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Sunset Peak Motorway

San Gabriel Mountains National Monument, California
Distance4.0mi
Elevation Gain3,346ft
Trailhead Elevation3,526ft
Top5,219ft
Elevation Min/Max3526/5219ft
Elevation Start/End3526/3526ft

Sunset Peak Motorway

Sunset Peak Motorway is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Los Angeles County, California. It is within San Gabriel Mountains National Monument. It is 4.0 miles long and begins at 3,526 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 8.2 miles with a total elevation gain of 3,346 feet. The KDOC-TV (Anaheim) (elevation 5,299 feet) and KSCI-TV (San Bernardino) (elevation 5,308 feet) towers can be seen along the trail. This trail connects with the following: Sunset Ridge Truck Trail.
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John McKinney
"When snow covers the San Gabriel high country, consider the short hike to Sunset Peak. For most of the winter and early spring, the 5,796-foot peak seems to be strategically positioned just below the snow line and just above the smog line. You’ll get great clear-day views of Claremont and the San Gabriel Valley below and of Baldy and its neighboring peaks above. Sunset views, as the name of the peak suggests, are often glorious."

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San Gabriel Mountains National Monument
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San Gabriel Mountains National Monument
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