Noble Canyon Access Details
Noble Canyon is actually three rides in one; a descent from alpine meadows, through oak forests, to the dry desert.
Starting from the Penny Pines trailhead on Sunrise Highway, Noble Canyon starts out fairly smooth with a slight climb. With the technical challenges kept to a minimum it's possible to enjoy the long views across the mountains.
You will cross Pine Creek Road a couple of times along with the intersection to Indian Creek. This intersection is important when riding the Cuyamaca to Noble Canyon - IMBA Epic.
The smooth and fast descent continues until you reach a horse gate. The route becomes much more technical here as it enters the canyon and transitions from forest to chaparral. The trail texture changes to blocky rocks and drops. If you can handle it, speed and momentum is helpful through this kind of terrain.
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More Stats for Noble Canyon Access mountain bike trail
Altitude change-294 ft
Altitude min5,142 ft
Altitude max5,586 ft
Altitude start5,437 ft
Altitude end5,142 ft
Distance climb4,425 ft
Distance down2 miles
Distance flat1,026 ft
Avg reverse time00:21:13
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Routes with this trail
|Indian Creek/ Noble Canyon Loop||17 miles|
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