03D

Double Mountain

7,981'

Kern County, about 7 miles south southwest of Tehachapi, 115 miles from Los Angeles

Maps

Auto Club: Kern County
Topo: Tehachapi South 7½

Nearby Peaks: Tehachapi Mountain

ROUTE 1

Distance: 5 miles r.t. on road and cross-country
Gain: 1,000' plus 800' gain on the return.
Time: 2-3 hours r.t.
Rating: Class 1; Moderate

Original: Al Campbell, Cliff Black - Nov 1973

DRIVING ROUTE 1

HIKING ROUTE 1

From the summit of Tehachapi Mountain, hike southwest down the ridge past a bump (7640'+) to a dirt road. Turn right (northwest) on this road a short distance to a junction. Take the left fork and hike along this road southeast to where it swithbacks just west of the summit at about 7880'. Leave the road and hike up the ridge to the summit. Alternately continue up the road to the saddle between the two high points. Then follow a road northwest up to the summit.

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