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Snowshoeing San Jacinto Peak from the Tram: 5.5 miles, 2,500 ft gain

February 10 @ 8:45 am - 2:30 pm

There is a ton of new snow on San Jacinto, just look at the picture above, this was taken on Super Bowl Sunday

Will will snowshoe to the peak using the winter trail (straight up, no switchbacks)
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Tram tickets windows open at 7:30 AM, first Tram up is at 8:00 AM.

Try to be at the window BEFORE 7:30 to make sure you can get on the 8:00 AM Tram

We will start the hike at 8:45 from the Top of the Tram Station

The Tram ticket office generally gets a long line on weekends, so arrive early ready to get the tickets.
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STATS:

Distance: ~ 5.5 miles out and back

Elevation gain: ~2,500 ft

Elevation at the peak: 10,850 ft

Elevation at the Tram Station: 8,300 ft

Difficulty: Strenuous due to snow/ conditions, cold weather, possible Acute Mountain Sickness to some hikers from high altitude.

It costs $25 RT to ride the Tram. $23 if you are a AAA member. You do not need an Adventure Pass to park in the parking lot but have to pay $5 to park. Tram pass-holders do not pay parking fee.

Meeting place: Take the tram up, we will meet at the Top of the Tram Station.

Essential Equipment:

Snowshoes
Microspikes
Waterproof boots
Poles
Gaiters
Warm clothing, hand warmers, bundle up.

Please bring: Plenty of water, dress in layers for winter weather, a hat, snacks/ lunch, your 10 essentials and your happy hiking face.

Links to Weather Forecast:

http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?lat=33.814463&lon=-116.6791834&site=all&smap=1&searchresult=San%20Jacinto%20Peak%2C%20San%20Bernardino%20National%20Forest%2C%20CA%2C%20USA

http://www.mountain-forecast.com/peaks/Mount-San-Jacinto-Peak/forecasts/3293

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Details

Date:
February 10
Time:
8:45 am - 2:30 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.meetup.com/calabasasdayhikers/events/258737665/

Organizer

Calabasas Day Hikers – Hiking is what we do
Website:
https://www.meetup.com/calabasasdayhikers/
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Details

Date:
February 10
Time:
8:45 am - 2:30 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.meetup.com/calabasasdayhikers/events/258737665/

Organizer

Calabasas Day Hikers – Hiking is what we do
Website:
https://www.meetup.com/calabasasdayhikers/