Islip Saddle to Mt. Islip Loop

Trailhead: Islip Saddle Trailhead

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Trail: Pacific Crest Trail to Windy Gap, Islip Ridge Trail to Mt. Islip, Mt. Islip Trail to Little Jimmy, Pacific Crest Trail to Islip Saddle.

Track Map for Islip Saddle to Mt. Islip Loop from May 2019 using Backcountry Navigator (US Forest Service-2013 map) from my phone.

Stats: Round trip: 6.7 miles, 1580′ of gain and loss

Section Profile for Islip Saddle to Mt. Islip Loop from May 2019 using Backcountry Navigator (US Forest Service-2013 map) from my phone.

Last Hiked: 5-12-2019

Trail Segments:  Take the Pacific Crest Trail from Islip Saddle up to Little Jimmy Campground.  At Little Jimmy Campground, there are two options to continue. To continue on the Pacific Crest Trail to Windy Gap, follow the trail that leads away from the Little Jimmy Campground.  At Windy Gap, take the Islip Ridge Trail to Mt. Islip.  You will pass the junction with the Mt. Islip Trail on the way up.  Also, there is a junction near the top, just continue up the trail (down leads to the Big Cienega Trail).  From Mt. Islip Continue down the way you came only at the junction with the Mt. Islip Trail, take the Mt. Islip Trail down to Little Jimmy.  From Little Jimmy turn left (west) when you reach the campground, walk through the campground to the road and follow the road down to where it crosses the Pacific Crest Trail. Follow the Pacific Crest Trail down to Islip Saddle.

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