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10H

Round Top

6316'

Location: Los Angeles County, about 15 miles south of Palmdale, 48 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: Granite Mountain #1, Iron Mountain #3, Rabbit Peak #1

Printable version of this route

ROUTE 1

(USFS Adventure Pass required)
Distance: None
Gain: None
Time: None
Rating: Drive-up

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. This is the parking area for Granite Mountain #1.
  • Continue 2.0 miles to the end of the road which is the summit.

ALTERNATE ROUTES

Round Top is often climbed as part of a loop trip with Granite Mountain #1, Iron Mountain #3, and Rabbit Peak #1. 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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