West Ridge

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Rank: #1 in the Greater Auburn area
#603 in CA, #6,923 Overall
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Jun 1 Green - Dry
Trail in the area near Cameron Park,
“Offers excellent views of the Cronan Ranch Valley.”
Malcolm Chance on Nov 17, 2013
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2.43.8 milesKilometers 488’149 m Ascent 1,237’377 m High 7% Avg Grade (4°)
Singletrack Type -335’-102 m Descent 797’243 m Low 17% Max Grade (10°)
Description
After branching off (to the left) from the American River Trail, West Ridge starts with a long, hard climb. Once at the top you'll be rewarded with an excellent view of the Cronan Ranch valley.

The trail is a combination of singletrack and fire road. There are no technical sections, but the initial climb is demanding.

The trail ends at the intersection with Cronan Ranch Road, then you can take a long fast descent to the Cronan Ranch parking lot. Watch out for horse riders.
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PHOTOS of West Ridge
  3.5 from 4 votes
At the top of West Ridge (Auburn Lake Trails, CA)
  2.8 from 4 votes
View along West Ridge (Auburn Lake Trails, CA)
  2.7 from 3 votes
Start of West Ridge (Cameron Park, CA)
  1.7 from 3 votes
Ridgeline (Cameron Park, CA)