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Location: Santa Barbara County, about 8 miles west-southwest of New Cuyama, 175 miles from Los Angeles
|Auto Club||Santa Barbara County|
|Forest Service||Los Padres National Forest: Mt Pinos, Ojai and Santa Barbara Ranger Districts|
|USGS Topos||Peak Mountain 7½, Bates Canyon 7½|
|Official HPS Maps
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| ||Routes as shown on
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Nearby Peaks: Peak Mountain
(USFS Adventure Pass may be required)
- Distance: 9 1/2 miles round trip
- Gain: 2800'
- Time: 6 hours round trip
- Rating: Class 1, moderate
- Navigation: Easy
- Leader Rating: "O", normal conditions
Original: Alan Coles, April 1991
DRIVING ROUTE 2
HIKING ROUTE 2
- From the campground (2880'), hike southwest up the canyon picking up
the Hog Pen Trail (named JEEP TRAIL on the map).
- Follow this trail up to
the ridge where it meets the Sierra Madre Road.
- Turn right (northwest) and
follow this road up to a saddle southeast of the summit.
- Leave the road
here and follow a trail up the ridge to the summit.