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19I

Bailey Peak

5699'
(UTM 662909)

Location: San Bernardino County, about 11 miles north-northwest of San Bernardino, 88 miles from Los Angeles

Maps

Auto Club: Los Angeles and Vicinity, San Bernardino Mountain Area
Forest Service: San Bernardino National Forest
USGS Topo: Silverwood Lake 7½, Cajon 7½
HPS: Route(s) using National Geographic Topo! software
JPG version (approximately 1.6 megs)

Printable version of this route

ROUTE 1 - Drive up

(USFS Adventure Pass required)
Distance: 1/3 mile round trip on jeep trail
Gain: 160'
Time: 1/4 hour round trip
Rating: Class 1, easy
Leader Rating: "O"

Original: Peter Doggett, December 2008

DRIVING ROUTE 1

  • Drive east on I-10 to I-15, then north on I-15 to SR 138. Turn right (east).
  • Go 8.0 miles to the junction with SR 173 on the left near Lake Silverwood. Keep straight on SR 138.
  • Drive another 2.6 miles and exit on Cleghorn Road (2N49). At the bottom of the off-ramp, turn right on 2N49. Note your odometer and go as follows:
  • At 0.8 mile, pavement ends.
  • At 1.4 miles, fork. Go right.
  • At 2.4 miles, fork. Go right.
  • At 4.0 miles, Cleghorn Pass and a hairpin turn at two water tanks.
  • At 6.3 miles, Cajon Lookout road fork on the right. This is the parking spot for Cajon Mountain. Keep left.
  • At 8.7 miles, saddle. This is the parking spot for Sugarpine Mountain.
  • At 9.4 miles, fork. Go right. This is the parking spot for the Alternate Route, below.
  • At 9.9 miles, saddle. Park here. Ample parking.

HIKING ROUTE 1

  • From the parking area (5540'), hike northwest up a steep jeep trail to the summit.
  • Note: The peak with antennas to the southeast is labeled "Bailey" on some maps, but is not the HPS summit.

ALTERNATE ROUTE

Park at the fork at 9.4 miles in the Route 1 driving directions. Hike southeast following the ridge to the summit. This is about 3/4 miles round trip, 300' gain, 1/2 hour round trip.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

The dirt roads are seasonal.


Printable version of this route

ROUTE 2

(USFS Adventure Pass required)
Distance: 8.5 miles round trip on dirt road
Gain: 2350'
Time: 4 hours round trip
Rating: Class 1, easy

Original: Ted Lubeshkoff, November 2010

DRIVING ROUTE 2

  • Drive to the junction of I-15 and SR 138. The McDonalds just south of here is a convenient meeting point.
  • Drive east on SR 138 11.5 miels to Cottonwood Ranger Station. Turn right into the lot.

HIKING ROUTE 2

  • From the parking area (3500'), hike up gated road 2N45 on the south side of the lot.
  • Hike 0.7 miles to a creek and cross it.
  • From the other side of the creek, hike 0.2 miles to a road junction. Turn right.
  • Hike 100 yards to the next road junction and turn left to continue on road 2N45.
  • Hike 2.7 miles, staying right at each fork to road 2N49 (5400'). Turn left.
  • Hike 0.5 miles to where the ridge meets the road on the right.
  • Hike up the jeep road on the right 0.1. miles. Summit will be on the left.

Please report any corrections or changes to the Mountain Records Chair.


Hundred Peaks Section, Angeles Chapter, Sierra Club
Published 30-September-2011
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