Lower Peaks Committee

The Great Lower Peaks as of 2013


PeakElevation
(feet)
One-Way Dist.
(miles)
Gain/Loss
(feet)
Features
Ventura County and North
Cerro Alto2,6422.71,600Most northern peak
Bishop Peak1,5591.61,000Panoramic views
Valencia Peak1,3452.01,300Ocean views, fossils
Gaviota Peak2,4583.02,100Hot springs
Little Pine Mountain4,4596.03,400San Cruz trail
Cachuma Mountain4,6962.51,600Sn Rafael Wilderness
Santa Paula Peak4,9575.53,600Panoramic views
Cathedral Peak3,3333.02,300Mission crags, boulders
Montecito Peak3,2143.52,450Lush canyon hike
Nordhoff Peak4,4857.03,500Landmark peak
Western Angeles National Forest
Slide Mountain LO4,6315.02,400View & restored lookout
Jupiter Mountain4,4981.51,000View & historic sites
Red Rock Mountain3,9913.01,900Fish Canyon, solitude
San Fernando Valley
Mission Point2,7712.51,200Valley View
Simi Peak2,4033.01,200Highpoint, Simi Hills
Rocky Peak2,7143.01,200Views, great loop trip
Santa Monica Mountains
Mugu Peak1,2663.01,266Ocean View
Big Dome2,9004.01,300Dome shaped rock
Tri Peaks3,0103.51,300Impressive rock formation
Exchange Peak2,9602.51,250Short steep climb
Inspiration Point2,8002.11,150Inspirational view
Boney Peak2,8302.01,000Rocky crags
Sandstone Peak3,1111.51,050High point
Calabasas Peak2,1632.0950Marine fossils
Saddle Peak East2,800+2.0900Backbone trail
Temescal Peak2,1265.01,800High point of Topanga State Park
McAuley Peak2,0493.01550Ocean, Malibu Canyon Views
Catalina, Santa Cruz Island
Silver Peak1,8046.52,700/500High point of isthmus
El Montanon1,8084.51,800Cannel Islands NP, Santa Cruz
Antelope Valley
Saddleback Butte3,6512.01,000Desert view point
Verdugo Range
Verdugo Mountain3,1265.01,700Urban hike
Griffith Park
Cahuenga Peak1,8202.01,000Near Hollywood sign
Mt. Hollywood1,6251.5600Prominent landmark
San Gabriel Mountains
Mendenhall Peak4,6366.02,000Former LO, view
Mount McKinley4,9266.03,000Good winter workout
Brown Mountain4,4864.5900/1,600Good workout
Mount Yale4,7606.03,500Harvard's neighbor
Echo Mountain3,2073.01,400Historic hike
Mount Muir4,6866.03,000The name!
Mount Zion3,5754.51,800/400Popular cool climb
Newcomb Peak4,1667.03,000/1,000Gabrielino Trail
Clamshell Peak4,380+3.0500/800Front range views
Pine Mountain4,5397.03,000View
Silver Mountain3,3852.0600/1,000Good front range views
Bonita Peak3,9833.01,900Sheep Mountain Wilderness
Hastings Peak4,000+4.53,000Nice ridge route
Jones Peak3,3753.32,175San Gabriel Valley view
Mount Bliss3,7205.03,000Good front range views
Glendora Mountain3,3221.5800Good front range views
Potato Mountain3,4222.51,200Good workout
Stoddard Peak4,6243.0800Nice spring walk
Frankish Peak4,200+7.01,700/1,400Long springtime walk
Azusa Peak2,0811.2840San Gabriel Valley / Canyon Views
San Bernadino Mountains
McKinley Mountain3,7951.51,500Steep firebreak climb
Harrison Mountain4,7432.51,600View
Arrowhead Peak4,2373.0400/800Famous rock arrowhead
Cram Peak4,1625.51,200/1,100View of Seven Oaks dam
Morton Peak Lookout4,6243.01,400View many peaks
Chino Hills
Gilman Peak1,6854.51,300View
San Juan Hill1,7813.01,000High Point Chino Hills
Lake Perris Area
Mount Russell2,7042.51,000Area high point
Santa Ana Mountains
Sierra Peak3,0457.52,200Overlook Santa Ana Canyon
Pleasants Peak4,0078.03,400/1,100Long hike
Bedford Peak3,800+4.02,100View
Bald Peak3,9477.02,800/500View
Trabuco Peak4,6046.03,000Canyon hike
Los Pinos Peak4,5103.01,300Ridge hike
Sugarloaf3,2275.0700/900Nice climb, view
Old Sugarloaf3,3265.01,200/1,200Overlooks hot springs
San Mateo Peak3,5913.0900High Point San Mateo Wilderness
Sitton Peak3,2735.01,400Landmark peak
Margarita Peak3,1891.5800View Camp Pendelton
Joshua Tree National Park
Mount Mel3,8142.0600WTC training peak
Keys Peak4,4833.0450Rock Wonderland views
Mastodon Peak3,3711.5400Old mines
Monument Mountain4,8342.51,594Far ranging view of peak
Malapai Hill4,280+1.0550/100Geological formation, view
Anza Borego State Park
Wilson Peak4,5734.5900/300Great desert hiking
San Diego County
Agua Tibia4,7798.53,200High Point Agua Tibia Wilderness
Wild Horse Peak3,2775.01,800Agua Tibia Wilderness
Woodson Mountain2,8944.02,000Fantasic rock formations
Iron Mountain2,6963.01,000Spring wildflower display
Eagle Peak3,2262.5700/400Stunning rock cliffs