Inspiration Point hike Mount Lowe Road Mt. Lowe Railway hike San Gabriel Peak Mount Lowe Trail Camp Angeles National Forest hiking trail Mount Lowe Railroad
Sometimes it can seem ambitious just to go for a hike in the rugged San Gabriel Mountains, but Thaddeus Lowe was way more determined than that, devising an incline tram and railway to bring guests to a resort, tavern, and mountain overlooks that he created in the San Gabriel Mountains about a century ago. You can visit the ruins of the resort on Echo Mountain by hiking up... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: February 24, 2015
Vetter Mountain hike Vetter Mountain Fire Lookout Tower Vetter Mountain Road Silver Moccasin Trail San Gabriel Mountains summit hike Angeles National Forest Vetter Mountain Lookout hike Charlton Flats Picnic Area
Vetter Mountain has got to be one of the more scenic peaks in the San Gabriel Mountains, boasting a 360-degree summit that's a total stunner. For decades, hikers marched up the mountain to see the historic fire lookout tower that stood at the summit, but in 2009, the Station Fire destroyed the tower and scorched Vetter Mountain. The area is still in recovery from the... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: February 24, 2015
Ernie Maxwell Scenic Trail Idyllwild Fern Valley San Bernardino National Forest Humber Park hike San Jacinto Mountains
The San Jacinto Mountains are a steep rugged mountain range full of challenging trails that put hikers to the test... Ernie Maxwell Scenic Trail is not one of those trails. This leisurely alternative is 5.2 miles round trip with 675 rolling feet of elevation change. The gradual and enjoyable dirt single track overlooks the mountain community of Idyllwild and is... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: January 26, 2015
Palomar Mountain Observatory Trail Palomar Observatory Cleveland National Forest Observatory Campground hike to Palomar Observatory hike San Diego County Palomar Mountains hike Mendenhall Valley Overlook
Within the Cleveland National Forest on Palomar Mountain there is a trail through a pleasant woodland that has broad valley vistas en route to a world-renowned destination. What more could you want? Strap on your hiking boots and set out up Observatory Trail, which is 2.2 miles long from point to point with 700 feet of elevation gain. The trail starts at Observatory... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: March 30, 2015
Indian Flats Trail to East ForK San Luis Rey River hike Warner Springs Cleveland National Forest Indian Flats Campground creek hiking
Located in the Cleveland National Forest near Warner Springs, The live oak-shaded Indian Flats Campground is the start of a short trail to a trickling river fork. It is a 0.5-mile round trip hike from the campground down to the East Fork of the San Luis Rey River, which flows down a mountain slope covered in granite boulders filled with interesting pools and passageways... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: March 30, 2015
Mount Baden-Powell Trail San Gabriel Mountains hike Mt Baden Powell Summit hike Angeles National Forest Pacific Crest Trail
Mount Baden-Powell is a special summit in the San Gabriel Mountains. It is one of the range's tallest peaks at 9,399 feet and holds particular importance to the Boy Scouts of America because it memorializes the lofty accomplishments of Lord Baden-Powell who founded the Scout Movement. The views are lofty too, lording over an expanse of rugged mountains framed the San... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: February 24, 2015
Marshall Peak Trail San Bernardino Mountains summit California
The San Bernardino Mountains are a rugged east-west running mountain range in San Bernardino County east of the San Gabriel Mountains. While the range tops out at the 11,500-foot summit of San Gorgonio Mountain, you can find great panoramic view from a 4,000-foot peak that is much easier to reach. Marshall Peak rises above the foothills of the mighty San Bernardino... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: January 29, 2015
Heaton Flats Trail San Gabriel Mountains Angeles National Forest California hike East Fork San Gabriel River Iron Mountain Allison Mine Mount Baden-Powell Sheep Mountain Wilderness
Half a mile from the start of the crowded trail to the Bridge to Nowhere, you'll find a junction with Heaton Flats Trail, which rises above the canyon carved by the East Fork of the San Gabriel River to offer big views and plenty of solitude. Enjoy panoramic perspectives of some of the most notable peaks in the San Gabriel Mountains (including Mount Baldy, Mount... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: February 24, 2015
Winston Ridge and Winston Peak Trail Los Angeles hike San Gabriel Mountains Angeles National Forest California La Cañada Flintridge Cloudburst Summit Pacific Crest Trail
Winston Ridge and Winston Peak are name-sharing neighbors in the high San Gabriel Mountains near the Mount Waterman Ski Area. While Winston Peak is the high point of the hike at 7,502 feet, the summit is covered with pines that leave little room for panoramic views. The best vistas come from the shorter 7,003-foot Winston Ridge, which has fewer pines and broader views. ... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: February 24, 2015
Mount Hillyer hike Los Angeles San Gabriel Mountains hike Angeles National Forest California San Gabriel Mountains National Monument
Rising to just over 6,200 feet, Mount Hillyer is actually one of the easier summits to reach in the high country of the San Gabriel Mountains. Beyond its boulder piles and pine forests, the stretched-out summit offers several sweeping views of nearby peaks and canyons. The shortest route to the summit involves hiking 1.33 miles up Mount Hillyer Trail from Horse Flats... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: February 24, 2015

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