Muir Peak Loop from the Cobb Estate

Trailhead: Cobb Estate Trailhead

Note: Trailhead is not directly connected to the parking area. See trailhead page for directions.

Cobb Estate Trailhead for Lower Sam Merrill Trail

Stats: From Cobb Estate to Muir Peak via Castle Canyon: 5.3 miles, 2907 gain, 40′ loss. From Muir Peak to Cobb Estate via Middle Sam Merrill: 6.3 miles, 2907 loss, 40′ gain. Round Trip: 11.6 Miles, 2947′ of gain and loss

Last Hiked: 1-20-14

Trail Segments:  Take the Lower Sam Merrill Trail to the JCT near Echo Mountain and  continue straight to the White City Ruins at Echo Mountain. Along the way, you will pass the JCT of the Middle Sam Merrill Trail and the JCT of the Castle Canyon Trail.  After visiting the White City Ruins, return to the JCT, and take the Castle Canyon Trail to Inspiration Point. From Inspiration Point take the One Man & Mule Railway Trail to the JCT of the Muir Peak Trail and take that trail to Muir Peak. Return to Inspiration Point and continue to the junction at Lowe Saddle.  From Lowe Saddle take the Middle Sam Merrill Trail back to Echo Mountain and return to the Cobb Estate.

Points of Interest:

Peaks:

Photos:

View from Muir Peak (click to enlarge)Muir1301-047

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