Zanja Peak Out-and-Back
ElevationAscent: 1,020' 311 m
Descent: -1,020' -311 m
High: 3,482' 1,061 m
Low: 2,462' 750 m
GradeAvg Grade: 8% (5°)
Max Grade: 22% (12°)
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“An intense, out-and-back climb to Zanja Peak.”— Andrew Hopkins
At any fork on the way up, stay right. Dig your way up and enjoy the view. The going is sustained, but the many switchbacks ensure that the grades don't get too steep to manage. Be aware that the route is mostly in the sun, which means that you'll be hot in the summer.
From the top of Zanja, take in the views as you catch your breath before starting the descent back the way you came. Overall, this trail is an easily-accessible option to get a great workout in with rewarding views.
Land Manager: City of Yucaipa - Recreation