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23 mi 37 km of trail 3 Recommended Routes

Easy Trails 3 Trails Intermediate Trails 12 Trails Hard Trails 0 Trails

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Recommended Routes in Black Mountain Open Space - 3

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Favorite Some of the rock features found on the Miner Ridge Loop provide quite a challenge.
Intermediate/Difficult

Lilac Miners Peak Loop

7.8 mi 12.6 km 1,054' Up 321.19 m Up 1,054' Down 321.33 m Down

Fairban…, CA
Favorite Some of the rock features found on the Miner Ridge Loop provide quite a challenge.
Intermediate

2019 Archipelago Ride Half Arch

23.6 mi 38.1 km 2,246' Up 684.64 m Up 2,734' Down 833.34 m Down

Poway, CA
Favorite Fire damage.
Intermediate/Difficult

Black Mountain Ranch West

4.8 mi 7.7 km 297' Up 90.45 m Up 738' Down 224.89 m Down

Fairban…, CA

Trails in Black Mountain Open Space - 11

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10.0 mi 16.1 km #1Lusardi Creek Loop Trail
Intermediate
Fairbanks Ranch, CA
Intermediate
Fairbanks Ranch, CA 16 
0.9 mi 1.4 km #2Doug Hill/North Peak
Intermediate/Difficult
Fairbanks Ranch, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Fairbanks Ranch, CA
0.9 mi 1.5 km #3Ahwee Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Fairbanks Ranch, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Fairbanks Ranch, CA
2.0 mi 3.2 km #4Miner Ridge Loop
Intermediate/Difficult
Fairbanks Ranch, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Fairbanks Ranch, CA
1.7 mi 2.7 km #5Manzanita Loop
Intermediate
Poway, CA
Intermediate
Poway, CA 11 
1.3 mi 2.1 km #6Little Black Loop Trail
Intermediate
Poway, CA
Intermediate
Poway, CA
1.9 mi 3.1 km #7Black Mountain Service Road
Intermediate
Fairbanks Ranch, CA
Intermediate
Fairbanks Ranch, CA
0.6 mi 0.9 km #8Lusardi Del Sur Connector Trail
Intermediate
Fairbanks Ranch, CA
Intermediate
Fairbanks Ranch, CA
0.6 mi 1.0 km #9Roadrunner Loop Trail
Easy
Poway, CA
Easy
Poway, CA
0.7 mi 1.1 km #10Glider Point Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Fairbanks Ranch, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Fairbanks Ranch, CA
1.4 mi 2.2 km #11Nighthawk Trail
Intermediate
Poway, CA
Intermediate
Poway, CA

Photos of Black Mountain Open Space - 18

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Some of the rock features found on the Miner Ridge Loop provide quite a challenge.
Dec 15, 2016 near Fairban…, CA
Lilac Miners Peak Loop overlooking out to 4s Ranch.  Narrow trail, but the lower half is so much fun!
Feb 12, 2016 near Fairban…, CA
Optional Technical Feature: Log Ride installed on side of trail.
Dec 15, 2016 near Fairban…, CA
Large rocks on the trail that eventually smooth out.
Aug 14, 2016 near Poway, CA
Start of the Nighthawk Trail.
Aug 6, 2016 near Poway, CA
From the top of Night Hawk Trail where it meets the fire road. Views are great from here to the top.
Jul 9, 2016 near Fairban…, CA
Junction of Night Hawk Trail and Miner's Ridge. Short rocky climb up to the fireroad to the top.
Jul 9, 2016 near Fairban…, CA
Dense fog often clouds the view from Black Mountain in the early morning.
Dec 15, 2016 near Fairban…, CA