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22C

Slide Peak

7841'

Location: San Bernardino County, about 4 miles east of Running Springs, 87 miles from Los Angeles

Maps

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

Nearby Peaks: Mill Peak, Keller Peak (LO)

Printable version of this route

ROUTE 1

(USFS Adventure Pass required)
Distance: 1 1/2 miles round trip cross-country and on road
Gain: 460'
Time: 1 hour round trip
Rating: Class 1, easy

Original: Charlie Knapke, September 1991

DRIVING ROUTE 1

  • Drive east on I-10 to I-215.
  • Go north on I-215 to SR 210.
  • Go east on SR 210 to SR 330.
  • Go north on SR 330 to Running Springs. Continue towards Big Bear on SR 18.
  • Go 1.0 miles to the paved Keller Peak Road, 1N96, on the right (south). Turn right. Note your odometer and go as follows:
  • At 0.5 mile, fork with dirt road to the right. This is the turnoff for Mill Peak. Keep left.
  • At 4.0 miles, fork. Go right.
  • At 4.2 miles, the road passes through a gully. Park here. Parking is limited.

HIKING ROUTE 1

  • From the parking area (7380'), hike east up the gully to the top of the ridge.
  • Turn left and hike northeast up the ridge to a fence.
  • Pass under the fence and continue to a road.
  • Turn right on the road and follow it through two switchbacks up to the summit. The register is in the rockpile behind the ski lift tower.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

It is suggested the peak not be climbed during ski season, since it is at the top of one of the Snow Summit ski runs.

History of Summit Signature

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