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Location: San Bernardino County, about 5 miles northeast of Fawnskin, 106 miles from Los Angeles
|Auto Club||Los Angeles and Vicinity, San Bernardino Mountain Area|
|Forest Service||San Bernardino National Forest|
|USGS Topo||Fawnskin 7½|
|Official HPS Maps
||TPO file - Save to your computer then open with National Geographic TOPO!|
| ||Viewable JPG file - Approximately 605K|
| ||GPX file or Google Earth KML file to
download to GPS units and other map software (How to use GPX and KML files)|
| ||Routes as shown on
CalTopo using the above files (How to use CalTopo)|
(USFS Adventure Pass may be required)
- Distance: 3 miles round trip on road and cross-country
- Gain: 800'
- Time: 2 hours round trip
- Rating: Class 1, easy
Original: Dick Akawie, November 1973
DRIVING ROUTE 1
- Drive east on I-10 to I-215.
- Drive north on I-215 to SR 210.
- Drive east on SR 210 to SR 330.
- Drive north on SR 330 to SR 18 at the town of Running Springs.
- Drive east on SR 18 to the dam at Big Bear Lake. Turn left on SR
- Drive on SR 38 to Fawnskin.
- Continue east on SR 38 for 2.0 miles to Polique Canyon Road (Holcomb
Valley turnoff). Turn left (north). Note your odometer and go as
- At 1.5 miles, T intersection with 2N71 to the left. Go right
- At 2.0 miles, a gated road on the right.
- At 3.9 miles, junction with 3N16. Turn right (east).
- At 4.3 miles, fork. This is the turnoff for Gold
Mountain. Turn left (northeast) on 3N07.
- At 4.8 miles, fork. Go past 3N23 and shortly thereafter turn left on 3N43.
- At 5.4 miles, the road goes down through a wash. Park just before the
The roads in this area are confusing. Suggest you consult the latest
Forest Service and HPS maps.
HIKING ROUTE 1
- From the parking area (7550'), hike east up a gully that passes just
south of elevation 7685', and on up to the summit, which is the most
southeasterly point on the ridge.