Old Big Oak Flat Road
ElevationAscent: 1,330' 405 m
Descent: -2,194' -669 m
High: 6,020' 1,835 m
Low: 4,009' 1,222 m
GradeAvg Grade: 8% (4°)
Max Grade: 35% (19°)
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“A long run following portions of the Old Big Oak Flat Road as it heads from Foresta to El Cap.”— schleppy schlepenstien
Either way you go, the views of the surrounding mountains and forests are impressive.
Approaching and passing Cascade Creek is a pleasant respite of solace and of shade. Traffic through this section seems to be minimal and the seasonal creeks and towering pines of this middle section of the trail contrast well with the open vastness of the beginning and end.
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