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NorCal West (Coast Range & Wine Country)

Hike Location Mileage Elevation Gain
Mount Saint Helena Sonoma County, Napa County 10 miles 2000 ft
Fiske Peak Yolo County 8 miles 2300 ft
Bald Mountain Sonoma County, Napa County 6 miles 1500 ft
Hood Mountain & Gunsight Rock Sonoma County 7 miles 2400 ft
Blue Ridge – Fiske Peak Loop Trail Yolo County, Napa County 17 miles 3500 ft
Stebbins Cold Canyon Reserve Solano County 5 miles 1500 ft
Jack London State Park – Mountain Trail Sonoma County 7 miles 1900 ft
Annie’s Trail Solano County 7 miles 2500 ft
Billy’s Hill & Glascock Mountain Yolo County, Colusa County 10 miles 3100 ft
Pleasants Ridge – Putah Creek Wildlife Area Solano County 3 miles 1700 ft
Snow Mountain Snow Mountain Wilderness, Mendocino National Forest 15 miles 4000 ft
Hiking the Lost Coast Trail Humboldt County 50 miles 4600 ft
Smittle Creek Trail Napa County 5 miles 400 ft

NorCal East (shasta cascade)

Hike Location Mileage Elevation Gain
Feather Falls Plumas National Forest 7 to 9 miles 1000 ft
Hiking the Sutter Buttes (North Butte Ascent) Sutter County 5 miles 1000 ft
Black Butte Siskiyou County 5 miles 1800 ft
Sierra Buttes Fire Lookout Sierra County 5 miles 1500 ft
Hiking Lassen Peak Lassen Volcanic National Park 5 miles 2000 ft
Kings Creek Falls Trail Lassen Volcanic National Park 3 miles 500 ft

Bay Area

Hike Location Mileage Elevation Gain
Tomales Point Marin County 9 miles 1200 ft
Mount Diablo – Summit Hike Contra Costa County 14 miles 4000 ft
Double Dipsea Hike Marin County 14 miles 4400 ft
Mount Olympia and North Peak – Diablo SP Contra Costa County 11 miles 3500 ft
Ohlone Wilderness Trail Alameda County 28 miles 6200 ft
Mt Tamalpais via the Steep Ravine Trail Marin County 16 miles 3600 ft
Point Reyes – Mount Wittenberg, Glen Camp & Arch Rock Marin County 17 miles 2500 ft
Briones Regional Park Contra Costa County 7 miles 1700 ft
Las Trampas Regional Wilderness: Rocky Ridge View Trail Contra Costa County 5 miles 1500 ft
Cataract Trail Loop Marin County 7 miles 2100 ft
Mount Diablo’s Four Summits Contra Costa County 15 miles 5000 ft
Falls Trail Loop at Mount Diablo Contra Costa County 7 miles 1700 ft
Dipsea, Steep Ravine and Matt Davis Trail Loop Marin County 7 miles 1600 ft

Tahoe Area

Hike Location Mileage Elevation Gain
Mount Judah at Sugar Bowl Tahoe National Forest 4 miles 1200 ft
Ralston Peak – Desolation Wilderness Desolation Wilderness, Eldorado National Forest 6 miles 2700 ft
Castle Peak – Winter Ascent Tahoe National Forest 6 miles 1800 ft
Castle Peak – Summer Ascent Tahoe National Forest 6 miles 1800 ft
Mount Tallac in Desolation Wilderness Desolation Wilderness, Eldorado National Forest 10 miles 3500 ft
Ropi Lake via Horsetail Falls – Desolation Wilderness Desolation Wilderness, Eldorado National Forest 6 miles 1900 ft
Martis Peak Fire Lookout Tahoe National Forest 8 miles 1700 ft
Quarry Road Trail to American Canyon Placer County, El Dorado County 13 miles 1900 ft
Loch Leven Lakes Tahoe National Forest 8 miles 1600 ft
Lyons Creek Trail – Desolation Wilderness Desolation Wilderness, Eldorado National Forest 5 miles 1300 ft
Lake Aloha via the Ralston Peak Trail Desolation Wilderness, Eldorado National Forest 13 miles 2400 ft
Round Top and Winnemucca Lake Mokelumne Wilderness, Eldorado National Forest 6 miles 2000 ft
Pyramid Peak via Rocky Canyon Desolation Wilderness, Eldorado National Forest 7 miles 4000 ft
Red Lake Peak Eldorado National Forest 4 miles 1600 ft
Emerald Bay Boat-In Campground El Dorado County 9 miles 0 ft
Mount Agassiz and Mount Price – Desolation Wilderness Desolation Wilderness, Eldorado National Forest 13 miles 3300 ft
Snowshoeing Andesite Peak Tahoe National Forest 6 miles 1000 ft
Tinker Knob from Coldstream Canyon Tahoe National Forest 8 to 16 miles 2700 ft
The Tahoe Rim Trail Rim around Lake Tahoe 165 miles 24400 ft

High Sierra and the White Mountains

Hike Location Mileage Elevation Gain
Four Mile Trail, Sentinel Dome, Panorama Trail, Liberty Cap and Mist Trail… In One Day Yosemite National Park 20 miles 6000 ft
Yosemite’s North Rim Yosemite National Park 6 miles 1700 ft
Inspiration Point, Artist Point, and the Old Wawona Road Yosemite National Park 4 miles 1200 ft
Shepherd Pass and Mount Tyndall Inyo National Forest 24 miles 8000 ft
Mariposa Grove to Wawona Yosemite National Park 6 to 12 miles 2400 ft
Backpacking Tuolumne Meadows to Yosemite Valley Yosemite National Park 40 miles 5000 ft / -9,000 ft
Mount Williamson via Shepherd Pass Inyo National Forest 26 miles 10000 ft
Schulman Grove Loop – Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest Inyo National Forest 4 miles 950 ft
White Mountain Peak Inyo National Forest 15 miles 3300 ft
Yosemite Valley to Glacier Point: Four Mile Trail Yosemite National Park 10 miles 3200 ft
Artist Point from Bridalveil Fall Trailhead Yosemite National Park 3 miles 800 ft
John Muir Trail Yosemite NP to Inyo NF 211 miles 47000 ft

Central Coast (Santa Cruz to Santa Barbara)

Hike Location Mileage Elevation Gain
Garrapata State Park Loop Big Sur 4 to 6 miles 1700 ft
Pico Blanco Big Sur 20 miles 5600 ft
Sykes Hot Springs Big Sur 20 miles 5000 ft
Topatopa Bluff – Los Padres National Forest Los Padres National Forest 14 miles 4000 ft
Peak 4864 Matilija Wilderness, Los Padres National Forest 12 miles 3400 ft
Channel Islands – Santa Cruz Island Backcountry Channel Islands National Park 7 to 20+ miles 600 to 1,200 ft
McKinley Mountain & Hell’s Half Acre Los Padres National Forest 20 miles 3000 ft
Nordhoff Peak via the Gridley Trail Los Padres National Forest 14 miles 3600 ft
Sespe River Trail to Willett Hot Springs Sespe Wilderness, Los Padres National Forest 20 miles 1100 ft
Chief Peak from Horn Canyon Los Padres National Forest 15 miles 4300 ft
Backpacking Sespe Hot Springs Sespe Wilderness, Los Padres National Forest 30 miles 3,000 ft
Gaviota Wind Caves Santa Barbara County 2 miles 600 ft
Hines Peak from Middle Lion Sespe Wilderness, Los Padres National Forest 20 miles 4000 ft

Socal Desert

Hike Location Mileage Elevation Gain
Death Valley: Charcoal Kilns to Bennett Peak Death Valley National Park 9 miles 3200 ft

Out of State

Hike Location Mileage Elevation Gain
Ape Cave in Washington Washington 3 miles 10 ft
Mount Saint Helens Washington 12 miles 5700 ft
The West Coast Trail British Columbia, Canada 47 miles 6500 ft
The Haute Route Chamonix, France to Zermatt, Switzerland 110 miles 50000 ft