PS - Discovery Hike

  • Thu, August 08, 2019
  • 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
  • Mt. San Jacinto State Park
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This discovery hike will be an exploration beyond the normal confines of the trail on a moderately strenuous backcountry hike in the San Jacinto Wilderness. There will be some deviation from the trail to “discover” locations not typically seen by the average day hiker.

  • Distance: 4 to 6 miles 
  • Total Elevation: 1500' 
  • Difficulty: Moderately Strenuous
  • Minimum Elevation 8200
  • Type: Out and back loop
  • Return time: Early afternoon
  • Destination: To be revealed on the hike
  • Meeting location: Tram valley station: 9:30 AM
  • We will depart on time on the first tram. Don't be late.
  • Departure time: 10 AM Tram 

Hiking Requirements - you will need to be in good physical condition for this hike.  Click here for more information.

Tickets for the Tram:  $25.95 Adult $23.95 Senior. It is recommended to buy a tram ticket online in advance. Online tickets are limited. Order early!  Go to If online tickets are not available,many tickets are still available for walk-ins.  Note-If for any reason you are unable to use it on the day reserved, tickets purchased in advance at the tram website, or on-site, are good anytime for 1 year from the date of purchase. $8 parking fee waived for pass holders and local residents.  Our tram departure is 8 AM. 

What to bring: 

Ten Essentials (click here), water (2-3 liters recommended), lunch,energy snacks, sun protection, layered clothing and hiking poles. Carry Emergency Contact Information (ICE). Sturdy hiking footwear with good tread and adequate drinking water are required.  

Questions contact hike Leader: Scott Connelly  Email click here

Health Problems/allergies  Discuss any medical concerns with the hike leader that may affect your ability to complete the hike. 

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