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South Ridge Trail - 3E08, CA

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Difficulty 5 of 5
Distance One Way 3.49 miles
Trailhead Elevation 6,475 feet
Elevation Gain 2,860 feet
Accumulated Gain 2,860 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 13.02
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Big Bear - Jacinto Region
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Preferred Sep, Jun, Jul, Aug
Sun  5:24am - 6:06pm
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🔥 2018 Cranston Fire13.2k
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This moderate trail to Tahquitz Peak Lookout and the Pacific Crest Trail begins at 6800 ft. with an elevation gain is 2000 ft. Hikers experience breathtaking views of the Desert Divide, Strawberry Valley and beyond. Hiking during the summer is recommended for morning hours as it can be hot and dry later in the day.

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This is a difficult hike. Arrive fit and prepared or this could get ugly.

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    One-Way Notice
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    WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.

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    San Bernadino Forest
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    To hike
    Follow signs on Saunders Meadow Road leading to South Ridge Trail and Forest access road 5S11.
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