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Location: Los Angeles County, about 14 miles north of Glendora, 65 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: Mount Hawkins, South Mount Hawkins (LO), Mount Islip
(USFS Adventure Pass may be required)
- Distance: 10 miles round trip on trail
- Gain: 2000' total, 1900' out plus 100' on return
- Time: 5 hours round trip
- Rating: Class 1, moderate
- Navigation: Easy
Original: Warren E. von Pertz, July 1968
DRIVING ROUTE 1
- From the intersection of I-210 and Angeles Crest Highway (SR 2),
drive 39.5 miles (mile marker 64.1) on the Angeles Crest Highway to
Islip Saddle. Park here.
HIKING ROUTE 1
- From the parking area (6600'), hike across the Angeles Crest Highway to
the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT).
- Hike up the PCT, past Little Jimmy
Campground to Windy Gap.
- Continue east on the PCT for 1.4 miles farther to
saddle 8400', where a trail forks to the south. This is the turnoff
for Mount Hawkins.
- Take the south fork, keeping
left at what looks like an immediate fork, until the trail goes around the
east side of elevation 8440'+ to the saddle south of it.
- Here a use trail goes
off to the right and up the ridge to the summit, about 1/3 mile from the