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HomeRides - Gateway Plaza

Rides starting at Gateway Plaza (GWY)

Take Hwy 1 North (west, past the fishhook)
Left on River Street
Left on Potrero Street, into Gateway Plaza parking lot
Go to the back of the lot and park just below the levee

Restrooms & water in Ross or Pet Smart
Ride Name  Distance
Miles 
Elevation
Gain-Ft
FPM  Suggested
Level 
Map
Link 
Cue
Sheet
 

Big Basin SP via 9, 236, Jamison, Empire Grade, UCSC

57.4 5,542 97 A W

Buttery via Scotts Vly, Granite Crk 

 16.8 1,061 63 C W 

Costanoa via Hwy 1 

50.3 2,576 51 B W

Davenport via Escalona, Hwy 1, W Cliff 

26.0 1,394 54 C
  W

Davenport via UCSC, Hwy 1, W Cliff

31.2 1,932 62 C W
Davenport via W Cliff, extra credit-Swanton & Bonny Doone
40.5 2,154 53 C+ W

Freedom via E. Cliff, San Andreas, Green Vly, Day Vly

59.0
49.3
2,770
1,930
47
39
A
B
W

Gayle's, Mt. View, Buttery Loop 

23.6 1,017 42 C W

Harbor via B40, Soquel

21.8 1,163 53 C
W

Harbor via SV, Bean Crk, Glen Cyn

25.4 1,757 69 C
W

Harbor via SV, Granite Crk, Laurel Glen

29.4 1,948
66 C   W

Harbor via SV, Granite Crk, Rodeo Gulch 

32.9 2,322 70 B   W

Harbor via UCSC, Bonny Doon Rd, W Cliff

35.3 2,892 82 B
W

Jamison Creek via SV, BL, BC, Empire Grd

41.4  4,157 101 A (B option) W

Kelly’s via Scotts Valley, UCSC 

31.2 2,205 71 B W

Kelly's via Scotts Valley 

26.1 1,557 60 C W

Kelly's via Scotts Vly, Bonny Doon, Swanton

55.1
31.4
4,630
2,975
84
95
A
B

W

Lockheed Gate via Bonny Doon, Empire Grade

50.5 4,464 88 A
W

Scotts Vly via B40y, Granite Crk, Bean Crk, Glen Cyn

28.6 2,085 73 C
W

Scotts Vly via B40y, Granite Crk, Glenwood, Bean Crk, Glen Cyn

27.8 2,021 73 C
W

Scotts Vly via E Cliff, Laurel Glen, Bean Crk, Felton-Empire, Empire

44.5 3,994 90 A
W

Scotts Vly via E Cliff, Laurel Glen, Granite Crk, Bean Crk, Glen Canyon

33.6 2,355 70 B
W

Scotts Vly via E Cliff, Laurel Glen, Granite Crk, Glen Canyon

45.1
31.4
3,112
2,012
69
64
B
C

W

Scotts Valley via Glen Cyn, Bean Crk, Glenwood

25.2 1,627 65 C W

Scotts Vly via Glen Cyn, Glen Wood, Bean Crk, La Madrona

24.0 1,747 73 C
W

Scotts Valley via Glen Cyn, Glen Wood, Bean Crk

29.8 2,152 72 C
W

Scotts Valley via W. Cliff, DeLaveaga 

24.2 1,428 60 C W

Skyline via Zayante, 236, ChinaG, 9 

61.1 5,442 89 A W

Soquel & Aptos hills-out & backs 

 50.4 3,579 71 A    W

Soquel hills-out & backs 

34.1 2,288 67 B    W

Soquel via Capitola, Aptos, Glen Haven 

27.6 1,683 60 C   W 

Soquel via E. Cliff Dr

24.2 634 26  C   W 

Summit via Soquel-San Jose, Redwood Lodge, Zayante, 9

46.2 4,048 88 A W

 


         


Ride Name  Distance
Miles 
Elevation
Gain-Ft*
FPM  Suggested
Level 
Map 
Link 
Cue 
Sheet
 

Hwy 9, 236, Big Basin loop

 25.3 2,853 112  C   W

Hwy 9, Skyline, Bear Creek loop

 33.7 4,087 121 B   W 

China Grd, 9, Skyline, Bear Crk loop

 38.1 4,810 126 B W 
9, Saratoga, Bohlman, Montevina,
Bear Crk loop 
43.3 6,724  155  W

LG, Saratoga, RdwdGl loop

52.8 6,647 126 A   W 

Bear Crk, LG, Saratoga, 9, 236 loop 

 60.2 8,072 134 A+   W 
             
* Ride with GPS overstates elevation gain by 10-15% and higher on some rides.
Ride Name  Distance
Miles 
Elevation
Gain-Ft*
FPM  Suggested
Level 
Map 
Link 
Cue 
Sheet
 

Hwy 9, 236, Big Basin loop

 25.3 2,853 112  C   W

Hwy 9, Skyline, Bear Creek loop

 33.7 4,087 121 B   W 

China Grd, 9, Skyline, Bear Crk loop

 38.1 4,810 126 B W 
9, Saratoga, Bohlman, Montevina,
Bear Crk loop 
43.3 6,724  155  W

LG, Saratoga, RdwdGl loop

52.8 6,647 126 A   W 

Bear Crk, LG, Saratoga, 9, 236 loop 

 60.2 8,072 134 A+   W 
             
* Ride with GPS overstates elevation gain by 10-15% and higher on some rides.