ElevationAscent: 264' 80 m
Descent: -185' -56 m
High: 4,753' 1,449 m
Low: 4,635' 1,413 m
GradeAvg Grade: 2% (1°)
Max Grade: 11% (6°)
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“Beautiful, easy singletrack down near Lake Cuyamaca and Meadow.”— Lost Justpastnowhere
Much of the section between Hwy 79 and the horse campground passes beneath forest recovering from the massive 2003 Cedar Fire offering intermittent shade.
The portion of the trail west of CA79 seems to get much less use. I found it overgrown in places and much of it is very close to the highway. As shown here from the beginning, there is a steep little climb and descent at the start (at the shared driveway for some vacation rentals).
Land Manager: California State Parks - Cuyamaca Rancho