Mountain Biking Southern California's Best 100 Trails Guide Book

by Delaine Fragnoli & Don Douglass (Fine Edge Productions)
Mountain Biking Southern Californiaand39;s Best 100 Trails  by Delaine Fragnoli & Don Douglass

352pp/photos/maps
ISBN: 9780938665533

Southern California's most popular mountain bike trail guide just got even better with an updated and expanded second edition. All of the best places to ride are included, from San Diego to Big Sur, from the Sierra Nevada to Death Valley and the Mojave Desert. With this guide's easy-to-use call-outs and detailed trail descriptions, cyclists of every ability level have the information they need for safe and fun mountan biking adventures.

© 1998 Delaine Fragnoli and Don Douglass/Fine Edge Productions. All Rights Reserved.

Trails from the "Mountain Biking Southern California's Best 100 Trails" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 99.
... Preview: Alamo Mountain is a massive peak with a somewhat rounded top. It's highest point is 7450 feet, but the road never gets higher than 7000 feet. At this elevation snow occurs every year and sometimes rem ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Southern California's Best 100 Trails"
Gorman, CA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 8
... Preview: One of Orange County's most popular riding spots, Aliso/ Wood Canyons Regional Park-part of Laguna Niguel Regional Park lies hidden between Laguna Beach and Laguna Hills. It is a unique combination of ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Southern California's Best 100 Trails"
Laguna Beach, CA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 10.2
... Preview: In terms of work and visual beauty; this is an ideal mountain bike ride for beginners. You can find water at the picnic tables near park headquarters. From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Southern California's Best 100 Trails"
Santa Ana, CA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 8
... Preview: Although Andrew Molera State Park is small and offers limited riding, the scenery more than makes up for these deficits. An easy loop around Creamery Meadow via the Beach and River trails makes a good ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Southern California's Best 100 Trails"
Carmel, CA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 10
... Preview: This area offers high elevation alpine meadows, incredible vistas, and old mines and cabins. There are no facilities. Carry extra clothing, food, first aid, and a minimum of two quarts of water. Treat ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Southern California's Best 100 Trails"
Big Pine, CA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 25
... Preview: A 13.4-mile network of roads crisscrosses this valley of boulder piles and Joshua trees. Several bike racks have been placed in this area so you can lock your bike and go hiking. From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Southern California's Best 100 Trails"
Twentynine Palms, CA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 12
... Preview: You certainly don't need a mountain bike for this ride, but if you do use one, pump your tires to their maximum rated pressure to minimize your effort. This pleasant 18-mile ride takes you part of th ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Southern California's Best 100 Trails"
Fawnskin, CA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 18
... Preview: This is the easiest ride in this chapter and one of the few that doesn't require a shuttle, although it's a long drive (one and a half hours from Kernville) to the starting point. From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Southern California's Best 100 Trails"
Kernville, CA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 10
... Preview: Before the Bixby Bridge was completed in 1932, the Old Coastal Road was the main route from Big Sur into Carmel. Today the graceful bridge is not only a lovely concrete structure, but it lets cars zoo ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Southern California's Best 100 Trails"
Carmel, CA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 10.5
... Preview: Black Mountain Road is an excellent ride in beautiful forest, a good pick when other areas are too hot for riding since there is shade for the majority of the route. The road gains 2000 feet in a shor ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Southern California's Best 100 Trails"
Cathedral City, CA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 24
... Preview: This ride may have the best scenery for the least amount of effort of any ride in California. As the name implies, it follows bluffs. For drama, it's hard to beat the sight of ocean waves crashing ove ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Southern California's Best 100 Trails"
San Luis Obispo, CA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 4.4
... Preview: A moderate climb, this ride takes you to Breckenridge Lookout, where 360-degree views are your reward. From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Southern California's Best 100 Trails"
Lake Isabella, CA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 6.6
... Preview: This loop takes you high into the foothills of the Sierra for views of the Bishop area. Wildflowers abound in spring and early summer. The name Buttermilk Country comes from the fact that a dairy, kno ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Southern California's Best 100 Trails"
Bishop, CA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 17.4
... Preview: For the experienced rider, the Cannell Trail is the premier singletrack in the Lake Isabella area. The route includes a steep fire road climb along the ramparts of Cannell Peak, and runs through Canne ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Southern California's Best 100 Trails"
Kernville, CA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 18.5
... Preview: The Carrizo Plain is a long narrow valley with Soda Lake Road running the length of it. To the east is the Elkhorn Plain at the base of the Temblor Range, separated from the Carizzo Plain by the low P ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Southern California's Best 100 Trails"
Ojai, CA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 72.6
... Preview: On this trip, you see what is believed to be the largest lodgepole pine standing guard over a serene mountain meadow. The route is hilly, remote and heavily forested in spots. It courses past beautifu ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Southern California's Best 100 Trails"
Big Bear City, CA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 10.4
... Preview: When I quiz people about the best rides in the San Gabriels, invariably the first word out of their mouth is "Chilao." And with good reason. This area of the Angeles backcountry sees a lot less use th ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Southern California's Best 100 Trails"
Pasadena, CA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 19.5
... Preview: The technical single-and doubletrack trails in this area offer a variety of options and lots of fun. This particular loop provides great views of the Santa Monica Mountains and Westlake. From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Southern California's Best 100 Trails"
Ventura, CA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 6.82
... Preview: This mostly downhill ride is an epic and a classic. Unfortunately it involves an equally epic car shuttle. Once you drive from the end point to the start point and then back to the start point you spe ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Southern California's Best 100 Trails"
Julian, CA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 18.5
... Preview: This high traverse of the Coyote Flat area through high alpine meadows and stunted forests offers outstanding vistas of northern Owens Valley, the White Mountains, and the Sierra Crest. This is an exc ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Southern California's Best 100 Trails"
Bishop, CA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 21.7

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