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Location: Los Angeles County, about 11 miles north of Glendora, 41 miles from Los Angeles
|Auto Club||Los Angeles and Vicinity|
|Forest Service||Angeles National Forest|
|USGS Topos||Crystal Lake 7½, Glendora 7½|
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| ||Routes as shown on
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(USFS Adventure Pass may be required)
- Distance: 9 miles round trip on road and cross-country
- Gain: 4100' total, 3800' out plus 300' on return
- Time: 7-8 hours round trip
- Rating: Class 1, strenuous
Original: John Backus, May 1969
DRIVING ROUTE 1
- From the intersection of I-210 and Azusa Avenue (SR 39), drive
north on Azusa Avenue about 12 miles to the junction at the East Fork
Road. Turn right (east).
- Cross the bridge and go 3.3 miles to Shoemaker Road on the left. Turn
- Pass a sign "Not a Through Street" and go 1.9 miles to a
parking lot at a locked gate. Park here. Ample parking.
HIKING ROUTE 1
- From the parking area (2300'), pass the gate and hike up the road 1.5
miles to a gully shortly before a deep two-sided road cut. If you can
see the entrance to the tunnel you have gone too far.
- Go up the steep left bank of the gully and
pick up an old overgrown road. Follow this up around to the right as it
crosses the gully and comes to a flat area with a ridge going up on the
- Leave the road and go up this ridge northwest to where it turns left
at about 3500'.
- Continue west up the ridge about 1/2 mile to bump 4040'
on the main ridge.
- Turn right and go up the ridge northwest over several
bumps and down to a saddle at 4720'+.
- Then continue up to the summit.