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greenBlue Backbone Trail: Encinal Canyon

  4.3 ( 42 ) Favorite

Trail

10.2 mile 16.4 kilometer out and back
100% Singletrack
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 1,177' 359 m
Descent: -1,177' -359 m
High: 2,387' 727 m
Low: 1,385' 422 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 4% (3°)
Max Grade: 12% (7°)

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Trail shared by Sam Brotherton

A fun, fast, beginner/intermediate, out-and-back ride on singletrack with great views.

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Overview

This is a really fun trail for beginners and experienced riders alike!

Description

Start at the parking lot on Encinal Canyon Road and follow the singletrack up about four miles of not very steep switchbacks to Mulholland Fire Road. This ride turns around here, but at this point, you could take a left and ride as far as you want on fire road; you can ride all the way to the ocean if you have the stamina!

The singletrack descent back to Encinal Canyon Road is super fun - it's extremely smooth and non-technical, and most of the corners are heavily bermed. Have fun!

That being said, be careful and please don't go all out on the corners - the trail sees pretty heavy traffic in both directions and the sight lines are not long given how fast the trail is.

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May 5, 2019
Martin Pagh Ludvigsen
10.2mi — 15h 00m
Apr 21, 2019
Ester Kim
Apr 20, 2019
Sebastian C
Apr 6, 2019
Freddy Lopez
first time 2019 10.2mi
Oct 29, 2018
Conscious Geek
Jun 30, 2018
Richard W
Jun 9, 2018
Frank Enkelmann
Apr 14, 2018
Michael Sauvage

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  4.3 from 42 votes

#255

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  4.3 from 42 votes
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#30

in California

#255

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