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Length: 8 mi (12.9 km)
Surface: Fire Road
Configuration: Loop
Elevation: +211/ -158 ft
Total: 20 riders

Mountain Biking Gate 9

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#672 of 1,004 mountain bike trails in California
#10,252 in the world

Go down the fire road from gate 9 into a single track trail. Follow that single track trail all the way up and over the knoll. There will be a sandy rocky single track downhill. Follow that out untill you hit a fireroad. When u hit the fire road take a right so u desend down 500 feet untill there is a split up. Take the single track and that will take u all the way up on top pf rattlesnake. Follow rattlesnake down into a single track in tall grass. This will be long mustard plants if u go in the spring. When u go to the end u will meet up with a fire road. Take a right and follow that until it takes u up to where it intersects with another fire road. DONT GO UP and head down until u see a trail going to the left. This should be "i think i can". Take that fire road all the way up. It is 1.3 miles up. After getting all the way up keep on going up in a rightward direction.You will go up and sown 3 hills before u meet with a single track called fence line. Take fence line all the way to the same fire road that took u to rattle snake and jsut go back the way u came. If u want to bail out and not take a brutal technical uphill at the end u can end witha easy fire road on the right of the singletrack. This will also take u back to gate 9. Hope u will enjoy the ride.

First added by taikiman on Mar 18, 2008. Last updated May 8, 2020. → add an update
Before you go
  • Drinking water: unknown
  • Lift service: unknown
  • Night riding: unknown
  • Pump track: unknown
  • Restrooms: unknown
  • Fat bike grooming: unknown
  • E-bikes allowed: unknown
  • Fee required: unknown
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Getting there
Go up ridge park drive which intersects newport coast. go all the way up Ridge drive untill the end where there is the gate and a trail head. The trail starts from there.

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