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Cardiac Trail

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The steepest trail between Auburn and the American River.


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Map Key

0.7

Miles

1.1

KM

55%

Runnable

1,286' 392 m

High

599' 183 m

Low

0' 0 m

Up

687' 209 m

Down

18%

Avg Grade (10°)

43%

Max Grade (23°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Fall Colors · River/Creek · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Open during daylight hours.

Need to Know

Do an out-and-back or make a loop with other connecting trails.

Runner Notes

Don't trip. Mind wet sections when applicable.

Description

Another classic canyon route for those who know the area already and like steep routes.

Flora & Fauna

The usual foothill wildlife. Mostly shaded woodlands.

Contacts

Shared By:

Justin Johnsen

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Bottom of Cardiac Hill
Mar 11, 2019 near Auburn, CA
A switchback on Cardiac Trail
Mar 11, 2019 near Auburn, CA

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Mar 2, 2019
Justin Johnsen