2,083 ft
Distance
1 ft
Climb
-425 ft
Descent
00:04:02
Avg time

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 (4 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
    75 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 60 in Trail Running
    • 50 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    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
    -424 ft
  • Altitude min
    386 ft
  • Altitude max
    810 ft
  • Altitude start
    810 ft
  • Altitude end
    386 ft
  • Grade
    -20.335%
  • Grade max
    -106.188%
  • Grade min
    2.637%
  • Distance climb
    39 ft
  • Distance down
    2,044 ft
  • Avg time
    00:04:02
  • Avg reverse time
    00:16:15
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Status:
on Feb 14, 2021
Variable
Avg: 4.5 (14 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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      Stairsteps Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 7 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 214 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,777 rides
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      Photos

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      95 |
      Jun 23, 2020 @ 12:01pm
      Jun 23, 2020
      115 |
      Jun 23, 2020 @ 12:01pm
      Jun 23, 2020
      287 |
      Mar 5, 2017 @ 7:09pm
      Mar 5, 2017
      546 |
      Jul 17, 2011 @ 9:25pm
      Jul 17, 2011
      | 3 comments

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      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 2
      Cedar-Dobson (Jun 24, 2020 at 9:58)
       SUPER fun technical trail that's great for mountain unicyclists.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      thechrisfr (Apr 26, 2021 at 17:30)
       Great technical trail but only way to do it is to hike a bike.
      [Reply]

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