Little Basin and Big Basin Loop

Big Basin

Big Basin is always a favorite spot to run and this time I joined Gary Gellin, Will Gotthardt, and Ryan Commons for some exploration of new trails within Big Basin and also neighboring Little Basin. In the process we ascended two high points in the area, Buzzard’s Roost and Eagle Rock, both offering super views of the surrounding area. The beautiful run with great company was 16 miles long with around 3,500 feet of elevation gain. Thanks Gary for bringing the camera along!

Buzzards Roost

Buzzard's Roost

Hill climb to Buzzards Roost

Hill climb to Buzzard's Roost

View from Eagle Rock with Castle Rock SP on the horizon

View from Eagle Rock with Castle Rock SP on the horizon

Sweet bridge on the Eagle Rock Trail

Sweet bridge on the Eagle Rock Trail

Route:

  • Little Basin Road
  • Big Basin Way
  • Sempervirens Trail
  • Shadowbrook Trail
  • Sequoia Trail
  • Skyline to the Sea Trail
  • Skyline Hinh-Hammond Connector
  • Pine Mountain Trail
  • Buzzard’s Roost Spur
  • Tanbark Loop Trail
  • Pig Ridge Cut-off
  • Tanbark Loop Trail
  • Eagle Rock fire Road
  • Eagle Rock Trail
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