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Location: San Bernardino County, about 11 miles north-northwest of San Bernardino, 88 miles from Los Angeles
|Auto Club||Los Angeles and Vicinity, San Bernardino Mountain Area|
|Forest Service||San Bernardino National Forest|
|USGS Topos||Cajon 7½, Silverwood Lake 7½|
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Nearby Peaks: Cajon Mountain,
Monument Peak #2
Printable version of this route
(USFS Adventure Pass may be required)
- Distance: 1/2 mile round trip on firebreak
- Gain: 160'
- Time: 1/2 hour round trip
- Rating: Class 1, easy
Original: Warren E. von Pertz and Paul A. Lipsohn, 1974
DRIVING ROUTE 1
- Drive east on I-10 to I-15, then north on I-15 to SR 138. Turn right
- Go 8.0 miles to the junction with SR 173 on the left near Lake
Silverwood. Keep straight on SR 138.
- Drive another 2.6 miles and exit on Cleghorn Road (2N49). This is also
the main entrance to Lake Silverwood. At the bottom of the off-ramp,
turn right on 2N49. Note your odometer and go as follows:
- At 0.8 mile, pavement ends.
- At 2.4 miles, fork. Go right.
- At 4.0 miles, Cleghorn Pass and a hairpin turn at two water tanks.
- At 6.3 miles, Cajon Lookout road fork on the right. This is the
parking spot for Cajon Mountain. Keep left.
- At 8.7 miles, saddle. Faint jeep road to the east-southeast
may be visible. Park here.
HIKING ROUTE 1
- From the parking area, hike up the slope east-southeast to the summit.
The dirt roads are seasonal.
NATURAL HISTORICAL NOTES
There are few Sugarpines left in the area. They were logged years ago.
Please report any corrections or changes to the
Mountain Records Chair.