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Pine Mountain via Acorn Trail and North Backbone Trail

Wrightwood, California

9.57 mi / 3694 ft gain

Wright Mountain via Acorn Trail

Wrightwood, California

7.78 mi / 2530 ft gain

Wrightwood to Cloudburst Summit via Inspiration point and Cooper Falls

Wrightwood, California

33.48 mi / 8875 ft gain

Mountain High Ski Resort

Wrightwood, California

2.32 mi / 1526 ft gain

Cabin Flat Campground Trail

Mount Baldy, California

5.28 mi / 1302 ft gain

Blue Ridge Trail

Wrightwood, California

4.09 mi / 1332 ft gain

Big Pines Nature Trail

Wrightwood, California

0.45 mi / 154 ft gain

Snow Hike Lightning Ridge

Wrightwood, California

5.1 mi / 900 ft gain

Angeles Crest Scenic Byway

Phelan, California

64.35 mi / 6283 ft gain

Places to stay

Lake Campground

Valyermo, California

Lake Campground

Mountain Oak

Valyermo, California

Mountain Oak

Jackson Flats

Azusa, California

Jackson Flats

Bandido Group Campground

Pearblossom, California

Bandido Group Campground

Meadow Group Campground

Palmdale, California

Meadow Group Campground

Coulter Group Campground

Palmdale, California

Coulter Group Campground

Guides and stories

The Best Post-Adventure Food

The Best Post-Adventure Food

Aaron Rickel Jones

Reservation Permits Needed To Reopen Trails Responsibly, Says Steve Gerhardt

Reservation Permits Needed To Reopen Trails Responsibly, Says Steve Gerhardt

Aaron Rickel Jones

The Mountains Are Calling, and I Let It Go to Voicemail

The Mountains Are Calling, and I Let It Go to Voicemail

Aaron Rickel Jones

Cub House Birthday Ride

Cub House Birthday Ride

Aaron Rickel Jones

The Dawn Mine Loop Trail (or how to train for backpacking last minute)

The Dawn Mine Loop Trail (or how to train for backpacking last minute)

Aaron Rickel Jones

#LAsucksforcycling -but- #LAsucksfordrivingmore

#LAsucksforcycling -but- #LAsucksfordrivingmore

Aaron Rickel Jones

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