Upper Sunset Ridge Trail to Echo Mountain

Trailhead: Millard Canyon Trailhead, parking area T1

Note: Trailhead starts at the gate off of Chaney Trail

The gate is at the end of the parking area off of Chaney Trail

Trail: Upper Sunset Ridge Trail from Millard Canyon up to Cape of Good Hope, down to Echo Mountain via the Lower Mt. Lowe Railway Trail

Sunset Ridge to Echo Mountain track map from December 2016 using Backcountry Navigator (US Forest Service-2013 map) from my phone.

Sunset Ridge to Echo Mountain track map from December 2016 using Backcountry Navigator (US Forest Service-2013 map) from my phone.

Stats: From the gate to Echo Mountain: 3.6 miles, 1612′ gain, 250′ loss; from Echo Mountain to the gate: 3.6 miles, 250′ gain, 1612′ loss; Round Trip: 7.2 miles, 1612′ of gain and loss.

Last Hiked: 12-1-2016

Trail Segments: From the gate, take the Upper Sunset Ridge Trail to the Cape of Good Hope.  From the Cape of Good Hope, go down the road a short distance to the JCT with the Lower Mt. Lowe Railway Trail and take that trail down toward Echo Mountain.  At the JCT with the Lower Sam Merrill Trail, continue straight to the White City Ruins at Echo Mountain.

Points of Interest:  Lower Mt. Lowe Railway ruins, White City ruins at Echo Mountain.

Peaks: Echo Mountain

Photos:

 

View from the Hotel Stairs overlooking the landing for the Incline Railway.

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