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02Q

Weldon Peak

6320'+
(UTM 831136)

Location: Kern County, about 21 miles southeast of Lake Isabella, 200 miles from Los Angeles

Maps

Auto Club: Kern County
Forest Service: Sequoia National Forest
USGS Topo: Emerald Mountain 7½, Claraville 7½
HPS: Route(s), waypoints and explanation of usage

Nearby Peaks: Sorrell Peak, Piute Lookout

ROUTE 1

Distance: 7 miles round trip on trail, road, and cross-country
Gain: 1600' total, 800' out plus 800' on return
Time: 4-5 hours round trip
Rating: Class 2, moderate, optional summit block is short class 3
Navigation: Moderate

Original: Charlie Knapke, December 1993

DRIVING ROUTE 1

(Southern approach)

(Northern approach)

The parking area for Route 1 can be reached from Claraville Flat to the north via County Route 589. This allows this peak to be combined with Sorrell Peak or Piute Lookout.

HIKING ROUTE 1