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The Mt. Judah loop trail is a nice, moderate hike from old U.S. Hwy 40 at Donner Pass. The trail starts at the Lake Mary/Donner Pass trailhead of the Pacific Crest Trail. The first section goes up a steep rock slope, but the trail is well switchbacked.

Statistics:
5.39 mi (2.48 mi uphill, 2.34 mi downhill, 0.54 mi flat)
1315 ft total ascent (1342 ft descent) – 12.3 % uphill grade, 20.9 % downhill grade
2:51:25 total time (2:24:43 moving, 0:26:42 stopped)
0:26:50 pace (2.2 mph average speed, 4.2 mph max speed)
8.0 difficulty, 15.7 effort

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