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Location: San Bernardino County, about 2 miles south of Wrightwood, 84 miles from Los Angeles
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|Forest Service||Angeles National Forest|
|USGS Topo||Mount San Antonio 7½|
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Nearby Peaks: Pine Mountain #1, Dawson Peak
(USFS Adventure Pass may be required)
- Distance: 1/2 mile round trip on road and cross-country
- Gain: 200'
- Time: 1/2 hour round trip
- Rating: Class 1, easy
- Navigation: Easy
Original: Bernie Petitjean, March 1968
DRIVING ROUTE 1
- Go east on I-10 to I-15.
- Go north on I-15 to SR 138. Turn left (west).
- Go west on SR 138 to the junction with SR 2. Turn left.
- Go southwest on SR 2 through Wrightwood and 4 miles further to the
junction with N4. Keep left on SR 2.
- Go 1.8 miles farther to large parking areas on both sides of the
road. At the beginning of the left parking area is the Blue Ridge Road
(dirt). Take this road. Note your odometer and go as follows:
- At 0.3 mile, fork. Keep right.
- At 1.4 miles, fork at a ski run. Keep left.
- At 2.4 miles, Blue Ridge Campground (pavement ends).
- At 5.1 miles, Guffy Campground on the left. Keep right and go through
- At 5.6 miles, fork. Keep left.
- At 7.2 miles, the road swings left around a ridge with a parking area
on the right (limited parking). Park here. This is also the trailhead
for Pine Mountain #1 and Dawson
HIKING ROUTE 1
- From the parking area (8310'), cross the road and hike north up the
slope to a jeep road at the top of the bank.
- Follow the road north down
through a dip keeping left at a fork.
- Continue up as it winds to the left
to the summit.
- The summit is indistinct. Be alert for a triangular yellow
sign and a cairn about 30' to the right of the road.
The Blue Ridge Road goes through the top of a ski resort. This road is
always closed at the SR 2 junction during the ski season.