Sandstone Peak

Sandstone Peak is a 3,111 ft / 948 m mountain peak in the Santa Monica Mountains in California, United States. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 4027th highest mountain in California and the 37205th highest mountain in the United States. The nearest peaks are Balanced Rock, Boney Peak, Point 2793 ft / 851 m, Inspiration Point, Big Dome, and Exchange Peak. Sandstone Peak belongs to the Sierra Club Lower Peaks Challenge, and the SoCal 2000P Peaks Challenge peak lists. See the Sandstone Peak map, 3D fly around, and the Sandstone Peak photos to get a better sense of the mountain.

Sandstone Peak SUMMIT LOG peakery first ascent by modernhiker

97 members report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on Dec 10, 2016. 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 Sandstone Peak trail, Mishe Mowka to Backbone Trail and Backbone Trail.

Others who’ve summited Sandstone Peak

  • modernhiker
  • shanaynay11
  • MawdurnBukanier
  • nhramsey
  • mrshherrera
  • Pipeloentje
  • srphilip
  • Gcoulsel
  • bogdevotchka
  • skitopia
  • brian
  • estrellaae
  • Melisssa
  • nathan.baglyos
  • DerekJayRichardson
  • Bababooey
  • ELE
  • marmot505
  • jg063297
  • patrickoneill
  • edwardso

Routes Used trails & approaches

31% Sandstone Peak trail

21% Mishe Mowka to Backbone Trail

19% Backbone Trail

11% Mishe Mokwa

9% Mishe Mokwa to Tri-Peaks, then Sandstone Peak

3% Mishe Mokwa Loop including Sandstone Peak & Tri-Peaks

1% Mishe Mokwa Loop including Sandstone Peak & Tri-Peaks

0% Boney West Ridge Route to Backbone Trail


SNAPSHOTedit info


3,111 ft / 948 m


2,201 ft / 671 m

Height Rank

#4028 in California

#37203 in United States


Santa Monica Mountains


California, United States

Summited by

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  • df234afsef1245r
  • JeffHester
  • modernhiker
  • shanaynay11
  • MawdurnBukanier
  • jonberry
  • RedTailTrails
  • bradley4toz
  • haddadb
  • rdm24
  • mcphersonm80
  • nancysagar

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