Mt. Hamilton/Lick Observatory Climb

Mt. Hamilton/Lick Observatory Climb: Travel approximately 91.0 miles through valley farm lands and up Del Puerto Canyon. The ride then proceeds down to San Antonio Valley Road and journeys south and up to the summit of Mt. Hamilton to the historic Lick Observatory. Enjoy a great view of the valley and indulge in a wonderful lunch before proceeding back down to Patterson.

MARKS on the road match the color of the route paper, MT. HAMILTON/LICK OBSERVATORY riders are to follow the YELLOW road marks.

ALL riders MUST obey all traffic laws and wear a SNELL or ANSI approved helmet.

WATCH out for cattle guard crossings and cattle in the road.

WATCH your time, ALL support stops have various closing times.

ALL routes will be close at 5:00 p.m.

Download The Route Guide

Click to enlarge - Lick Observatory route map and elevation profile.

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