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West Trail (Spine Trail)

Intermediate/Difficult

Trail

1.4 mile 2.2 kilometer point to point
70% Runnable
Intermediate/Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 688' 210 m
Descent: -139' -42 m
High: 1,294' 394 m
Low: 672' 205 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 11% (6°)
Max Grade: 34% (19°)

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Off-leash
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Trail shared by Zander Göpfert

A challenging trail that is easily accessible from the LA metro area for a good workout or day trip.

Zander Göpfert

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Closed dusk - dawn.

Recent trail work has been underway to repave sections of trail in the park and to add water fountains. Please respect all signage and closures.

Description

A steep running trail that, compared to Runyon Canyon Rd, feels more like a trail than a road. This route makes up a portion of the famous Runyon Canyon run and provides visitors with a strenuous and beautiful option into Runyon Canyon Park.

Flora & Fauna

Chaparral ecosystem dominated by shrubs such as sclerophyllous.

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Runyon Canyon Park North Entrance.
Sep 27, 2016 near Univers…, CA

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