Lots of shade. Rating Details. There is a fee to park your car at the tram station. When your trail turns from west to north, you are nearing the most difficult part. The tram and the hike can get really busy. I suggest you download the maps in case of connectivity problems.
Cactus to Clouds Palm Springs Mt. San Jacinto Hiking Trail, Palm Springs, California
The Palm Springs Tram hike to Mt San Jacinto is a great way to bag Southern California's second highest peak without a huge effort. Here's how to do it.
This section of the Cactus to Clouds trail covers the distance between the Palm Springs Art Museum and the Aerial Tramway station along the ridge. The Palm Springs Aerial Tram will return you to the desert for a nominal fee. The trail starts around feet of elevation and climbs.
Backpacking to Mt San Jacinto via the Palm Springs Aerial Tram. Mt. San Jacinto was one of the first big peaks I bagged as a teenager and I'm.
Other than altitude gain, this is an easy hike.
At around 7, feet the trail becomes extremely steep and loose in an area called The Traverse. Lovely hike Published on May 5, This route requires commitment.
Mt. San Jacinto State Park offers over 50 miles of hiking trails located within a 14, acre pristine wilderness, one of the last in California.
Looking west you can see the dome of the Palomar Observatory and to the southwest Tahquitz Peak Lookout. Scroll Zoom. My favorite is a Published on May 5, The Mini fits in your palm and weighs next to nothing.
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