Sourdough Mountain


Day Hike - Sourdough Mountain

Moderate and steady pace (2.0 - 2.25 mph) with brief stops every 45 mins or so. Leisurely lunch at the top to enjoy the views and savor our accomplishment.

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  • Very Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 11.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 5,085 ft
  • Pace: 2.0 - 2.25 mph

9:00 AM - meet at the trailhead and be ready to hike.


Directions:  From Marblemount, drive SR 20 east for 20 miles. Turn left on Diablo Road and proceed 0.7 mile. Cross the Stetattle Creek bridge, bear right and reach the trailhead in 0.25 mile.

If I have not hiked with you, please let me know what your most recent strenuous hikes have been.


Sourdough Mountain

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  1. Navigation
  2. Sun protection
  3. Insulation (extra clothing)
  4. Illumination
  5. First aid supplies
  6. Fire
  7. Repair kit and tools, including knife
  8. Nutrition (extra food)
  9. Hydration (extra water)
  10. Emergency shelter
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