ElevationAscent: 26' 8 m
Descent: -127' -39 m
High: 4,646' 1,416 m
Low: 4,519' 1,377 m
GradeAvg Grade: 11% (6°)
Max Grade: 25% (14°)
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“A very steep descent from La Espina Hill on a rock slab”— Stu Chaffey
This is a good time to check your brakes. You'll need them for the descent.
Continuing along this trail involves riding down a steep, tilted (25% grade) rock slab alongside a low cliff. The trail is not extreme but requires very careful braking to avoid slipping on loose rocks that litter the slab.
The trail continues on various rock slabs before turning in to a rocky singletrack and ending in the North side of Granola Bowl.
This is an awesome trail, but riders need to be very careful. You can be seriously hurt here because of the steepness of the slabs.
Local Club: Borderland Mountain Bike Association
Feb 28, 2016: Moving Forward
Dec 11, 2013: Good things….bad things
Sep 13, 2013: Resignation
Land Manager: Texas Parks and Wildlife - Franklin Mountains State Park