Las Trampas Wilderness

Updated on Monday, February 15, 2021

Las Trampas Wilderness Hike

Las Trampas (the Traps - for elk apparently) is a steep climb up to a gorgeous ridge followed by a slow wind back to the staging area. We wimped out of adding a detour to Devil's Hole due to the heat and the advice of a fellow hiker.

Rudy and Gill at Las Trampas

Rudy and Gill with Mt. Diablo in the background.

Rudy at Las Trampas

Rudy, forced to walk up the hill again just for a photo.

(4.86 miles, total elevation gain 2,920 feet, 2 hours 7 minutes (average 2.29 mph), view in Google Earth)

Hike starts at: 37.816233, -122.051267.

(Hike Map)