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Location: San Bernardino County, about 6 miles north-northeast of Big Bear City, 112 miles from Los Angeles
|Auto Club||Los Angeles and Vicinity, San Bernardino Mountain Area|
|Forest Service||San Bernardino National Forest|
|USGS Topo||Big Bear City 7½|
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- Distance: 3 miles round trip on road and cross-country
- Gain: 1000'
- Time: 2 hours round trip
- Rating: Class 1, easy
- Navigation: Moderate
Original: Dick Akawie, September 1968
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 38.
- Drive on SR 38 to Fawnskin.
- Continue east on SR 38 for 6.5 miles to
the junction of SR 38 and SR 18, north of Big Bear City.
- Drive east on SR 18 for 7.5 miles to a dirt road 3N62 on the right. This
is at mile marker 62.00. There is a
pullout with ample parking along the highway. High clearance
vehicles can turn right (east) onto the dirt road and drive
in (following the hiking directions) a short distance and
HIKING ROUTE 1
- From the parking area (5800'), hike east along the dirt road 0.3 mile
to a fork.
- Keep left (north) for 0.2 mile along the road to a parking
area, and then farther along the dirt road down into a gully.
- Here turn
left and hike up the gully to its end at a dirt road.
- Turn right (east)
and follow the road to its end at a large graded area.
- Turn north up a
canyon, approximately following cables to the top of the ridge.
the spur ridge up to the main ridge where there is a dirt road.
- Turn right
(east) and follow the road up to the summit, which is at the east end of
the ridge, and is a hole in the ground.