3,427 ft
Distance
78 ft
Climb
-221 ft
Descent
00:05:28
Avg time

Vulture View Road Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park
    Foothill Ranch, California
  • AKA
    Vulture View
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC, DJ, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Year Round
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Local Popularity
    60 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 55 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    County of Orange

Alternate route to the usual fire road. Also known as the 3rd extra credit of Whiting. The first part of the climb is steep and rocky.

Access Info

Take a left at the fork at the bottom of Cactus

More Stats for Vulture View Road bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -143 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,242 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,415 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,385 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,242 ft
  • Grade
    -4.161%
  • Grade max
    -26.507%
  • Grade min
    17.367%
  • Distance climb
    979 ft
  • Distance down
    2,315 ft
  • Distance flat
    133 ft
  • Avg time
    00:05:28
  • Avg reverse time
    00:08:02
  • view trail stats
Status:
on Aug 25, 2019
Dry
Avg: 3 (3 votes)

view (2,209)
close
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

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

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

  • 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 Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • 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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Directions to vulture-view-road trailhead (33.694620, -117.633140)
      update trails status or condition

      Vulture View Road Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Aug 25, 2019 @ 7:42am
      Aug 25, 2019
      Mar 29, 2019 @ 3:57pm
      Mar 29, 2019
      Mar 23, 2019 @ 8:01am
      Mar 23, 2019
      Jan 5, 2019 @ 8:00am
      Jan 5, 2019
      reporter Note that the reroute linking Vulture View to Sage Scrub may catch people off-guard who are used to just letting it rip.
      Oct 23, 2016 @ 1:23pm
      Oct 23, 2016
      Lots of loose scattered rock but all rideable.
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 10 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 352 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,539 rides
      •  

      Photos

      no photos have been added for Vulture View Road yet, add a photo.

      Trail Lists

      Trail Products

      Reviews / Comments

      No reviews yet, be the first to write a review or ask a question.
      Use trail reports to comment on trail conditions.


      Post a Comment



      You must login to Pinkbike.
      Don't have an account? Sign up

      Join Pinkbike  Login

      Videos

      more »
      Whiting - The Post Work Ride
      4:10 | 171 | Feb 24, 2018 , Foothill Ranch
      • subscribe
      • flag
      • login to download gpx or kml files.