Summary: Bring water and food then head out for an epic Marin day. This route starts with an awesome warmup run along Matt Davis, then climbs over Mt Tam to the Northside Trail with it’s vies of Tomales followed by views over Stinson via the Coastal, then dips down into the redwwods in Muir Woods. [...]
Summary: Great way to see some views and bay forests in a shortened Northside Loop that touches some classic sights from the West Peak of Mt Tam.
Trails: Cataract Benstein – Slight Right Rock Springs Fire Road – Left Northside Trail – Right after Rifle Camp International Trail – Right and up Ridgecrest Ave – [...]
Summary: This Out-n-Back course offers a gradual climb up the Coastal View Trail then drops into the magical Steep Ravine. Run through tunnels carved out of fallen Redwoods and down wooden ladders then climb out on the historic Dipsea trail (300 steps), before a fast 4 mile descent and flat finish. Be sure to bring [...]
Summary: Short, fast, and breathtaking views make this route a great “quick hit” of single track trails above Stinson Beach.
Trails: Old Mine Paved Utility Road – Right Matt Davis – Cross Ridgecrest and look for sign. Coastal Trail – Right Willow Camp – Right up and over hill then cross Ridgecrest. Laurel Dell – [...]
Summary: Willow Camp Run. Starting with a roller-coaster downhill on Matt Davis, this loop incorporates the most gnarly hill in Marin….Willow Camp. The trail is actually beautiful and more remote than the well traveled Dipsea or Steep Ravine routes. This route provides epic landscape and views along with a great cocktail conversation in the eventing [...]
Summary: This routes stays high on the mountain and doesn’t drop or climb significantly making for a fast run. Features include exposed slopes above Stinson Beach on the single track Coastal Trail, bubbling Cataract Creek during the winter season, and arguably the best views of the city from the Old Mine Trail.
Trails Matt Davis [...]
Summary: Sweeping tour of trails above Muir Woods then over towards the Pacific Ocean and Coastal View Trail. After a gradual climb up to Pantol, runners are blessed witha fast single track finish along Alpine, Bootjack, and Troop 80.
Trails: Panoramic Redwood – Slight Right Sun – Right after German Tourist Club Cross Muir Woods [...]
Summary: The “Northside Loop is a fast loop within the remote Marin Municipal Water Utility District, the route follows a contour just below the three peaks of Mt. Tamalpais.
Trails: Cataract Benstein – Right Rock Springs/Laguanitas Fire Road – Left Northside Trail – sneaky single track to the right and after Rifle Camp Eldridge Grade [...]
Map Download: Northside Cataract 13nr
Note: Map is for long route. Shorter options, cut-offs are easily taken while remaining with the group.