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Turnbull Canyon

Average Rating:    (3.78 of 5)

No. of Reviews: 9

pretty easy - if you go the wright wroute there is a little single track - it can be good if you put it in a good hard gear
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Latitude
33.98877837529449
Longitude
-118.02337378263474
Trail Length
about 6-10 miles
Trail Level
Beginner
Trail Type
Singletrack & Fire Roads
City/County
Whittier
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Review Date
September 9, 2014

Overall Rating
 2 of 5

Aerobic Difficulty
 2 of 5

Technical Difficulty
 2 of 5

Ridden Trail:
Once a week

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Reviewed by: rene ,  Weekend Warrior

Summary:
The city just plowed rattlesnake and removed the burms and the jumps. Its like a thin fire road now. sucks



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Review Date
August 22, 2013

Overall Rating
 3 of 5

Aerobic Difficulty
 4 of 5

Technical Difficulty
 3 of 5

Ridden Trail:
Once a month

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Reviewed by: MTB Rider ,  Weekend Warrior

Summary:
Climbing up is nice. Gets both the legs and lungs pumping. Many different routes. I start from beverly entry and work up to the water tower. I believe the big climbs are nicknamed the 3 b*tches.

Aerobic difficulty can be as difficult as you want it to be!

Spotted a mountain lion and 2 cubs last time I was out. I was caught out after sun down and it was getting dark. She followed me a bit and luckily decided otherwise. It wasnt pleasant!



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Review Date
January 30, 2011

Overall Rating
 5 of 5

Aerobic Difficulty
 4 of 5

Technical Difficulty
 4 of 5

Ridden Trail:
Once a week

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Reviewed by: rptiger ,  Weekend Warrior

Summary:
this trail has everything, climbs, switchbacks up and down, big and small jumps, fast downhills, long, short, fast and slow singletracks, there's a whole lot of options once you make it to the top, I've only done A-side, rattlesnake, 7th st, and cowtrail but there's more, just ask the friendly locals, everyone seems to be cool and gladly point you where to go or even invite you to ride with them

Recommended Route:
start on the main fireroad from Beverly then go up to the water tower either straight up the 3 B's or around, from there you can either take the either route back down and hit A-side(fast singletrack), or go behind the water tower and go down 7th st switchbacks and back up again, there's also rattlesnake pass 7th which has switchbacks and jumps that leads you to the main fireroad again, or you can stay on the fireroad pass 7th and rattlesnake, cross TBC road, up more fireroads until you find cowtrail which is a very long singletrack ending up a philadelphia st

Other recommended trails in the same area:
only been to Peter's Canyon and Fullerton Loop but Turnbull is far superior...



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Review Date
April 6, 2010

Overall Rating
 4 of 5

Aerobic Difficulty
 4 of 5

Technical Difficulty
 4 of 5

Ridden Trail:
Once a week

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Reviewed by: GetMeaty93 ,  Downhiller

Summary:
has something for everyone,Really rutted out. Some single track that can be fun and big gaps and drops that will challenge you.

Recommended Route:
On my short rides, i climb the fire road all the way to the water tower. when i get to the water tower i will either ride down what some locals call the 3 Bi+ches all the way to a-line,or i will go down the ridge line trail,or 7th switchbacks. on my long rides i climb the fire road and go down the otherside of the hills, and climb back up and come backs down on the turnbull side.

Other recommended trails in the same area:
Carbon Canyon.



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Review Date
March 11, 2010

Overall Rating
 4 of 5

Aerobic Difficulty
 3 of 5

Technical Difficulty
 4 of 5

Ridden Trail:
Once a month

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Reviewed by: chasnjasn ,  Cross Country Rider

Summary:
This trail is fun for everyone, some decent climbs and singletracks along with fun swithbacks, downhill and descents. The climb in itself can be demanding for those beginners who aren't as fit or have their cardio down. You pretty much make it up to the water tower then go town a path towards some fun switchbacks along with couple singletracks along the way. Then you climb up some switchbacks on towards rattlesnake, where it gets pretty gnarly. Careful when it rains, there are some erosions that you can get caught in.

Recommended Route:
park at beverly, head east along the fireroad up towards water tower.



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