Santa Clara County
Hikers: Cathy, Laura
Distance: 7.65 miles
Elevation Gain: 1,286 ft.
Mount Umunhum's name is derived from the Ohlone Indian's word for hummingbird.
You have more than likely spotted the big cement block atop this mountain while cruising along highway 17 on your way to Santa Cruz or from a trail while hiking Almaden Quicksilver County Park.
Remnant foundation of a 20th century cabin.
Trail closed due to renovations to tower.
The steps we couldn't take.
Steps from the parking lot up to the tower. One hundred fifty-nine to be exact.
Almaden Air Force Station radar tower (1957-1980).
National Weather Service’s Doppler radar.
Mt. Umunhum Trail