2 miles
548 ft
-527 ft
3,542 ft
High Point
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Short Applewhite Details

  • Riding area
    San Bernardino
    San Bernardino, California
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
  • Bike type
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
  • Global Ranking

Tough initial climb on a rocky, well used fireroad. Flattens out somewhat at the top but remain rocky. NO SHADE avoid in the middle of the day on hot days.

Access Info

Start at Applewhite campground or Lytle Creek day use across the street. Follow the pavement around the backside of the campground to start the climb up to the ridge overlooking Lytle Creek to the west and the Cajon Pass to the east.

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More Stats for Short Applewhite mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    21 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,293 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,328 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,349 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    5,178 ft
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    457 ft
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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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