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Acorn Trail

Intermediate/Difficult

Trail

2.1 mile 3.3 kilometer point to point
66% Runnable
Intermediate/Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 1,560' 475 m
Descent: -63' -19 m
High: 8,237' 2,511 m
Low: 6,740' 2,054 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 15% (8°)
Max Grade: 47% (25°)

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Trail shared by Brent Whittlesey

The Acorn Trail runs from Wrightwood up to the Pacific Crest Trail.

Brent Whittlesey

Features Fall Colors · Wildflowers

Need to Know

During spring runoff there is a stream to cross.

Runner Notes

The trail is runnable. In fact, it is the first segment of the Angeles Crest endurance run that covers 100 miles from Wrightwood to Altadena.

Description

The trail climbs 1,600 feet in 2.8 miles to the Pacific Crest Trail. Turn left at the junction and you are headed to Mexico; turn right and you are headed to Canada.

Flora & Fauna

The trail runs through pine and oak forest.

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Top of Acorn Canyon trail
Jul 28, 2018 near Wrightwood, CA

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