Saratoga Gap Trail

 9 votes

1.9 Miles 3.0 Kilometers


Singletrack

223' 68 m

Ascent

-318' -97 m

Descent

2,705' 825 m

High

2,503' 763 m

Low

5%

Avg Grade (3°)

16%

Max Grade (9°)

All Clear

42 days agoUpdate

Nice singletrack through the Saratoga Gap Open Space Preserve that you'll wish is longer!

Johnny Yip

Overview

Description

Park at the lot on the south side of Skyline Blvd and Hwy 9 intersection, the trailhead is across the road on the north side of Skyline. If you show up early, there are a few spots available right outside of the trailhead.

The trail is entirely singletrack and eventually spits you back out onto Skyline Blvd. Then you can cross the road and enter Long Ridge Open Space Preserve, or simply turn around and ride down all the sections that you earned earlier.

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Cole Fenger
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Nov 29, 2016
John Linney
5.1mi — 0h 49m
Jul 19, 2016
Doug King
linked into Longridge's Peter's Creek loop for a total of ~10miles 1.9mi
Jul 14, 2016
Doug King
with Mac. Linked into Longridge's Peter's Creek loop for a total of ~10miles 1.9mi
Jul 12, 2016
Doug King
with Mac. Linked into Longridge's Peter's Creek loop for a total of ~10miles 1.9mi
Jun 6, 2015
Craig Craig

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  4.1 from 9 votes

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#1078

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Conditions


All Clear 42 days ago

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Used to be a great technical trail, but trail management system paved over much of what made the trail interesting to the skilled rider. Still a fun connector to Long Ridge Preserve, which is still untouched by pavement, for the time being.... Dec 21, 2016


Bummed that threw down so much gravel. Not as much fun as it used to be :( Mar 3, 2017


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