Alum Rock - To top of Boccardo 3.6 miles up, 1500' climb


Pace:  Moderate 

Start Time:  4:30PM.  

Distance:  minimum 7 miles.  

Terrain:  fire/single track; rocky spots 

Parking free in selected spots (front parking lot only) but you can park outside the park and ride in. 

Bring: extra tube/master chain link/water/helmet/bike light 

Please slow down for hikers/joggers.  Watch speed/rangers. 

Email me if any questions. 

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  • Bob E

    Another great workout.

    March 6, 2014

  • Julie

    Although the Open Space site said Boccardo trail was closed, the trail was actually open today. The conditions are perfect if you are planning to ride it this weekend. Thanks Bob for coming out to ride.

    March 6, 2014

  • Julie

    Boccardo was still closed today so I'm not sure if it will be open tomorrow. If it doesn't rain tomorrow, I still plan to ride the park same time but just do laps - about 12 miles in 1-1/2 - 2 hours to get in a good workout. There will be plenty of climbing. If it rains during the day, the ride is automatically cancelled to allow the trails to dry out.

    March 5, 2014

  • Julie

    Boccardo was closed last Sunday and with the rain tonight, i don't think they will be opening up the trail any time soon. However, I will call the park on Wed and if the trail is still closed, I will cancel this ride.

    March 3, 2014

  • Julie

    Fred, cousin Cary beat you to the idea. I scheduled a Boccardo and Beyond? ride 3/25. As the ride details say, park outside in the residential area and bike light is a must just in case we run late, we'll take the road back. I think that bionic knee should be working by then - gonna ride it with us? Think 3 hours is enough for this nutty ride : )

    February 26, 2014

  • Fredric

    One of these days Julie, we got to set up a ride that continues on to Vista Point after climbing Boccardo. That will be a true endurance fest.

    February 26, 2014

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