Inspiration Point

Inspiration Point is a 4,714 ft / 1,437 m mountain peak near Altadena, California, United States. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 2744th highest mountain in California and the 26676th highest mountain in the United States. The nearest peaks are Point 4668 ft / 1423 m, Muir Peak, Mount Lowe, Echo Mountain, Mount Markham, and San Gabriel Peak. See the Inspiration Point map, 3D fly around, and the Inspiration Point photos to get a better sense of the mountain.

Inspiration Point SUMMIT LOG peakery first ascent by JuanAlvarenga

33 members report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on Jan 6, 2015. Below are trip reports and shared pictures from their climbs. Based on the summit log, the most popular climbing routes and hiking trails to the summit are Castle Canyon Trail, Sam Merrill Trail and Sam Merrill Trail to Castle Canyon Trail.

Others who’ve summited Inspiration Point

  • nhramsey
  • ksboynto
  • brian
  • Melisssa
  • nathan.baglyos
  • vanessarheanne
  • DerekJayRichardson

Routes Used trails & approaches

40% Castle Canyon Trail

35% Sam Merrill Trail

20% Sam Merrill Trail to Castle Canyon Trail

2% Idlehour trail

2% Trail to Lowe


SNAPSHOTedit info


4,714 ft / 1,437 m


254 ft / 77 m

Height Rank

#2821 in California

#27359 in United States


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California, United States

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