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A great trail up to the summit.


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4.0

Miles

6.4

KM

92%

Runnable

3,454' 1,053 m

High

2,319' 707 m

Low

1,138' 347 m

Up

3' 1 m

Down

5%

Avg Grade (3°)

17%

Max Grade (9°)

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Features Birding · Views · Wildlife

Description

This trail was opened to the public on September 18, 2017. The trail starts at the parking lot of Bald Mountain Trail.

It climbs steadily (1,300 ft) for 3.7 miles to the summit of Mount Umunhum, the highest peak in the Santa Cruz Mountains. The trail is excellent and easy to follow, making its way up lots of switchbacks to ease the climb. Along the way to the summit, it goes through a variety of trees such as oak, madrone, manzanita etc.

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Shared By:

Shlomo Waser

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Up ahead is Mt. Umunhum summit
Nov 11, 2017 near Almaden…, CA
Very clean resting/picnic area near the top.
Oct 27, 2018 near Lexingt…, CA
Looking towards the valley from Guadalupe Creek Overlook, late one August afternoon.
Aug 10, 2019 near Almaden…, CA
Along the Mount Umunhum Trail.
Sep 30, 2017 near Almaden…, CA
Historical Radar Tower on the summit of Mount Umunhum.
Sep 28, 2017 near Lexingt…, CA
Steps in last section of the Mount Umunhum Trail, leading to the summit.
Sep 30, 2017 near Lexingt…, CA

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