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Fern Truck Trail

Intermediate
 3.0 (1)

A winding fire road and singletrack trail with views over LA.


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2.8

Miles

4.5

KM

84%

Runnable

2,392' 729 m

High

1,213' 370 m

Low

1,178' 359 m

Up

0' 0 m

Down

8%

Avg Grade (5°)

14%

Max Grade (8°)

Dogs Unknown

Features Birding · Views · Wildlife

Runner Notes

Watch for mountain bikers coming up the trail. Also keep an eye out for rattlesnakes.

Description

This trail is a not-too-steep fire road and singletrack that lets you get some speed coming down or keep a decent pace going up. lt connects the Gabrielino National Recreation Trail to Brown Mountain Road and has some decent views of Pasadena and LA.

Flora & Fauna

Birds, snakes, deer, and coyotes.

Contacts

Shared By:

Justin Jasper

Trail Ratings

  3.0 from 1 vote

#5

in Pasadena

#26988

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  3.0 from 1 vote
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Trail Rankings

#5

in Pasadena

#3,145

in California

#26,988

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Photos

View at at the Junction of Fern Truck and Brown Mountain Trail. There are two benches to appreciate the view.
Mar 30, 2020 near La Caña…, CA
The view south towards Altadena from the Brown Mountain Saddle.
Mar 13, 2019 near La Caña…, CA
Brown Mountain Saddle looking north
Mar 13, 2019 near La Caña…, CA
Intersection of El Prieto (right) and Fern Truck Trail (left).
Dec 18, 2015 near La Caña…, CA
Intersection of Gabrielleno Trail (straight) and Fern Truck Trail/El Prieto (right).
Dec 18, 2015 near La Caña…, CA

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