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Mt. Wilson Enduro Day

A half-day of tasting a little bit of everything

Important Details

Hour Glass Session Duration: About 4 hours

Clock Shuttle Times: 9:30 a.m. Friday – Sunday; Other days open to groups of 8 or more

Info Trail Options: Combos of Red Box – Switzers, Christian Camp, Mt. Hillyer, Charlton Flats. The last drop is either Eaton Saddle or Mt Wilson Observatory.

Bus Shuttle Pickup: Altadena OR Arcadia

Map Marker Drop-off Spots: Red Box or Eaton Saddle or Mt Wilson Observatory

The perfect mountain sampler

Come sample the best of what Mt. Wilson has to offer in the fun, gravity-assisted format of Enduro. Our shuttle takes you from the bottom of one trail to the top of the next for over four hours. Designed for riders who want to see and ride a variety of trails surrounding Mt. Wilson, this tour offers a half-day of downhill riding. After you are warmed up, the shuttle takes you to the main event.

You can choose from two location options: 

  • Mt. Wilson Enduro ends in Altadena: Arroyo Secco (JPL Parking Lot) 2807 Windsor Ave Altadena
  • Mt. Wilson Enduro Darkside Transition ends in Arcadia: Tindalo Rd at W Floral Ave Arcadia

Enduro Day and Darkside Transition Schedule

In the late morning, we head above the 4000-foot elevation to ride where it is cool and less traveled. We are the only outfitter with access to Charlton Flats, Chilao, Red Box, and West Fork.

The trails range from 2.2 to 4.5 miles, and their proximity to roads make them easy to session. Expect to ride 17-21 miles and to descend around 11,000 feet before returning to your car.

The final drop is either Eaton Saddle or Mt. Wilson Observatory. If you are unsure of which shuttle to sign up for, this is the one. You will sample a lot of the mountain.

Trail Options

Combos of Red Box, Switzers, Christian Camp, Mt. Hillyer, and Charlton Flats. The last drop is either Eaton Saddle or Mt. Wilson Observatory.

Extend the day

Join the Golden Hour Shuttle at 4:30 (daylight saving time).

What to Bring

Your bike and the equipment required to keep it running. Standard mountain biking clothing and safety equipment. You will not be allowed on the shuttle without a helmet and a bear bell.

What’s Included

Transportation to the session on the mountain.

Riding Distance

17-21 miles, depending on your riding level.

Elevation

Starts close to 6,000 feet and ends at 1,100 feet. Plan on some climbing depending on the specific route.

Rider Level

Beginner to advanced. Previous mountain biking experience is preferred. We customize your ride to match your abilities.

Terrain & Trails

Smooth and fast, or chunky and technical single-track for riders with experience. Beginners or first-timers can request fire roads.