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Buena Vista Trail

Intermediate

Trail

0.5 mile 0.9 kilometer point to point
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 330' 101 m
Descent: -7' -2 m
High: 1,026' 313 m
Low: 703' 214 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 12% (7°)
Max Grade: 30% (17°)

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Trail shared by John McKinney

Hike up Buena Vista Canyon above Montecito.

John McKinney

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Description

Join the Buena Vista Trail at its trailhead off of Park Lane. Follow the trail up Buena Vista Canyon as it steeply climbs the canyon wall for the first half of the trail, including a series of steep switchbacks. At the top of these switchbacks, the trail flattens out momentarily before continuing its climb up the canyon at a gradual grade. The trail will then run into the Buena Vista Catway, at which point the Buena Vista Trail ends. You can either return to Park Lane along the same route or link up with other trails in the area to extend your hike.

Thanks to John McKinney, The Trailmaster, for sharing this trail description. To learn more about trails in California, check out his guides at The Trailmaster Store.

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#6

in Montecito

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#6

in Montecito

#2,603

in California

#22,517

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