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 4150th highest mountain in California and the 38493rd 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 people 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

#4159 in California

#38542 in United States


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California, United States

Summited by

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

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