ElevationAscent: 613' 187 m
Descent: -345' -105 m
High: 1,109' 338 m
Low: 634' 193 m
GradeAvg Grade: 10% (6°)
Max Grade: 30% (17°)
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“Connect the San Ysidro Trail and the Hot Springs Trail on this run above Montecito.”— John McKinney
At this point, there's an intersection with the Girard Trail, which heads to the north. Continue along the McMenemy Trail by continuing straight (to the west).
The McMenemy Trail then descends into and climbs out of a small canyon to reach a ridge top where it hits a juncture with the Saddle Rock Trail roughly 1.4 miles into the run. Run for another 4/10 of a mile as you descend Hot Springs Canyon's east wall over a few switchbacks. You'll then run into a T-intersection with the Hot Springs Trail. At this point, the McMenemy Trail comes to its end. If you want, you can link up with other trails nearby to extend your run.
Thanks to John McKinney, The Trailmaster, for sharing this trail description. To learn more about trails in California, check out his guides at The Trailmaster Store.
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Land Manager: USFS - Los Padres National Forest Office