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North Peak Access Road Trail

Intermediate

Trail

3.9 mile 6.2 kilometer point to point
80% Runnable
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 1,807' 551 m
Descent: 0' 0 m
High: 1,890' 576 m
Low: 83' 25 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 9% (5°)
Max Grade: 23% (13°)

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Trail shared by Willie Virgen

An airy trail with ocean views and views of San Francisco.

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Description

This trail breaks off from the Old San Pedro Mountain Road Trail and continues the climb up to the top of Montara Mountain. At the top, you can see all the way to San Francisco (even the Golden Gate on a clear day).

The whole trail is exposed, so bring plenty of water and wear sunblock on the rare sunny day! There is a steady incline until you reach mile 4-5, where it flattens out mostly near the top of the Mount Montara.

Flora & Fauna

Typical coastal bluff foliage.

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  4.5 from 6 votes

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Near the top of Pt. Montara.
Nov 9, 2015 near Montara, CA
View of the water.
Nov 10, 2015 near Montara, CA
Sunset from the junction of where the North Peak Access Road Trail breaks off from the Old San Pedro Mountain Road.
Nov 9, 2015 near Montara, CA
Montara Mountain from the road.
Nov 10, 2015 near Montara, CA

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