USE AT YOUR OWN RISK
Location: Los Angeles County, about 5 miles north of the city of Sierra Madre, 34 miles from Los Angeles
|Auto Club||Los Angeles and Vicinity|
|Forest Service||Angeles National Forest|
|USGS Topo||Mount Wilson 7½|
|Official HPS Maps
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| ||GPX file or Google Earth KML file to
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| ||Routes as shown on
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Nearby Peaks: Occidental Peak
(USFS Adventure Pass may be required)
- Distance: 18 miles round trip on road
- Gain: 4400'
- Time: 10-12 hours round trip
- Rating: Class 1, strenuous
- Navigation: Easy
Original: Warren E. von Pertz, July 1968
DRIVING ROUTE 4
- From the eastbound I-210 in Pasadena, take the Hill Street exit;
continue east (straight) on Corson Street 0.5 mile to Allen Avenue, and
turn left onto Allen Avenue.
- From the westbound I-210, in Pasadena take
the Allen Avenue exit and turn right onto Allen Avenue.
- Drive north on Allen Avenue 2.5 miles to Pinecrest Drive, just north
of Altadena Drive, and turn right.
- Go 1/2 mile to the start of the Mount Wilson Toll Road. Parking is
not permitted here during the weekends and is limited to 2 hours on
- Continue to the next intersection where there is ample parking.
HIKING ROUTE 4
- From the parking area (1320'), follow the dirt toll road down
across a bridge and about 3 miles up to Henninger Flats (2600').
- Proceed through the camp, keeping right at junctions, and continue up the
road to saddle 5150' between Mount Wilson and Mount
Harvard. Proceed as in Route 3.