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Sea Otter Classic

Average Rating:    (4.07 of 5)

No. of Reviews: 14

start on Laguna Seca Racetrack, into singletrack for several miles, into fire road for several miles and back onto racetrack to the finish
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Latitude
36.58893053899787
Longitude
-121.75203323364258
Trail Directions
Trail Length
13 miles
Trail Level
Intermediate
Trail Type
Singletrack & Fire Roads
City/County
Monterey
   


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Review Date
July 26, 2009

Overall Rating
 3 of 5

Aerobic Difficulty
 3 of 5

Technical Difficulty
 3 of 5

Ridden Trail:
Ridden Once

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Reviewed by: stepenliem ,  Cross Country Rider

Summary:
I rode this trail when I participated in Sea Otter Classics race. So I was not able to "enjoy" the trails. If it was not for the race, I would say that the course is not physically demanding, the climb is not bad, I would say easy to medium. There are some sand pit areas that you need to get use to it. I would not go back unless if I am going back to Sea Otter Classics.

Recommended Route:
Do the whole route of 20 miles, the first 10 miles is easy downhill, the last 5 is uphill but not difficult. Start from the race track and go back there again.



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Review Date
April 21, 2007

Overall Rating
 5 of 5

Aerobic Difficulty
 4 of 5

Technical Difficulty
 3 of 5

Ridden Trail:
Once a month

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Reviewed by: Stumpy_Steve ,  Weekend Warrior

Summary:
I've only done the course twice, but my bike is begging to go back. The begginning of the course is about 2-3 miles? of FUUUN downhill singletrack. So flowy, so fun. Then uphill singletrack from there. You eventually get to trail 60, known as the beach because the sand is about a foot deep, and it's really hit or miss on the dh. More singletrack, up and down. The race is won/lost at the end, where it's a LONG 3? mile climb out. So much fun, though. I don't know the names at all, but this course was fun 2007!



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Review Date
April 21, 2007

Overall Rating
 5 of 5

Aerobic Difficulty
 4 of 5

Technical Difficulty
 3 of 5

Ridden Trail:
Once a month

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Reviewed by: Stumpy_Steve ,  Weekend Warrior

Summary:
I've only done the course twice, but my bike is begging to go back. The begginning of the course is about 2-3 miles? of FUUUN downhill singletrack. So flowy, so fun. Then uphill singletrack from there. You eventually get to trail 60, known as the beach because the sand is about a foot deep, and it's really hit or miss on the dh. More singletrack, up and down. The race is won/lost at the end, where it's a LONG 3? mile climb out. So much fun, though. I don't know the names at all, but this course was fun 2007!



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Review Date
August 13, 2006

Overall Rating
 4 of 5

Aerobic Difficulty
 3 of 5

Technical Difficulty
 2 of 5

Ridden Trail:
Ridden Once

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Reviewed by: fyrman38 ,  Weekend Warrior

Summary:
when out and rode these trails on a random day and was really impressed. nothing tech. or difficult just really fun singletrack, could of been out there all day but had a wedding to go too. in retrospect i should of just kept riding...great place to visit if your in the area.will be back agian to ride.

Recommended Route:
started at laguna seca raceway, dropped in on some single track behind a campground up there and just got lost for three hours. ended out on the other side of the park.



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Review Date
February 20, 2005

Overall Rating
 5 of 5

Aerobic Difficulty
 4 of 5

Technical Difficulty
 2 of 5

Ridden Trail:
Once a week

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Reviewed by: mtb+me ,  Racer

Summary:
Trials are awsome. I dont know when it was done but it is way more than 13 miles. It is not technical at all but it is a bit rough. Bumpy holes everywhere. The best time to go is a day or two after some rain. I doesnt get sloppy but you will stick and it gets hard to pedal plus there is tons of sand you will come across. Lots of steep climbs and fast decents. This is fun to race because it is not how good of a rider you are it is your fitness you can for sure ride a hardtail with 2in up front and win a race.

Recommended Route:
The sea otter loop.

Other recommended trails in the same area:
redrock. most technical trail in the area. you can ride the sea otter loop and take redrock as a little shortcut



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