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10I

Mount Hillyer

6200'+
(UTM 062007)

Location: Los Angeles County, about 14 miles north of Monrovia, 43 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 JPG file - Approximately 520K
 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)

Printable version of this route

ROUTE 1

(USFS Adventure Pass may be required)
Distance: 1.5 miles round trip on trail
Gain: 300'
Time: 1 hour round trip
Rating: Class 1, easy

Original: Warren E. von Pertz, February 1969

DRIVING ROUTE 1

  • From the intersection of Angeles Crest Highway and I-210, drive north on Angeles Crest Highway for 26.5 miles to the intersection with Sulphur Springs Road (Three Points). Turn left (north).
  • Drive 2.8 miles to a parking area on the left side of the road. Park here.

HIKING ROUTE 1

  • From the parking area, hike southwest on an old dirt road which becomes a trail.
  • Follow this trail south up to the summit which is just before the trail turns left and goes downhill.
  • The register is located in a pile of rocks off to the right just before this point.

Printable version of this route

ROUTE 2

(USFS Adventure Pass may be required)
Distance: 6 miles round trip on trail
Gain: 900'
Time: 3 hours round trip
Rating: Class 1, easy

Original: Brent Washburne, April 1989

DRIVING ROUTE 2

  • From the intersection of Angeles Crest Highway and I-210, drive north on Angeles Crest Highway for just under 26 miles to the entrance to the Chilao Flats Visitor Center. Turn left (west).
  • Drive 0.5 mile past the Visitor Center to a parking area at the Silver Moccasin Trail, 11W06. Park here.

HIKING ROUTE 2

  • From the parking area (5240'), hike north 1 1/2 miles on the trail to where it goes through Horse Flats Campground.
  • Continue on this faint trail as it goes west and then north up to the summit.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

The summit is the southernmost of the two 6200' contours on the topo despite the fact that elevation 6162', 0.3 mile to the northeast, is shown on the topo as the summit.

History of Summit Signature

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