2,289 ft
Distance
15 ft
Climb
-317 ft
Descent
00:04:01
Avg time

Rattlesnake Sting Details

  • Riding Area
    Los Penasquitos Canyon
    San Diego, California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Global Ranking
    #44476 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    60 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Connects the top-of-mesa Carmel Mt. Road path to the Penasquitos Canyon North Side Trail, just east of Side Hill.

Trail is steep and loose in parts with large rocks and river rocks. Downhill only.

Access Info

The trail head is directly behind the power line tower, 2nd tower east of Side Hill.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Rattlesnake Sting bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -302 ft
  • Altitude min
    91 ft
  • Altitude max
    405 ft
  • Altitude start
    393 ft
  • Altitude end
    91 ft
  • Grade
    -13.203%
  • Grade max
    -32.476%
  • Grade min
    9.852%
  • Distance climb
    409 ft
  • Distance down
    1,737 ft
  • Distance flat
    142 ft
  • Avg time
    00:04:01
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Status:
on Oct 21, 2018
Dry
Avg: 2.5 (2 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
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  • 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 rattlesnake-sting trailhead (32.928440, -117.189480)
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Rattlesnake Sting Trail Reports

datedescription
Oct 21, 2018 @ 1:28pm
Oct 21, 2018
Aug 30, 2018 @ 10:09pm
Aug 30, 2018
Super loose
Aug 3, 2018 @ 11:44am
Aug 3, 2018
Very loose not much grip through steep sections
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