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    Mount Islip Trail

    San Gabriel Mountains National Monument, California
    Distance1.2mi
    Elevation Gain869ft
    Trailhead Elevation8,144ft
    Top8,264ft
    Elevation Min/Max7520/8264ft
    Elevation Start/End8144/8118ft

    Mount Islip Trail

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    Belmont Shore, CA
    Trailblazer | 672 pts
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    10/5/2014
    This trail is remarkably well cut and keeps it fairly easy on your legs despite going up a near vertical face. The views into the central valley and out to Catalina from the top ridge are great and it was not very crowded on the Sunday I was there. It probably would have been 5 stars if not for the fact that as you get near the top ridge you can hear all the traffic from Route 2, which is just north of the peak. A good distance hike and a fun trail run.
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    Corona, CA
    Pathfinder | 171 pts
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    7/17/2010
    This was a fun hike. The weather was supposed to hit 97 by 10:00 am, so we got to the trailhead at around 5 am. The highlights of this hike were the trees and the views afforded by the peak and along the trail from about halfway up. Past the 2 mile mark, much of the trail is shaded by trees, so that definitely helps if the sun is hot.
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    Ventura, CA
    Adventurer | 290 pts
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    10/30/2005
    Troop 103/VENTURA-CA did this as a day hike after car camping overnight at nearby Apple Tree Campground. An overnite like this is good for acclimation to the altitude.

    Trail is in great shape. The views are awesome from the top. It's 4 miles of uphill via "beaucoup" switch backs. The hike down (with gravity assistance) makes this a great all around activity!
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    Trail Information

    San Gabriel Mountains National Monument
    Nearby City
    San Gabriel Mountains National Monument
    Parks
    Dog-friendly
    Accessibility
    Angeles National Forest/San Gabriel Mountains National Monument, Santa Clara/Mojave Rivers Ranger District
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    USGS Crystal Lake
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