Sierra Pelona Mountains

Grass Mountain Lookout

Agency: Co-opt between LA County Fire Department & USFS Dates: 1934-1951 Tower: NOTT10’- Non-battered, open timber towers, 10 feet high Cab: C3- USFS Region 5 1934 standard 14' X 14' wood cab (BC-301 series) Status: Demolished Elevation: 4,605 feet Topo Map: USGS Lake Hughes  Coordinates: 34.641164, -118.413488 Trail reports: PeakBagger and AllTrails  Grass Mountain at 4,605

Grass Mountain Lookout2020-04-02T18:46:28-07:00

Sawmill Mountain Lookout

Agency: Los Angeles County Forestry Department Dates: 1929-1935 Tower: 30 ft steel Cab: n/a Status: Demolished/Relocated Elevation: 5517 ft Topo Map: Burnt Peak Coordinates: 34.693215, -118.561406 Trail reports: NobodyHikesinLA, Peakbagger  Sawmill Mountain is located in the Sierra Pelona Mountains of the Angeles National Forest, in the vicinity of Lake Hughes. It got its name

Sawmill Mountain Lookout2020-04-02T12:49:09-07:00

Howard DGA-15P 1951 Sierra Pelona Mountains

Howard DGA-15 3-view drawing from L'Aerophile July 1939 On April 6, 1951 a Howard DGA-15-P #NC67765 crashed in the Sierra Pelona Mountains on a flight from Pacoima airport to Las Vegas. The plane was not reported missing until five days later, when it failed to show up. An investigation revealed that no flight plan

Howard DGA-15P 1951 Sierra Pelona Mountains2020-04-02T13:17:04-07:00

Warm Springs Mountain Lookout

Agency: Angeles National Forest Dates: 1934-1987 Tower: H-B20’- Non-battered, open galvanized steel H-brace tower using steel I-beam corner posts, 20 feet high Cab: C3 - USFS Region 5 1934 standard 14' X 14' wood cab (BC-301 series) Status: Demolished Elevation: 4020 ft Topo Map: USGS Warm Springs Mountain Coordinates: 34.5954, -118.5790 Trail reports: Valerie

Warm Springs Mountain Lookout2020-04-02T18:57:32-07:00

Sierra Pelona Lookout

Agency: Angeles National Forest Dates: 1932-1980s Tower: K-B30’ - USDA, Forest Service L-1600 series: battered, open galvanized steel angle iron K-brace tower, 30 feet high Cab: C3- USFS Region 5 1934 standard 14' X 14' wood cab (BC-301 series) Status: Demolished Elevation: 4850 ft Topo Map: USGS Sleepy Valley; Ritter Ridge Coordinates: 34.5606, -118.3564

Sierra Pelona Lookout2020-04-02T14:29:08-07:00

PV1 Ventura

"ACTON -1944 - Four men were killed last Thursday in the crash of a Navy patrol bomber in the Sierra Pelona Mountains. William Ritter of Palmdale acted as guide to the group of officials who hiked up to the wreckage of the plane. Those killed in the crash were George G. Dory, 20, pilot

PV1 Ventura2020-04-02T15:42:37-07:00