Mt. Lowe

Elevation: 5603′

Hikes:

  1. Eaton Saddle to Mt. Lowe: 3.2 miles, 520′ gain and loss. First Hike 2-25-2012.
  2. Eaton Saddle down to Inspiration Point via the East Mt. Lowe Trail; down to Mt. Lowe Campground; up to Mt. Lowe via the Upper Sam Merrill Trail; back to Eaton Saddle: 6.5 miles, 1450′ gain and loss. First hike: 11-25-2012.
  3. Eaton Saddle to Mt. Lowe, Inspiration Point, Mt. Muir, and Mt. Markham: 8.8 miles, 2211′ gain and loss.
  4. SGP Trailhead: Trail up to San Gabriel Peak, down to Mt. Lowe, down to Inspiration Point via Upper Sam Merril Trail, back up to the saddle between SGP and Mt. Disappointment via the East Mt. Lowe Trail and down to SGP Trailhead: 10.4 miles, 3164′ gain and loss. First Hike: 12-23-2011.
  5. Red Box to Valley Forge, Mt. Lowe, and San Gabriel Peak Loop: 11.1 miles, 3,020′ of gain and loss. First Hike: 1-18-2017.
  6. Eaton Saddle to Mt. Lowe to Echo Mountain to Inspiration Point Loop: 11.2 miles, 2,730′ of gain and loss. First Hike: 2-9-2017.
  7. San Gabriel Peak Trailhead to San Gabriel Peak, Mt. Lowe, and Muir Peak; 11.9 miles, 3,396′ of gain and loss. First Hike: 2-16-2017.
  8. Eaton Saddle Trailhead to Mt. Lowe down the Upper Sam Merrill Trail (A.K.A. West Mt. Lowe Trail) to the five points junction and follow the Idlehour Trail down to Idlehour Campground. Return to Eaton Saddle by using the East Mt. Lowe Trail to get around Mt. Lowe: 12.1 miles, 3553′ gain and loss.
  9. Cobb Estate: Lower, Middle, Upper Sam Merrill Trails to Mt. Lowe; Mt. Lowe East Trail to Mt. Lowe Road; Middle, Lower Sam Merrill Trails to Cobb Estate: 13.7 miles, 3802′ gain and loss.
  10. Cobb Estate: Sam Merrill Trail to Mt. Lowe: 13.8 miles, 3802′ gain and loss. First Hike: 2-23-2011
  11. Cobb Estate: Lower Sam Merrill Trail to Echo Mountain; Castle Canyon to Inspiration Point; East Mt. Lowe Trail to Mt. Markham Trail to Mt. Markham; down to Upper East Mt. Lowe Trail to Mt. Lowe; Upper Sam Merrill down to Mt. Lowe Road up to Inspiration Point; Sam Merrill Trails down to the Cobb Estate: 14.8 miles, 3259′ gain and loss. First Hike: 3-28-12.
  12. Cobb Estate Trailhead: Lower Sam Merrill Trail to Echo Mountain; Castle Canyon Trail to Inspiration Point; OM&M Railway Trail to Muir Peak Trail up to Muir Peak; back to Inspiration Point, East Mt. Lowe Trail to Mt. Lowe; Sam Merrill Trails back to Cobb Estate: 14.8 miles, 4070′ gain and loss. First Hike: 2-25-13.
  13. Upper Sunset Ridge Trail to Mt. Lowe: 15.2 miles, 3508′ gain and loss. First hike: 11-18-2012.
  14. Cobb Estate: Mt. Lowe Railway Trails to Mt. Lowe: 15.5 miles, 3802′ gain and loss. First Hike: 3-2-2011.
  15. Cobb Estate Trailhead: Lower Sam Merrill Trail, Castle Canyon Trail, and Upper Sam Merrill Trail to Mt. Lowe; Upper East Mt. Lowe Trail, North Mt. Lowe Trail, South San Gabriel Peak Trail to San Gabriel Peak; on the way back summit Mt. Lowe again via the Upper East Mt. Lowe Trail; East Mt. Lowe Trail and Sam Merrill Trails back down to the Cobb Estate: 17.5 miles, 4946′ gain and loss. First Hike: 1-4-2012.
  16. Cobb Estate Trailhead: Lower Sam Merrill Trail, Castle Canyon Trail, East Mt. Lowe to Mt. Lowe; Upper East Mt. Lowe Trail, North Mt. Lowe Trail, South San Gabriel Peak Trail to San Gabriel Peak; down to SGP Trailhead and back up to Mt. Disappointment; on the way back summit Mt. Markham; return to Cobb Estate via East Mt. Lowe Trail and Sam Merrill Trails: 20.6 miles, 6563′ gain and loss. First Hike: 2-22-12.

360 Degree Panorama: view

Views from Mt. Lowe (Click image to view larger size)

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