1 miles
Distance
62 ft
Climb
-800 ft
Descent
00:06:30
Avg time

Scorpion Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
  • Riding Area
    Westridge-Canyonback
    Sherman Oaks, California
  • AKA
    Stash, secret stash
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Black Diamond (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Double Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Drop, Jump
  • Global Ranking
    #14346 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    75 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 75 in E-Biking

A fast and flowing ridge-line trail. A good mix of berms, jumps, and technical sections. One of the best descents in Santa Monica.

This trail is unsanctioned, use at your own risk!

More Stats for Scorpion mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -738 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,038 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,780 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,780 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,043 ft
  • Grade
    -11.4%
  • Grade max
    -49.8%
  • Grade min
    26%
  • Distance climb
    696 ft
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    59 ft
  • Avg time
    00:06:30
  • Avg reverse time
    00:27:16
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Status:
on Jul 31, 2020
Very Dry
Avg: 4.65 (9 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
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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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
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      Scorpion Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Jul 31, 2020 @ 5:54pm
      Jul 31, 2020
      Jul 15, 2020 @ 6:12pm
      Jul 15, 2020
      Such a fun trail but the fun is over too fast.
      Jul 8, 2020 @ 8:41am
      Jul 8, 2020
      Great conditions on Scorpion today.
      Jun 18, 2020 @ 4:14pm
      Jun 18, 2020
      Running great. Thank you to whoever has been working on it!
      Jun 4, 2020 @ 7:18pm
      Jun 4, 2020
      Overgrown a little but otherwise great. Didn't know about the hike out after. That was pleasant.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 8 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 116 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      All
      • 428 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      31 |
      May 1, 2020 @ 7:18pm
      May 1, 2020
      109 |
      Jan 9, 2019 @ 11:31am
      Jan 9, 2019
      657 |
      Jul 24, 2007 @ 2:42pm
      Jul 24, 2007
      | 2 comments
      960 |
      Jul 24, 2007 @ 2:42pm
      Jul 24, 2007
      | 2 comments

      Routes with this trail

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      Santa Monica Enduro Loop
      13 miles

      4 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      flag Patbarraza (Apr 29, 2019 at 19:09)
       Large Mountain Lion sighting!!! Be careful
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag AlexMTBSM (Dec 28, 2019 at 10:49)
       Downhill is fun yet loose. The climb is eroded and a hike unless you’re superman.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag Bmoore200 (Jun 29, 2020 at 21:00)
       Well good. Fast and fun.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag Naschcs (Aug 3, 2020 at 13:56)
       Awesome trail! Super fun and decently maintained. The hike out is so steep even Superman couldn’t ride up that shit. It almost ruins the fun of the trail. Someone wanna build a new way out with me ?!
      [Reply]

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