Lower Sam Merrill Trail [s]

Segment: Cobb Estate to Junction at Echo Mountain

Stats: From Cobb Estate to JCT at Echo Mountain: 2.6 miles, 1399′ gain; From JCT at Echo Mountain to Cobb Estate: 2.6 miles, 1399′ loss; Round Trip: 5.2 miles, 1399′ of gain and loss

Last Hiked: 3-1-13

Hikes:

  1. Cobb Estate to Echo Mountain: 5.2 miles, 1399′ gain
  2. Upper Sunset Ridge, Lower Mt. Lowe Railroad, Echo Mountain, Lower Sam Merrill to Cobb Estate: 6.2 miles, 1362′ gain, 1656′ loss
  3. Cobb Estate to Echo Mountain, Cape of Good Hope: 7 miles, 1656′ of gain and loss.
  4. Sunset Ridge Trail, Lower Mt. Lowe Railroad, Echo Mountain, Lower Sam Merrill to Cobb Estate: 7 miles, 1782′ gain, 1656′ loss
  5. Cobb Estate to Echo Mountain to Inspiration Point via Castle Canyon: 9.2 miles, 2709′ of gain and loss
  6. Sam Merrill Trail to Inspiration Point: 11.2 miles, 2709′ of gain and loss.
  7. Muir Peak from Cobb Estate: 11.6 miles, 2947′ of gain and loss.
  8. Sam Merrill Trail, Castle Canyon Trail, East Mt. Lowe Trails to Mt. Lowe: 12.8 miles, 3862′ of gain and loss.
  9. Sam Merrill Trail to Mt. Lowe: 13.8 miles, 3802′ gain
  10. Mt. Lowe Railway Trails to Mt. Lowe: 15.5 miles, 3802′ gain
  11. Cobb Estate to Tom Sloan Saddle: 16 miles, 3969′ of gain and loss.
  12. Cobb Estate to Bear Canyon Campground: 19 miles, 4619′ of gain and loss.

View at Trailhead

View approaching Junction at Echo Mountain

More photos here

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