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Level: Beginner
Length: 5 mi (8 km)
Surface: Doubletrack
Configuration: Network
Elevation: +938/ -1,112 ft
Total: 22 riders

Mountain Biking Brown Mountain

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#444 of 1,003 mountain bike trails in California
#5,345 in the world

Brown Mountain is a tough Doubletrack climb depending on how much stamina you have that eventually sort of narrows into singletrack. It forms the climb that leads you to the top of the El Prieto trail, but you can continue climbing further up into the mountains on this trail if you so desire. There is no cost to enter this trail as well as all the trails around it.

First added by Greg Heil on Feb 20, 2015. Last updated May 1, 2020. → add an update
Before you go
  • Drinking water: unknown
  • Lift service: unknown
  • Night riding: yes
  • Pump track: unknown
  • Restrooms: unknown
  • Fat bike grooming: unknown
  • E-bikes allowed: unknown
  • Fee required: unknown
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Rider questions

Q: If the trail is tough why is it labeled as beginner? just curious :)
A: If you are a beginner to mountain biking and your stamina is not the best, the first 3/4 of the track is not the easyiest because it is all uphill. But the nearing the top it gets more flat. When it comes to downhill the trail is preaty smooth until you get near the beggining of the trail wich is fairly rocky, that may have been what he meant by "tough"

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  • Greg Heil   ✓ supporter

    Hot, dusty climb that I'd really only recommend as a way to reach El Prieto.

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  • Hap Proctor   ✓ supporter

    An exposed double track grind that will test ones commitment to the ride. Hot on warm, sunny days so bring plenty of water. Using it as a loop with the El Prieto Trail requires a 3 mile climb with 1200 feet elevation gain before it levels off for the next mile and a quarter. El Prieto, a black diamond DH 2 mile trail, is one of the best the Los Angeles area has to offer.

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