Owens Peak is located in Kern County, about 12 miles west-northwest of
Inyokern, 159 miles from Los Angeles. It lies within the
Owens Peak Wilderness.
Owens Peak was added to the HPS Peak List
in 1972. It is also on the SPS Peak List.
See the Summit Signature for
more history and some background about the name of the peak.
HPS has one current documented route to the peak. Route 1 is 7 miles round
trip with a total of 3200' of gain, and follows the signed Owens Peak Trail (a
with some boulders and slab walking) to the summit.