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Mount Islip
Mount Islip from the trail to the top
Highest point
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.


Mount Islip from the Pacific Crest Trail
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