2019 Hikes

Hiking Journal of my hikes completed in 2019.

Total Miles Hiked in 2019:

  • 42.6 miles with 7,980′ of gain

Miles Hiked in Angeles Forest in 2018:

  • 42.6 with 7,980′ of gain

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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.