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Road Canyon Trail (T234)

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Length

1.6 Miles 2.6 Kilometers

53%

Runnable

Singletrack

Elevation

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Ascent

-1,284' -391 m

Descent

15%

Avg Grade (9°)

26%

Max Grade (15°)

9,038' 2,755 m

High

7,753' 2,363 m

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A short trail with steep grades near the Sunspot Observatory descending to West Side Road.

Eric Borer

Overview

Features: Views — Wildlife
Dogs: Off-leash

Runner Notes

Steep and rocky grades and 1,300+ elevation change in 1.6 miles makes for a tough run no matter which way you take this one.

Description

From the upper trailhead, the path descends into the canyon on steep grades. At 0.9mi the trail meets T234A (an alternate route down the West Side Rd) and follows a ridge to the lower TH on West Side Rd.

Flora & Fauna

Ponderosa pines typical of the higher areas of the Sacramento Mountains.

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