Trailhead: San Gabriel Peak
Trail: San Gabriel Peak Trailhead to San Gabriel Peak and Mt. Lowe
Stats: 7.2 miles, 2235′ of gain and loss.
Last Hiked: 6-3-2019
Route description with trail segment pages: From the trailhead, take the Lower San Gabriel Peak Trail to the junction with Mt. Disappointment Road. Proceed up Mt. Disappointment Road to the Saddle between Mt. Disappointment and San Gabriel Peak. At the saddle, turn east (left) and proceed a short distance, go down the trail leading off Mt. Disappointment Road and continue up past the junction with the South San Gabriel Peak Trail, turn right, and take that down to Markham Saddle. From Markham saddle, cross Mt. Lowe Road and follow the Lower North Mt. Lowe Trail and the Upper North Mt. Lowe Trail to the junction with the East Mt. Lowe Trail. Follow the Upper East Mt. Lowe Trail to the junction with the West Mt. Lowe Trail (A.K.A. Upper Sam Merrill Trail) and follow the summit trail up to Mt. Lowe. Retrace your steps back to the junction at San Gabriel Peak. Turn right, and follow the Upper San Gabriel Peak Trail to the peak. From the peak, return to the JCT with the South San Gabriel Trail and continue back to the trailhead retracing your steps.