Trailhead is located at the intersection of East Loma Alta Drive and Lake Ave, Altadena 91001
Meetup Time: 6:30 AM
We will meet at the gate entrance of the Cobb Estate. You can park on the street, but please read the parking signs carefully. Best parking is along East Loma Alta.
We will run up the Sam Merrill Trail to Echo Mountain for a round trip of about 5.5 miles. This is a steep climb and has elevation gain of about 1500 ft. Those wanting to go further can continue up to Inspiration point via the Castle Canyon Trail. Roundtrip distance will be 11 miles. Total 11 mile elevation gain is about 2740 ft
5.5 miles RT to Echo Mountain
11 miles RT to Inspiration Point
No bathrooms at the start
Both routes are a bit strenous.
This is self supported event. Please come prepared and carry sufficient water and nutrition for the duration of your run.
Carpooling is HIGHLY recommended.