Tram to Mount San Jacinto

I joined Kat and her new husband, Cameron, for what I’d personally call a very challenging hike this past Saturday. We took the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, and then hiked a fairly steep trail through a pine forest at high altitude. I pasted some information from the tram website below for those interested. If you’re visiting Southern California, I highly recommend taking the tram! I got some great photos of the beautiful scenery on Mount San Jacinto and will post as soon as I get a chance. This picture was taken in the morning just before the tram pulled in to take us to the very top of the mountain! ~SueBee

The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway—the world’s largest rotating tram car—travels over two-and-one-half miles along the breathtaking cliffs of Chino Canyon, transporting riders to the pristine wilderness of the Mt. San Jacinto State Park. During your approximately ten-minute journey, tram cars rotate slowly, offering picturesque and spectacular vistas of the valley floor below. Once you reach the Mountain Station—elevation 8,516 feet—enjoy two restaurants, observation decks, natural history museum, two documentary theaters, gift shop and over 50 miles of hiking trails.

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