Rock Point ( 5280’ )
Location: Riverside County, about 12 miles
southeast of Idyllwild,
120 miles from Los Angeles
Date : Jan 05,
2020 10:02 ~ 13:00 ( 2h 58m )
Trailhead ( 10:02; 4590’
) ~ Summit ( 11:17; 5280’ ) ~ Trailhead ( 13:00; 2.0 Miles; 700’ Gain )
With : Sierra Club HPS
“Youngok Lee’s 200th HPS
Peaks & Nahid Shirazi’s 100th HPS Peaks Celebration”
DRIVING ROUTE 2
I-10 or SR 60 east to SR 79 in Beaumont. Take exit south to SR 79.
south on SR 79 to the Ramona Expressway. Turn left (east).
east and then southeast on the Ramona Expressway until it ends at SR 74.
Turn left (east).
east on SR 74 to Mountain Center (junction with Idyllwild Highway - SR
east on SR 74 for 10.5 miles to Devil's Ladder Road and turn left. Note
your odometer and go as follows:
0.5 mile, reach an opening in a white fence. Park here.
HIKING ROUTE 2
the parking area (4590'+), hike east on a dirt road/easement toward a
water tower. After approximately 1/4 miles the dirt road/easement
crosses a paved road. Continue up the dirt road to the water tower.
the east side on of the water tower is a use trail going east to a ridge.
The use trail is rocky and somewhat hard to follow.
the ridge follow the use trail northeast to the peak.