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Alex Lopez reviewed Sugarloaf Mountain Trail
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HikingIcyMuddySnow

Had to walk a few miles to the trail because parking to the entrance was closed. The most difficult hike I ever had because of the weight of the snow attire, backpack, and I was hiking in snow. We underestimated the time of the round-trip hike and it became dark on the way down. If you're going to hike this trail go early and be well prepared this app was very helpful in to not getting lost.

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Sean Reed reviewed Sugarloaf Mountain Trail
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Hiked on Feb 13, 2021, starting at 6:15am Gate to trailhead is closed for winter, so expect to park near HW38 and walk in a few miles. Decent snow cover even at starting elevations, with snow shoes becoming very helpful. Instead of heading to the east on the trail, I stayed due south and climbed the creek bed towards the peak. 30-40 degree grades with 2-3 feet of unconsolidated snow made climbing slow. Very little/no ice; I never put on my crampons. Views were great however, especially at the rock outcroppings. Stopped at 150 vertical feet from the summit, as snow was transitioning to mixed/bouldering, and I was hiking alone. Some rockfall was heard on the way down (around 10am), towards the east. Overall a fun hike, even though I didn't summit. I've heard views are not great from the summit anyway, but I may try the trail again in the future.

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Danny Badorine reviewed Gold Mountain Trail
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Beautiful 4x4 road but I hiked it. I went 2.5 miles up and back. It’s a steep climb but you end up with views of Gorgonia and all of Bear Valley. Most of the mountain is South facing so the snow had melted and gave us good ground to hike on. I brought my dog and never saw any other people.

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Jean Battalia reviewed Sugarloaf Mountain Trail
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Adelina Gonzales reviewed Grays Peak Trail [CLOSED]
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Hear great things about this place. Me , my husband and son were looking to visit. 02/07/2021 . Is it open?

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Kevin Hayre reviewed Sugarloaf Mountain Trail
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Justin Blazejewski reviewed Gold Mountain Trail
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NOT for amateurs!!!

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Jean Battalia reviewed Sugarloaf Mountain Trail
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forgot to turn off recording

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Sheila Shenasi reviewed Grays Peak Trail [CLOSED]
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Jonathan Gendron reviewed Sugarloaf Mountain Trail
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HikingGreat!Icy

A great hike and scenic mountain drive! Microspikes helpful, snow packed, temperate weather, trail easy to follow, nice views too.

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Ryan Kopp reviewed Sugarloaf Mountain Trail
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Logged at 12.3 miles, about a foot of snow in some places, beautiful views. Only saw 3 other hikers, didn’t need micro spikes. Only bummer no view at the summit other than that bad ass!! Great summit to kick off the new year!!

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Debbie Boutchia reviewed Sugarloaf Mountain Trail
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Definitely worth the work but spikes are an absolute necessity. The views are stunning, just a bit rocky and snowy.

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robert Maestas reviewed Sugarloaf Mountain Trail
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north side is Steep 1 set of other tracks , no tracks on south side.

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Matt Massari reviewed Gold Mountain Trail
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OHV/Off-road drivingGreat!Snow

Ran this many times and finally did it in the last snow storm. 2013 Tacoma on 33’s no lockers. Just pick the right line and you should be okay. Generally enough traffic you could get help if you need it

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Nicole Stone reviewed Sugarloaf Mountain Trail
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HikingGreat!Snow

I did this trail on Christmas Day right after it had snowed the night before. It was beautiful and very peaceful. I used microspikes on the way down which helped a lot. Only saw 1 other person. I dropped my right hand brand new Lululemon glove in the first mile on the way back down. If anyone finds it please let me know. Would highly recommend this trail!

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Janice Spex reviewed Sugarloaf Mountain Trail
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I was able to park right off the 38th the gate is closed it's about a two-mile hike up. pretty straightforward watch out trailhead is a little tough to find on your right hand side after about two and a half miles. it was on and off windy and cold but very manageable if you're layered up. not one person on this Trail which I usually love but lots of parts on the way up feel like you are Backcountry hiking, which is amazing but scary at the same time. ice patches on and off I would definitely wear them on your way down that's what I did. it took me a little longer to get to the summit for a number of reasons but I got there. there are so many different colors everywhere these mountains have so much to offer during sunrise and sundown colors just Brighten as you go along. the best part was about two and a half miles before the summit beautiful views of the mountains and then Big Bear Lake behind you. the terrain does change like I said with the eyes but also it's a bit Rocky from teeny tiny Pebbles the boulders nothing you have to climb over though. enjoy I would write more but I am beat! PS I did a little more mileage because I had to backtrack about a mile my phone died and I went the wrong way, having said that please make sure you have some kind of GPS with you because the trail gets hard to find sometimes.

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Kevin Navarro reviewed Sugarloaf Mountain Trail
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Hiked on 12/21/2020 Started at 10:30am and summited at 1:15 ish. Some icy sections in the beginning and near the end of the trail. Micro spikes are not required but recommended. Rangers have close the gate, you will have to walk about .75 of a mile to the trailhead. I wanted a Trail that had great mileage, and moderate elevation gain I don’t think one could go wrong with Sugarloaf Mountain. Not a single soul was witnessed on the trail.

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Bobby Rodriguez reviewed Grays Peak Trail [CLOSED]
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HikingClosedGreat!Icy

Closed for eagle nesting . Looks amazing

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Laszlo Kovesdi reviewed Sugarloaf Mountain Trail
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WalkingGreat!IcyRockySnow

Great trail! Super fun gradual elevation. definitely tough at some points. Lots of snow and ice but definitely doable with hiking poles. None of us had crampons but I'd recommend the ones have spikes for the icy section.

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Mattias Unger reviewed Grays Peak Trail [CLOSED]
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