Location: Shoemaker Canyon Road, Angeles National Forest. From the 210 Freeway in Azusa, take Highway 39 north for a total of 11.7 miles. Turn right
Category: Difficulty R
Very challenging hikes, usually with more than 2,000 feet of elevation gain. Know what you’re getting yourself into.
Manzanita Trail (High Desert National Recreational Trail)
Location: Outside the South Fork Campground, high desert, north slope of the San Gabriel Mountains. From the 14 Freeway, take the Sierra Highway exit (30)
Twin Peaks (San Gabriels)
Location: Mt. Waterman trail head, Angeles National Forest. From La Canada Flintridge, take Highway 2/Angeles Crest Highway northeast for 34 miles and park in a
Will Thrall Peak from Buckhorn Campground
Will Thrall Peak from Buckhorn Campground Location: Buckhorn Campground, Angeles National Forest. From I-210 in La Canada, take the Angeles Crest Highway (Highway 2) northeast
Mini Moab from Fremont Canyon (Irvine Ranch)
Location: Irvine Regional Park. From the 55 freeway, take the Chapman Avenue exit and head east for 4.2 miles until you get to Jamboree Road.
Nordhoff Peak Location: North end of Gridley Road in Ojai. Gridley Road is on Highway 150, 15.7 miles west of the intersection with Highway 126