Location: Los Angeles County, California
Renamed by the USFS in 1951 in honor of Major Frederick Russell Burnham, (1861-1947), explorer, author of Scouting on Two Continents and active in the advancement of the Boy Scout movement in the U.S.
The original peak name was (West Twin) "North Baldy Mountain".
Name approved in current form by the USBGN (1954).
Peak was added to the HPS Peak List in 1956.