Just Outstanding trail lives up to its name and stands out as one of the "must-do" trails in the Kernville area. With an adrenaline-pumping descent from 7,094 feet down to 2,700 feet, this ride offers a balanced experience full of flow, berms, and jumps, ideal for cyclists looking for something beyond beginner-level trails.
Two options exist for the ambitious cyclist: either shuttle up or ride up to the trailhead. For those who choose the shuttle option, reach out to a local named "Shuttle Bob" at 1-760-223-2815. Alternatively, the trail can be accessed by a long, nine-mile climb up Highway 155 from Kernville, rewarding you with a thrilling downhill run.
Cyclists rave about the "super fun and flowy singletrack" that makes Just Outstanding a complete mountain biking experience. Contrary to the trail's often mistaken 'Black Diamond' rating, it is best described as an intermediate trail. There's a harmonious blend of technical spots and high-speed sections, ensuring that riders remain engaged from start to finish.
Overall, Just Outstanding is an exhilarating trail that offers something for everyone, from the thrill-seeker to the rider looking to step up from beginner trails. With scenic views, a diverse range of features, and easy accessibility, this trail sets the benchmark for what an intermediate mountain bike trail should be. If ever in Kernville, missing out on this ride would indeed be an opportunity wasted.