2 miles
Distance
138 ft
Climb
-679 ft
Descent
00:13:08
Avg time
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Morning Glory Details

  • Riding area
    West Cuesta Ridge
    San Luis Obispo, California
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Climb Difficulty
    Double Black Diamond
  • TTFs on trail
    Berm, Rock Face, Rock Garden, Other
  • Global Ranking
    #7722

Built by the CCCMB in 1996, Morning Glory is more technically challenging than nearby Shooters, but not as difficult as Pick and Shovel or The What Trail. Upper Botanical trail combined with Morning Glory is one of the most popular descents in San Luis Obispo, and rightfully so.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Morning Glory mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -541 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,310 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,863 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,859 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,318 ft
  • Grade
    -6.678%
  • Grade max
    -26.135%
  • Grade min
    29.551%
  • Distance climb
    1,655 ft
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    547 ft
  • Avg time
    00:13:08
  • Avg reverse time
    00:21:58
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Status:
on Jun 15, 2017
Dry
Avg: 4.65 (8 votes)

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Morning Glory Trail Reports

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Jun 15, 2017 @ 2:51pm
Jun 15, 2017
All clear
May 30, 2016 @ 7:32pm
May 30, 2016
All clear with some very minor erosion in limited spots.
Jan 18, 2016 @ 3:38pm
Jan 18, 2016
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Photos

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Apr 27, 2017 @ 11:41am
Apr 27, 2017
Morning Glory, San Luis Obispo
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May 30, 2016 @ 8:18pm
May 30, 2016
Morning Glory, Visalia
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Jan 22, 2016 @ 7:37pm
Jan 22, 2016
Morning Glory, San Luis Obispo
112 |
Jan 22, 2016 @ 7:36pm
Jan 22, 2016
Morning Glory, San Luis Obispo

Routes with this trail

titleratingdistance
Cuesta DH
6 miles
Cuesta Loop
8 miles
Shooters/Morning Glory Loop
6 miles

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