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  • My Personal Best Mount Wilson – Los Angeles, California

    Posted by Christopher on April 2, 2021 at 12:26 pm

    I’ve hiked Mount Wilson in Los Angeles a number of times over the years; twice already this year. My last trip up Mount Wilson was a new Personal Best for completing the Mount Wilson Tail Out and Back Route. Here’s the details:

    Date: 3-21-2021

    Departure: 8:30am

    Total Distance: 13.47 miles

    Total Ascent: 4,814 feet

    Time to Summit: 2 hours 11 minutes

    Time to Descend: 1 hour 28 minutes

    Total Time: 3 hours 40 minutes

    Weather: Clear Sunny Skies, Mid 50s(start) to 60s(finish) at Trailhead, Mid 40s at Summit (I only spent a few moments at the summit as I was soaked in sweat and starting to shiver as soon as I stopped running)

    Gear: 2L Camelback, Energy Bars and Candies, Cooling Neck-Gaiter (doubled overhead for moisture control and sun protection), Ultra-light moisture-wicking long-sleeve turtleneck top (sleeves and turtleneck for extra sun protection), Ultra-light moisture-wicking running shorts, Injinji toe-sock liners stuffed inside DarnTough middleweight cushioned quarter-crew hiking socks, Nike Juniper Trail running shoes, Apple watch and iPhone for route/time tracking, and a desire to go go go!

    Sonya replied 3 years, 1 month ago 4 Members · 3 Replies
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  • Samantha

    April 16, 2021 at 8:36 pm

    Sounds like it was a great hiking day, way to go!

  • Curtis

    April 24, 2021 at 1:49 pm


  • Sonya

    April 30, 2021 at 9:36 am

    Wow great time!

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