2021 EOY outing to San Jacinto Mountain
July 8 -11 A total of 7 Scouts and 6 Adults enjoyed a four-day backpacking trip at San Jacinto Mountain. This was an end-of-the-year scouting trip and was an amazing way to end the year. The event started with an Aerial Tramway ride. This is the world’s largest Tramway with rotating tramcars. It travels over two and one-half miles along the breathtaking cliffs of Chino Canyon, transporting riders to the pristine wilderness of Mt. San Jacinto State Park and ending at the Mountain Station—elevation 8,516.
The scouts completed over 24 total miles of trails, and approximately 5000 feet of total elevational gain in all.
Day 1 – Into camp 3.5 miles 1930 Ft gain
Day 2 – Loop 10.8 1930 Ft gain
Day 2 – out and back option 5 miles 1300 Ft gain
Day 3 – Summit 6.6 miles 1956 Ft gain ending at the 10,834 ft peak
Day 4 – Back to tram 3.5 miles all downhill
Total of 24.4 miles and 5,816 ft of elevation gain