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Black Canyon Road (Upper)

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Trail

2.5 mile 4.0 kilometer point to point
Doubletrack
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Elevation

Ascent: 0' 0 m
Descent: -1,707' -520 m
High: 10,074' 3,071 m
Low: 8,367' 2,550 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 13% (7°)
Max Grade: 28% (16°)

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Trail shared by Rick Ianniello

A closed section of steep road often consisting of rocks on top of rocks.

Rick Ianniello

Electric Mountain Bikes Allowed

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Description

While you can descend this road to access Poleta Canyon from the ancient bristlecone forest (cutting the amount of climbing you have to do in half), the large number of rocks on this steep doubletrack make it less desirable than descending the Black Canyon Trail.

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Coming off the top of the Whites on Black Canyon Road (Upper)
Nov 28, 2016 near Bishop, CA

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