2 miles
Distance
169 ft
Climb
-511 ft
Descent
00:10:58
Avg time

Whip Tail Details

  • Riding area
    Rancho La Costa Preserve
    Carlsbad, California
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Global Ranking

Really fun trail wth rocky sections and mellow berms. Best from the top all the way to Copper creek.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Whip Tail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -342 ft
  • Altitude min
    566 ft
  • Altitude max
    972 ft
  • Altitude start
    972 ft
  • Altitude end
    630 ft
  • Grade max
    -39.375%
  • Grade min
    41.968%
  • Distance climb
    1,935 ft
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    742 ft
  • Avg time
    00:10:58
  • Avg reverse time
    00:20:20
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Status:
on Feb 23, 2018
Dry
Avg: 3.65 (3 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 whip-tail trailhead (33.086540, -117.212300)
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Whip Tail Trail Reports

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Feb 23, 2018 @ 11:05pm
Feb 23, 2018
Chunky per usual. Watch your sidewalls.
Dec 29, 2017 @ 12:47pm
Dec 29, 2017
Nov 22, 2017 @ 10:20am
Nov 22, 2017
May 9, 2017 @ 8:39pm
May 9, 2017
Just a hint of moisture left in the dirt. Drying up quickly though.
Mar 18, 2017 @ 11:27pm
Mar 18, 2017
Great trail. Rode up and it was in fine condtion.
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Jan 21, 2018 @ 5:02pm
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Jan 21, 2018 @ 5:02pm
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Jan 21, 2018 @ 4:40pm
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Apr 15, 2017 @ 5:53am
Apr 15, 2017
| 2 comments Whip Tail, Carlsbad

Routes with this trail

titleratingdistance
Rancho La Costa All Mountain Loops
20 miles
Round About Double Peak
12 miles
La Costa/Elfin Forest Loop
21 miles

1 Review & Comments

  • + 0
flag Tomiller10 (May 8, 2017 at 13:44)
 Nicer trail, needs some erosion work in a few sections
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Whip Tail Trail - Kona Honzo ST
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