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Big Santa Anita Canyon - Mt. Wilson Area

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86 mi 138 km of trail 3 Featured Rides

Easy Trails 2 Trails Intermediate Trails 16 Trails Hard Trails 4 Trails

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Featured Rides in Big Santa Anita Canyon - Mt. Wilson Area - 3

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Favorite Jen keeping it rolling through dusty ruts. Great trail for the area!
Difficult

Eaton Saddle Downhill Shuttle

13.8 mi 22.2 km • Point to Point • 768 ft Ascent 234.15 m Ascent

(17) Altadena, CA
Favorite Just go with the flow.
Intermediate/Difficult

Winter Creek Loop

4.9 mi 7.9 km • Loop • 1,236 ft Ascent 376.75 m Ascent

(12) Sierra…, CA
Favorite Local flora.
Difficult

Mt. Wilson Shuttle

6.9 mi 11.1 km • Point to Point • 193 ft Ascent 58.73 m Ascent

(5) Sierra…, CA

Trails in Big Santa Anita Canyon - Mt. Wilson Area - 19

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2.6 mi 4.1 km #1Middle Sam Merrill Trail
Difficult
Altadena, CA
Difficult
2.6 mi 4.1 km Altadena, CA 17 
9.1 mi 14.7 km #2Mt. Wilson Toll Road
Intermediate/Difficult
Altadena, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
9.1 mi 14.7 km Altadena, CA 18 
2.4 mi 3.9 km #3Valley Forge Trail
Intermediate
Altadena, CA
Intermediate
2.4 mi 3.9 km Altadena, CA
1.5 mi 2.4 km #4Lower Winter Creek Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Sierra Madre, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
1.5 mi 2.4 km Sierra Madre, CA
2.3 mi 3.7 km #5Upper Winter Creek Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Sierra Madre, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
2.3 mi 3.7 km Sierra Madre, CA
26.0 mi 41.8 km #6Gabrielino Trail (NRT)
Intermediate/Difficult
La Cañada Flintridge, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
26.0 mi 41.8 km La Cañada Flintridge, CA 10 
9.1 mi 14.6 km #7Rincon-Redbox Truck Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Altadena, CA
Easy/Intermediate
9.1 mi 14.6 km Altadena, CA
5.6 mi 9.0 km #8Mt. Wilson Trail
Difficult
Sierra Madre, CA
Difficult
5.6 mi 9.0 km Sierra Madre, CA
2.3 mi 3.7 km #9Upper Winter Creek Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Sierra Madre, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
2.3 mi 3.7 km Sierra Madre, CA
2.6 mi 4.2 km #10Kenyon-DeVore Trail
Difficult
Sierra Madre, CA
Difficult
2.6 mi 4.2 km Sierra Madre, CA
1.2 mi 2.0 km #11Bill Riley Trail
Intermediate
Altadena, CA
Intermediate
1.2 mi 2.0 km Altadena, CA
3.4 mi 5.5 km #12Rim Trail
Difficult
Sierra Madre, CA
Difficult
3.4 mi 5.5 km Sierra Madre, CA
2.1 mi 3.4 km #13Zion Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Sierra Madre, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
2.1 mi 3.4 km Sierra Madre, CA
1.1 mi 1.8 km #14San Gabriel Peak Trail
Difficult
Altadena, CA
Difficult
1.1 mi 1.8 km Altadena, CA
5.3 mi 8.6 km #15Idlehour Trail
Difficult
Altadena, CA
Difficult
5.3 mi 8.6 km Altadena, CA
1.9 mi 3.1 km #16Mt Lowe East Trail
Difficult
Altadena, CA
Difficult
1.9 mi 3.1 km Altadena, CA
2.6 mi 4.2 km #17Sturtevant Trail
Difficult
Sierra Madre, CA
Difficult
2.6 mi 4.2 km Sierra Madre, CA
3.1 mi 5.0 km #18Mt Dissapointment Road
Easy/Intermediate
Altadena, CA
Easy/Intermediate
3.1 mi 5.0 km Altadena, CA
1.6 mi 2.6 km #19Mt Lowe West Trail
Difficult
Altadena, CA
Difficult
1.6 mi 2.6 km Altadena, CA

Photos of Big Santa Anita Canyon - Mt. Wilson Area - 47

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Pushing up in the snow
Feb 25, 2019 near Altadena, CA
Pic from Mountain Bike Action Magazine showing Gary Fisher hitting this trail back in 1991.
Feb 11, 2016 near Altadena, CA
Scenic vistas abound but keep your eyes on the trail!
Oct 28, 2018 near Altadena, CA
End of the trail.
Jan 28, 2016 near Sierra…, CA
Rim Trail descent from Mt. Wilson. Use caution, tight trail with foggy and moist conditions.
May 8, 2015 near Sierra…, CA
Typical exposure and conditions along upper portion of the trail.
Sep 14, 2016 near Sierra…, CA
Morning light at Devore Trail Camp on the Gabrielino NRT
Aug 29, 2018 near Sierra…, CA
The ride starts here!
Mar 16, 2016 near Altadena, CA

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