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Luke Khuu
San Jacinto State Park on 04/30/2012 12:53:29 MDT Print View

looking for a 3 days/ 2 night hike in San Jacinto park. Not looking to use the tram. thanks!

Nick Gatel
(ngatel) - MLife

Locale: Southern California
Re: San Jacinto State Park on 04/30/2012 16:57:51 MDT Print View

Here you go. 3 day/ 2 night San Jac Loop

Luke Khuu
Too long on 05/01/2012 17:46:22 MDT Print View

Looking for a shorter route.

Edited by ninhsavestheday on 05/01/2012 17:46:58 MDT.

Adan Lopez
(Lopez) - F

Locale: San Gabriel Valley
Shorter loop on 05/01/2012 18:11:06 MDT Print View

Nick doesn't know any short hikes :-)

Art ...
(asandh) - F
Re: San Jacinto State Park on 05/01/2012 19:05:51 MDT Print View

One problem is you did not indicate how many miles you'd like to hike during this trip, so naturally Nick assumed the most.

if you live in Southern California, pick up a Harrison map of Mt San Jacinto and start learning the trails.

lots of options and variations.
where would you like to start and end ?

also, have you ever hiked or camped there before ?

Edited by asandh on 05/01/2012 19:09:11 MDT.

Robert Kelly
(QiWiz) - MLife

Locale: UL gear @
If you don't use tram on 05/02/2012 13:10:40 MDT Print View

you will begin with a big up. Depending on the season, water can be scarce, so check with rangers re this. I've not hiked without taking the tram up, but have done a very enjoyable loop beginning and ending at tram station. Can go up Mt San Jacinto and camp at about 9000 feet on other side, then use the PCT and other trails to get back to tram station. Can also camp on the tram side of the mountain. If you get a map, I think you'll see the routes I'm talking about.