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Eaton Canyon Trail

Pasadena, CA

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Eaton Canyon Falls Trail is a 3.4 mile out and back trail located near Pasadena, California that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking & nature trips and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

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East Fork Trail (Bridge to Nowhere)
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10 Completed 10 Reviews

Found this to be a bit uneventful. The bridge was not a big or amazing as I imagined. Not much elevation climbing either. Fun parts were balancing on logs to cross the streams. Ended up running on the way back to get some extra calorie burn.

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Heaton Flat to Iron Mountain Trail
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55 Completed 28 Reviews

Very difficult hike, over 6,000 feet of elevation change. Best if hiked on a cool day as much of the hike is spent following a ridgeline. There is no water on this trail. Some hikers left water bottles along the side of the trail for use on the return.

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East Fork Trail (Bridge to Nowhere)
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3 Completed 3 Reviews

This trail was super fun! As we went out the terrain was mixed with a lot of trees and shade to break up the more uncovered hot portions. There were pools along the way and my group stopped to take a breather and a dip about a mile and a half before actually reaching the bridge.

The bridge itself was a little crowded but we pressed on and found an unregistered campsite about 3/4's of a mile past the bridge where we set up camp and stayed the night.

in the morning we jumping in a little pool with a tiny waterfall right near our camp and cooked breakfast while enjoying the morning air. The hike out was quick and fairly painless even though we were tired from the day before.

Bring a water filter as there would have been no way for us to carry enough water to make it the whole way with out that.

I would highly recommend this hike as a comfortable challenge for a one day overnighter.

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Crystal Lake to Mt. Islip Trail
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60 Completed 4 Reviews

A beautiful secluded hike starting off from Crystal lake. There are 3 options to Get to Mount Islip and Crystal lake to Windy Gap is a must for all Southern California hikers. This is great elevation training and the views from Windy Gap and the Peak are some of the best. Video of my adventure is posted below.

www.youtube.com/watch?v=ecfnpRmrhwc

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East Fork Trail (Bridge to Nowhere)
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12 Completed 2 Reviews

Great trail with lots to see. I was able to do this with my 1y/o and 3y/o. The bridge is kind of disappointing because of the bungee jumping. otherwise great trail. Bring lots of water and plan on walking through water. We were able to see six big horn sheep under swan rock

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Garcia Trail to Azusa Peak
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11 Completed 2 Reviews

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East Fork Trail (Bridge to Nowhere)
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5 Completed 3 Reviews

I went on Labor Day and it was my first time here and I got kinda lost. trail is not that visible so I joined a group of hikers who were given wrong info and we went through the river to reach our destination. It was super fun and priceless. Saw 4 rams a tarantula and a few snakes but overall it was awesome.

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East Fork Trail (Bridge to Nowhere)
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9 Completed 3 Reviews

Aug 31 2014 Started the trail at about 9am. Hiked the first few miles under mostly shade with several low water crossings (rock hoppimg to avojd getting wet). Once you get within about 1 mile before the bridge, you begin waking up a gradual climb. If you are carryimg a loaded backpack for overnight, lime we were (60 lb and 30 lb pack), the climb becomes exhausting in the unshaded climb in hot temps (90+). Make sure you have at least a gallon per person if you are making this hike in the hot temps.

Once you get to the bridge (actual mileage on my GPS showed 7.26 miles, NOT 5), there are shallow swimming pools once you hike down some pretty steep and slippery decents. At this point, we had a filtering system (Hiker Pro on Amazon) and refilled out water containers. As I was doing so, several people approached me and asked for me to fill their water bottles for their return trip. So again...bring a ton of water.

After cooking some chicken and rice along the water and refilling our water containers, we continued toward Iron Fork campground. After hiking another mile (heavy packs making the hike more difficult than usual) we found an excluded place along the running water and set up our tent/camp (about 5 pm). The campsite was beautiful with our private cool spring pools. After dinner and relaxing, we place our food and trash in bags and hung them 15 ft in the air, 200 ft from our camp (bears are in this area ofter, along with mountain lion).

Then next morning we got an early start (7am to beat the heat) and headed back to the East Fork Trail head. Overall the hike was rewarding and a good experience. The total hike, per my GPS, was approximately 16 miles out and back. So make sure u beat the heat, and SERIOUSLY, bring a ton of water (or ask someone to filter it for you...;-)).

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East Fork Trail (Bridge to Nowhere)
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8 Completed 1 Reviews

This was an awesome hike. As our first overnite hike it was a little much, being that it stated it was a 10 mile hike in and out, it was actually around 14 miles.
The views of the river running during the hike were beautiful and once we reached the bridge to no where it was breath taking. we found an awesome spot next to the stream to set up camp. gourgeous view at nite.
If you have never done this hike I do advise to wear waterproof hiking shoes as you will cross several streams and have plenty of water. Also if hiking during hot weather start as yearly as possible due to hardly any shade during hike.

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East Fork Trail (Bridge to Nowhere)
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6 Completed 3 Reviews

It was a long day but fun

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