2 miles
Distance
183 ft
Climb
-1,028 ft
Descent
00:18:05
Avg time
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The What Trail Details

  • Riding area
    West Cuesta Ridge
    San Luis Obispo, California
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • TTFs on trail
    Drop, Rock Garden, Other
  • Ride in rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #3741

Very rocky, technical, fun DH. First .3 miles is high speed doubletrack leading to an old quarry. After that, the trail is singletrack that is mostly very chunky with some steep chutes, and a few smooth pedalling sections thrown in.

Disclaimer

Unsanctioned Trail Location. USE CAUTION: Trail leads to Military Property.

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More Stats for The What Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -845 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,682 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,649 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,631 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,786 ft
  • Grade
    -7.973%
  • Grade max
    -30.293%
  • Grade min
    13.646%
  • Distance climb
    3,091 ft
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    433 ft
  • Avg time
    00:18:05
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on Mar 12, 2017
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Avg: 5 (3 votes)

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The What Trail Trail Reports

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Mar 12, 2017 @ 11:53pm
Mar 12, 2017
One or two puddles, rocky singletrack portion (past the quarry) did not get too torn up at all in the recent rain. The upper section (before the...
Jan 12, 2017 @ 1:44pm
Jan 12, 2017
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Mar 14, 2017 @ 9:14pm
Mar 14, 2017
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The What Trail, San Luis Obispo
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Mar 13, 2017 @ 1:07am
Mar 13, 2017
The What Trail, San Luis Obispo
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Mar 13, 2017 @ 1:06am
Mar 13, 2017
The What Trail, San Luis Obispo

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