1,355 ft
-298 ft
Avg time

Shovelhead Details

  • Riding Area
    San Juan Hills
    San Juan Capistrano, California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC, Fat, Adaptive MTB
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
  • Season
    Year Round
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Drop, Jump, Gap Jump
  • Global Ranking
    #12622 in Mountain Biking
  • Year Opened

Fun flowy trail that that starts at the top of the hill with the bench. Includes a few swithcbacks, various sizes of jumps that range from beginner to difficult, berms, and a steep, rollable drop at the end.

Access Info

Look for the bench at the top of the hill in which it starts. There are two trails that start to go down off of the opposite side of B Lopes. Both take you down to the same area where they reconnect, but the one on the rider's right is the correct one that contains a few jumps and a very small rollable drop.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Shovelhead bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -298 ft
  • Altitude min
    584 ft
  • Altitude max
    882 ft
  • Altitude start
    882 ft
  • Altitude end
    584 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance down
    1,336 ft
  • Distance flat
    19 ft
  • Avg time
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on Oct 28, 2018
Very Dry
Avg: 4.8 (5 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to shovelhead-89437 trailhead (33.476560, -117.645650)
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Shovelhead Trail Reports

Oct 28, 2018 @ 8:45am
Oct 28, 2018
Some ruts, and also lots of bumps. Jumps towards the top to be re shaped
May 11, 2018 @ 5:18pm
May 11, 2018
Nov 25, 2017 @ 8:09pm
Nov 25, 2017
Minor erosion, jumps in need of repair.
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