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02I

Mayan Peak

6108'

Location: Kern County, about 27 miles north of Mojave, 140 miles from Los Angeles

Maps

Auto ClubKern County
USGS TopoPinyon Mtn 7½
Official HPS Maps TPO file - Save to your computer then open with National Geographic TOPO!
 Viewable JPG file - Approximately 1.2 megs
 GPX file or Google Earth KML file to download to GPS units and other map software (How to use GPX and KML files)
 Routes as shown on CalTopo using the above files (How to use CalTopo)

Printable version of this route

ROUTE 1

Distance: 3 miles round trip cross-country
Gain: 1800'
Time: 3 hours round trip
Rating: Class 1, moderate

Original: John Backus, March 1973

DRIVING ROUTE 1

  • From Mojave, drive north on SR 14 for 19.5 miles to Jawbone Canyon Road on the left. Turn left. Note your odometer and go as follows:
  • At 4.1 miles, pavement ends.
  • At 6.3 miles, fork. Go right.
  • At 11.9 miles, fork to the right. Keep straight.
  • At 13.8 miles, the road turns west and goes over a saddle.
  • At 15.1 miles, the road goes over another saddle. This is Hoffman Summit, the parking spot for Butterbredt Peak.
  • At 18.1 miles, fork. Keep right.
  • At 18.4 miles, fork. Turn right.
  • At 23.7 miles, the pavement begins again.
  • At 24.9 miles, dirt road SC123 goes sharply to the right. Park here.

HIKING ROUTE 1

  • From the parking area (4358'), hike east straight up the slope, going to the right (south) of the two rocky outcrops to the summit.

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