Past Meetup

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

alum rock park

15350 Penitencia Creek Road, San Jose CA · San Jose, CA

How to find us

Bathrooms by park front entrance.

Location image of event venue

Details

MUST BE GOOD STEADY CLIMBER AND CONFIDENT DESCENDER. MUST BRING BIKE LIGHT. THIS RIDE ENDS IN THE DARK. MUST BE OUT OF PARK BY 1/2 HOUR AFTER SUNSET.

Pace: Moderate with no scheduled stops.

Time: no more than 90 minutes.

Distance: ~7 miles.

Terrain: fire/single track; some rocky spots, some steep places.

Park outside and ride in. A portion of the parking lot is now free but you will be locked in if not out by 1/2 hour after sunset. Bring helmet, water, extra tube, extra/master link, proper clothing for the weather, minimum 200 lumen bike light (500+ lumen is better)

Slow down when passing hikers/joggers. Watch speed at all times.

Rain may cancel - check site for update.