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Baquiano Trail

Intermediate/Difficult

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1.7 mile 2.7 kilometer point to point
84% Runnable
Intermediate/Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 613' 187 m
Descent: -30' -9 m
High: 1,202' 366 m
Low: 618' 188 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 7% (4°)
Max Grade: 17% (10°)

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Trail shared by Phil DiGirolamo

Be prepared for lots of exposure to all the elements the ocean can throw at you, except the waves.

Phil DiGirolamo

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Driving up to the parking area is steep, and it's a premonition of what the trail will be like. You guessed it, the ascent will be too. Switchbacks make the climb much easier though. Near the top of the ridge it flattens out and becomes a fireroad. Be sure to look back so you don't miss the view.

Watch out for the occasional mountain biker, as this trail is popular with pedestrians and cyclists alike. This trail leads to the Portola Expedition San Francisco Bay Discovery Site. You've come this far, don't miss it!

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The lookout at the high point of the 4k route.
Mar 11, 2016 near Pacifica, CA
Half way up Baquiano Trail looking back to Mori Point.
Mar 29, 2016 near Pacifica, CA
San Fransico Bay discovery monument.
Mar 29, 2016 near Pacifica, CA
To the bay side, see the airport?
Mar 29, 2016 near Pacifica, CA

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