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Address: Palm Springs, CA
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Rugged 22-mile hiking trail that starts from the Palm Springs desert floor...

Rugged 22-mile hiking trail that starts from the Palm Springs desert floor and ascends to the summit of San Jacinto at 10,804 feet.

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Quite the Experience

Great hike, but not for the faint of heart. We left at 4:30 am and got back down to the tram at 6:30pm, then took a cab back to our car. The hike is amazing, and the sunrise was... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 March 2015
taace1i1a
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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2015

Great hike, but not for the faint of heart. We left at 4:30 am and got back down to the tram at 6:30pm, then took a cab back to our car. The hike is amazing, and the sunrise was beautiful. The last mile going up was a butt-kicker, but we made it. The most difficult part of the hike was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2013

But worth it. Don't attempt unless you are in top physical shape and know the route. Do not hike this route during the summer. Make sure you bring around 7lt of water. Upload the gps route so you don't get off track, people have made other short cuts that could cause you some problems. Dont take items from the rescue... More 

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