3 miles
Distance
1,242 ft
Climb
-169 ft
Descent
00:54:38
Avg time

Ridge Trail Details

  • Activities
    • Hike
    • Mountain Bike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Andrew Molera State Park
    Big Sur, California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Local Popularity
    65 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 100 in Trail Running
    • 100 in Hiking
  • OSM Way

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Ridge Trail is a 3 mile moderately popular black diamond singletrack trail located near Big Sur California. This hike primary trail can be used both directions. On average it takes 54 minutes to complete this trail.

More Stats for Ridge Trail hike trail
  • Altitude change
    1,073 ft
  • Altitude min
    39 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,113 ft
  • Altitude start
    39 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,113 ft
  • Grade
    7.583%
  • Grade max
    -21.273%
  • Grade min
    49.11%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2,700 ft
  • Distance flat
    430 ft
  • Avg time
    00:54:38
  • Avg reverse time
    00:13:16
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Status:
on Jun 17, 2019
Variable
Avg: 3.5 (2 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
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Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Directions to ridge-trail-45676461 trailhead (36.281286, -121.854205)
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      Ridge Trail Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Jun 17, 2019 @ 1:43pm
      Jun 17, 2019
      This is not a black diamond. It’s just a steep fire road. Pretty views though.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
      •  
      6 Months
      • 5 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      All
      • 7 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      44 |
      Apr 6, 2020 @ 10:50pm
      Apr 6, 2020
      87 |
      Nov 1, 2019 @ 1:27am
      Nov 1, 2019

      Routes with this trail

      titleratingdistance
      Andrew Molera Peak
      11 miles

      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 1
      flag ruanded (Jun 17, 2019 at 23:11)
       This is not a black diamond. It’s a steep fire road. Pretty views.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag mcbryano (Aug 7, 2020 at 10:41)
       Not a black, steep fire road with many hikers. Views are incredible and the descent is fun.
      [Reply]

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