Trail Runs Near JPL


This is a list of way-points, distances and elevations for some trail runs to the east of JPL. The list was compiled by Harry Langenbacher in 1991. Note that distance is in MILES and elevation is in FEET.

Watch out for Poision Oak in the stream beds and Rattlesnakes...




ARROYO SECO

                                           DIST    ELEV

Build. 300 nitro tank                     -0.22    1120
Gaurd Station at East Gate                 0.00    1130
Road's elbow (then go north)               0.13    1144
alt. south to gate at Windsor              0.68    1163
White cross bridge                         0.39    1152
Wooden bridge                              0.54    1170
End of pavement                            0.72    1200
Water fountain                             0.86    1210
Teddy's Outpost                            1.08    1250
Plank bridge "2N70.1 1.8"                  1.38    1330
Elmer Smith bridge                         1.51    1343
1st road closed sign                       1.73    1365
Gould Mesa road closed sign                2.06    1425
"Auga" white cross bridge                  2.21    1440
New bridge                                 2.36    1460
Nino picnic area                           2.50    1475
Last bridge above Nino                     2.65    1500
1st stream Xing above Nino                 2.73    1510
2nd stream Xing / concrete ford            2.80    1515
Sandy Gully Xing                           2.98    1560
Stream Xing at end of road                 3.15    1590
Paul Little sign (go right)                3.57    1675
alt. go left to dam                        3.78
High point                                 3.88    1940
<- Oakwilde | Pasadena -> sign             4.10    1750
Oakwilde (sign by stream)                  4.81    1800



BROWN MOUNTAIN ROAD

                                           DIST    ELEV

End of Pavement                            0.72    1200
El Prieto trail (bottom)                   0.93    1300
Antenna turnoff                            1.48    1550
Brown Mtn Rd Jct go uphill                 3.47    2380
 (down to El Prieto trail top is + 0.92)
Fern Canyon water tank                     4.20    2350
Pine Canyon spur, to bees                  4.81    2550
Dead End (water tank)                      6.11    2900



EL PRIETO CANYON to SUNSET RIDGE

                                           DIST    ELEV

El Prieto trail (bottom)                   0.93    1300
Picnic table                               2.00    1700
Jct Inspiration Trail to Brown gravesite   2.20
Jct Brown Mountain road                    2.72    2015
"Private Road"                             2.95    2020
Millard locked gate                        3.90    1880
Sunset Ridge jct                           4.44
Onto Altadena Crest Trail                  5.00
End Alta Crst Trail - Loma Alta Dr         6.30
West end of Altadena Dr                    6.86
Back to Gaurd Station at East Gate         7.16



Last updated: March 2, 1999