Shortcut Canyon

This week I parked a little farther up CA-2, the same place I parked when I hiked to Vetter Mountain Lookout.  This time I traveled in the opposite direction toward Mount Wilson.  This is a short but tiring hike – the last couple of miles are uphill and the bottom section is along a rugged creek with many water crossings and downed trees across the trail.  My turnaround point was West Fork Camp, which was also my turnaround for my Red Box to West Fork Camp hike.  It feels good to connect trails.  Another beautiful day in the San Gabriel Mountains.

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