1 miles
Distance
155 ft
Climb
-839 ft
Descent
00:09:47
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of The Luge Trail

The Luge Details

  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Black Diamond (2 votes)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Season
    Jan-Dec
  • TTFs on Trail
    Drop, Jump
  • Global Ranking
    #1212 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking
  • Land Manager
    Trabuco Ranger District

Long, rocky, technical downhill for trail/DH riders and advanced XC riders. Top section is very loose, rocky and chunky giving way to flow lines mixed with patches of rocky sections further down.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for The Luge bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -684 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,433 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,117 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,117 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,433 ft
  • Grade
    -9.015%
  • Grade max
    -44.225%
  • Grade min
    34.909%
  • Distance climb
    1,554 ft
  • Distance down
    5,183 ft
  • Distance flat
    851 ft
  • Avg time
    00:09:47
  • Avg reverse time
    00:05:33
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Status:
on Dec 8, 2018
Variable
Avg: 4.35 (14 votes)

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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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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
Directions to the-luge trailhead (33.694680, -117.597500)
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The Luge Trail Reports

datedescription
Dec 8, 2018 @ 8:26am
Dec 8, 2018
Hero Dirt today! :)
Dec 1, 2018 @ 3:23pm
Dec 1, 2018
trail crew working on middle half and lower keep your eyes peeled. Dirt is sick ???? thank you trail crew
Oct 6, 2018 @ 1:26pm
Oct 6, 2018
Aug 16, 2018 @ 10:49pm
Aug 16, 2018
Apr 16, 2018 @ 9:18am
Apr 16, 2018
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Photos

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Nov 27, 2018 @ 8:06pm
Nov 27, 2018
The Luge, My City
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Nov 27, 2018 @ 8:06pm
Nov 27, 2018
The Luge, My City
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Jun 18, 2018 @ 12:18pm
Jun 18, 2018
The Luge, Trabuco Canyon
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Mar 29, 2018 @ 6:02pm
Mar 29, 2018
| 1 comments The Luge, My City

Routes with this trail

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Whiting/Luge Loop
14 miles

Trail Products

3 Reviews & Comments

  • + 1
flag socalstokie (Mar 2, 2016 at 9:24)
 The climb up to it sucks but there are a few fun little extra credit singletracks on the way up
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  • + 1
flag nielsvk (May 15, 2016 at 16:08)
 Fun trail. Not really a black diamond, more blue/intermediate.
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  • + 0
flag Ridensurf19 (Nov 19, 2017 at 18:10)
 Agreed it’s not a black diamond but fun descent and flowy
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