on Morro View.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Mariposa (Downhill) mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -610 ft
  • Altitude min
    206 ft
  • Altitude max
    844 ft
  • Altitude start
    816 ft
  • Altitude end
    206 ft
  • Grade
    -9.192%
  • Grade max
    -68.3%
  • Grade min
    11.596%
  • Distance climb
    1,162 ft
  • Distance down
    5,143 ft
  • Distance flat
    335 ft
  • Avg time
    00:10:34
  • Avg reverse time
    00:26:38
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Status:
on Mar 27, 2018
Variable
Avg: 4.15 (7 votes)

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Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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Mariposa (Downhill) Trail Reports

datedescription
Mar 27, 2018 @ 8:48pm
Mar 27, 2018
reporter
Mar 24, 2018 @ 12:21pm
Mar 24, 2018
reporter
Mar 24, 2018 @ 12:07pm
Mar 24, 2018
Muddy in spots
Feb 22, 2018 @ 8:02am
Feb 22, 2018
All trails in the Irish Hill area have been reopened. No more closures due to the mountain lion
Jan 26, 2018 @ 9:02pm
Jan 26, 2018
reporter Trail CLOSED due to continued, observed usage of area by multiple Mountain Lions. Stay out of this area.
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Routes with this trail

titleratingdistance
Up Froom Down Mariposa
4 miles
Johnson Ranch to Irish Hills and Return
20 miles
Mariposa & Morro View
4 miles

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