1,057 ft
Distance
175 ft
Climb
810 ft
High Point

Old Stairsteps Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Aliso and Wood Canyons Wilderness Park
    Aliso Viejo, California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Jan-Dec
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Jump, Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
    #36185 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    75 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    OC Parks

the easy route that avoids the big waterfall section on Stairsteps. Is mostly used as the way to hike up the trail.

Access Info

stay far right at the waterfall when riding up the trail. take the left entrance when riding down from the top entrance on the ridge.

More Stats for Old Stairsteps bike trail
  • Altitude change
    175 ft
  • Altitude min
    635 ft
  • Altitude start
    635 ft
  • Altitude end
    810 ft
  • Grade
    16.569%
  • Grade max
    7.12%
  • Grade min
    23.088%
  • Distance climb
    1,057 ft
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Status:
on Mar 23, 2019
Very Dry
Avg: 3 (2 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
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Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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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

  • 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
  • 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
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
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      Old Stairsteps Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Mar 23, 2019 @ 1:35pm
      Mar 23, 2019
      Jul 10, 2018 @ 5:52pm
      Jul 10, 2018
      Jun 2, 2018 @ 11:35pm
      Jun 2, 2018
      Closed due to Fire. More @ http://www.ocparks.com/parks/alerts
      May 23, 2018 @ 4:23pm
      May 23, 2018
      May 18, 2018 @ 1:42pm
      May 18, 2018
      Minor erosion (trail braiding, small ruts developing, brake bumps)
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 9 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 185 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
      All
      • 194 rides
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