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Location: Kern County, about 10 miles northwest of Inyokern, 150 miles from Los Angeles
||Sequoia National Forest|
||Owens Peak 7½, Walker Pass 7½|
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||Routes as shown on CalTopo using the above files
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Nearby Peaks: Mount Jenkins, Owens Peak, Five Fingers
- Distance: 9 miles round trip on trail and cross-country
- Gain: 2000'
- Time: 4-5 hours round trip
- Rating: Class 1, moderate
- Navigation: Easy
- Route: Trail mostly with easy cross-country
Original: Al Campbell and Paul A. Lipsohn, November 1972
DRIVING ROUTE 1
- Take SR 14 to Mojave.
- Continue north on SR 14 to the intersection with SR 178 (Freeman
- Go west on SR 178 to Walker Pass. Park here. Unlimited parking
HIKING ROUTE 1
- From Walker Pass (5246'), hike north on the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT)
about 4 miles to a saddle (6600') southwest of the summit (UTM
- Leave the trail and follow a prominent use trail which goes
diagonally up towards the ridge and hits the ridge just east of the
- Turn left and go up to the summit.