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Location: Los Angeles County, about 8 miles south-southeast of Palmdale, 50 miles from Los Angeles
|Auto Club||Los Angeles and Vicinity|
|Forest Service||Angeles National Forest|
|USGS Topo||Pacifico Mountain 7½|
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Nearby Peaks: Mount Emma, Cole Point
(USFS Adventure Pass may be required)
- Distance: 2 1/2 miles round trip cross-country
- Gain: 1000'
- Time: 2 hours round trip
- Rating: Class 1, easy
Original: Warren E. von Pertz, February 1969
DRIVING ROUTE 1
- From the intersection of I-210 and Angeles Crest Highway (SR 2),
drive north on Angeles Crest Highway 9.5 miles to Angeles Forest
Highway. Turn left (north).
- Go about 20 miles to the Mount Emma Road. Turn right (northeast).
- Continue 3.5 miles to spade mileage marker 3.96. Park here.
HIKING ROUTE 1
- From the parking area (4000'), hike back (southwest) on the highway
about 50 yards to a dirt road leading into a wash on the southeast side of
- Follow the dirt road up the wash about 300 yards.
- Then follow
the 4WD tracks up a ridge on the left to the top of the Mount Emma main
- Follow this ridge to the visible summit. Be sure to stay northeast
of the ridge which separates the climbing route from a shooting area.