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Rattlesnake

Intermediate/Difficult
 4.2 (6)

Another fast, switchback-filled challenge that has a short climb at the end.


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Map Key

0.7

Miles

1.1

KM

Singletrack

1,182' 360 m

High

898' 274 m

Low

55' 17 m

Up

310' 95 m

Down

10%

Avg Grade (6°)

17%

Max Grade (10°)

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E-Bikes Unknown

Description

Look for a trail off of Skyline Dr marked by a 90 degree turn paralleled by a chain-link fence. This is Rattlesnake, a really fun switchback-filled downhill that has an alternate, steep trail cut right through the center of the switchbacks. Look for a few trail features along the way, but don't forget to downshift at the end for the short climb up to the fire road.

When you reach the road, go right and downhill for a few hundred yards to the Freeway. Or go left up the very steep power line access road that's really no fun at all. Your choice :-)

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Shared By:

Dave Gregg with improvements by Alex Hernandez

Trail Ratings

  4.2 from 6 votes

#1

in Whittier

#8700

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  4.2 from 6 votes
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#1

in Whittier

#581

in California

#8,700

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Rattlesnake and Native Oak trails.
Jan 3, 2017 near Haciend…, CA
Rattlesnake on a Saturday morning.
Aug 10, 2016 near Haciend…, CA
No traffic jam on Freeway on a Saturday morning.
Aug 10, 2016 near Haciend…, CA

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Aug 12, 2020
Jeremy Noe
This is/can be a fun short downhill trail when it hasn't been flattened by tractors, usually after some rains. 5.8mi — 0h 38m
Jul 3, 2017
Christopher Salerno
85*F
May 14, 2017
Moco Mono
Oct 22, 2016
David Leanos