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  • Mt. San Jacinto weather

    Posted by DeEdra on August 23, 2021 at 11:48 am

    Hey all,

    I’m wanting to hike Mt. San Antonio next month, the second or third weekend, but I am concerned about the heat because desert conditions are way worse than in LA. Even in the mornings and evenings, I know it can be really hot.

    My question is, would September be a good time to do this hike? Has anyone hiked this one around this time who could offer advice/suggestions?


    DeEdra replied 2 years, 10 months ago 3 Members · 4 Replies
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  • Sue Haegele

    August 23, 2021 at 12:31 pm

    Hi! I just hiked San Jacinto this past weekend and the weather was gorgeous! I would think it should still be nice in the next couple of weeks but mountains are always fickle! Check the Palm Springs Aerial tram website. They have a weather report for what it’s like at around 8000 ft.

    • DeEdra

      August 23, 2021 at 1:14 pm

      Okay great, thanks for the reply.

  • Jeff

    August 23, 2021 at 5:19 pm

    Another resource I like is mountain-forecast.com

    Here’s a link for Mount San Jacinto at 8,203′: https://www.mountain-forecast.com/peaks/Mount-San-Jacinto-Peak/forecasts/3293

    You can pick the summit elevation to see the difference.

    Are you taking the tram up, or another route?

    • DeEdra

      August 23, 2021 at 8:06 pm

      I’d be going from the Marion Mountain trailhead. The tram is actually going to be closed for a month or so for maintenance during that time. But thanks for the resource; I’ll check it out.

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