USE AT YOUR OWN RISK
Location: Riverside County, about 9 miles west of Palm Springs, 112 miles from Los Angeles
|Auto Club||Riverside County|
|Forest Service||San Bernardino National Forest|
|USGS Topo||San Jacinto Peak 7½|
|Official HPS Maps
||TPO file - Save to your computer then open with National Geographic TOPO!|
| ||Viewable PDF file - Approximately 6 megs|
| ||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)|
Nearby Peaks: San Jacinto Peak, Cornell Peak, Jean Peak, Marion Mountain
(USFS Adventure Pass may be required)
- Distance: 18 miles round trip on trail
- Gain: 4800'
- Time: 9-10 hours round trip
- Rating: Class 2, strenuous
DRIVING ROUTE 2
- From the Chevron Station in Idyllwild, go northeast on North Circle
Drive for 0.8 mile to South Circle Drive. Turn right.
- Go 0.1 mile to Fern Valley Road. Turn left.
- Go 1.8 miles to the loop at the end of the road in Humber Park. Park
HIKING ROUTE 2
- From Humber Park (6480'), hike up the Devils Slide Trail to Saddle
Junction at 8080'. This is a multiple trail junction.
- Take the far left
trail and continue up to Wellman Divide.
left at this junction and continue up to a junction at a saddle just
below San Jacinto Peak.
- Go downhill (northwest) down the trail past a small
switchback to the first main switchback at 10,500'.
- Leave the trail here to
the right and contour cross-country, staying at a constant altitude about
0.3 mile to the saddle west-northwest of
San Jacinto Peak (10,400').
- Continue west
along the ridge to a second saddle.
- Go up over the top of the ridge and
then cross a narrow gully.
- Continue to the west end of the ridge which is