Mt. Tam via Fairfax-Bolinas Road Bike Climb - PJAMM Cycling






Mt. Tam via Fairfax-Bolinas Road

CA, USA

Ride up from Bolinas Lagoon to the highest point in Marin County

Explore this Climb

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LOCAL WEATHER

Start
Finish

Currently

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52
°F
°C

Mostly Cloudy


wind:
7.1 mph SW with gusts up to 12.3 mph

rain:
0% chance of light rainfall

10:00 PM (local)
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Temperature
Precipitation
Wind Speed

Mon

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58° 50°

Tue

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58° 50°

Wed

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65° 54°

Thu

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71° 53°

Fri

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67° 52°

Sat

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61° 50°

Sun

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64° 52°

Climb Summary


Climb Summary

Like many of these extremely peaceful and scenic western Marin County climbs, we are surrounded by redwoods much of the way.  The climb begins at the northern end of Bolinas Lagoon and climbs to the 3 way intersection of Ridgecrest Blvd (the route from this point to the top of Mt. Tam) / Fairfax-Bolinas Rd / Bolinas Ridge Rd.  

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We then turn right and follow rollers along Ridgecrest Blvd for 4 miles to the intersection of Pantoll Road and Ridgecrest Blvd.  Along these four miles are the Pacific Ocean to our right and views of Eastern Marin to the left . . . .

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. . .  and, on a clear day,Mt. St. Helena in Napa/Sonoma County to the north.

From there we turn left for the final 1.5 mile climb that offers what we feel are among, if not THE, best views of the San Francisco Bay area from anywhere in Northern California.

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