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PCT: Highway 15 to Agua Dulce

Intermediate/Difficult

Trail

112.4 mile 181.0 kilometer point to point
Intermediate/Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 20,065' 6,116 m
Descent: -20,514' -6,253 m
High: 9,242' 2,817 m
Low: 2,215' 675 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 7% (4°)
Max Grade: 30% (17°)

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Features Birding · Fall Colors · River/Creek · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

October 12, 2016 until October 11, 2017 Angeles National Forest Sand Fire Closure Area

check the following links for further details:
1. fs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE_DO…
2. blm.gov/style/medialib/blm/…(508).pdf

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Need to Know

If you are in need of water at Messenger Flat along the PCT, Deer Spring is a very close life saver. To access the spring, follow the road to the intersection with Mendenhall Ridge Road. There is a pump house directly below you with water running out from under the door, down the steep ridge. There is an old bulldozed trail if you go 0.25 mi south, which adds almost another mile (round trip) to the hike. Be sure to bring a trowel to make a capture basin, and a filter.

Flora & Fauna

Bighorn Sheep, Deer

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Sep 21, 2018
Sol Dog
10mi
Jan 2, 2017
Katie Stuart
Oct 29, 2016
Axel Penaloza
Just hiked Section D of PCT. Unfortunately I was forced to end my journey early. http://www.pcta.org/discover-the-trail/trail-condition/sand-fire/ 76mi — 144h 00m
Jun 8, 2016
Javier Ramirez
112.6mi
Jun 6, 2016
Andrew Dunn
Apr 18, 2016
Megan Kantor
112.6mi

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