Piute Lookout is located in Kern County, about 12 miles southeast of
the town of Lake Isabella, 165 miles from Los Angeles. It is in Sequoia
Piute Lookout was added to the HPS Peak List
In 2002, the recognized summit (for purposes of HPS peakbagging) was
briefly moved to nearby Piute Peak, then returned to the historical
See the Summit Signature for
more history and some background about the name of the peak.
HPS has one documented route to the
peak. Route 1 is ½ mile round
trip with a total of 200' of gain, all on road. Of course, if you're looking
for more of a work out or value the paint on your car, you may opt to
park on the main Piute Mountain road and walk the final few miles.