Tour de los Padres
Erin Carroll has put together a fantastic route whether you’re racing or just want another bikepacking route. The route takes from it’s name, touring through the largest coastal range in California riding through The Los Padre National Forest. The race starts on April 1st at 7:00am in Frazier Park, CA (4,639ft). The route starts with one large climb then makes it’s way down and through the Carrizo Plain, and back up into the Los Padres National Forest before finishing in the coastal city of Santa Barbara.
The route is about 300 miles and is comprised of 20% singletrack, 60% dirt road, and 20% pavement, through high elevation plains, alpine forests, and chaparral type environments.
Organizer: Erin Carroll