Mace Road Loop

Level of Difficulty:  Moderate to Difficult (2400' total climbing)
Riding Time: 2.5 hours (moderate pace) Printable Area Map:  Mace Rd. Loop  (Adobe Acrobat required)
Season to Ride:  Spring through Summer

Description:  The longest of the Apple Hill Rides.  Mace Rd features a good short (0.4 mile) "grunt" hill, but offers a good spot to rest at top before turning onto Crystal Springs Rd.  Avoid riding during Fall season (Apple Hill traffic) especially on the weekends.  Food can be purchased in Camino.   Bike supplies near start at Placerville Bike Shop.  Parking available at start of bike path.  

Miles   Directions
0.0  Start at Bike Path parking lot.
1.8  Bike Path ends. Turn left onto Jacquier Rd.
2.7  Jacquier Rd ends, turn Right onto Carson Rd.
3.5  Turn Left onto Union Ridge Rd.
3.6  Turn Right onto Hassler Rd.
4.0  Pass Fruitridge Rd.  Continue straight (on Hassler)
7.2  Hassler ends.  Turn Left on North Canyon
9.5  North Canyon Rd ends.  Turn Left on Larson Rd.
10.8  Larson Rd ends. Turn Left on Cable Rd.
11.8  Road splits here... Veer to the Right on Mace.  Start short steep climb.
12.2  Turn Right on Crystal Springs Rd.
13.2  Crystal Springs Rd ends. Turn Right on Pony Express Rd.
14.2  Enter town of Camino (food available).  Continue straight.
19.3  Turn Left onto Jacquier Rd.
20.2  Turn Right onto Bike Path
22.1  Bike path ends at parking lot.