Skinner Peak is located in Kern County, about 35 miles north of
Mojave, 137 miles from Los Angeles. It is in Sequoia
National Forest and Kiavah Wilderness.
Skinner Peak was added to the HPS Peak List
See the Summit Signature for
more history and some background about the name of the peak.
HPS has two documented routes to the
peak. Both require a significant amount of dirt road driving,
and both are mainly on the Pacific Crest Trail, one from the south, the other from the north.
Route 1 is 8 miles round
trip with a total of 1900' of gain.
is 5 miles round trip, 000' total gain.