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RATINGS
Diff: Rating 4/10
Scenic: Rating 7/10
Tech: Rating 2/10
Blue Ridge Road
         from Highway 2 to Guffy Campground
Location: San Gabriel Mountains, Angeles National Forest, Southern California
Region: Mount Baldy Region
Total Distance: 12 Mi
Elevation Gain: 1,200 Ft
Season: April-Nov
Type: Out & Back
Start Elev: 7,365 Ft
Peak Elev: 8,475 Ft


Ride added by
TractorUp
on 08/24/2002
Driving Directions
From I-15, Take Hwy 138 to Hwy 2 go past the town of Wrightwood a little ways to Blue Ridge Rd on your left (on the right is a large PCT parking area). Park at this parking area with a National Forest Adventure Pass. Ride across Highway 2 to Blue Ridge Road and start riding up Blue Ridge Road.
Route
Ride Blue Ridge Road about 6 miles to Guffy Campground. If you continue on, the road ends at the far side of Wright Mountain. Wright Mountain is the two large debris flow scars on it, the Heath Creek scar and the larger Sheep Creek Scar. The scars are visible from the Wrightwood are and desert below.
Details
A nice fairly easy and relaxing ride through the trees. The date quoted above is a guess from about 6 months later.
Trail Condition
Forest road, good condition. Closed when Mountain High ski resort is opened because the ski lift goes across Blue Ridge Road.
Forest Details
There is a lot of Jeffery Pine out here.
Additional Elevation & Distance Information
The elevations and distances quoted above are for the ride from Hwy 2 to Guffy campground.
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