2 miles
Distance
236 ft
Climb
-994 ft
Descent
00:20:18
Avg time

Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Elfin Forest Recreational Reserve
    Escondido, California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Dirt/Gravel Road
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Local Popularity
    5 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Fire Road that goes through Elfin Forest. Its steep eastern end can be used to connect Elfin Forest to Lake Hodges.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Ridgeline Maintenance Road mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -758 ft
  • Altitude min
    452 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,325 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,220 ft
  • Altitude end
    462 ft
  • Grade
    -6.831%
  • Grade max
    -32.47%
  • Grade min
    21.83%
  • Distance climb
    3,133 ft
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    277 ft
  • Avg time
    00:20:18
  • Avg reverse time
    00:29:56
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Status:
on May 16, 2020
Dry
Avg: 1 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • Photos
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  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
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  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular
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Max Vehicle Width
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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
  • Ideal
  • 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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Directions to ridgeline-maintenance-road trailhead (33.073900, -117.141700)
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      Ridgeline... Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      May 16, 2020 @ 8:08am
      May 16, 2020
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
      •  
      6 Months
      • 5 rides
      • 28 miles avg distance
      All
      • 11 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      14 |
      Apr 8, 2019 @ 9:49pm
      Apr 8, 2019
      22 |
      Jul 26, 2017 @ 8:18pm
      Jul 26, 2017
      25 |
      Jul 26, 2017 @ 8:17pm
      Jul 26, 2017

      Routes with this trail

      titleratingdistance
      La Costa/Elfin Forest Loop
      21 miles

      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 1
      flag brianpetry (Sep 25, 2018 at 16:18)
       Climbing this from the Hodges side can make one wonder if they still like mountain biking.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag DertBug (Apr 8, 2019 at 21:45)
       Not bad for double track. Keep an eye out for trails along the road.
      [Reply]

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      Kona Honzo ST - 'Once is Enough' (Elfin Forest...
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