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Location: Riverside County, about 2 miles north-northeast of Idyllwild, 108 miles from Los Angeles
|Auto Club||Riverside County, San Jacinto Mountain Area|
|Forest Service||San Bernardino National Forest|
|USGS Topo||San Jacinto Peak 7½|
|Official HPS Maps
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| ||Viewable JPG file - Approximately 700K|
| ||GPX file or Google Earth KML file to
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| ||Routes as shown on
CalTopo using the above files (How to use CalTopo)|
- Distance: 6.6 miles round trip on trail and cross-country
- Gain: 1850'
- Time: 4-5 hours round trip
- Rating: Class 1, moderate
- Navigation: Easy
- Leader Rating: "O", normal conditions
Original: Warren E. von Pertz and Al Campbell, August 1967
DRIVING ROUTE 2
- Take I-10 or SR 60 east to SR 79 in Beaumont. Take exit
south to SR 79.
- Go south on SR 79 to the Ramona Expressway. Turn left (east).
- Go east and then southeast on the Ramona Expressway until it ends at
SR 74. Turn left (east).
- Go east on SR 74 to Mountain Center (junction with Idyllwild Highway
SR 243). Turn left (north).
- Go north on SR 243 through Idyllwild to the Idyllwild Nature Center
on the left, near mile paddle 5.25. Park in the large dirt area on
the right side of the highway. Plenty of parking.
HIKING ROUTE 2
- From the parking area, hike up the Deer Springs Trail.
- Follow it about 2 miles to its junction with the Suicide Rock Trail
- Go right and continue about 1 mile to the summit, which is the
high point to your right just before the trail ends.