Article by WO6M on Jun 28 2012 at 20:06

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2012-06-28 Kratka Ridge, Hiking, Activation WO6M

Directions: Angeles Crest Highway (2) to a turnout with ample parking at mile marker 60-50. Hike up to the Vista of deep, vast and rugged San Gabriel Canyon just up from the two small buildings. Keep right up the ridge on a well defined trail to an overgrown fire break. Follow the fire break up to a small saddle and turn left continuing up hill on a trail that meets another fire break. Continue up the fire break an you will see a couple of steep downhill ski slopes. Continuing up hill you will see the ski lift terminal building on the left. Hike up to the left of and behind the terminal to a trail that in a short distance reaches the summit.