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Bay Area Ridge Trail: Pinole Valley to Sobrante Ridge Preserve

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A mostly shaded section of the Bay Area Ridge Trail.


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2.7

Miles

4.4

KM

83%

Runnable

759' 231 m

High

232' 71 m

Low

568' 173 m

Up

472' 144 m

Down

7%

Avg Grade (4°)

20%

Max Grade (11°)

Dogs Unknown

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Description

This segment begins in the western Pinole Valley Watershed and climbs to the ridge over hilly grass- land, entering the regional preserve after 1 mile. The preserve's route is mostly a ridgetop fire road, and partially shaded, providing remarkable views of the mountains that ring the bay.

This trail description is excerpted from the 2019 Bay Area Ridge Trail Guidebook. For details on all trails, trailheads and more buy the book from Wilderness Press.

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Bay Area Ridge Trail Staff

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Looking west from Sobrante Ridge at Alhambra Valley.
Aug 2, 2020 near El Sobr…, CA

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