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Location: San Bernardino County, about 6 miles northwest of Fawnskin, 110 miles from Los Angeles
|Auto Club||Los Angeles and Vicinity|
|Forest Service||San Bernardino National Forest|
|USGS Topo||Butler Peak 7½|
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Nearby Peaks: Shay Mountain, Little Shay Mountain, Ingham Peak, Deer Mountain
(USFS Adventure Pass may be required)
- Distance: 5 miles round trip on road, trail, and cross-country
- Gain: 1300'
- Time: 3-4 hours round trip
- Rating: Class 1, moderate
- Navigation: Moderate
- Route: Mix of woods, grassland, and brush
Original: Bill T. Russell, September 1994
DRIVING ROUTE 2
- Drive to the town of Fawnskin (east on I-10 to I-215, then north to
SR 210, then east to SR 330, then north to SR 18, then east to the dam at
Big Bear Lake, then north on SR 38).
- Turn left (northwest) on Rim of the World Drive 3N14 in Fawnskin (paved
for first 1/2 mile). Note your odometer and go as follows:
- At 1.3 miles, fork with 2N13 to the left and 3N14 to the right.
- At 1.8 miles, fork with Holcomb Valley Road 3N12 to the right.
- At 2.0 miles, Hanna Flat with 2N68 to the left. Go right.
- At 4.4 miles, stream crossing and junction with 3N93 to the
left and 3N08 to the right. Go straight.
- At 6.0 miles, fork with 3N97 to the left. Go right.
- At 6.9 miles, junction with 3N16 at Big Pine Flat. Go left on
- At 8.5 miles, fork to the left. Keep right.
- At 11.1 miles, an old fork on the right blocked by some large rocks.
It is also possible to drive to the starting point from Green Valley.
Follow 3N16 north through Crab Flats and then northeast toward Big Pine
Flat. About 2.8 miles northeast of Crab Flats the road makes a hairpin
turn as it crosses Holcomb Creek. The starting point is 1.2 miles past
HIKING ROUTE 2
- From the parking area (5840'), hike north down the old road keeping
right at the first road fork to where the road crosses the streambed. Here
(UTM 957936) is a fork with another road which follows the canyon.
right (east) and follow this road about 1/4 mile to a fork. Keep left
and hike north up a side canyon about 1/4 mile (UTM 959942).
- Leave the
canyon bottom and climb the slope on the left to the top of a ridge.
north up this ridge to the main ridge. Turn left (west) and hike about 200
yards to the summit.