4,507 ft
Distance
37 ft
Climb
-223 ft
Descent
00:05:20
Avg time

The Sh!ts Details

  • Riding area
    Los Penasquitos Canyon
    San Diego, California
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Mixed
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Global Ranking

Fun trail with many steep switchbacks at the end. Takes a decent fireroad commute to get to it.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for The Sh!ts mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -185 ft
  • Altitude min
    229 ft
  • Altitude max
    415 ft
  • Altitude start
    415 ft
  • Altitude end
    229 ft
  • Grade
    -4.111%
  • Grade max
    -26.02%
  • Grade min
    6.335%
  • Distance climb
    1,553 ft
  • Distance down
    2,479 ft
  • Distance flat
    230 ft
  • Avg time
    00:05:20
  • Avg reverse time
    00:11:02
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Status:
on Jun 26, 2018
Dry
Avg: 4.5 (2 votes)

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Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to the-sh-ts trailhead (32.942087, -117.170922)
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The Sh!ts Trail Reports

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Jun 26, 2018 @ 4:46pm
Jun 26, 2018
Jun 21, 2018 @ 10:56am
Jun 21, 2018
May 7, 2018 @ 2:52pm
May 7, 2018
Someone made a change to the bottom half of the trail where the drainage is. Thy put berms but be careful you have to slow down all tbe way to hit...
Apr 22, 2018 @ 8:33am
Apr 22, 2018
Apr 8, 2018 @ 8:44am
Apr 8, 2018
Trail was temporarily closed about midway down so didn't get to ride the entire thing.
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Routes with this trail

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Los Penasquitos and Del Mar Mesa Intro Tour
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3 Reviews & Comments

  • + 1
flag gqmalibu007 (Aug 17, 2017 at 8:48)
 Dry, rutted, fun! Going up is difficult. Going down is fun.
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  • + 2
flag gqmalibu007 (Mar 26, 2018 at 8:44)
 The lower section is being repaired and is looking awesome! The PQ Rangers said that San Diego County workers are doing it?
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  • + 1
flag forgivenick (May 30, 2018 at 14:11)
 The Boy Scouts and SDMBA volunteers did it for the rangers. It was an Eagle Scout project! How cool is that?!
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