1.1 miles
Distance
12 ft
Climb
-301 ft
Descent
00:06:12
Avg time

Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Black Mountain
    San Diego, California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • TTFs on Trail
    Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
    #39874 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #6706 in E-Biking
    • #52203 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 80 in E-Biking
    • 60 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

A fun singletrack with a mix of good flow and light tech. Works well as a climb or a downhill run.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Santa Luz Artichokes mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -290 ft
  • Altitude min
    386 ft
  • Altitude max
    676 ft
  • Altitude start
    676 ft
  • Altitude end
    387 ft
  • Grade
    -5%
  • Grade max
    -24.1%
  • Grade min
    10.7%
  • Distance climb
    213 ft
  • Distance down
    4,970 ft
  • Distance flat
    646 ft
  • Avg time
    00:06:12
  • Avg reverse time
    00:12:33
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Status:
on Jan 8, 2022
Ideal
Avg: 3.85 (6 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
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  • One Direction
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  • mountain biking (>6 month)
  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
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      Santa Luz Artichokes Trail Reports

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      Jan 8, 2022 @ 10:22am
      Jan 8, 2022
      Perfect conditions, some lose rocks.
      Jul 18, 2021 @ 11:15am
      Jul 18, 2021
      May 5, 2021 @ 2:04pm
      May 5, 2021
      Apr 4, 2021 @ 2:24pm
      Apr 4, 2021
      Little bit of chunk but overall riding well and fast
      Mar 27, 2021 @ 8:11am
      Mar 27, 2021
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 7 rides
      • 28 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 215 rides
      • 18 miles avg distance
      All
      • 726 rides
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      Photos

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      Jan 8, 2022 @ 1:53pm
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      Jan 8, 2022 @ 1:52pm
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      Jan 8, 2022 @ 1:51pm
      Jan 8, 2022
      | 1 comments

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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      firepigmtb (Aug 12, 2020 at 16:38)
       Fun flowy trail, not very difficult but a good time. Couple little jumps and one slightly bigger one that is easily bypassed but a lot of fun to hit.
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      BLACK MOUNTAIN “SANTA LUZ ARTICHOKES”
      5:15 | 129 | Feb 1, 2021 , San Diego
      Santa Luz Artichokes - Black Mountain Ranch -...
      4:15 | 204 | Nov 20, 2020 , San Diego
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