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    horn canyon: Ojai

    Ojai has some great riding, lesser know by a lot of riders.

    the more flowier trails are gridely and pratt, those are both fun.
    but i wanted to get some chunk in, this trail is a total chunkfest! (kind of like coldsprings in santa barbara. raw stats, 5 miles and 4200 vertical. the uphill was ~80% HAB, it was a grunt. there is a cool camp more than 1/2 way up, would be a nice place to overnight there. this trail keeps you on your toes, its a good one.

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    3+ miles of HAB? Geez.

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    probably more, only rode the first part of the trail. the rest is a push, probably ~3500 of HAB

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    Quote Originally Posted by dft View Post
    probably more, only rode the first part of the trail. the rest is a push, probably ~3500 of HAB
    Looks pretty cool. Any other ways to access?

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    yea, you could do a big loop up sisar road. more total climbing i think

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    Quote Originally Posted by dft View Post
    yea, you could do a big loop up sisar road. more total climbing i think
    Another option is up Gridley, across the top past Chief Peak and down Horn. There is also Upper Horn...short but fun.
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    Just rode past that on Sisar last Saturday. I always look at that trail and think 'No Way'. Definitively goes straight up the mountain. Sisar is plenty of climbing for me.
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    Definitely a rad trail, I would never try to go up it though, that's brutal ahha. I have ridden down it from Gridley as a loop, that's super tiring to descend after all the climbing from Gridley though. Ive also shuttled it from Sisar. Riding up Sisar and having a vehicle parked at Thatcher and at Sisar is the best way to do it.

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    Holy sh!t Kragu, we need to do this... Gridley loop version. Sounds epic.

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    Horn is a cool trail, but there's a LOT of poison oak and ticks up there. None of the climb options to it are easy and require either a lot of road pedaling/climbing or a lot of fire road traversing. The SB frontside trails are a better option overall.

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