2,103 ft
Distance
-409 ft
Descent
00:03:59
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Stairsteps Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Aliso and Wood Canyons Wilderness Park
    Aliso Viejo, California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Black Diamond (5 votes)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Season
    all year
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #4634 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #15297 in Trail Running
    • #82269 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    65 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 70 in Trail Running
    • 65 in Hiking
  • Land Owner
    County of Orange

Steep and very rocky single track. Most technical section of trail is in the middle.

Access Info

Starts on west ridge and ends on the 133

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Stairsteps mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -409 ft
  • Altitude min
    399 ft
  • Altitude max
    808 ft
  • Altitude start
    808 ft
  • Altitude end
    400 ft
  • Grade
    -19.5%
  • Grade max
    -37.8%
  • Grade min
    -6.2%
  • Distance down
    2,080 ft
  • Distance flat
    23 ft
  • Avg time
    00:03:59
  • Avg reverse time
    00:15:48
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Status:
on May 3, 2024
Dry
Avg: 4.5 (18 votes)
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      Stairsteps Trail Reports

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      May 3, 2024 @ 2:23pm
      May 3, 2024
      Running excellent right now, top has been worked on.
      Apr 20, 2024 @ 1:13am
      Apr 20, 2024
      Running good
      Feb 28, 2024 @ 7:23am
      Feb 28, 2024
      good
      Jan 14, 2024 @ 8:57am
      Jan 14, 2024
      chunky af, and its bigger, but it runs pretty good, the new switchback at the end needs a trim tho
      Jun 8, 2023 @ 6:12pm
      Jun 8, 2023
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 4 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 100 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      All
      • 3,022 rides
      • Last: Jun 9, 2024

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      Mar 5, 2017 @ 7:09pm
      Mar 5, 2017
      643 |
      Jul 17, 2011 @ 9:25pm
      Jul 17, 2011
      178 |
      Jun 23, 2020 @ 12:01pm
      Jun 23, 2020
      216 |
      Jun 23, 2020 @ 12:01pm
      Jun 23, 2020

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