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Location: San Bernardino County, about 40 miles northeast of San Bernardino, 142 miles from Los Angeles
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|USGS Topos||Bighorn Canyon 7½, Rattlesnake Canyon 7½|
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Nearby Peaks: Bighorn Mountains
- Distance: 4 miles round trip on road and cross-country
- Gain: 1000'
- Time: 2-3 hours round trip
- Rating: Class 1, easy
- Navigation: Easy
Original: John Backus, January 1974
DRIVING ROUTE 1
- Take I-10 east through Banning to SR 62.
- Go north and east on SR 62 to SR 247 in Yucca Valley. Go left
- Drive 11.5 miles to the New Dixie Mine Road. Turn left. Note your
odometer and go as follows:
- At 8.0 miles, fork. Go either way as the roads rejoin after 1/4
- At 8.6 miles, fork. Go straight.
- At 9.2 miles, fork. Park here.
HIKING ROUTE 1
- From the parking area (5320'), hike southwest up the road about 500'
to a fork.
- Go right at this fork and hike about 1/2 mile, going through
a junction to the end of the road at a burned out cabin site.
up the jeep road southwest towards the peak. The peak is in view as a
rounded summit with a smaller one to its left (south).
- Leave the road
wherever convenient and hike directly up to the summit.