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31 mi 50 km of trail 4 Recommended Routes

Easy Trails 2 Trails Intermediate Trails 13 Trails Hard Trails 0 Trails

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Recommended Routes in Mount Lowe Area - 4

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Favorite Flat, sandy trail and lovely flora along the link trail.
Intermediate

Mt. Lowe Railway Ruins

5.3 mi 8.5 km 1,344' Up 409.63 m Up 1,344' Down 409.51 m Down

Altadena, CA
Favorite The last leg of the Chaney Trail.
Intermediate/Difficult

Sunset Ridge to Dawn Mine Loop

5.9 mi 9.5 km 1,527' Up 465.45 m Up 1,527' Down 465.31 m Down

Altadena, CA
Favorite Inspiration Point, Altadena, CA 6 miles up.
Difficult

Mt. Lowe Historic Railway Tour

11.5 mi 18.4 km 2,686' Up 818.71 m Up 2,686' Down 818.78 m Down

Altadena, CA
Favorite Inspiration Point, Altadena, CA 6 miles up.
Intermediate/Difficult

Mt. Lowe Summit Loop from Cobb Estate

13.0 mi 20.9 km 3,796' Up 1157.16 m Up 3,797' Down 1157.2 m Down

Altadena, CA

Trails in Mount Lowe Area - 11

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1.3 mi 2.1 km #1Millard Canyon Trail
Intermediate
Altadena, CA
Intermediate
Altadena, CA
2.7 mi 4.3 km #2Lower Sam Merrill Trail 12W14.1
Intermediate
Altadena, CA
Intermediate
Altadena, CA 17 
0.9 mi 1.4 km #3Echo Mountain Trail 12W14.A
Easy/Intermediate
Altadena, CA
Easy/Intermediate
Altadena, CA
1.8 mi 3.0 km #4Castle Canyon Trail #12W28
Intermediate/Difficult
Altadena, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Altadena, CA 13 
2.5 mi 4.1 km #5Middle Sam Merrill Trail 12W14.2
Intermediate/Difficult
Altadena, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Altadena, CA
5.3 mi 8.6 km #6Idlehour Trail 12W16
Intermediate/Difficult
Altadena, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Altadena, CA
1.9 mi 3.1 km #7Tom Sloan Trail #12W22
Intermediate
Altadena, CA
Intermediate
Altadena, CA
2.2 mi 3.6 km #8Sunset Ridge Trail 12W18
Intermediate
Altadena, CA
Intermediate
Altadena, CA
8.9 mi 14.3 km #9Mt. Lowe Road #2N50
Intermediate
Altadena, CA
Intermediate
Altadena, CA
1.2 mi 1.9 km #10Muir Peak Road #2N50.A
Easy
Altadena, CA
Easy
Altadena, CA
2.0 mi 3.3 km #11Dawn Mine Trail 12W13
Intermediate
Altadena, CA
Intermediate
Altadena, CA

Photos of Mount Lowe Area - 45

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Flat, sandy trail and lovely flora along the link trail.
May 11, 2015 near Altadena, CA
Old mining engine that once delivered gold from Dawn mine
Apr 22, 2019 near Altadena, CA
On the way to Dawn Mine
Apr 22, 2019 near Altadena, CA
Rock-Hopping terrain in  Millard Canyon
Apr 22, 2019 near Altadena, CA
Mountain bikers headed toward the Mt. Lowe fire road with historic cog railroad foundations visible.
May 11, 2015 near Altadena, CA
First switchback portion.
Apr 14, 2015 near Altadena, CA
Beautiful views down on the Sam Merrill trail and downtown Pasadena.
May 11, 2015 near Altadena, CA
Lush treed area near the waterfall.
Apr 15, 2015 near Altadena, CA