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Location: San Bernardino County about 11 miles east-southeast of Hesperia, 101 miles from Los Angeles
|Auto Club||Los Angeles and Vicinity, San Bernardino Mountain Area|
|Forest Service||San Bernardino National Forest|
|USGS Topos||Lake Arrowhead 7½, Butler Peak 7½|
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Nearby Peaks: Round Mountain, Rattlesnake Mountain
(USFS Adventure Pass may be required)
- Distance: 2 miles round trip on road and cross-country
- Gain: 900'
- Time: 2 hours round trip
- Rating: Class 1, easy
Original: Charlie Knapke, December 1995
DRIVING ROUTE 2
- Follow the instructions for Route 1 until the junction with 3N14
at 9.4 miles. Instead of going left, keep right.
Note your odometer again and go as follows:
- At 1.5 miles, cattle guard. Continue.
- At 2.0 miles, a fork on the left just before a deep dip in the main
road. Turn left.
- At 2.9 miles, fork. This is the turnoff for Round
Mountain. Keep straight.
- At 3.4 miles, forks to right then left. Keep straight.
- At 3.8 miles, fork to the left just before a ranch with a lot of junk
Volkswagen cars. Turn left.
- At 4.1 miles, fork. Passenger vehicles may wish to park here and
continue on foot. Turn right and proceed over a steep hill.
- At 4.6 miles, a parking area just before the road turns right and
goes downhill. Park here (UTM 883013).
HIKING ROUTE 2
- From the parking area (5050'), head south up the slope to where you meet
- Turn left (east) on this road and hike about 1/2 mile to where
the road begins to level off.
- Leave the road on the right and hike south
up the slope gaining the summit ridge.
- Continue south along this ridge to
the summit which is marked by a telephone pole with a radio repeater.