369 ft
Distance
-82 ft
Descent
00:00:26
Avg time

Nighthawk Connector Details

  • Riding Area
    Black Mountain
    San Diego, California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Doubletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
    #35436 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    90 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in E-Biking
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 100 in Hiking

Basically a wide and steep rock garden. Not fun at all to climb, and not much better to descend. However, it is a useful connector between the Black Mountain summit road and the nighthawk trail.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Nighthawk Connector bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -82 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,195 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,277 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,277 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,195 ft
  • Grade
    -22.341%
  • Grade max
    -24.936%
  • Grade min
    -13.967%
  • Distance down
    369 ft
  • Avg time
    00:00:26
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Status:
on Dec 11, 2018
Dry
Avg: 3 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
LEGEND
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
Directions to nighthawk-connector trailhead (32.981650, -117.112919)
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Nighthawk Connector Trail Reports

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Mar 20, 2018 @ 11:33am
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Oct 25, 2016 @ 12:08am
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Nighthawk Connector, My City

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1 Review & Comments

  • + 0
flag jeff92104 (Nov 28, 2018 at 21:00)
 A fast, technical, fun downhill. Looks like a miserable climb up.
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