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Backbone Trail: Kanan to Zuma Ridge

Easy/Intermediate
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Trail

2.5 mile 4.1 kilometer point to point
86% Runnable
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 354' 108 m
Descent: -532' -162 m
High: 1,718' 524 m
Low: 1,419' 433 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 7% (4°)
Max Grade: 22% (12°)

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Trail shared by Nick Knipe

A popular segment of the Backbone with rolling hills and pretty scenery.

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Features Birding · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Runner Notes

Hikers and mountain bikers frequent this trail; with numerous blind corners, headphones are a no-no.

Description

The standard manner to access this trail is to park at the Kanan parking lot. Take the trail heading west. After close to 3 miles, you'll end up at Zuma Ridge Mountainway fire road.

To continue onto the next segment of the backbone, head left a few hundred feet and spot the singletrack going up on your right. Otherwise, embark on a hellish journey on the Zuma Ridge fire road, or turn around.

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