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The Cut

by Ran Katzman
4 years ago
Near Cleveland Park, CA
From Cleveland Dam head up Nancy Green Way to the Grouse parking lot.
Head up and east on Baden Powell trail until you exit the forest to a wider dirt road just above Mosquito creek.
At the wooden signpost "Skyline Trail" take a left and up on the rocky steep single track.
Keep going straight up Skyline until reaching a big clearing at the bottom of The Cut ski run and the Screaming Eagle chairlift.
From the chairlift head east and up on the wide dirt road for about 1 km, take a right at the T, and after 200 meters take right again at Mountain Highway. Run down Mountain Highway for a few km.
Just after you pass the quarry on your left you will see a wooden signpost "Peer Gynt" on your right - Take a right.
Run down Peer Gynt for a few minutes and you will end up at the 6th switchback of Mountain Highway.
Go left and down on Mountain Highway for 50 meters and you will see a wooden signpost "Executioner" on your right.
Take a right and down Executioner, keeping left - right - left and the net intersections with the uphill bike trails.
You will be merging onto Dreamweaver trail, and after a few minutes you will intersect with Baden Powell.
Take a right on Baden Powell and follow it west, crossing the Mosquito creek bridge.
After crossing, at the second switchback by a driveway exit Baden Powell and head south and down along the paved road and the pink gate at Skyline Drive.
Continue north-west along the wide Powerline trail, under the powerlines, all the way to the Grouse parking lot.
Head down Nancy Green way back to Cleveland Dam.

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DISTANCE 10.318 miles
3343 ft (38%)
3336 ft (59%)
The Cut

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