Spooner's Cove

Course Information

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Photo Credit: Carlos Castro

Course Surface

(Elevation changes determined using an Avocet altimeter.)
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Distance Elevation Gain Single Track Dirt Road Asphalt
8 Km 800' 72% 17% 11%
13 Km 1,670' 81% 11% 8%
25 Km 3,200' 89% 6% 5%
37 Km 4,870' 87% 8% 5%
50 Km 6,400' 89% 6% 5%

 

 

 

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Elevation Profiles

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8 Km
Elevation Gain: 800'
(Per Avocet Altimeter)
13 Km
Elevation Gain: 1,670'
(Per Avocet Altimeter)
25 Km
Elevation Gain: 3,200'
(Per Avocet Altimeter)
50 Km
Elevation Gain: 6,400'
(Per Avocet Altimeter)

Course Description

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5 mi = Valencia Bluff Loop
8 mi = Valencia Peak Loop
25 Km = Valencia Peak Loop & Hazard Peak Out/Back
50 Km = 25 Km x 2
   
Direction Course Color Distance (mile)
Segment Cummulative
         
Valencia Bluff Loop
  Start: Spooner's Cove      
Go RIGHT (South) Spooner's Cove/Pecho Rd. Yellow 0.2 0.2
Turn RIGHT Bluff Trail Yellow 2.0 2.2
Turn LEFT Pecho Valley Road Yellow 0.2 2.3
Turn RIGHT Rattlesnake Trail Yellow 0.9 3.2
Turn RIGHT Badger Trail Yellow 0.7 3.9
Turn LEFT Valencia Peak Trail Yellow 1.1 5.0
Turn RIGHT Pecho Valley Road Yellow 0.2 5.2
Turn LEFT Spooner's Cove Parking Area Yellow 0.1 5.3
         
   
Miles
5.3  
         
         
Valencia Peak Loop
  Start: Spooner's Cove      
Go RIGHT (South) Spooner's Cove/Pecho Rd. Orange 0.2 0.2
Turn RIGHT Bluff Trail Orange 2.0 2.2
Turn LEFT Pecho Valley Road Orange 0.2 2.3
Turn RIGHT Rattlesnake Trail Orange 0.9 3.2
Turn RIGHT Badger Trail Orange 0.7 3.9
Turn RIGHT Valencia Peak Trail (to summit) Orange 1.1 5.0
Turnaround (then stay Right) Valencia Peak Trail Orange 0.6 5.6
Turn LEFT Oaks Peak Trail Orange 0.2 5.8
Turn LEFT Beebe Trail Orange 0.8 6.6
Go STRAIGHT Valencia Peak Trail Orange 1.1 7.7
Turn RIGHT Pecho Valley Road Orange 0.2 7.9
Turn LEFT Spooner's Cove Parking Area Orange 0.1 8.0
         
   
Miles
8.0  
         
Hazard Peak Out/Back
  Start: Spooner's Cove      
Go LEFT (North) Spooner's Cove Trail Pink 0.1 0.1
Turn LEFT Dune Trail Pink 0.1 0.3
Veer RIGHT Pecho Valley Road Pink 0.0 0.3
Turn RIGHT Hazard Peak Trail Pink 3.5 3.8
Turnaround Hazard Peak Trail Pink 3.5 7.4
Turn LEFT Pecho Valley Road Pink 0.0 7.5
Veer Right Dune Trail Pink 0.1 7.6
Zigzag Right & Left Spooner's Cove Trail Pink 0.1 7.7
         
   
Miles
7.7