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Bay Area Ridge Trail: Samuel P. Taylor White Hill OSP

Intermediate
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Reward yourself with 360-degree views of the North Bay after climbing to the ridge top.


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Map Key

7.2

Miles

11.6

KM

86%

Runnable

1,395' 425 m

High

201' 61 m

Low

1,768' 539 m

Up

967' 295 m

Down

7%

Avg Grade (4°)

22%

Max Grade (12°)

Dogs Unknown

Description

This segment starts in the valley on the old railroad trail then climbs to San Geronimo Ridge. The ridge fire road is long and undulating, with rewarding 360-degree views of the North Bay, and deep canyons and wooded ridges crowned by Mount Tamalpais. The route feels remote and has a dramatic view down to scenic Kent Lake. After reaching its highest elevations in a unique Sargent cypress forest, the trail descends through White Hill Open Space Preserve, offering more beautiful views.

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Wildflowers and vistas abound in this forest.
Jun 4, 2017 near Lagunit…, CA

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