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Location: Los Angeles County, about 14 miles north of Azusa, 49 miles from Los Angeles
|Auto Club||Los Angeles and Vicinity|
|Forest Service||Angeles National Forest|
|USGS Topo||Waterman Mountain 7½|
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Nearby Peaks: Twin Peaks
(USFS Adventure Pass may be required)
- Distance: 6 miles round trip on trail
- Gain: 1200'
- Time: 3-4 hours round trip
- Rating: Class 1, moderate
Original: Warren E. von Pertz, July 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. Keep straight.
- Continue 19.8 miles farther on
Angeles Crest Highway to a parking area on the
left, just past the Mt. Waterman ski lift. Park here. There is a
restroom just below the road at Buckhorn Ranger Station.
HIKING ROUTE 1
- From the parking area (6740'), hike southeast along the road about 200'
to a gated dirt road on the south side.
- Pass the gate and turn left (east)
on a trail just past the gate.
- Follow the trail to a trail junction at
7720'. This is the turnoff for Twin Peaks.
- Keep right and follow the trail
as it ascends to a saddle on the summit ridge.
- Leave the trail on the left
(south) and go a few hundred feet to the summit. The rocks seen 1/4 mile
to the north may look higher but are not.