DISTANCE
18.0 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
5,439 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

kid friendly

hiking

river

10 days ago

I backpacked this trail with family early in 2018. The trail was gone, fallen into disuse after the 2017 el nino, and the 2016 soberanes fire. despite GPS unit and maps, trail was far less than a deer trail, and dozens of fallen trees, brush, etc made it nearly impossible to follow. it may be in better shape by now, but I doubt it. fyi I live in big sur, and am used to some bushwhacking, but this was extreme...