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11B

Strawberry Peak

6164'

Location: Los Angeles County, about 10 miles north of Pasadena, 28 miles from Los Angeles

Maps

Auto ClubLos Angeles and Vicinity
Forest ServiceAngeles National Forest
USGS ToposCondor Peak 7½, Chilao Flat 7½
Official HPS Maps TPO file - Save to your computer then open with National Geographic TOPO!
 Viewable JPG file - Approximately 940K
 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: Josephine Peak, Mount Lawlor

Printable version of this route

ROUTE 1

(USFS Adventure Pass may be required)
Distance: 6 miles round trip on trail
Gain: 1500'
Time: 4-5 hours round trip
Rating: Class 1, moderate

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. Keep straight.
  • Continue about 4.5 miles to the junction with the Mount Wilson Road at the Red Box Ranger Station. Park here.

HIKING ROUTE 1

  • From the parking area (4600'), hike east along Angeles Crest Highway for 100', and go up the dirt road on the left (2N46) for about 3/4 mile to a trail junction on the left.
  • Turn left and follow the trail about 1/4 mile to the top of a ridge coming up from Red Box Divide.
  • Continue on the trail around the flanks of Lawlor to the saddle between Lawlor and Strawberry (5200'+).
  • Here the trail starts down along the east side of the ridge. Leave it and ascend the use trail along the ridge to the summit.

Printable version of this route

ROUTE 2

(USFS Adventure Pass may be required)
Distance: 6 miles round trip on trail
Gain: 2700'
Time: 5-6 hours round trip
Rating: Class 3, moderate

Original: Warren E. von Pertz, February 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. Keep straight.
  • Continue about 1.0 mile to the Colby Canyon trailhead parking area on the left. Park here.

HIKING ROUTE 2

  • From the parking area (3500'), hike up the Colby Canyon Trail to where it meets the ridge at a water tank at about 4800'+. This is Josephine Saddle.
  • Turn right and follow the trail northeast about 30 yards, then climb the use trail on your right to gain the ridge.
  • Hike east up along the ridge passing a chalky buttress on the north side to the base of the summit.
  • Here the trail becomes quite rocky with some class 3 climbing. The route here is marked by paint on the rocks. Follow this route up to the summit.

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