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Location: San Bernardino County, about 5 miles west-northwest of Lake Arrowhead, 86 miles from Los Angeles
- Auto Club: Los Angeles and Vicinity, San Bernardino Mountain Area
- Forest Service: San Bernardino National Forest
- USGS Topo: Lake Arrowhead 7½
explanation of usage
Nearby Peaks: The Pinnacles
Printable version of this route
(USFS Adventure Pass required)
- Distance: 2 miles round trip cross-country
- Gain: 600'
- Time: 1 1/2 hours round trip
- Rating: Class 1, class 2 summit, easy
- Navigation: Moderate
- Leader Rating: "I", normal conditions
- Route: May be ducked
Original: Paul A. Lipsohn, December 1974
DRIVING ROUTE 1
- Drive east on I-10 to I-215.
- Drive north on I-215 to SR 210.
- Drive on SR 210 to SR 18 (Waterman Avenue) in San Bernardino. Exit the
freeway and turn left (north).
- Drive north on SR 18 to Daley
Canyon Road, found 5 1/2 miles past the Crestline SR 138 turnoff.
- Turn left (north) on Daley Canyon Road. Note your odometer and go as
- At 0.5 mile, junction with SR 189. Turn left.
- At 0.8 mile, fork. Go right and then immediately left onto Grass
- At 2.8 miles, fork, with Grass Valley Road on the left. Turn left.
- At 5.3 miles, intersection with SR 173. Turn left.
- At 5.5 miles, intersection with Pilot Rock Road (2N33).
Continuing straight on SR 173 leads to The Pinnacles.
Turn left (west) on 2N33. Note your odometer and go as follows:
- At 0.4 mile, pavement ends.
- At 0.8 mile, fork. Passenger cars park here, adding 2 miles and 200'
gain to the round trip. High clearance vehicles turn right and
cross a stream.
- At 1.3 miles, water tank on the left.
- At 1.8 miles, fork. Park here.
HIKING ROUTE 1
- From the parking area, take the right fork (2N33) and hike about 100
meters to where a culvert (evident on close inspection) passes under the
road. A duck might be visible in the gully to the right of the road.
- Follow a usually ducked route up the gully, heading generally north
through boulders until west of bump 5398'.
- Ascend the sometimes brushy
ridgeline northwest to the summit, which is the farthest north of the
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