Live in the Los Angeles region and love summiting peaks? Then here's a must-do peak challenge. Includes all peaks over 5,000 ft high with 1,000 ft prominence in an area easily accessible from the LA area. Approximate geographic boundaries are: Santa Monica to the west, edge of the San Gabriel and San Bernardino ranges to the north, edge of the San Bernardino, San Jacinto, and Santa Rosa ranges to the east, and roughly the San Diego county line to the south.


Highest peak

San Gorgonio Mountain

11,503 ft / 3,506 m

Most prominent peak

San Jacinto Peak

8,284 ft / 2,524 m

Most summited peak

Mount San Antonio

476 summits

Most difficult peak

San Gorgonio Mountain

Class 1

Difficulty breakdown

Class 1/2 9 peaks

Top climbing months

July   14%

June   12%

August   10%