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Distance:
13.8 Miles / 22.2 km
Type:
Out-and-Back
Difficulty:
Strenuous
Time to Hike:
6 hours, ~54 minutes
Features:
Surface Type:
Dirt
Park:
Los Padres National Forest
Town:
Santa Paula, California
Directions:
34.449507, -119.132969
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Added:
February 22, 2017
Updated:
February 11, 2020

The first 3.5 miles of the trail climbs up a dirt trail at a relatively easy grade. When I say easy, I should clarify that the climb is relentless. The total elevation gained is around 4500-ft over nearly 8 miles. This is not easy; it’s the type of hike that just completely wears you down. But worth it.

For more details, check out the Norcalhiker blog post on this trip.

Explore 2 trails near Santa Paula, CA
  1. Parking

    34.449507, -119.132969
  2. Main Trailhead

    34.449778, -119.134214
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Hazards

Ticks - Lyme Disease More Info (CDC)

Season

Winter
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4,551 '

Total Change
4,889 '

Ascent
4,881 '

Descent

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1 Trip Report

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13.8 miles / 22.2 km
Trail added
February 22, 2017
Hiked on
February 22, 2017
Updated on
February 11, 2020

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