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Carmel Mountain Rd to Little Shaw Valley

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The main route to Little Shaw Valley from the Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve area.


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Map Key

1.1

Miles

1.8

KM

Point to Point

323' 98 m

High

134' 41 m

Low

27' 8 m

Up

207' 63 m

Down

4%

Avg Grade (2°)

13%

Max Grade (7°)

Dogs Unknown

Description

This trail starts flat on singletrack that can become overgrown in late spring. The drop can be muddy after rain storms and the final stretch is on a short, paved road.

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Matthew Kidd

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#3,433

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Photos

A dragonfly perches on a car antenna in Little Shaw Valley.
Feb 8, 2017 near Del Mar, CA
A butterfly enjoys nectar from a wildflower in Little Shaw Valley.
Feb 8, 2017 near Del Mar, CA
Little Shaw Valley trail after March 2021 erosion repair work.
Apr 6, 2021 near Carmel…, CA
Rare dusty pink sunset in Little Shaw Valley.
Jul 9, 2019 near Carmel…, CA
Little Shaw Valley's normally dry creek runs strongly after heavy rain.
Feb 8, 2017 near Del Mar, CA
A "hole punch" cloud floats over Shaw Valley.
Feb 8, 2017 near Del Mar, CA

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