Soberness North Trail is considered very difficult. A majority of the terrain in steep and hiking poles and good trail hiking footwear is be highly recommended.
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Sobranes North's trailhead is 6 miles south of Rio Rd. There is ample parking on the west side of Highway 1. In the above picture, you can see a trail on the ocean side of highway 1, Sobranes North's trailhead is directly across the road.
Although most of Sobranes North is steep, there are a few flat section to allow a little picture break.
1 mile up Sobranes North, you encounter one of the most famous spots along Highway 1. "The Bench" famous for it's view, is an incredible place to bring a small snack and take in the view.
At the top of Sobranes North, you're rewarded with incredible views and tired legs.
Once you've reached the top, Sobranes North provides incredible single track ridgeline trails for another mile.