Black Mountain #5 is located in Kern County, about 5 miles north of
Wofford Heights, 175 miles from Los Angeles. It lies within the
Sequoia National Forest.
Black Mountain #5 was added to the HPS Peak List
in 1970. See the Summit Signature for
more history and some background about the name of the peak.
HPS has one current documented route to the peak. Route 1 is 3 miles round
trip with a total of 1200' of gain,
following an abandoned road and use trail from
Black Mountain Saddle to the summit.