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10E

Granite Mountain #1

6600'+

Location: Los Angeles County, about 13 miles south of Palmdale, 46 miles from Los Angeles

Maps

Auto Club: Los Angeles and Vicinity
Forest Service: Angeles National Forest
USGS Topo: Chilao Flat 7½
HPS (updated): National Geographic Topo!
HPS (old version): Route(s), waypoints and explanation of usage

Nearby Peaks: Round Top, Rabbit Peak #1, Iron Mountain #3

Printable version of this route

ROUTE 1

(USFS Adventure Pass required)
Distance: 1/2 mile round trip cross-country
Gain: 300'
Time: 1 hour round trip
Rating: Class 1, easy

Original: Warren E. von Pertz, November 1968

DRIVING ROUTE 1

  • From the intersection of I-210 and Angeles Crest Highway (SR 2), drive north on Angeles Crest Highway 9.5 miles to Angeles Forest Highway. Turn left (north).
  • Go 14.2 miles to Mill Creek Summit. Turn right (east) onto 3N17.
  • Go 3.4 miles to an intersection with 3N90 on the right. Turn right (south).
  • Drive 0.9 mile on 3N90 to a saddle. Park here.

HIKING ROUTE 1

  • From the parking area (6250'), hike west up a jeep road to the summit.

ALTERNATE ROUTES

Granite is often climbed as part of a loop trip with Rabbit Peak #1, Round Top, and Iron Mountain #3. This loop can be done in either a clockwise or counter-clockwise direction. This is a full day trip.


History of Summit Signature

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Hundred Peaks Section, Angeles Chapter, Sierra Club
Published 24-December-2005
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