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02G

Piute Lookout

8326'
(UTM 767270)

Location: Kern County, about 12 miles southeast of the town of Lake Isabella, 165 miles from Los Angeles

Maps

Auto Club: Kern County
Forest Service: Sequoia National Forest
USGS Topo: Claraville 7½
HPS: Not yet available

Nearby Peaks: Bald Eagle Peak, Weldon Peak, Sorrell Peak

ROUTE 1

Distance: 0.5 mile round trip on road and trail
Gain: 200'
Time: 0.5 hour round trip
Rating: Class 1, easy
Navigation: Easy
Leader Rating: "O", normal conditions

Original: Cliff Black, October 1972

DRIVING ROUTE 1

(Piute Mountain Road approach)

Piute Mountain Road via Jawbone Canyon and Harris Grade, 160 miles from Los Angeles. This route variation is the recommended route for all vehicles in the guidebook Exploring the Southern Sierra: West Side by J.C. Jenkins and Ruby Jenkins, 1995, and is very highly recommended for those drivers without 4WD or high clearance vehicles.

HIKING ROUTE 1