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The Elings Loop

 7 votes

5.2 Miles 8.4 Kilometers


60%

Singletrack

726' 221 m

Ascent

-715' -218 m

Descent

405' 123 m

High

61' 18 m

Low

5%

Avg Grade (3°)

29%

Max Grade (16°)

Unknown

Update

The best Elings Park MTB tour, and previous Kenda Cup XC race course.

Steve Minne

Overview

This is a great ride within Santa Barbara with two good singletrack climbs, and lots of flowing downhill singletrack.

Need to Know

This loop is best accessed from the parking lot of Cliff Drive.

Description

To access this ride, park at the lot off Cliff Drive. Take the singletrack trail off the driveway but be ready for a short, steep descent around the first blind corner. Keep your speed and hit a nice jump along Frontage Rd, and then prepare for a long singletrack climb. Cut off the singletrack at the main road to get extra downhill.

Take a u-turn at the lookout benches and go for a great flow ride down until the washboard before a hard right. Push to the road to start the second climb. Have fun taking the flat switchbacks across the mesa, and then hit the south side downhill and run it out at top speed to the finish line.

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Aug 13, 2017
Darren DeLozier
Apr 6, 2017
Keith Parodi
A lot of poison oak, otherwise decent place to get a quick ride in to start day. Able to make loops which makes riding better.
Mar 7, 2017
Abel Villarreal
Mar 2, 2017
Colin Williams
Love the downhill track. I like to ride it twice. 6mi — 2h 00m
Dec 29, 2016
Mike Paisley
Dec 4, 2016
Carlton Duty II
Nov 15, 2016
Brad Anderson
Sep 4, 2016
Chris Sarot

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  3.6 from 7 votes

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