I hiked this trail on a Friday and I wasn't expecting to see anyone, but I ran into a fellow hiker named Matt. Nice steady incline to the summit. Der Berg liegt im Mount San Jacinto State Park und hat die sechsthöchste Schartenhöhe aller Berge in den Continental United States. I took 90 oz of water but there was Lots of water to fill up with. While there are multiple routes that go up to San Jacinto Peak, this backpacking guide covers my favorite: the San Jacinto Peak Loop Trail. Der San Jacinto Peak (auch Mount San Jacinto und San Jacinto Mountain) ist ein 3302 m hoher Berg im nördlichen Riverside County, Kalifornien, Vereinigte Staaten, und höchster Gipfel der San Jacinto Mountains. Boulder scramble but with it. Really pretty. The trail starts at the road leading to, but just before Marion Mountain Campground. Interestingly enough he had come to hike in the San Jacintos because of my Fuller Ridge to San Jacinto hike … Great views and plenty of shade. Hiked this during the intense labor day weekend heat wave on Saturday, 9/5, from Deer springs trailhead to San Jacinto Peak. Spent 30 minutes at the top and we were back to the trailhead by 2:30. First time on this trail to San Jacinto. Nice steady incline to the summit. The parking area is marked with a sign that says Deer Springs Trail Parking. San Jacinto Peak via Deer Springs Trail [GESCHLOSSEN] ist ein 19.1 Meilen langer, moderat besuchter Hin- und Rückweg in der Nähe von Idyllwild-Pine Cove, Kalifornien. O’Sullivan Creek (PCT Mile 186.4) on Fuller Ridge Trail is flowing well. Fuller Ridge Trail to San Jacinto Peak; Google Earth Map: Fuller Ridge Trail. Well marked at all junctions. This is a difficult out and back trail to San Jacinto Peak in San Jacinto Wilderness. These data may change rapidly this week due to anticipated rapid melting. (As a bonus, if you walk straight a few hundred feet past the junction, you will reach a rocky perch with views east over Palm Springs). There is no trail quota for any of the trails on this route. At the start of Deer Springs Trail, you’ll see a sign saying that you need a permit. Other than that, love this trail. San Jacinto Peak via Deer Springs Trail ist ein 30.7 Kilometer langer, moderat besuchter Hin- und Rückweg in der Nähe von Idyllwild-Pine Cove, Kalifornien. We did the loop back down. It has a creek with cold crystal clear water which has no faint odor. The beginning section of the trail was gradual but manageable, but the last 3 miles has a lot of switchbacks and is much steeper. This trail … After some switchbacks, the straightaway, and then some more switchbacks, you'll find the Little Round Valley campgrounds, which have restrooms. Came back around 5pm. There are lots of shades. Well maintained. A rewarding (and challenging) day hike! You spend some time on the PCT and intersect the Marion trail as well but overall it was quiet and I only saw about 6 people total. The starting elevation of the trail is at 6,480 feet, so you need to get acclimated for this hike. Slippery sand. The Deer Springs Trail is one of four maintained trails that climb up the west face of San Jacinto Peak. I would do this again in cooler weather and using the tram. Got to the peak around 930. Parking was packed - which is typical now with COVID. My watch clocked in at a little over 19 miles roundtrip. Marion Mountain Trail to San Jacinto Peak. I do, and the last 2.5 miles were rough. About 4 miles in you reach the beginning of the loop. Luckily there are a few creeks you cross that you can fill up. Great to see different views. There are huge pinecones besides the trail. Devil's Slide Trail to Wellman Divide . Also be sure to start early in the winter to avoid trekking in the dark. Elevation Gained: 3100 feet. Aufgrund der Steigung und Distanz ist … There were about 5 other cars in the lot already. From the trailhead the Marion Mountain Trail climbs relentlessly for 2.5 miles to the junction with the Deer Springs Trail, where the trail ends. ... the eastern side of the mountain for another .4 miles and gaining another 200 feet until you hit the junction with Deer Springs Trail at 10.600 feet. Still, well worth it. Tough, with good elevation gain. As you can assume it’s over 19 miles. This definitely was more than 16 miles. Hiked this during the intense labor day weekend heat wave on Saturday, 9/5, from Deer springs trailhead to San Jacinto Peak. I believe, besides Cactus to Clouds, this is the longest trail to the summit. Strangely, my lower calves and feet hurt more on this trail than it did for Whitney, perhaps because the grade is lower and there is sandy terrain. Next time I'll trying going through Humber Park. Summit hard to find- after sign just go straight up ! Came back around 5pm. Use Exit 100 to get on CA-243 South. Took 7.5 hrs to go up and turn back. San Jacinto. perfect training for mt. Got back to my car around 3 and it was already 110 degrees! Don’t care for the bottom 1.5-2 miles, especially down. Very Strenuous Hikes. The easiest and most popular hike to the peak begins at the Mountain Station of the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway. Overall solid hike with great views. I believe, besides Cactus to Clouds, this is the longest trail to the summit. Overall, a fantastic hike and the view is quite rewarding. Overall solid hike with great views. The descent from the peak itself is amazing though if you head down the east side with grand views over Palm Springs and the mountains. It was very windy and chilly at the summit. I took 90 oz of water but there was Lots of water to fill up with. Clear skies and not much snow made this a doable, albeit long, hike!! A great practice hike for Whitney. Weather was perfect; 5mph breeze, clear and cool. Deer Springs Trail to Suicide Rock . Thankfully, the rocks weren't too slippery to climb on. perfect training for mt. Lot of aggressive black flies. My watch clocked in at a little over 19 miles roundtrip. You just have to climb up boulders to the top. Overall, a fantastic hike and the view is quite rewarding. We did it as a loop going coming back via Wellman's Divide, which was very scenic but exposed and hot. Next time I'll trying going through Humber Park. Er führt durch schönen Wald und vorbei an herrlichen Aussichtspunkten. Make sure to pick up a free permit before you start hiking. Boulder scramble but with it. Still some good flow from creeks in the 7000-9000’ range (not exact, by memory). Get on the trail early during warm times of the year, because it gets hot as you get into the day! My tracker said it was close to 20 miles. Tracks through the snow do not accurately follow the trail route to San Jacinto Peak, but are adequate. Beautiful views the whole way. Summited @ 9. Pass a stone cabin about a tenth of a mile below the summit. The first 4 miles are pretty straightforward with mixed terrain. It is right across from the San Jacinto State Park. Es gibt verschiedene Aktivitätsmöglichkeiten. The summit of San Jacinto Peak is the highest point in the San Jacinto Range located east of Los Angeles near the town of Palm Springs. John Muir beschrieb den Blick vom San Jacinto Peak als beeindruckendstes Schauspiel der ganze… Started down around 1045 and personally this was the best part of the hike. Hiked this 7/31 during the first CA heat wave. The Marion Mountain Trail to San Jacinto Peak is a pretty tough hike, but it is the shortest route to the peak. We hit the trail at 6:30 and reached the summit by 11. Thankful to have made it back safe though we were dehydrated from the heat when done. There were a few water sources from creeks on way to the summit and one coming back. Overall an amazing way to spend a hot CA day and close out July in hiking style :). However, all these trails converge into the It was a gorgeous day and the hike was worth the pain I'm feeling right now. My tracker said it was close to 20 miles. Really worth the mileage. Exhausted, grateful, and ready for burritos. The trail climbs the northwest flank of Marion Ridge offering far reaching vistas. Trailhead Located at: UTM Zone 11S 525687m E 3734807m N From Los Angeles take the I-10 or 210 East towards Banning. The beginning section of the trail was gradual but manageable, but the last 3 miles has a lot of switchbacks and is much steeper. 10.6 miles roundtrip (out-and-back) 4,500 feet elevation gain. Clear skies and not much snow made this a doable, albeit long, hike!! Beautiful trail with streams to fill up on water if you want to pack light. The parking is easy to find, and the myriad trails from the parking area lead to the actual trail, just keep going up. Jean Peak lies 0.6 miles south of San Jacinto Peak, the second highest peak in southern California. When you are covering over 5600 feet of elevation, that extra 1.5 miles on each end matter. The trees on the trail are magnificent. Need to Know A self-issued permit is required and can be obtained from the ranger station in Idyllwild before it opens. I also clocked 19.5 miles so of course, no one knows where 16.5 came from. Summit got busy. Saw a deer. I made it to the top which in turn was super windy and very chilly. Wasn't too difficult, just a lot of miles. Overall nice way to spend a holiday weekend. Th Deer Springs Trail starts at a junction with the PCT. Still had some snow up there. There are several water sources once you reach the loop but they are very shallow streams to filter in. We hit the trail at 6:30 and reached the summit by 11. Spent 30 minutes at the top and we were back to the trailhead by 2:30. a great hike. Really pretty. Wasn't too difficult, just a lot of miles. mileage is wrong though, I calculated 19.5 miles on Strava. Thankfully, the rocks weren't too slippery to climb on. Hiked on 6/6/20 and it’s beauty is unparalleled in Southern California. Got back to my car around 3 and it was already 110 degrees! Follow the Peak Trail to Wellman Divide; then take the Wellman Cienega Trail to Saddle Junction, and then take the Strawberry Cienega Trail to Strawberry Junction. This topic has 1 reply, 2 voices, and was last updated 5 years, 5 months ago by Troy Kent . I had the pleasure of doing this hike yesterday. An alternative is to do a lollipop loop by first following the Peak Trail to the left once you come to the Peak Trail-Deer Springs Trail junction that is 0.3 miles below the summit. As you can assume it’s over 19 miles. As usual, hiked with my husband and my two kids (10 and 12). The most popular route starts with a ride on the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway from Valley Station at 2,643 feet (806 m) near Palm … Thankful to have made it back safe though we were dehydrated from the heat when done. Requires wilderness permit . Trail easy to follow. As usual, hiked with my husband and my two kids (10 and 12). I hiked the Deer springs trail to the San Jacinto peak an early morning in september, 18 miles roundtrip. Get on the trail early during warm times of the year, because it gets hot as you get into the day! Grueling 11.5 hour hike in the heat. I will do this again!! San Jacinto Peak via Deer Springs Trail is a 19.1 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Idyllwild-Pine Cove, California that features a great forest setting and is rated as difficult. Thought i brought enough water, however i was wrong. Trail is well maintained, but there are a few icy patches where micro spikes helped. The trail begins from the road leading to, and shortly before, Marion Mountain Campground. Just before entering Idyllwild from the north (or just after leaving it from the south) a sign on the east side of the road marks access to the Deer Springs trail. gorgeous from beginning to end. I had the pleasure of doing this hike yesterday. I also clocked 19.5 miles so of course, no one knows where 16.5 came from. This definitely was more than 16 miles. You’ll also get to find out if you struggle with altitude sickness on this hike as well. From the three-way junction at the top of Deer Springs Trail, turn left up San Jacinto Peak Trail and hike the final 0.3 miles to the summit. mileage is wrong though, I calculated 19.5 miles on Strava. Amateur hikers.. Did not take enough water! Great views and plenty of shade. About 4 miles in you reach the beginning of the loop. Lot of aggressive black flies. Amateur hikers.. Did not take enough water! Strangely, my lower calves and feet hurt more on this trail than it did for Whitney, perhaps because the grade is lower and there is sandy terrain. Distance: 12 miles. There are several water sources once you reach the loop but they are very shallow streams to filter in. Still some good flow from creeks in the 7000-9000’ range (not exact, by memory). You’ll also get to find out if you struggle with altitude sickness on this hike as well. Other than that, love this trail. Le sentier traverse une forêt et sa difficulté est évaluée comme difficile. I left at 8:30 and finished at 5:00 with a 20-30 rest/nap on top. The view was SPECTACULAR!!! It is accessible where it crosses the Fuller Ridge Trail on the PCT (approx. You just have to climb up boulders to the top. Long day!!! Got to the peak around 930. There is no discernible trail to the summit. There is no discernible trail to the summit. I used spikes more extensively on today’s fast hike up and down via Marion Mountain and Deer Springs trails. Beginning elevation is 6480 ft., with an elevation change of 2300 ft. to the junction of Deer Springs Trail. It was a gorgeous day and the hike was worth the pain I'm feeling right now. Pine trees, manzanita, waterfalls, creeks, fantastic views, and an amazing summit. Someone made a new sign for the summit. Very hot. Mt San Jacinto is my favorite peak because it is so picturesque during he entirety of the hike. But what are you going to do? The next time I will hike from another trailhead. We did the loop back down. This is a high-elevation loop out of Idyllwild, visiting San Jacinto Peak and Tahquitz Peak. Still had some snow up there. The views are incredible and you have amazing 360 degree views of LA as well as perfect views of San Gorgonio and Mt Baldy. Requires wilderness permit. The trees on the trail are magnificent. This route is longer yet more gradual than others and is the most scenic and enjoyable (in my opinion). Devils Slide, Willow Creek and Caramba Trial to Skunk Cabbage Meadow, Mount San Jacinto Round Valley Loop via Devils Slide Trail, Tahquitz Peak via Devil's Slide and Caramba Trail, Devil's Slide Trail, Willow Creek Trail, and San Jacinto Peak Loop. San Jacinto Peak via Deer Springs Trail is a 30.7 kilometer moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Idyllwild-Pine Cove, California that features a great forest setting and is rated as difficult. Very hot. The views are incredible and you have amazing 360 degree views of LA as well as perfect views of San Gorgonio and Mt Baldy. Started down around 1045 and personally this was the best part of the hike. A turnout so easy to miss ’ t care for the bottom 1.5-2 miles especially. And full of rocks loop but they are very shallow streams to in. 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