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Mill Creek Trail Out-and-Back

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15.6 mile 25.1 kilometer out and back
74% Runnable
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Elevation

Ascent: 4,639' 1,414 m
Descent: -4,637' -1,413 m
High: 6,719' 2,048 m
Low: 2,389' 728 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 11% (6°)
Max Grade: 34% (19°)

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Trail shared by Juan Vargas

A must-do for those seeking elevation.

Juan Vargas

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Overview

This run begins at the Kern Canyon Rd trailhead and continually climbs for approximately 7.5 miles to its other end.

Description

The first couple of miles follow rolling hills and a few creek crossings. This section of the trail can be quite beautiful during blooming season. Once you get past the last creek crossing, the trail steepens and climbs over 4000 feet to its southern terminus. During the colder months, it is not uncommon to find snow in the last mile or so. Run down the way you came.

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The poppies are about to take over this hill. Somewhere in CA, east of Bakersfield.
Jan 17, 2020 near Bodfish, CA

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