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Hike Details for Sunol to Ohlone

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Sunol Regional Wilderness
Sunol to Ohlone

City: Sunol
Region: EastBay
Park: Sunol Regional Wilderness

Sunday, June 16, 2013 @ 8:15 AM


Event Notes:

A strenuous, 18-mile out-and-back hike from Sunol to Rose Peak. Similar to a Mt. Diablo Summit hike, only longer. An all-day, strenuous hike with about a 3400-foot elevation gain. For experienced hikers only. Ohlone Wilderness Permits ($2), available at the entrance kiosk, are required for each hiker. Meet at the end of the road past the Visitor Center. Route will be via the Camp Ohlone Road, past Little Yosemite Falls to Backpack Road and past the Sunol Backpack Camp to McCorkle Trail (red on the map). Continue on McCorkle Trail passing OT19, OT20, OT21, OT22, OT23, OT24, OT25, OT26, and OT27 to Rose Peak. Return in the opposite direction. Hikers are free to turn back if weather becomes too hot or hike is too tough, but they must be responsible for themselves. Just be sure to keep on the correct route. Water (untreated) and toilets are available near the Backpack Camp, near OT26 (Doe Canyon Horse Camp) and at Maggies Half Acre near Rose Peak. Bring adequate water and food for the day.

Contact: Howard   
Email: [email protected]
Cell Phone: (925) 548-8783


Trail Notes:

We definitely hike to marker OT22 which is 10 miles total and 2,558 feet of elevation. Our goal is to hike to OT23 which is 12.5 miles and 3,218 feet of elevation. Bring plenty of fluids and food. Restrooms at the Ohlone sign in kiosk. This is a strenuous hike.


Trailhead Directions:

Exit 680 at Calaveras Rd. Proceed south for 4 miles to Geary Rd on your left. Follow Geary about 1 mile to the entrance kiosk. Pay the fees and park close by. You need to sign into the Ohlone sign in kiosk. One of us will be there. Then, keep driving south about 1/8 mile to the end of the road. Park anywhere.

Parking Fee: $6
Other Fees: $2 Ohlone permit

The trailhead information on this page was last updated
Thursday, April 04, 2013.

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