CA 108 / Sonora Pass : East Oakdale - Bridgeport Reservoir

Star Ratings
4 star route rating
Corners : 5 star route rating Motorcycle Road4.7
Straights : 2 star route rating Motorcycle Road2.3
Scenery : 5 star route rating Motorcycle Road4.7
Road Surface : 4 star route rating Motorcycle Road3.7
Visibility : 3 star route rating Motorcycle Road3.3
Police Presence : green 3 Motorcycle Road2.3
Hazards : green 3 Motorcycle Road3.0

Route Added By : sheepskin_sliders
Date : July 15, 2010
Length : 180 kms / 111.8 miles
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Road Type : Rural
Map Key : Red = Excellent | Blue = Good | Purple = Other Recommended
April 11, 2012 - 4 star route rating Motorcycle Road4.0

Sonora is the most Alp-like of the major Sierra passes. The ride from Sonora Junction to around Dardanelle is pretty great, and it's still fairly entertaining until almost Long Barn, after which it really calms down. Near the top though, Sonora is a peach! It's steep and tight and has great scenery, and the road surface is not bad.

One thing that is true for a number of the Sierra passes is that the western approach is long and rather shallow, which means you have to be patient waiting for the good stuff. However, the eastern approaches tend to be steep, dramatic, and fun! This is certainly true for Sonora and Ebbetts passes.

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November 4, 2010 - 5 star route rating Motorcycle Road5.0

Some really excellent twisties here.

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July 15, 2010 - 4 star route rating Motorcycle Road4.0

Leaving Modesto and heading out through the curves into the forest this road is a nice one

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