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Old 01-11-16, 06:33 PM
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Double Peak trails in San Marcos

Using Google Maps to scout a ride from Oceanside Metro station to Double Peak, I noticed a Cyclist standing near a trail head. This trail looks paved and the rider is using a Road bike (not x-cross bike). I've never been there. Are those trails mostly paved?

When I asked GM for directions they included some of those trails to cross the valley from Lakehouse Resort. Does this look doable?

I will take the train from City of Orange, so I can't waste too much time. To do this in one day I will bike ride about 80 miles and the other 130 on the Metro.

The Orange station is 15 miles from home.
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For the 2015 Waffle Ride, after you climbed Double Peak, you went down what I think is the turnoff in your picture, sort of a right and another right. I'm attaching the link to the strava route and you can zoom in on that portion. On the ride, I ended up dropping down to San Elijo Rd from Double Peak. It was pretty wide, easy dirt, recall a couple of small waterbars, but it was rideable on a road bike. No idea if that's normally open to bikes or if anything I just typed was helpful.

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Yes it is and there are 4 summit routes I believe. The rider in the picture is George Vargas or Rev Cycling.
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