[pct-l] Etna Summit question
mardav at charter.net
Wed Jul 5 00:02:09 CDT 2006
I'm thinking about using Etna Summit as a trailhead for two out and back
hikes this August. I haven't been able to get any info about the road
from Etna to the summit. My rig is a long dually van pulling a trailer
for the llamas. The total length of the rig is 36 feet. We have had
some real problems getting this rig to certain trailheads. We won't
ever do Horseshoe Meadow or Onion Valley again. We even have trouble
with the roads from Lucerne Valley to Baldwin Lake and from Hesperia to
The drive down the hill is just as bad as the trip up.
Can anyone tell me about the Etna Summit road--such as the percent of
grade, warning signs, hairpin turns, other concerns? If driving up
there is a lousy idea for me, can you suggest another trailhead that
would get me close to Trinity Alps or Marble Mt. Wilderness?
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