Irvine Start – #3 Santiago/Silverado Canyon

By November 13, 2023April 5th, 2024Uncategorized

This cycling route starts at Rock N Road in Irvine and winds its way in a counterclockwise direction towards Lake Forest and Mission Viejo. From there, the route continues upwards towards Rancho Santa Margarita, then veers over to Cooks Corner for a brief regrouping stop. The ride then proceeds towards the challenging Silverado Canyon climb via Santiago Canyon Road before looping back to the starting point at Irvine’s Rock N Road.

Irvine Start – #3 Santiago/Silverado Route

Distance – 55 miles
Elevation Gain – 3558 ft

Short Route Option:

Start at Starbucks/Panera Bread at Woodbury Town Center. Take Irvine Boulevard to Los Alisos Boulevard, then continue onto El Toro Road. From there, proceed onto Santiago Canyon Road before returning to Woodbury Town Center.

Irvine Start – #3 Santiago/Silverado Route – Short

Distance – 33 miles
Elevation Gain – 1995 ft


Starting Point Address:

Rock ‘N Road Cyclery – Irvine

LEVEL: Intermediate-Advanced
Avg 16-19mph
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