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06F

McKinley Mountain

6200'+

Location: Santa Barbara County, about 20 miles north of Goleta in the San Rafael Mountain Range, 135 miles from Los Angeles

Maps

Auto Club: Santa Barbara County
Forest Service: Los Padres National Forest: Mt Pinos, Ojai and Santa Barbara Ranger Districts
USGS Topo: San Rafael Mtn 7½, Figueroa Mtn 7½
HPS: Route(s), waypoints and explanation of usage

Nearby Peaks: Santa Cruz Peak, San Rafael Mountain

ROUTE 1

(USFS Adventure Pass required)
Distance: 18 miles round trip on road and firebreak
Gain: 3100'
Time: 10 hours round trip
Rating: Class 1, strenuous

Original: Howland Bailey, January 1968

DRIVING ROUTE 1

Sometimes Happy Canyon Road is closed by a slide. In this case, continue farther west on SR 154 to the town of Los Olivos and then go north on Figueroa Mountain Road, which joins Happy Canyon Road at Cachuma Saddle.

HIKING ROUTE 1