Rocky Ridge - Route 1
3.6 miles     1000 ft
19 Jan 2013

Steep climb to Rocky Ridge. Awesome valley views.

Location: Las Trampas Regional Wilderness

Elevation Profile
Trip Planning

Trail Maps

» Official Trail Map: Good map showing various trails. Also see Text section of the map.


Rocky Ridge Loop (3.6 miles): From the Staging Area, follow Rocky Ridge View Trail (0.5 miles) to intersection with Custa Trail. Continue along Rocky Ridge View Trail (0.2 miles) to a fence with signs for EBMUD. Turn left on Rocky Ridge View Trail (1.1 miles) → left on Cuesta Trail (1.4 miles) → right on the paved road parallel to Rocky Ridge View Trail (0.4 miles).


  • Starting from the Staging Area, Rocky Ridge View Trail climbs up 900 ft in about one mile, making it one of the steepest trails in the bay area.

Full photo album — 19 January 2013

Photos are from a different hike with similar landscape: Rocky Ridge - Route 8.

Location: on Bollinger Canyon Road, Moraga, CA 94556 . No street address. Parking area is visible in Google Maps if you zoom in sufficiently.

Directions: From I-680 North, take exit 36 for Crow Canyon Road, then turn left onto Crow Canyon Road and drive 1.3 miles. Turn right onto Bollinger Canyon Road and drive 4.4 miles to Las Trampas Staging Area.

Google Maps:

Parking Fees: None (last visited: January 2011)

Capacity: About 20 cars

Latitude: 37.816590     Longitude: -122.049581

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