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Johnson Motorway

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 3.6 (7)

A fast bumpy flowy ride that is sure to delight


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Map Key

2.5

Miles

4.1

KM

Doubletrack

2,597' 792 m

High

1,640' 500 m

Low

964' 294 m

Up

6' 2 m

Down

7%

Avg Grade (4°)

19%

Max Grade (11°)

Dogs Unknown

E-Bikes Allowed

This is a gated community and unauthorized vehicles will not be allowed in. FOR ENTRY: (11416 Iverson Rd., Chatsworth) Take the 118 Freeway to Topanga Canyon BLVD. Turn SOUTH and right onto Santa Susana Pass Rd. Go 0.9 miles to Iverson Rd. Turn right and follow Iverson 0.3 mile to the 118 Freeway overpass and park where available. Parking is available at the side of the road outside the entrance to the Indian Springs community, usually under the 118 Freeway overpass.

Description

This is a great ride that not many people know about. Typically riders will have the place to themselves.

After passing through the locked gate follow the signs marked "Los Angeles County Trail", which parallel the road. At the end of a short steep climb the nicety ends and the more difficult portion of Johnson's begins. Johnson's climb provides some fun technical riding that might remind some of Moab.

At the end of the trail is the Rocky Peak fire road. Here you can combine this trail with either Chumash or Hummingbird and make it into a shuttle run or head back the way you came.

Contacts

Shared By:

Tim Condit with improvements by Colby Decoteau and 1 other

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  3.6 from 7 votes

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  3.6 from 7 votes
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#1,386

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#18,799

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Beginning of the technical section
Jan 1, 2014 near Chatsworth, CA
Top of Johnson's
Jan 1, 2014 near Chatsworth, CA
Looking back at the San Fernando Valley and some very large mansions in the area
Jan 1, 2014 near Chatsworth, CA
Steep and technical
Jan 1, 2014 near Chatsworth, CA
Lots of technical stuff on this climb
Jan 1, 2014 near Chatsworth, CA
Lots of Granite boulders on this ride
Jan 1, 2014 near Chatsworth, CA

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