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Las Llajas/Chumash Loop

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 4.2 (32) RECOMMENDED ROUTE

An excellent cardio ride with a delighful downhill treat.


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9.1

Miles

14.7

KM

45%

Singletrack

2,661' 811 m

High

1,240' 378 m

Low

1,523' 464 m

Up

1,518' 463 m

Down

6%

Avg Grade (4°)

22%

Max Grade (12°)

Dogs Unknown

E-Bikes Allowed

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Overview

This is go to after work ride if you are looking for a steady uphill fire road climb followed by a very rewarding fast flowy downhill. It's not terribly technical on the downhill, but there are a few sections that the less experienced rides may have to dismount on.

Description

From the Las Llajas trailhead, on Evening Sky Drive, follow the fireroad by taking a right hand turn at both forks you'll encounter. Once you reach the top of the fireroad you'll continue downhill for about 3/4 of a mile and encounter a short climb that takes you to the Chumash Trail located on the right. The Chumash trailhead is marked by a wooden sign. Here's where the hard work is left behind and the fun begins.

Head down the fast and flowy, mildely technical in spots, singletrack until the trail starts to widen at the very end. You want to take the singletrack to the gate which will dump you out onto Evening Sky Drive. Once there follow the road back to the Las Llajas trailhead. If you happened to miss the singletrack you'll arrive at the Chumash Trail, just turn around and look for the singletrack to the left and you'll be headed the right way.

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Shared By:

Tim Condit with improvements by Colby Decoteau

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One of the tougher sections that may require a dismount.
Jan 1, 2014 near Santa S…, CA
Chumash/Las Llajas trail
May 24, 2019 near Santa S…, CA
Start of downhill peak of the climbing..
Nov 5, 2016 near Santa S…, CA
Downhill section
Nov 5, 2016 near Santa S…, CA
This is a glimpse at the Chumash Trail in Rocky Peak Park, Simi Valley.
May 15, 2017 near Santa S…, CA
Chumash downhill section
Oct 20, 2019 near Santa S…, CA

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Jun 13, 2020
Patrick Rose
Jul 2, 2019
S CT
The park access from the Las Llajas trailhead has been regraded and widened to the top, lots of loose dirt
Jun 16, 2019
Eric Valdes
Jun 1, 2019
Sebastian C
May 11, 2019
Brian P
Jan 5, 2019
Brian P
Dec 29, 2018
norman schiele
Mostly fire road. Chumash trail nice singletrack