Elworthy Staging Area
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Elworthy Staging Area
City: Danville
Park: Las Trampas Regional Wilderness
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Thursday, March 31, 2016 @ 9:30 AM

Event Notes:

Las Trampas Ridge Trail

A moderate+ 7.3 mile/1500ft or 8.6/1900ft out-and-back hike along the Las Trampas Ridge Trail into EBRPD Las Trampas.

This hike starts with a quick, heart racing climb on the Fiddleneck Trail where you gain 800 feet elevation in 1 mile. After that we head North on the Las Trampas Ridge Trail to the Del Amigo Trail.

The short hike will turn about at this point as the longer hike proceeds in a counter clockwise direction on Del Amigo and Sulphur Springs Trails rejoining Las Trampas Trail for the return.

Parking is limited at the Elworthy Staging area, so please carpool if you can. When you enter the lot, please attempt to park as efficiently as possible.

Leader: Joel Schantz


Trail Notes:

This staging area provides access to the southern edge of the Las Trampas Ridge Trail via the steep Fiddleneck Trail.


Directions to Trailhead:

From I680N or I680S:

Exit Westbound onto Sycamore Valley Rd
Turn left onto San Ramon Valley Blvd
0.9 mi - Turn right onto Elworthy Ranch Rd
213 ft - Turn left onto Elworthy Ranch Dr
259 ft - Turn right onto Elworthy Ranch Cir
390 ft - When you see the park sign turn left and drive up the hill to the small parking lot.

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The trailhead information on this page was last updated Thursday, November 30, 2017.