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Location: Ventura County, about 15 miles north of Ojai, 125 miles from Los Angeles
|Auto Club||Ventura County|
|Forest Service||Los Padres National Forest: Mt Pinos, Ojai and Santa Barbara Ranger Districts|
|USGS Topos||Reyes Peak 7½, Wheeler Springs 7½|
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| ||Routes as shown on
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Nearby Peaks: Haddock Mountain, Beartrap Bluff
(USFS Adventure Pass may be required)
- Distance: 2 miles round trip on trail
- Gain: 500'
- Time: 1-1 1/2 hours round trip
- Rating: Class 1, easy
- Navigation: Easy
Original: Warren E. von Pertz, December 1968
DRIVING ROUTE 1
- Take US 101 (Ventura Freeway) to Ventura and go north on SR 33 to the
town of Ojai.
- From Ojai, go north on SR 33 for about 31 miles to Pine Mountain
Summit (signed). There is a paved road junction on the right - Pine
Mountain Road (6N06). Turn right onto this road. Note your odometer
and go as follows:
- At 4.7 miles, campground. Keep straight.
- At 5.7 miles, another campground. Keep straight.
- At 6.3 miles, pavement ends.
- At 6.9 miles, the road ends at a parking area in a saddle. Park here.
Ample parking. This location is also the parking area for
HIKING ROUTE 1
- From the parking area (7000'), pass the barricade at the end of the road
and go about 300 yards to another saddle where the road goes downhill. Two
trails start here. The left one goes somewhat downhill along the north
side of the mountain. This trail goes to Haddock
- Take the right trail and follow it up the ridge.
- Follow it around the south side of elevation 7255' and continue up to the