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Recommended Routes in Deserts - 7

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Favorite Welcome to Mars! This portion of the Bell Mountain Trail is exactly what Mars must feel like! If you're an enduro rider, you
Intermediate

Bell Mountain Loop

8.3 mi 13.4 km 344' Up 104.85 m Up 346' Down 105.57 m Down

Victorv…, CA
Favorite Fisher Sphinx looks down into the valley.
Intermediate

Randall Henderson Loop

2.6 mi 4.2 km 416' Up 126.66 m Up 415' Down 126.61 m Down

Rancho…, CA
Favorite Fun rocky rollers before the climb.
Intermediate

Bump n' Grind

3.5 mi 5.6 km 772' Up 235.27 m Up 772' Down 235.3 m Down

Rancho…, CA
Favorite Looking off the cliff at the peak.
Intermediate

HL7166

3.7 mi 6.0 km 577' Up 176.01 m Up 577' Down 175.91 m Down

Barstow, CA
Favorite Watch out for the next left...a lot of riders miss it.
Intermediate/Difficult

The Desert Riders Tour

14.4 mi 23.2 km 2,719' Up 828.71 m Up 3,017' Down 919.54 m Down

Rancho…, CA
Favorite No Photos
Difficult

Bass Hill Loop

1.3 mi 2.1 km 285' Up 86.9 m Up 279' Down 85.12 m Down

Apple V…, CA
Favorite Getting closer to the end, but still some serious descending still to come.
Intermediate/Difficult

Palm Canyon Route

14.6 mi 23.4 km 2,524' Up 769.23 m Up 2,927' Down 892.03 m Down

Cathedr…, CA

Deserts Biking

  • 173 Miles 279 Kilometers of Trail
  • 7 Recommended Routes
  • 12 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 44 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 13 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Deserts - 62

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12.1 mi 19.4 km #1Geology Tour Road
Intermediate
Twentynine Palms, CA
Intermediate
Twentynine Palms, CA
2.4 mi 3.8 km #2Big Horn Pass Road
Easy
Twentynine Palms, CA
Easy
Twentynine Palms, CA
1.5 mi 2.5 km #3Odelle Road
Easy
Twentynine Palms, CA
Easy
Twentynine Palms, CA
4.0 mi 6.5 km #4Queen Valley Road
Easy
Twentynine Palms, CA
Easy
Twentynine Palms, CA
1.4 mi 2.2 km #5Desert Queen Mine Road
Easy
Twentynine Palms, CA
Easy
Twentynine Palms, CA
1.4 mi 2.3 km #6Eureka Peak Road
Intermediate
Joshua Tree, CA
Intermediate
Joshua Tree, CA
2.0 mi 3.2 km #7Upper Covington Flat Road
Easy
Joshua Tree, CA
Easy
Joshua Tree, CA
7.0 mi 11.3 km #8Bowen Ranch Road
Easy
Apple Valley, CA
Easy
Apple Valley, CA
0.4 mi 0.6 km #9Bass Hill Trail
Intermediate
Apple Valley, CA
Intermediate
Apple Valley, CA
1.8 mi 2.9 km #10Covington Flats Crossover Road
Intermediate
Joshua Tree, CA
Intermediate
Joshua Tree, CA

Photos of Deserts - 95

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Plenty of speed to be had at Section 6!
May 18, 2016 near Joshua…, CA
Busting knees on our way to the luau. Great slick rock playground at the Section 6!
May 18, 2016 near Joshua…, CA
People from Oregon even have fun!
May 18, 2016 near Joshua…, CA
Some people come to Section 6 to get phat!
May 18, 2016 near Joshua…, CA
A leisurely phat bike cruise around the Bartletts
May 18, 2016 near Joshua…, CA
Racing the sunset on Sidewinder and trying to beat it back to the car.
Apr 13, 2017 near Joshua…, CA
Getting closer to the end, but still some serious descending still to come.
Jan 27, 2019 near Cathedr…, CA
Topping out on 'Little Bell Blue' climb
Mar 9, 2019 near Victorv…, CA