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Location: Los Angeles County, about 14 miles northeast Azusa, 47 miles from Los Angeles
|Auto Club||Los Angeles and Vicinity|
|Forest Service||Angeles National Forest|
|USGS Topo||Crystal Lake 7½|
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Nearby Peaks: Middle Hawkins, Mount Hawkins, Mount Islip
ROUTE 2 - Islip Saddle
(USFS Adventure Pass may be required)
- Distance: 14 miles round trip on trail
- Gain: 3500' total, 2300' out plus 1200' on return
- Time: 7-9 hours round trip
- Navigation: Moderate
Original: Ted Lubeshkoff, July 2008
DRIVING ROUTE 2
- From the intersection of I-210 and Angeles Crest Highway (SR 2) in La Canada, drive 41 miles east on the Angeles Crest Highway to Islip Saddle. Park in the lot on the left.
HIKING ROUTE 2
- From the parking area (6670'), hike across the Angeles Crest Highway to the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT).
- Hike 2.2 miles up the PCT to Little Jimmy Campground (7450').
- Continue east on the PCT for 0.4 mile to the Windy Gap trail junction (7600').
- Continue east on the PCT for 1.6 miles to the Hawkins Ridge Trail (8400').
- Turn right (south) on the Hawkins Ridge Trail.
- In about 0.2 mile, the trail goes to a saddle just north of bump 8505. This is the turnoff for Middle Hawkins.
- Continue heading south on the trail 2.0 miles to dirt road 3N07, staying east of bump 8047. If you lose the trail in the meadow area, look south and you will see the dirt road. Head towards it.
- Hike 0.6 mile up road 3N07 to the summit (7783').