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Marion Mountain Trail - 2E14 is a 5.96 mile one way hike with 4,495 feet elevation gain. Located 12 miles west of Palm Springs California. July and August are the best months to enjoy this hike.
Heavily forested, this strenuous trail is the shortest route to San Jacinto Peak. The trail begins from the road leading to, and shortly before, Marion Mountain Campground. It climbs the northwest flank of the Marion Ridge offering far reaching vistas. Beginning elevation is 6320 ft. with an elevation change of 2300 ft. to the junction of Deer Springs Trail.
Check out the Official Route and Triplog.
This is a difficult hike. Arrive fit and prepared or this could get ugly.
This hike is listed as One-Way.
When hiking several trails on a single "hike", log it with a generic name that describes the hike. Then link the trails traveled, check out the example.
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.