USE AT YOUR OWN RISK
Location: Kern County, 6 miles southwest of Bodfish/Lake Isabella, 195 miles from Los Angeles
- Auto Club: Kern County
- Forest Service: Sequoia National Forest
- USGS Topo: Miracle Hot Springs 7½, Breckenridge Mtn 7½ shows access roads
explanation of usage
Nearby Peaks: Bald Eagle Peak
- Distance: 10 miles round trip on motorcycle trail and cross-country
- Gain: 4500'
- Time: 8-10 hours round trip
- Rating: Class 1, strenuous
- Navigation: Moderate
- Route: Mostly trail through grassland and chaparral
Original: David Eisenberg, April 1997
DRIVING ROUTE 2
- Exit SR 178 at Borel Road 3 miles before reaching the town of Lake
Isabella. Note your odometer and go as follows:
- Turn east on Borel Road.
- At 0.3 mile, fork. Go right.
- At 1.1 miles, Swamp Flats Campground. Continue straight.
- At 2.0 miles, Hobo Campground. Continue straight.
- At 3.6 miles, find a large parking area on the right with a tree in
the center. Park here.
(Walker Pass approach)
- Continue on SR 178 past the town of Lake Isabella for 3 miles to the
Borel Road exit. Continue per the directions from Bakersfield.
HIKING ROUTE 2
- From the parking area (2480'), cross the road and hike up the
signed Remington Ridge Trail about 4 miles to where the trail passes east
of peak 6252' and drops about 100' into a final saddle.
- After crossing
the saddle leave the trail on the right where convenient and hike west up
the slope gaining 250' to the summit.
There is a hot spring just below the parking area of Route 2. It can be
reached via a use trail.
The endangered species Piute cypress, distinguishable from juniper by
the soccer-ball seams on the berries, provides the shade in a clearing at
5000' and is also found near the stock fence at 5300'.