Eaton Saddle to Mt. Lowe, Inspiration Point, Muir Peak, and Mt. Markham

Trailhead: Eaton Saddle Trailhead

Trail: Eaton Saddle to Mt. Lowe, Inspiration Point, Muir Peak, and Mt. Markham

Stats: 8.8 miles, 2211′ of gain and loss

Last Hiked: 3-3-12

Trail Segments: From Eaton Saddle, go to Markham Saddle.  At Markham Saddle, there are three trails. Take the Lower Mt. Lowe Trail past the JCT to Mt. Markham to the JCT of the Upper East Mt. Lowe Trail. Take the Upper East Mt. Lowe Trail past the JCT with the Upper West Sam Merrill Trail to Mt. Lowe. Descend Mt. Lowe and take the Upper Sam Merrill Trail to Mt. Lowe Road. Take Mt. Lowe Road to Lowe Saddle, and continue up the trail to Inspiration Point. From Inspiration Point take the One Man &Mule Railway Trail to the JCT with the Muir Peak Trail. Take the Muir Peak Trail to Muir Peak. Return to Inspiration Point, continue down to Lowe Saddle and take Mt. Lowe road back up the JCT with the East Mt. Lowe Trail. Take the East Mt. Lowe Trail to the JCT with Mt. Markham, and take the Mt. Markham Trail to Mt. Markham. Return the rest of the way retracing previous steps.

Peaks:

Points of Interest: 

Photos:

View toward Mt. Lowe from Mt. Markham

View toward Mt. Lowe from Mt. Markham

 

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