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05A

Caliente Mountain

5106'

Location: San Luis Obispo County, about 7 miles northwest of New Cuyama, 145 miles from Los Angeles

Maps

Auto ClubSan Luis Obispo County
Forest Service
USGS TopoCaliente Mtn 7½
Official HPS Maps TPO file - Save to your computer then open with National Geographic TOPO!
 Viewable JPG file - Approximately 1.3 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)

ROUTE 2

Distance: 10 miles round trip on road and cross country
Gain: 3300' total, 2800' out plus 500' on return
Time: 8-9 hours round trip
Rating: Class 1, strenuous
Navigation: Intermediate, with some tricky route finding
Leader Rating: "I", normal conditions

Original: Wayne Bannister, February 2009

DRIVING ROUTE 2

HIKING ROUTE 2