2019 Hikes

Hiking Journal of my hikes completed in 2019.

Total Miles Hiked in 2019:

  • 64.8 miles with 12,475′ of gain

Miles Hiked in Angeles Forest in 2018:

  • 55 with 10,995′ of gain

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Hike #7 on Apr 21. In Torrey Pines State Reserve, I hiked from the lower parking lot to Broken Hill Overlook, the Beach Trail, and back to the parking area with Debbie.

Torrey Pines State Reserve (4/21/19)

Stats: 5.8 miles, 760′ of gain and loss.


Hike #6 on Mar 30. In Silver Falls State Park, I hiked part of the Ten Falls Trail with Debbie, Kevin, and Sarah.

South Falls (3-30-2019)

Stats: 4 miles, 720′ of gain and loss.


Hike #5 on Mar 22. In Angeles National Forest, from Shortcut Saddle, I hiked to Newcomb Pass returning to West Fork Campground via Rincon Road before heading back up to Shortcut Saddle.

Seasonal Waterfall along the Gabrieleno Trail between West Fork Campground and Devore Trail Camp (3-22-19)

Stats: 12.4 miles, 3,015′ of gain and loss. Points of Interest: Shortcut Canyon, creek through Shortcut Canyon, West Fork Campground, San Gabriel River, Devore Trail Camp, Newcomb Pass.Trails: Silver Moccasin Trail, Gabrieleno Trail, Rincon Road. Route Description includes track map, step by step instructions, and section profile.


Hike #4 on Mar 14. In Angeles National Forest, from Switzer Picnic Area, I hiked the Gabrieleno Trail to Oakwilde.

Waterfall near the Arroyo Seco crossing of the Gabrieleno Trail between Bear Canyon and Oakwilde  (3-14-19)

Stats: 10.8 miles, 2,135′ of gain and loss. Points of Interest: Switzer Picnic Area, Arroyo Seco, Waterfall at Long Canyon, Waterfall into the Arroyo Seco, Oakwilde Campground Ruins.Trail: Gabrieleno Trail. Route Description includes track map, step by step instructions, and section profile.


Hike #3 on Mar 4. In Angeles National Forest, from Millard Canyon Campground, I hiked to Millard Falls, Saucer Branch Falls, Dawn Mine, Dawn Station, and Echo Mountain.

Dawn Mine Trail near Dawn Station (3/4/19)

Stats: 10.6 miles, 2,390′ of gain and loss. Points of Interest: Millard Falls, Saucer Branch Falls, Dawn Mine, Dawn Station, Cape of Good Hope, Lower Mt. Lowe Railway Trail, Echo Mountain White City Ruins Trails: Millard Falls Trail, Millard Canyon Trail, Dawn Mine Trail, Lower Mt. Lowe Railway Trail, Sunset Ridge Trail. Route Description includes track map, step by step instructions, and section profile.


Hike #2 on Feb 26. In Angeles National Forest, from Chantry Flats, I hiked to Sturtevant Falls and Mt. Zion via the Gabrieleno Trail, Upper Falls Trail, Mt. Zion Trail and Lower Winter Creek Trail.

Lower Winter Creek (2/26/2019)

Stats: 9.8 miles, 2,130′ of gain and loss. Points of Interest: Sturtevant Falls, Cascade Picnic Area, Spruce Gove Campground, Sturtevant Camp, Hoegee Campground, multiple cabins, and multiple check dams. Trails: Gabrieleno Trail, Upper Falls Trail, Mt. Zion Trail, and Lower Winter Creek Trail. Route Description includes track map, step by step instructions, and section profile.


Hike #1 on Feb 11. In Angeles National Forest, from the Gabrieleno Trail (JPL) Trailhead, I hiked to the Debris Dam at the end of Paul Little Picnic Area and to the Oakwilde Campground Ruins.

Gabrieleno Trail between Paul Little and Oakwilde (2-11-19)

Stats: 11.4 miles, 1,325′ of gain and loss. Points of Interest: Gould Mesa Campground, Nino Picnic Area, Paul Little Picnic Area, Brown Canyon Debris Dam, Oakwilde Campground ruins, the Arroyo Seco, and numerous bridges. Trails: Gabrieleno Trail and the trail through Paul Little Picnic Area leading to the dam. Route Description includes track map, step by step instructions, and section profile.