1,057 ft
Distance
175 ft
Climb
00:05:11
Avg time

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
  • 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
    #53565 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #16003 in Trail Running
    • #24772 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    85 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 55 in Trail Running
    • 70 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.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Old Stairsteps mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    175 ft
  • Altitude min
    635 ft
  • Altitude max
    810 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
  • Avg time
    00:05:11
  • Avg reverse time
    00:02:20
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Status:
on May 13, 2021
Dry
Avg: 3 (4 votes)

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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 17 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 480 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
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      • 1,167 rides
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      youtuber Stairsteps Trail in Aliso Woods (Left Entrance)
      2:44 | 226 | May 15, 2020 , Aliso Viejo
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