6,164 ft / 1,878 m


1,584 ft / 482 m


48 summits

Top climbing months

May   22%

June   14%

November   12%

"I did an interesting hike-and-bike loop in the Angeles NF. I stashed my road bike on the Angeles Crest at the bottom of the Barley Flats Road (the gate was closed) then jumped in the car and drove to the Colby Canyon TH. From there I set out on foot to Josephine Saddle then up the fire road to Josephine Peak. I then retraced my steps back to the saddle then over to Strawberry Peak, climbing the cl. 3 West Ridge. From there it was a straight-forward but steep hike down than up to Mt. Lawlor. The hardest part of the traverse was the segment between Lawlor and Barley Flats - it was very overgrown" - klotito, Jun 4, 2017
"Moderate to Moderately Strenuous 6 ca. 6 mile round trip, 1,500' elevation gain to the highest point in the San Gabriel Front Range. I started the hike across the street on Angeles Crest Hwy from Mt. Wilson's Red Box Picnic Area at elevation 4,650'; the trailhead is the Strawberry Peak Trail. You follow it as it very gently ascends, passing through a few small groves of Bigcone Douglas-Fir/.Canyon Live Oak under Mt. Lawlor (5,957') passing through chaparral and some burnt snags of forest trees the first half of the hiking distance; it then leads to a saddle and a trail fork at ca. 5,200' ele" - brianpowell, Mar 19, 2016
"After Climbing up the south face of Mount Lawlor we made our way down the west side toward Strawberry Peak. this was such a fun route on a gorgeous day. Reached the Peak for #70 of my 100 in 2014 goal." - 1-with-Nature, Sep 22, 2014
"A four-peak (Barley Flats, Mount Lawlor, Strawberry Peak, Josephine Peak) HPS hike led by the Doggetts. Lots of poodle dog bush from the summit of Barley Flats onward. I enjoyed the Class 3 climb down from the summit." - HikerMark, Aug 23, 2014
"Heavy poodle dog bush blocking most of the mountaineers route west side face , stung by bees , and snapped at by a rattler near the summit . Spray painted guide arrows are very faded.. Mountaineers route west face from josephine saddle." - spencerodas, Jun 26, 2014



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