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Location: Los Angeles County, about 14 miles north-northeast of Pasadena, 34 miles from Los Angeles
|Auto Club||Los Angeles and Vicinity|
|Forest Service||Angeles National Forest|
|USGS Topo||Chilao Flat 7½|
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Nearby Peaks: Iron Mountain #3, Round Top, Granite Mountain #1
(USFS Adventure Pass may be required)
- Distance: 4 1/2 miles round trip on road and cross-country
- Gain: 1800'
- Time: 3 hours round trip
- Rating: Class 1, moderate
- Navigation: Intermediate
Original: Warren E. von Pertz, June 1969
DRIVING ROUTE 2
- 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 9.4 miles to the entrance to Monte Cristo Campground on the right.
Turn right and park in the campground at a daily fee, or park outside
the campground on SR 2 at no charge.
HIKING ROUTE 2
- From the parking area (3560'), hike up the dirt road (3N23) described in the
Route 1 instructions for slightly less than 1 mile
to where it crosses the ridge coming down
south from the summit.
- Leave the road here and go about 0.6 mile up a firebreak
to meet a road (Route 1 hikes this road, 4N18).
- Go left and hike about 0.3 mile up this road to the gully
(mentioned in Route 1).
- Continue to the summit as directed in Route 1.