Leg 2, 5.44 miles, rated difficult.
Leg 2 starts in Oceanside, at the corner of Netarts Hwy and Cape Meares Loop Rd., 4.47 miles into the race. Leg 2 is the shortest leg and although it has rolling hills for much of the first 2/3 of the leg, overall climb is not extreme. It has a rating of difficult because of two category 5 climbs. Nearly all of leg 2 has a view towards the West, which means a great view of both the Pacific Ocean overlooking Oceanside and Happy Camp, and a first-hand look at Netarts Bay. It finishes just past the Whiskey Creek Fish Hatchery in their overflow parking area just past their driveway. See map of leg 2 on the right. Use scroll on rt. side of map to view elevation chart at the bottom. Links to other leg maps below.