Sunset Ridge Trail from Millard Canyon to Echo Mountain to Cobb Estate

Trailhead: Millard Canyon Trailhead, parking area T2

Note: Trailhead is not directly connected to the parking area. See Lower Sunset Ridge Trail Segment for directions

Lower Sunset Ridge Trailhead.

Lower Sunset Ridge Trailhead.

Trail: Sunset Ridge Trail from Millard Canyon up  to Cape of Good Hope, down to Echo Mountain via the Lower Mt. Lowe Railway Trail, down to the Cobb Estate.  Note: shuttle is required between trailheads.

Stats: From Millard Canyon Trailhead to Echo Mountain to Cobb Estate Trailhead: 7 miles, 1782′ gain, 1656′ loss.

Alternate: From Cobb Estate Trailhead to Echo Mountain to Millard Canyon Trailhead: 7 miles, 1656′ gain, 1782′ loss.

Last Hiked: 4-1-12

Trail Segments: Take the Lower Sunset Ridge Trail to the JCT with the road leading to the Cape of Good Hope.  From the JCT with the road, head up about a quarter mile to the connection with the Upper Sunset Ridge Trail and take that to the Cape of Good Hope.  From the Cape of Good Hope, go down the road a short distance to the JCT with the Lower Mt. Lowe Railway Trail.  At the JCT with the Lower Sam Merrill Trail, continue straight to the White City Ruins at Echo Mountain.  Take the Lower Sam Merrill Trail to the Cobb Estate.

Points of Interest:  

  • Lower Mt. Lowe Railway ruins
  • White City ruins at Echo Mountain.

Photos:

 

View from the Hotel Stairs overlooking the landing for the Incline Railway.

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