Sam Merrill Trail to Inspiration Point

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

Trail: Sam Merrill Trail to Echo Mountain, and  Inspiration Point.

Stats: From Cobb Estate to Inspiration Point: 5.6 Miles, 2709′ gain. From Inspiration Point to Cobb Estate: 5.6 miles, 2709′ loss. Round trip: 11.2 miles, 2709′ of gain and loss.

Last Hiked: 3-28-12

Trail Segments:  Take the Lower Sam Merrill Trail  up to the JCT near Echo Mountain and continue straight to Echo Mountain. From Echo Mountain, return to the JCT and take the Middle Sam Merrill Trail up to Lowe Saddle where five trails meet. From Lowe Saddle, take the trail up to Inspiration Point.

Peaks:

Point of Interest:

Photos:

View from the Middle Sam Merrill Trail between Inspiration Point and Sunset Point

View from the Middle Sam Merrill Trail between Inspiration Point and Sunset Point

One thought on “Sam Merrill Trail to Inspiration Point

  1. Pingback: Snow Hiking in Los Angeles: Echo Mountain and Inspiration Point | Hiking Angeles Forest

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