Pipeline Loop

 20 votes

9.3 Miles 14.9 Kilometers


40%

Singletrack

1,636' 499 m

Ascent

-1,636' -499 m

Descent

1,764' 538 m

High

153' 47 m

Low

7%

Avg Grade (4°)

23%

Max Grade (13°)

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An arduous climb up Ollason Peak, followed by 10-15 minutes of narrow downhill.

Jordy Boom

Overview

See county park web site for hours. Normally 8 am to around sunset. Trails may be closed when rain occurs.
The climb goes up to Ollason Peak at 1800 feet.

It's followed by a descent on the backside of the peak, which then leads into a very narrow singletrack along a canyon wall.

Need to Know

Parking at Toro Park has a fee, though you're allowed to park on the dirt areas outside of the park as long as there is space.

There are 3 small dry creeks (less than 1 foot wide) to cross during the descent that are not optional and require hike-a-bike or jumping.

Description

The trail starts in Toro Park near various picnic grounds, then slowly switches to fire roads and singletrack, leading up to Ollason Peak at 1800'. This is a fairly long and tiring climb.

The reward for the climb is a long technical downhill along a canyon wall. The difficulty comes mostly from the narrowness of the trail, with the canyon lurking below (10-20 feet) and the tight turns.

There are various other trails here that can be combined. After the descent, you can turn left at the main road to repeat the loop.

History & Background

This Pipeline trail was recently constructed, having been completed in 2012.

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Oct 15, 2017
Franck Syren
1h 30m
May 13, 2017
Hardy Fulgham
Apr 21, 2017
Coco Nut
Awesome downhill after a serious climb Well worth the effort
Dec 16, 2016
Eli Makus
9.3mi
Dec 11, 2016
Todd Vranas
Apr 24, 2016
kurt schmidt
Nov 4, 2015
brandy claar
Long climb to trail
Oct 23, 2015
Marcus Wirowek

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Great for my skill level as I move from beginner to intermediate. Climb is tough to the point where I had to keep doing it in chunks but the downhill was great and challenging. May 30, 2017
R K
R K  
The hill is no joke. I had to walk a few sections but the downhill was worth it. Park on the dirt road and ride in so you don't have to pay for parking. Once in the park, it's pretty much uphill for the next 4.8mi. It does loop, so you can do as many rounds as you like. It's definitely a fun ride. Jun 30, 2017
OK climb until you get near the top, then it sucks a lot. Straight up (20%) for a while. Decent is super technical and slow = not fun. Not even a hiking trail. If you are looking for a ride to survive, then great. Almost no flow. Again not fun, sorry have to be real. 1 maybe 2 stars Jul 18, 2017

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