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Deer Springs Trail

Intermediate

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3.3 mile 5.3 kilometer point to point
61% Runnable
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 2,431' 741 m
Descent: 0' 0 m
High: 8,050' 2,454 m
Low: 5,618' 1,712 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 14% (8°)
Max Grade: 27% (15°)

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Trail shared by Don Sutton

Great trail climbing up from just north of Idyllwild on Hwy 243 to Pacific Crest Trail.

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This trail climbs up from a parking turnout area on Hwy 243 just north of Idyllwild all the way up to Pacific Crest Trail. It goes through fabulous south-facing conifer slopes with great views of Fern Valley and most of SoCal. Along the way, expect a mixed tread and steep grades.

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May 25, 2019
Mark Romero
Jul 24, 2018
Jay Salazar

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  4.6 from 5 votes

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