PCT: Islip Saddle to JCT Pleasant View Ridge [s]

A.K.A. Silver Moccasin Trail. Back to Silver Moccasin Trail Segments

Back to Pacific Crest Trail Segments

Segment: Pacific Crest Trail: Islip Saddle to JCT Pleasant View Ridge.

Stats: Islip Saddle to JCT Pleasant View Ridge: 1.6 miles, 1230′ gain, 0′ loss. JCT Pleasant View Ridge to Islip Saddle: 1.6 miles,0′ gain, 1230′ loss.  Round Trip: 3.2 miles 1230′ gain and loss.

Last Hiked: 7-17-2016

Hikes: Under Construction.

The trailhead is located at the corner of the parking lot at Islip Saddle along Angeles Crest Highway next to the vault toilets. There are two trailheads at this corner. The one further to the left and going up is the Pacific Crest Trail.

Trailheads at Islip Saddle.

Trailheads at Islip Saddle.

The Pleasant View Ridge Trail begins at a T-intersection forming a junction with the Pacific Crest Trail and heads north up the ridge [note: regardless of direction of travel, the PCT continues downward at this intersection–west to Angeles Crest Highway, east to Islip Saddle (also along Angeles Crest Highway).

T-intersection of Pacific Crest Trail and Pleasant View Ridge Trail.

T-intersection of Pacific Crest Trail and Pleasant View Ridge Trail.

 

More photos here.

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