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Russell Peak

6696'

Location: Kern County, about 45 miles north of Mojave, 140 miles from Los Angeles

Maps

Auto Club: Kern County
Forest Service: Sequoia National Forest
USGS Topo: Owens Peak 7½
HPS: Route(s), waypoints and explanation of usage

Nearby Peaks: Backus Peak (see Backus Peak Route 2 for joint hiking instructions.)

ROUTE 1

Distance: 6 miles round trip on road and cross-country
Gain: 2700'
Time: 4-5 hours round trip
Rating: Class 2, moderate
Navigation: Moderate
Access: Do not park past the Wilderness boundary signs.

Original: Byron Prinzmetal, April 1999

DRIVING ROUTE 1

HIKING ROUTE 1