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Location: San Bernardino County, about 4 miles east of Running Springs, 87 miles from Los Angeles
|Auto Club||Los Angeles and Vicinity, San Bernardino Mountain Area|
|Forest Service||San Bernardino National Forest|
|USGS Topo||Keller Peak 7½|
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Nearby Peaks: Mill Peak, Keller Peak (LO)
Printable version of this route
(USFS Adventure Pass may be required)
- Distance: 1 1/2 miles round trip cross-country and on road
- Gain: 460'
- Time: 1 hour round trip
- Rating: Class 1, easy
Original: Charlie Knapke, September 1991
DRIVING ROUTE 1
- Drive east on I-10 to I-215.
- Go north on I-215 to SR 210.
- Go east on SR 210 to SR 330.
- Go north on SR 330 to Running Springs. Continue towards Big Bear on SR 18.
- Go 1.0 miles to the paved Keller Peak Road, 1N96, on the right
(south). Turn right. Note your odometer and go as follows:
- At 0.5 mile, fork with dirt road to the right. This is the turnoff
for Mill Peak. Keep left.
- At 4.0 miles, fork. Go right.
- At 4.2 miles, the road passes through a gully. Park here. Parking is
HIKING ROUTE 1
- From the parking area (7380'), hike east up the gully to the top of the
- Turn left and hike northeast up the ridge to a fence.
- Pass under
the fence and continue to a road.
- Turn right on the road and follow it
through two switchbacks up to the summit. The register is in the rockpile
behind the ski lift tower.
It is suggested the peak not be climbed during ski season, since it is
at the top of one of the Snow Summit ski runs.
Please report any corrections or changes to the
Mountain Records Chair.