Ventana Trail

Ventana Wilderness, California

Elevation Gain5,093ft
Trailhead Elevation3,529ft
Elevation Min/Max3508/4847ft
Elevation Start/End3529/3533ft

Ventana Trail

Ventana Trail is a hiking trail in Monterey County, California. It is within Ventana Wilderness. It is 7.8 miles long and begins at 3,529 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 15.7 miles with a total elevation gain of 5,093 feet. The Pat Springs Camp, Little Pines Camp, and Lone Pine Camp sites, Little Pines (elevation 4,154 feet), and the Pat Springs can be seen along the trail. The trail ends near Ventana Double Cone (elevation 4,846 feet). This trail connects with the following: Puerto Suelo Trail and Big Pines Trail.

Ventana Trail Professional Reviews and Guides

"This book describes several routes to the remote 4853-foot summit of Ventana Double Cone, in the heart of Ventana Wilderness. The most popular options include this route from Bottchers Gap, as well as routes from Los Padres Dam along the Carmel River Trail (page 185) and the Big Pines Trail (page 187), and from China Camp via Pine Valley (page 205). Each route has its advantages and disadvantages. Read on for general details, but see each trip description for specifics."

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Ventana Wilderness
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Oct 2018