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A fire road that leads to awesome singletrack descents.


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9.0

Miles

14.4

KM

Doubletrack

5,289' 1,612 m

High

2,091' 637 m

Low

3,273' 998 m

Up

245' 75 m

Down

7%

Avg Grade (4°)

20%

Max Grade (11°)

Dogs Unknown

E-Bikes Unknown

Description

This fire road provides the means to climb up to many awesome singletrack descents. You can get off near Inspiration Point to go down Middle Sam Merrill Trail, or continue upwards to Mt. Lowe East Trail. You can string together an epic day in the front range using this fire road. The Lower section of road is paved, once past Mount Lowe Railway Trail it is dirt.

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Alex Fore

Trail Ratings

  3.1 from 16 votes

#6

in Arroyo Seco

#19644

Overall
  3.1 from 16 votes
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Trail Rankings

#6

in Arroyo Seco

#1,418

in California

#19,644

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7,667 Since Jun 20, 2014
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Photos

It's called sunset for a reason.
Dec 23, 2015 near Altadena, CA
Pic from Mountain Bike Action Magazine showing Gary Fisher hitting this trail back in 1991.
Feb 11, 2016 near Altadena, CA
Pushing up in the snow
Feb 25, 2019 near Altadena, CA
A steep climb up with an awesome and rewarding singletrack down!
Jun 23, 2016 near Altadena, CA
Mt Lowe Railroad Trail.
Dec 8, 2021 near Altadena, CA
The ride starts here!
Mar 16, 2016 near Altadena, CA

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