Vertical climb: +3740 ft
Start/Finish: Lake Merritt
Major climbs: Wildwood - Butters - Burdeck, Grizzly Peak
Route sheet: Wildwood/Moraga (HIA) [99K]
Warm up on the hills of Piedmont (Wildwood and Moraga) and Oakmore (Leimert), then climb the wooded "BBR" (Burdeck-Butters-Robinson). Think you're done climbing? Think again. Head up Skyline Blvd, past the Chabot Space Center and keep racking up elevation till you reach Grizzly Peak. Finally, treat yourself to a plunge down South Park Drive in Tilden Park, then return via Moraga (the town) and Pinehurst and Redwood Roads.