This ride starts at the Beeler Canyon Trail
.The Beeler Canyon Trail
has some nice covered sections and is well maintained. Continue on to the Ridge Trail where the view of the below valley is awesome. The North Ridgeline trail is pretty technical. The ride after coming down Cardic Hill on your way to the grove might be the best part of this ride.
From Hwy-15 take Scripps Poway Pkwy eastbound. Take a right on Pomerado then a left on Creek Rd. Go straight as it turns into Beeler Canyon Rd. There is a turn out 2.5 miles down for parking.
From the trailhead its about 1.3 miles to your first hard climb. This singletrack is about 2.6 miles along Beeler Canyon Trail
up to the Ridgeline Trail. Take a right at the service road and follow it until you see a drop in for North Ridgeline trail. Take that trail down to the Sycamoreparking lot/staging area.Take the Martha's Grove Trail
which take you to Cardiac hill follow this and you'll wind through a grove, it will take you down into Sycamore Canyon Preserve. The trail ends at the service road right across from a historic windmill.
Take a right on the road and after about 0.5 miles you'll be at the ranger station. This is a good place for a snack and to take in the area. From there head up the service road back the start of Martha's Grove. It's tough climb back up. Once back at the staging area just take the Ridgeline trail (to the left) back to the way you have come through Beeler Canyon.