Mt Williamson, PleasantView Ridge, Pallet mountain to Burkhart campground 11 miles 3500'
This is a fun up & down ramble, over the northern crest of the San Gabreils, partly on trail, partly cross country. This trip features a long traverse starting at the Islip saddle heading up to the top of Mt Williamson. 8214'
From there, hiking along the mostly trail less rim of Pleasant View Ridge between Mt Williamson & Burkhart Saddle, with continuous views of desert & high country. Once we are at the saddle, we are going to head down the Burkhart trail through the campground to the cars.
Directions: Take the 91 to the 15 north to the 138 heading towards Palmdale/Wrightwood. Turn left on the 2 heading towards Baden-Powell. Islip Saddle is about 10
miles past this. Mile marker 62.50
This is a car shuttle hike.