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06H

San Rafael Mountain

6593'

Location: Santa Barbara County, about 21 miles north of Goleta, 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: McKinley Mountain, Santa Cruz Peak

ROUTE 1

(USFS Adventure Pass required)
Distance: 20 miles round trip on road and trail
Gain: 3400'
Time: 11 hours round trip
Rating: Class 1, very strenuous

Original: Howland Bailey, February 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