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Zuma Ridge Trail

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 4.3 (3)

A long fire road from the Zuma Canyon Trailhead at Busch Drive to Encinal Canyon Road.


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6.0

Miles

9.7

KM

Point to Point

2,390' 729 m

High

429' 131 m

Low

2,087' 636 m

Up

769' 234 m

Down

9%

Avg Grade (5°)

22%

Max Grade (13°)

Dogs Leashed

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Description

An extended climb (in either direction) over the Zuma Canyon Ridge. This route is all fire road, and is exposed with little shade. It connects to the Zuma-Edison Fire Road and the Backbone Trail. There are great ocean views over Malibu and Zuma Beach that are best at sunset.

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Perry Cortell

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  4.3 from 3 votes

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#926

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The Zuma Ridge Trail affords some truly beautiful views.
Dec 7, 2016 near Malibu, CA

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Jun 11, 2017
RickG Gutz
I turned this one into a loop by just going up, having lunch at the junction, then coming back. 12.8mi — 5h 22m
May 29, 2017
Donna Kraus