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Glider Point Trail

Intermediate

Trail

0.7 mile 1.1 kilometer point to point
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 481' 147 m
Descent: -73' -22 m
High: 1,261' 384 m
Low: 780' 238 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 16% (9°)
Max Grade: 38% (21°)

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Trail shared by Craig Pfaff

Either a rough rocky climb or technical downhill as gliders soar overhead.

Craig Pfaff

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Closed dusk till dawn.

Description

From the Glider Point parking lot, head west uphill to the glider port. At the glider port, you get good views to the west of the ocean, and if the weather and wind are good, you'll find several gliders circling about the hills. In the distance, you may even see some hot air balloons.

From there, continue up the mountain and stay to the left at the junction to met up with Miner's Ridge Loop. The trail to the the right may be closed at times, as it can get washed out. That route is very steep and leads straight up to the top of Black Mountain.

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Jan 21, 2018
Drew Juergensen
Good little view but steep 1.4mi

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