High Peaks Trail to Old Pinnacles Trail to Condor Gulch Trail Loop

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High Peaks Trail to Old Pinnacles Trail to Condor Gulch Trail Loop is a 12.1 mile loop trail located near Paicines, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity options.

Distance: 12.1 miles Elevation Gain: 3,241 feet Route Type: Loop

backpacking

hiking

nature trips

bird watching

running

cave

forest

lake

views

wild flowers

wildlife

no dogs

Please note as of 2/19/2019 Balconies Cave and Bear Gulch Cave are closed due to flooding.

hiking
5 months ago

Great view. A lot of spot for pictures. Beautiful variety of wild flowers. You'll encounter cute tiny bridges. Good amount of shade, still a lot of sun, it's a big hike, could be really hot in summer so be prepared with lots of water. Highly recommend hiking shoes, as I saw a lot of people with sports shoes. It is a well maintained hike. Saw a lot of condors. Bear Gulch Nature Center, was really beautiful inside but it was really crowded because a big group came from the wrong entrance and blocked the crowd. The space in the caves is very small so make sure you come from the right entrance and follow the arrows.

hiking
2 months ago

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