2,906 ft
Distance
42 ft
Climb
-715 ft
Descent
00:04:02
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Monkey Spanker Trail

Monkey Spanker Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
  • Riding Area
    Los Angeles County
    Sherman Oaks, California
  • AKA
    Samurai
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #2433 in Mountain Biking

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More Stats for Monkey Spanker bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -673 ft
  • Altitude min
    748 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,421 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,421 ft
  • Altitude end
    748 ft
  • Grade
    -23.143%
  • Grade max
    -58.563%
  • Grade min
    33.635%
  • Distance climb
    208 ft
  • Distance down
    2,650 ft
  • Distance flat
    48 ft
  • Avg time
    00:04:02
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Status:
on Nov 6, 2019
Dry
Avg: 5 (8 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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  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • 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
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      Monkey Spanker Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Nov 6, 2019 @ 8:36am
      Nov 6, 2019
      Sep 15, 2019 @ 11:07am
      Sep 15, 2019
      slightly overgrown and crumbled away but still fast and fun
      Jul 19, 2019 @ 8:12am
      Jul 19, 2019
      Slightly overgrown, but not too bad. Very dry and SUPER loose.
      Jul 19, 2019 @ 8:12am
      Jul 19, 2019
      Slightly overgrown, but not too bad. Extremely dry and VERY loose.
      Jul 11, 2019 @ 7:58pm
      Jul 11, 2019
      It's getting pretty overgrown, and the bottom half is running more slowly. The trail itself is super loose, but the berms are still in good condition.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 4 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 64 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      All
      • 382 rides
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      Trail Lists

      4 Reviews & Comments

      • + 2
      flag jlhenterprises (Oct 7, 2015 at 10:20)
       Isn't this on called Monkey Spanker?
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag seanharanmtb (Aug 29, 2018 at 21:00)
       Very cool trail. Rip it!!
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag boogergreenglen (Jul 28, 2019 at 11:59)
       Great fun technical trail with steep switchbacks and loose rocky sections. Thank you to the trail builders for this treat!
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag radhenry (Nov 5, 2019 at 17:45)
       Raw DH classic SM mountains line
      [Reply]

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