2 miles
348 ft
-481 ft
681 ft
High Point

Whipsnake Trail Details

  • Riding Area
    Fernandez Ranch
    Martinez, California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Blue (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
  • Bike Type
  • Trail Usage
  • Direction
    Both Directions
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  • Climb Difficulty
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Well let's just call this description Whipsnake 2.0 because this trail is for some unknown reason broken into two segments. Not my idea I'm just here to tell you about a cool legal singletrack in in the SF Bay Area. At the bottom of Wood Rat Trail you come to this section of Whipsnake. More on lower Whipsnake later, let's focus the important bit, this part of Whipsnake. Nice climb, few nice uphill switchbacks, Huuuuuuuuge Oak tree older than any of us (with bench), almost there, and then get your turning skills on. Not a super fast downhill section(please keep it that way), but great turns and good flow. Good line of sight in most places, but be cautious of other trail users.

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More Stats for Whipsnake Trail bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -132 ft
  • Altitude min
    312 ft
  • Altitude start
    445 ft
  • Altitude end
    312 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    3,674 ft
  • Distance down
    4,272 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,159 ft
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on Oct 9, 2018
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Trail Conditions
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  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
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Directions to whipsnake-trail trailhead (37.990240, -122.209040)
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Whipsnake Trail Trail Reports

Oct 9, 2018 @ 2:23pm
Oct 9, 2018
Dirt is loose in some turns, but a fun ride
Sep 24, 2018 @ 2:44pm
Sep 24, 2018
Fun trail I was pleasantly surprised
Sep 20, 2018 @ 1:34pm
Sep 20, 2018
Fun ride today, trail is in good shape
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Oct 14, 2018 @ 4:00pm
Oct 14, 2018
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Sep 24, 2018 @ 2:43pm
Sep 24, 2018
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Sep 24, 2018 @ 2:42pm
Sep 24, 2018
Whipsnake Trail, Lafayette

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