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Romero Fire Road

Intermediate
 3.9 (11)

A big climb with big views to access the Romero singletrack.


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Map Key

6.6

Miles

10.7

KM

Doubletrack

3,133' 955 m

High

883' 269 m

Low

2,311' 704 m

Up

154' 47 m

Down

7%

Avg Grade (4°)

21%

Max Grade (12°)

Dogs Off-leash

E-Bikes Not Allowed

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Description

The Romero fire road is a historic dirt road that climbs all the way to the top of Camino Cielo. You can ride it all the way to the top and back down, or make a loop with Upper Romero or Lower Romero. The Romero fire road is one of the few front country trails that can be ridden up.

Contacts

Shared By:

Leslie Kehmeier with improvements by James M and 1 other

Trail Ratings

  3.9 from 11 votes

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  3.9 from 11 votes
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Trail Rankings

#548

in California

#8,322

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Photos

Cistern overlook where the fire road meets Camino Cielo. Trail continues to the right where the paved road turns to dirt again and is a steep hike-a-bike up.
Oct 22, 2015 near Summerland, CA
Killer views from the climb up Romero Road
Apr 15, 2013 near Summerland, CA
Lower Romero Canyon downhill.
Jul 19, 2019 near Summerland, CA
Lower Romero Canyon DH
Sep 18, 2020 near Summerland, CA
Romero Fire Road
Dec 24, 2014 near Summerland, CA
SBMTV bell box
Aug 4, 2014 near Summerland, CA

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Dec 16, 2020
Andrew Perkin
fantastic climb to ECC 47mi — 3h 46m
Nov 17, 2019
Will Stephens
Short loop 1:40 dust technical downhill
Jun 20, 2019
Matt Raby
Nov 5, 2017
Jaeson Greer
Oct 14, 2017
Jaeson Greer
Apr 16, 2017
Ben Zastovnik
11.3mi — 1h 54m
Dec 5, 2015
Jay Wright