Jeepin 4

Blue Ridge Road
September 12, 2010
The Sheep Mountain Wilderness
East Fork San Gabriel River is down that canyon


Todd and I took my parents out to breakfast in Wrightwood to celebrate their 42nd wedding anniversary.  Then afterwards we drove out the Blue Ridge Road.  This is a gorgeous area along the boundary of the San Bernardino and Angeles National Forests.  Spectacular views of all the highest peaks in So Cal and the valley and desert areas below. 

We parked near Wright Mountain and Todd, Abbey, and I hiked a short portion of the PCT then I took off cross-country to bag this peak which the highest along the ridge. 

We all had a good time :)
Jeepin 1 - Cajon Mountain
Jeepin 2 - Baldy Mesa
Jeepin 3 - Cleghorn Mountain
Jeepin 5 - Coldwater & Paiute Canyons
Jeepin 6 - Hwy 173
Jeepin 7 - Cougar Buttes
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Mt. Baden Powell
Huge old Jeffrey Pine and rabbitbrush blooming
Pine Mountain with its huge avalanche slide and Mt. Baldy behind
Iron Mountain, supposedly the hardest peak in So Cal to climb
Lytle Creek Canyon, Mt. San Jacinto in the distance, photo taken from the flank of Wright Mountain
No views from the top of Wright Mountain, it's thickly forested
Wright Moutain Summit Cairn
Todd and I near Wright Moutain
PCT near Wright Moutain
Mt. San Gorgonio on left, San Jacinto on right, Gobbler's Knob in foreground
Lytle Creek again
Wright Mountain is on the left
You can see downtown LA - if you look closely
Wright Mountain from Wrightwood
Jackson Lake near Wrightwood