Skull Rock

Skull Rock is a 2,677 ft / 816 m mountain peak near Santa Monica, California, United States. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 4174th highest mountain in California and the 38589th highest mountain in the United States. The nearest peaks are Temescal Peak, San Vicente Mountain, Saddle Peak East, Calabasas Peak, Mesa Peak, and McAuley Peak. See the Skull Rock map, 3D fly around, and the Skull Rock photos to get a better sense of the mountain.

Skull Rock SUMMIT LOG peakery first ascent by shanaynay11

6 members report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on May 17, 2012. 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 Backbone Trail, and Temescal Ridge Trail.

Others who’ve summited Skull Rock

  • emfunes
  • srphilip
  • sgantman

Routes Used trails & approaches

50% Backbone Trail

50% Temescal Ridge Trail


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2,677 ft / 816 m


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Height Rank

#4194 in California

#38749 in United States


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California, United States

Summited by

  • shanaynay11
  • emfunes
  • enriquelucha
  • srphilip
  • sgantman
  • DavidGLuke

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