Old Ranch Road Trail
ElevationAscent: 0' 0 m
Descent: -280' -85 m
High: 714' 218 m
Low: 434' 132 m
GradeAvg Grade: 5% (3°)
Max Grade: 10% (6°)
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“A winding singletrack down the mountain.”— Ashley Clayton
The first third or so of the trail is considerably overgrown (but still passable). It clears up around where the road bends to the right.
There is a short flat portion that hugs around a water tower, then leads to another downhill. This later half of the trail, while lacking the overgrowth of the first half, is in much rougher shape. On top of that, there is fairly heavy foliage obscuring some small obstacles.
Next thing you know, you're back at Guadalupe Canyon Pkwy.
Side note: This seems to be one of the lesser used trails in the park. Very rarely have I encountered another person on it.
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Land Manager: San Mateo County Department of Parks