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Sulphur Creek Trail

Average Rating:    (3 of 5)

No. of Reviews: 1

I'm throwing this one out as just one, small example of fire road alternatives in the huge Shell Ridge/Mt. Diablo trail system. Sulphur Creek drops down from the pond to trail head in a series of steep rollers clinging to the side of the creek. Rocks, roots and dropoffs may make you consider how quick you want to go... There are a number of trails in this area like this, I'm convinced most riders just aren't willing to deal with the climbing and exploring needed to find and ride them...rather park one car at the top of an "epic" trail and "downhill" (usually too fast for their skill level and others sharing the trail)to their buddy's car...
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Latitude
37.89314382849696
Longitude
-121.99888229370117
Trail Directions
From Joaquin Miller Ranch staging area, ride Costonoan trail/fire road to first gate. Go right at gate, then drop left immediately onto Lost Trail. At first pond, go left down Sulphur Creek. Alternative is to stage at Borges Ranch, ride Hanna Grove trail to base of trail
Trail Length
2.0 miles
Trail Level
Advanced
Trail Type
Singletrack
City/County
Walnut Creek
   


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Review Date
July 6, 2002

Overall Rating
 3 of 5

Ridden Trail:
Every few months

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Reviewed by: chris , from wc, california

Summary:
Its nothing special, good climbing, decent downhill. It is a good ride if you have time to explore because with all the other trails, its so easy to get lost!!!

Recommended Route:
up castlerock road

Other recommended trails in the same area:
Black Diamond from the clayton staging area , An 18 mile figure 8 loop.Mitchell to burma, Pine canyon ,BBQ terrace ,summit trail, Green ranch, Curry canyon, road to juniper



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