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blueBlack Peak Trail

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3.9 mile 6.2 kilometer point to point
Intermediate/Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 1,992' 607 m
Descent: -263' -80 m
High: 2,451' 747 m
Low: 459' 140 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 11% (6°)
Max Grade: 33% (18°)

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Trail shared by Chris Tallman

Head to the top of Mission Peak, and beyond.

Chris Tallman

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Description

This trail affords a well worn route to the summit of Mission Peak. From the summit, visitors will have great views of the bay to the west and north, and the hills off to the east. The approach from the south via the Horse Haven Trail is less traveled and not as steep, though getting to that approach is more challenging.

Connecting to the trail from the north via the Ohlone Wilderness / Hidden Valley Trail is the most popular route and has a steeper approach with a bit of mild scrambling about a half mile from the peak.

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Jul 14, 2019
Ben Gremillion
Planning to reach the summit at sunset is worth walking back in the dark. Bring a headlamp, water, sturdy footwear, and a good camera. 8mi
Jun 23, 2019
Frank Lin
Feb 5, 2019
Josh Blaha
The rocks can be slippery with the snow and ice. 6.7mi — 2h 43m
Dec 16, 2018
Summer Mccormick-Meyer
Very pretty. Perfect time of year not to hot or cold. All up hill. Not to many breaks from that but worth it
Dec 2, 2018
Frank Lin
philmont practice hike
Sep 15, 2018
Andrii Khmelkov
7.3mi
Jul 8, 2018
Ron Kellam
Apr 28, 2018
Alexandra Feldner

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  4.0 from 10 votes

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#721

in California

#6,830

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