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Mount Islip

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Mount Islip

Mount Islip
Mount Islip from the trail to the top
Elevation 8,250 ft (2,515 m) NAVD 88[1]
Listing Hundred Peaks Section[2]
Location Los Angeles County, California, U.S.
Range San Gabriel Mountains

34°20′42″N 117°50′24″W / 34.34500°N 117.84000°W / 34.34500; -117.84000Coordinates: 34°20′42″N 117°50′24″W / 34.34500°N 117.84000°W / 34.34500; -117.84000[1]

Topo map USGS Crystal Lake
Easiest route Trail hike, class 1[3]

Mount Islip (pronounced eye-slip) is a 8,250-foot (2,515 m) peak in the Angeles National Forest. On a clear day the sharp, high peak provides impressive views of the Mojave Desert, the Los Angeles Basin, Santa Catalina Island, and San Clemente Island.[4]

A trailhead for climbing Mount Islip is located at Islip Saddle, along the Angeles Crest Highway, approximately 53 miles (85 km) northeast of downtown Los Angeles. Another trailhead is at the Crystal Lake Recreation Area, north of Azusa.


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