Trans-Catalina Trail

United States United States

Worth knowing

The Trans-Catalina Trail runs for a length of 61 kilometers through Kalifornien in the United States.

The difficulty of the trail is rated as easy and it usually takes 3 days to walk the Trans-Catalina Trail.
Of course, how long it really takes for the trail depends on the experience and fitness of the hikers.

The drinking water supply is on the way a problem depending on the season.
Reliable water points are not always available, as these may have dried out.
You should definitely plan ahead and get informed here!

On the trail you are self-sufficient.
But at irregular intervals (at least every few days) there is the possibility to buy food.
This needs to be planned accordingly and it can only be recommended to contact the aid stations and check the opening hours.

You can stay overnight in a tent/tarp.

Wild camping is allowed As always, leave behind no traces . Rubbish has to be taken away and nature has to be respected and protected!

Campfires are currently allowed. However, this can change at any time.
Therefore, please be sure to pay attention to public notices and a possible risk of forest fires..
In addition, new fireplaces should never be built, but existing ones should be used.

Facts about Trans-Catalina Trail

61 km
Elevation gain
2.300 m
Elevation loss
2.300 m
Highest Point
530 m
Lowest Point
0 m
Round Trip?
Walk in both directions?
61 km
2.300 m
2.300 m
530 m
0 m
You have the following accommodation options on the Trans-Catalina Trail
  • in a tent/tarp
Solitude on the Trans-Catalina Trail
Moderate contact with other people and only occasionally with settlements

The best time to hike the Trans-Catalina Trail is:


Arrival to the Trans-Catalina Trail

You will arrive via Los Angeles International Airport.

You can get to Starting point via Fähre / Zug. Duration approx. 4 hours.

Departure from the Trans-Catalina Trail

Departure is via Los Angeles International Airport.

You can get to the airport per Fähre / Zug. Takes about 4 hours.

Map and elevation profile of the Trans-Catalina Trail

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