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04B

San Emigdio Mountain

7495'
(UTM 009609)

Location: Kern County, about 15 miles west-northwest of Frazier Park, 90 miles from Los Angeles

Maps

Auto Club: Kern County
Forest Service: Los Padres National Forest: Mt Pinos, Ojai and Santa Barbara Ranger Districts
USGS Topo: Sawmill Mountain 7½, Eagle Rest Peak 7½
HPS: Route(s), waypoints and explanation of usage

Nearby Peaks: Brush Mountain

Printable version of this route

ROUTE 1

(USFS Adventure Pass required)
Distance: 0.2 mile round trip cross-country
Gain: None
Time: 10 minutes round trip
Rating: Class 1, easy

Original: Warren E. von Pertz, 1968

DRIVING ROUTE 1

  • Go north on I-5 to the Frazier Park exit.
  • Go west 7.2 miles past Frazier Park and on to Lake of the Woods.
  • Keep straight here and go 5.3 miles farther to the junction with Mil Potrero Road. Turn right. Note odometer and go as follows:
  • At 8.3 miles, highway junction and a ranger station at Apache Saddle. This is the turnoff for Cerro Noroeste. Go straight.
  • At 8.5 miles, dirt road 9N34 on the right. Turn right.
  • Drive up this road 3.3 miles to a road fork and turn-around. Park here. There is room for about five cars.

HIKING ROUTE 1

  • Hike north up the gentle slope about 250 yards to the summit.

Printable version of this route

ROUTE 2

(USFS Adventure Pass required)
Distance: 6 miles round trip on road and cross-country
Gain: 800'
Time: 2 1/2-3 hours round trip
Rating: Class 1, easy

Original: Warren E. von Pertz, 1968

DRIVING ROUTE 2

  • See the Brush Mountain guide. Drive into the campground as directed.

HIKING ROUTE 2

  • From the east side of Marion Campground, hike along a 4WD road to where it meets 9N34.
  • Turn left and hike up to the parking spot for Route 1.
  • Continue to the summit as in Route 1.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

This is a popular deer hunting area. Use extra caution during hunting season.

History of Summit Signature

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Hundred Peaks Section, Angeles Chapter, Sierra Club
Published 29-December-2005
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