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|
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Nearby Peaks: Occidental Peak
(USFS Adventure Pass may be required)
- Distance: 15 miles round trip on trail
- Gain: 4800'
- Time: 9-10 hours round trip
- Rating: Class 1, strenuous
- Navigation: Easy
Original: Southern Courtney, March 1991
DRIVING ROUTE 5
- From the intersection of I-210 and Baldwin Avenue in Sierra Madre,
drive north on Baldwin to Mira Monte Avenue. Turn right (east).
- Go 2 blocks more to the start of the Mount Wilson Trail. Park here.
HIKING ROUTE 5
- From the parking area (970'), hike north up the road 150 yards
to the first
- Turn left onto a trail that rejoins the road in 1/4 mile
past a road gate.
- Continue up the road that becomes a trail, passing Orchard
Camp (2880') and on to Manzanita Ridge Trail (4460').
- Turn left (west) and
go up the ridge to the Mt. Wilson Toll Road.
- Turn right and follow the road
up to saddle 5150' between Mount Wilson and Mount
- Proceed as in Route 3.