Mount Islip facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsMount Islip
Mount Islip from the trail to the top
|Elevation||8,250 ft (2,515 m) NAVD 88|
|Prominence||662 ft (202 m)|
|Listing||Hundred Peaks Section|
|Location||Los Angeles County, California, U.S.|
|Parent range||San Gabriel Mountains|
|Topo map||USGS Crystal Lake|
|Easiest route||Trail hike, class 1|
Mount Islip ( EYE-slip) is a 8,250-foot (2,515 m) peak in the Angeles National Forest in California, United States. On a clear day the sharp, high peak provides impressive views of the Mojave Desert, the Los Angeles Basin, Santa Catalina Island, and San Clemente Island.
A trailhead for climbing Mount Islip is located at Islip Saddle, along the Angeles Crest Highway, approximately 53 miles (85 km) northeast of downtown Los Angeles. Another trailhead is at the Crystal Lake Recreation Area, north of Azusa.
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