Mt. San Jacinto Traverse: Tram Station to Deer Springs Trailhead

Mt. San Jacinto, with its accompanying state park and federal wilderness, is one of the best example of montane, mixed-conifer high country south of the Sierra Nevadas. One of the most dramatic geological features in Southern California, the towering peak and its surrounding highlands dominates the Inland Empire, and provides appropriately astounding views. Distance: 11 …

Mt. San Jacinto State Park via the Tramway

Distance: 4.8 MilesElevation Gained: 700'Difficulty: ModerateCritters: NoneGet there like this.When I was a kid, my parents took me up to Mt. San Jacinto via the tram. My cousin from Illinois was in town, and I think they were trying to prove to him that California gets cold too sometimes. This seemed to me a very …