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Skyline Trail to Aerial Tramway Top Station

Palm Springs, California

based on 1 reviews



9.41 miles

Elevation Gain

8238 ft

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Skyline Trail to Aerial Tramway Top Station is a point-to-point trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Palm Springs, California.
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This trail is very difficult. You should read up on this and be well prepared. Over 8K feet of elevation gain in just over 9 miles. That means it's STEEP. That being said, it's an incredible hike. You start in the desert and end in beautiful alpine terrain. It's best to start this hike before dawn (with a headlight) so you beat the heat at the lower elevations. Optimal months to do this hike are April and November. Enjoy an ice-cold drink at the top of the tram restaurant. You deserve it after this hike. Then it's just a tram ride and Uber back to the trailhead.

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