3,488 ft
Distance
11 ft
Climb
-451 ft
Descent
00:03:15
Avg time

Old Emerald Details

  • Riding Area
    Laguna Coast Wilderness Park
    Laguna Beach, California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • TTFs on Trail
    Drop
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #17755 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    90 in Mountain Biking

Rocky trail with very little drops

Access Info

Off of Bommer Ridge

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Old Emerald bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -441 ft
  • Altitude min
    430 ft
  • Altitude max
    872 ft
  • Altitude start
    872 ft
  • Altitude end
    431 ft
  • Grade max
    -89.283%
  • Grade min
    24.373%
  • Distance climb
    97 ft
  • Distance down
    3,110 ft
  • Distance flat
    270 ft
  • Avg time
    00:03:15
  • Avg reverse time
    00:13:24
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Status:
on Dec 12, 2018
Variable
Avg: 3.85 (7 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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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 old-emerald trailhead (33.576270, -117.776620)
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Old Emerald Trail Reports

datedescription
Dec 12, 2018 @ 11:18am
Dec 12, 2018
tree fallen across trail on the way down to the tennis courts
Aug 2, 2017 @ 10:39pm
Aug 2, 2017
Someone is starting to trim the brush back a little. Nice!
May 21, 2017 @ 2:38pm
May 21, 2017
I great shape, no issues.
Mar 22, 2017 @ 5:25pm
Mar 22, 2017
Clear path with mostly hard packed dirt all the way up. No serious obstructions or loose sections for the entire trail.
Oct 4, 2016 @ 5:30pm
Oct 4, 2016
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2 Reviews & Comments

  • + 2
flag peytodog (Dec 30, 2014 at 16:47)
 worthy trail off Bonner ridge. turn right and go up Emerald canyon and not down towards highway #1.
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  • + 0
flag Donnyg26 (Nov 26, 2017 at 13:41)
 Great single track with some fun features.
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