Palm Springs has 2 backpacking trails. These trails range from 12 to 20 miles in length. The most popular trail is San Jacinto Peak (Backpacking) and San Jacinto Peak: The Hard Way. Trails.com member Heather H. recently completed San Jacinto Peak (Backpacking).
San Jacinto Peak: The Hard WayView Trail Details
Palm Springs, CA
This hike, known as the Cactus-to-Clouds Hike by Palm Springs hiking enthusiasts, is an absolute hoot—if you survive. For three decades now, ...
San Jacinto Peak (Backpacking)View Trail Details
The north face of San Jacinto Peak, at one point soaring 9000 feet up in four horizontal miles, is one of the most imposing escarpments in the ...