Pole Mountain via Sea to Sky Trail

Jenner, California



15.63 miles

Elevation Gain

3799 ft

Route Type



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Pole Mountain via Sea to Sky Trail in Jenner, California, is a challenging hike that rewards with panoramic views. The trail spans 15.63 miles round trip and gains an elevation of 3,799 feet. It's a demanding route, recommended for seasoned hikers. The trail begins at the Jenner Headlands Preserve, winding through a mix of Douglas fir and redwood forests. It then ascends to the summit of Pole Mountain, the highest point on the Sonoma Coast. From here, hikers can see the Pacific Ocean, Russian River, and even Mount Saint Helena on clear days. The trail features a variety of terrain, including steep inclines, rocky paths, and forested sections. Hikers should wear sturdy footwear and bring plenty of water. The trail is open year-round, but the best time to hike is in the spring when wildflowers are in bloom. Despite its difficulty, Pole Mountain via Sea to Sky Trail is a rewarding hike for those seeking a challenging outdoor activity in Jenner, California.
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