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Ride Chronicles: Santa Clara Mile Turn Direction Next

Uvas-McKean-Hicks-Mt Umunhum Turn
63 Miles with ~4649’ of elevation gain 31.9 R Continue on Mt Umunhum Rd 1.7
Start Location > Chitactac-Adams Heritage County > STEEP CLIMB
Park at 10001 Watsonville Rd in Gilroy. 33.6 S Mt Umunhum Rd-Bald
Porta-potties-NO WATER. Mountain Trail highpoint @
Park Hours: Open 8 AM-Dusk-plan accordingly gate > STOP-Pit Toilet
Mile Turn Direction Next > NO WATER
Turn 33.6 S Mt Umunhum Rd thru gate 1.2
0.0 L Exit park onto Watsonville Rd 2.3 > STEEP CLIMB!
2.3 L Uvas Rd > rolling terrain 9.7 34.8 STOP-Mt Umunhum Rd-end of
12.0 S Becomes McKean Rd 6.3 public access road at Preserve
> rolling terrain Boundary-turn around
18.3 L STOP-San Jose Fire Station U Mt Umunhum Rd-BUMPY 2.9
# 28 > WATER STEEP DESCENT-Use Caution!
Continue on McKean Rd 0.2 37.7 R Hicks Rd > Steep descent 1.7
18.5 R Harry Rd 0.5 39.4 L Alamitos Rd 1.6
19.0 L At Camden Ave onto Calero 0.7 41.0 L Almaden Rd 2.3
Creek Trail 43.3 R McKean Rd 0.4
19.7 R Exit trail onto Camden Ave 43.7 R Stay on McKean Rd 0.2
19.7 R Immediate turn onto Los 1.5 43.9 R STOP-San Jose Fire Station
Alamitos Creek Trail # 28 > WATER
21.2 R Over bridge to stay on Los 1.6 50.2 S Becomes Uvas Rd 6.3
Alamitos Creek Trail thru 52.3 L Oak Glen Ave 3.1
Pfeiffer Park 55.4 R Llagas Rd/Oak Glen Ave 0.1
22.8 R Onto Lake Almaden Trail @ 0.1 55.5 L Oak Glen Ave 2.4
picnic area 57.9 R Sycamore Dr 2.1
22.9 R STOP-ALMADEN LAKE PARK 60.0 R Watsonville Rd 2.9
Water & restrooms 62.9 R Chitactac-Adams Park-FINISH!
Continue on Lake Almaden 0.5
Trail There are plenty of Porta-Potties located at each of
23.4 R Sharp turn onto Gualupe River 0.2 the five reservoirs along the route. There are no
Trail to creek xing on bike markets/stores anywhere on this ride-bring plenty of
bridge along Coleman Rd food, snacks and fill up water bottles at the
23.6 S Exit trail onto Coleman Rd @ 2.0 designated stops > There is a water fountain at the
Almaden Expwy Challenger School on Mckean Rd-the gates may be
> stay on Coleman Rd locked on week-ends > use the water hose at Fire
25.6 R Camden Ave 0.1 Station #28 located across the street.
25.7 L Hicks Rd > rolling terrain 3.2
28.9 S Hicks Rd > STEEP CLIMB! 0.4
29.3 S Hicks Rd high point at 1.4 Ride Chronicles: http://yurides.wordpress.com/
Guadalupe Dam
> rolling descend
30.7 S Hicks Rd > STEEP CLIMB! 1.2
31.9 S Hicks Rd-Jaques Ridge summit
31.9 R Mt Umunhum Rd > STOP
Sierra Azul Jacques Ridge
parking lot
Pit Toilet > NO WATER