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Location: Los Angeles County, about 13 miles south of Palmdale, 46 miles from Los Angeles
|Auto Club||Los Angeles and Vicinity|
|Forest Service||Angeles National Forest|
|USGS Topo||Chilao Flat 7½|
|Official HPS Maps
||TPO file - Save to your computer then open with National Geographic TOPO!|
| ||Viewable PDF file - Approximately 1.8 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)|
Nearby Peaks: Round Top, Rabbit Peak #1, Iron Mountain #3
Printable version of this route
(USFS Adventure Pass may be required)
- Distance: 1/2 mile round trip cross-country
- Gain: 300'
- Time: 1 hour round trip
- Rating: Class 1, easy
Original: Warren E. von Pertz, November 1968
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 14.2 miles to Mill Creek Summit. Turn right (east) onto 3N17.
- Go 3.4 miles to an intersection with 3N90 on the right. Turn right
- Drive 0.9 mile on 3N90 to a saddle. Park here.
HIKING ROUTE 1
- From the parking area (6250'), hike west up a jeep road to the summit.
Granite is often climbed as part of a loop trip with Rabbit
Peak #1, Round Top, and Iron
Mountain #3. This loop can be done in either a clockwise or
counter-clockwise direction. This is a full day trip.
Please report any corrections or changes to the
Mountain Records Chair.