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Epic Bay Area Ridge Trail Hike in the Santa Cruz Mountains

This 15-mile loop passes through five parks that promise some of the best hiking in the San Francisco Bay Area.
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Difficulty: Strenuous
Length: 15 miles
Duration: Full day
Family Friendly

Overview:  If you've got the legs for 15 miles of ups and downs along the fabulous terrain near California Highway 35, aka Skyline Boulevard,... more »

Tips:  This hike is for veterans only. If you've never hiked over 12 miles, it's not advisable.

Bring plenty of water and snacks to keep... more »

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