Vetter Mountain

Vetter Mountain is a 5,908 ft / 1,801 m mountain peak in the San Gabriel Mountains in California, United States. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 2054th highest mountain in California and the 20577th highest mountain in the United States. The nearest peaks are Mount Mooney, Devil Peak, Mount Sally, Point 5400 ft / 1646 m, Barley Flats, and Mount Hillyer. Vetter Mountain belongs to the Sierra Club Hundred Peaks Section peak list. See the Vetter Mountain map, 3D fly around, and the Vetter Mountain photos to get a better sense of the mountain.

Vetter Mountain SUMMIT LOG peakery first ascent by rdm24

26 members report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on Feb 21, 2016. Below are trip reports and shared pictures from their climbs. Based on the summit log, the most popular climbing route and hiking trail to the summit is Vetter Mountain Firelookout Road.

Others who’ve summited Vetter Mountain

  • thesearcherextraordinaire
  • patrickoneill
  • edwardso

Routes Used trails & approaches

100% Vetter Mountain Firelookout Road


  • bobbeecher bobbeecher
    commented on Jul 27, 2014
    Well, after some delays.....a new concrete foundation was poured on July 12, 2014. The Vetter Rebuild Project has begun!
  • bobbeecher bobbeecher
    commented on Aug 13, 2013
    Reconstruction of the fire lookout should begin this fall (2013) and will rebuild the tower as it looked when the original was built in 1935!

SNAPSHOTedit info


5,908 ft / 1,801 m


668 ft / 204 m

Height Rank

#2067 in California

#20643 in United States


San Gabriel Mountains


California, United States

Summited by

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  • rdm24
  • mcphersonm80
  • dgrutherford
  • BeerGut
  • Christopher
  • srphilip
  • paulatron
  • MooseHiker
  • edg
  • farkinbooterson
  • orbitor
  • Peak-Conquistador

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