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Pointed Rocks Fire Break Trail

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 3.3 (3)

A famously steep trail up "Training Hill" to Pointed Rocks.


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1.7

Miles

2.8

KM

Point to Point

1,624' 495 m

High

611' 186 m

Low

1,017' 310 m

Up

18' 5 m

Down

11%

Avg Grade (7°)

26%

Max Grade (14°)

Dogs Leashed

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Description

Pointed Rocks Fire Break Trail connects the Confluence area to Olmstead Loop Trail. It is a a steep uphill that levels out near the top, and is great for creating a looped hike in the area.

Flora & Fauna

Mostly foothill woodlands, with a scattering of a few other wildlife habitats.

Contacts

Shared By:

Justin Johnsen with improvements by Tilman Giese

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  3.3 from 3 votes

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View across the Auburn State Recreation Area from this ascent on Pointed Rocks Trail.
Jan 10, 2021 near Auburn, CA
The city of Auburn from Pointed Rocks Trail.
Jan 10, 2021 near Auburn, CA
The sign at the top of Pig Farm Trail.
Jul 26, 2016 near Auburn, CA

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Dec 28, 2019
Tilman Giese
Jan 29, 2017
Mary Bastian