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Location: Los Angeles County, about 13 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: Waterman Mountain
(USFS Adventure Pass may be required)
- Distance: 11 miles round trip on trail
- Gain: 3200' total, 2000' out plus 1200' on return
- Time: 7 hours round trip
- Rating: Class 1, strenuous
- Navigation: Easy
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 about 34 miles to a parking area on
the left, just past the Mt. Waterman ski lift. Park here. There is a
restroom down the steps just below the road.
HIKING ROUTE 1
- From the parking area (6740'), hike across the road from the parking
area to a signed trailhead.
- Follow the trail to a trail junction at 7720'.
This is the turnoff for Waterman Mountain.
- Keep left and continue down to a second fork at 7120'.
- Keep left at this fork and
follow the trail down to the saddle at 6550'.
- Continue on the trail which
contours around a bump on your left and over to the base of Twin Peaks.
- You now climb up a steep rugged zig-zag use trail about 1/3
mile to reach the summit. The summit is to your left.