Little Pines Loop to Mt. Hillyer Lollipop

Trailhead: Chilao T2

Silver Moccasin Trailhead near Little Pines Loop across from parking.

Silver Moccasin Trailhead near Little Pines Loop across from parking.

Trail: Little Pines Loop to Mt. Hillyer Lollipop

Chilao South to Mt. Hillyer Lollipop track map from November 2016 using Backcountry Navigator (US Forest Service-2013 map) from my phone.

Chilao South to Mt. Hillyer Lollipop track map from November 2016 using Backcountry Navigator (US Forest Service-2013 map) from my phone.

Stats: 6.8 miles, 1345′ of gain and loss.

Last Hiked: 11-25-2016

Segments: From the Chilao T2 parking lot near Little Pines Loop, cross the road and take the Silver Moccasin Trail to the road at the north end of Chilao. Cross that road and continue along the Silver Moccasin Trail to the junction with the Horse Flats Trail. Turn left and follow the Horse Flats Trail to Horse Flats Campground. Turn left and follow the Mt. Hillyer trail and take that to the summit of Mt. Hillyer. From Mt. Hillyer, follow the Mt. Hillyer North Hiker’s Trail down to Horse Flats and follow the road through the campground between campsite 3 and campsite 10 which leads to the trailhead for the Mt. Hillyer Trail (mentioned above). Return to Chilao Flat T2 parking area via the Silver Moccasin Trail.

Points of Interest: Horse Flats Campground

Peaks: Mt. Hillyer

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