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10E

Granite Mountain #1

6600'+

Location: Los Angeles County, about 13 miles south of Palmdale, 46 miles from Los Angeles

Maps

Auto ClubLos Angeles and Vicinity
Forest ServiceAngeles National Forest
USGS TopoChilao 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

ROUTE 1

(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 (south).
  • 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.

ALTERNATE ROUTES

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.


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