West Esker Trail
ElevationAscent: 95' 29 m
Descent: -77' -24 m
High: 719' 219 m
Low: 649' 198 m
GradeAvg Grade: 2% (1°)
Max Grade: 10% (6°)
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“A popular and easy ridge run in Mendon Ponds Park.”— Sophie Kotok
The western side of the main loop follows a long wooded ridge. At the south turn of the loop, one of the best known hills of the park, Cardiac Hill, makes for a very steep but relatively short climb that is popular for runners and off-season cross country skiers training hill repeats. Following the east side of the main loop counterclockwise, the trail makes its way more gradually back up to the top of the ridge.
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Land Manager: Monroe County Parks Department