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21D

Little Bear Peak

7621'

Location: San Bernardino County, about 2 miles west-northwest of Fawnskin, 98 miles from Los Angeles

Maps

Auto Club: Los Angeles and Vicinity, San Bernardino Mountain Area
Forest Service: San Bernardino National Forest
USGS Topo: Fawnskin 7½
HPS: Route(s), waypoints and explanation of usage

Printable version of this route

ROUTE 1

(USFS Adventure Pass required)
Distance: 1 mile round trip on road
Gain: 200'
Time: 1/2 hour round trip
Rating: Class 1, easy

Original: Warren E. von Pertz and Dick Akawie

DRIVING ROUTE 1

  • Drive east on I-10 to I-215.
  • Drive north on I-215 to SR 210.
  • Drive east on SR 210 to SR 330.
  • Drive north on SR 330 to SR 18 at the town of Running Springs.
  • Drive east on SR 18 to the dam at Big Bear Lake. Turn left on SR 38.
  • Drive on SR 38 to Fawnskin. Turn left (northwest) on 3N14. Note your odometer and go as follows:
  • At 1.3 miles, fork with 2N13 to the left and 3N14 to the right. Go right.
  • At 1.8 miles, fork with Holcomb Valley Road, 3N12, to the right. This is the turnoff for a number of peaks in the area. Turn right.
  • At 2.3 miles, fork with 2N71 to the right. Go straight on 3N12.
  • At 2.4 miles, fork. This is the turnoff for Delamar Mountain. Go left on 2N84.
  • At 2.6 miles, fork. 2N84 goes straight. Go left on 2N84A at a yellow post signed "5".
  • At 3.0 miles, a parking area just before the road goes up a steep hill. Park here.

HIKING ROUTE 1

  • From the parking area, continue up the road about 1/2 mile to the summit.

Printable version of this route

ROUTE 2

(USFS Adventure Pass required)
Distance: 1/2 mile round trip cross-country
Gain: 500'
Time: 1 hour round trip
Rating: Class 1, easy

Original: Warren E. von Pertz and Dick Akawie

DRIVING ROUTE 2

  • Drive east on I-10 to I-215.
  • Drive north on I-215 to SR 210.
  • Drive east on SR 210 to SR 330.
  • Drive north on SR 330 to SR 18 at the town of Running Springs.
  • Drive east on SR 18 to the dam at Big Bear Lake. Turn left on SR 38.
  • Drive on SR 38 to Fawnskin. Turn left (northwest) on 3N14. Note your odometer and go as follows:
  • At 1.3 miles, fork with 2N13 to the left and 3N14 to the right. Go right.
  • At 1.8 miles, fork with Holcomb Valley Road, 3N12, to the right. Keep straight.
  • At 2.4 miles, Hanna Flat Campground. Park here.

HIKING ROUTE 2

  • From the parking area, hike northeast up the steep slope opposite the campground entrance to the summit.

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Hundred Peaks Section, Angeles Chapter, Sierra Club
Published 31-August-2008
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