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02P

Skinner Peak

7120'

Location: Kern County, about 35 miles north of Mojave, 137 miles from Los Angeles

Maps

Auto Club: Kern County
Friends of the Jawbone: East Kern County Off-Highway Vehicle Riding Areas and Trails
USGS Topo: Cane Canyon 7½, Horse Canyon 7½
HPS: Route(s), waypoints and explanation of usage

ROUTE 1

(High clearance vehicles are recommended)
Distance: 8 miles round trip on trail and cross-country
Gain: 1900'
Time: 3-4 hours round trip
Rating: Class 1, moderate
Navigation: Moderate

Original: Alan Coles, November 1988

DRIVING ROUTE 1

Bird Spring Pass may also be reached by driving north on Jawbone Canyon Road 32.2 miles from SR 14 to the fork for SC 120 on the right (east). This fork is also 5.7 miles north of the Piute Mountain Road fork at Sageland. Drive east on SC 120 for 5.6 miles to Bird Spring Pass.

HIKING ROUTE 1

On the return trip it is possible to descend a great scree slope from elevation 6931' down to the trail below. Turn right on the trail and follow it back to the parking area.