Big Rock Ridge
ElevationAscent: 404' 123 m
Descent: -806' -246 m
High: 1,880' 573 m
Low: 1,261' 384 m
GradeAvg Grade: 9% (5°)
Max Grade: 22% (12°)
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“Drops and grind either direction with incredible 360 degree view at the top.”— Preston Jordan
The peak is officially called Big Rock Ridge. Strange name for a peak. Also strange because there are not big rocks. Rather the big rock in the area is down to the south in the low pass between valleys to the west and east.
The view from the peak is stunning. Goes all the way around. Mount Saint Helena. San Pablo Bay. Mount Diablo. San Francisco Bay. San Francisco. A tower of the Golden Gate Bridge. Mount Tamalpais. Bolinas Ridge. The Pacific Ocean. And one ridge, valley, and town after another in between.
Either direction, look out for the deep sand traps in the dips. Fun to "surf" with weight back at high speed, but risky.
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