• Oat Mountain

Oat Mountain Lookout

Agency: Los Angeles County Forestry Department (possibly co-operative with USFS) Dates: 1923-1973 Tower: First ed: 36’ steel; Sec ed: 46’ steel; Third ed: rebuilt on an antenna tower Cab: Modified after construction Status: Standing, re-purposed to an antenna tower Elevation: 3747 ft Topo Map: USGS Oat Mountain Coordinates: 34.3298, -118.6010 Trail reports: Hike-Los Angeles, Nobody

By |2021-03-20T02:57:30-07:00October 2, 2019|2 Comments
  • San Gabriel Peak lookout

San Gabriel Peak Lookout

Agency: Angeles National Forest (built with assistance from Pasadena) Dates: 1927-1935 Tower: S10’- Steel 10 ft Cab: C3- USFS Region 5 1934 standard 14' X 14' wood cab (BC-301 series) Status: Demolished/Relocated Elevation: 6,164 ft Topo Map: Mount Wilson Coordinates: 34.2433, -118.0984 Trail reports: Hikespeak, Hundred Peaks Section  Lofty San Gabriel Peak (6161')

By |2021-03-20T02:57:43-07:00September 3, 2019|1 Comment
  • Mount Islip Lookout

Mount Islip Lookout

Agency: Los Angeles County Forestry Department Dates: 1927-1938 Tower: NOX-B22’- Non-battered, open galvanized steel angle iron X-brace tower, 22ft Cab: MB-Metal 8' X 8' cab House: Stone Status: Demolished/Relocated Elevation: 8,250 ft Topo Map: USGS Crystal Lake Coordinates: 34.3451, -117.8399 Trail reports: ModernHiker, Hundred Peaks Section  Mount Islip (8,250 ft) in the middle high

By |2020-12-24T15:50:46-08:00August 12, 2019|4 Comments
  • Josephine Peak Lookout

Josephine Peak Lookout

Agency: Angeles National Forest Dates: 1935-1975 Tower: NOTT10’ - Non-battered, open timber tower, 10 feet high Cab: C3- USFS Region 5 1934 standard 14' X 14' wood cab (BC-301 series) Status: Demolished Elevation: 5558 ft Topo Map: USGS Condor Peak Coordinates: 34.1601, -117.7997 Trail reports:  Hundred Peaks Guide, Modern Hiker  Josephine Peak at

By |2020-12-24T15:51:24-08:00August 10, 2019|4 Comments
  • mount pacifico lookout

Mount Pacifico Lookout

All that we know about the Mount Pacifico fire lookout comes from an LA Times article published on December 4, 1932: "A marvelous view of hills and mountains and desert can be had from this point. A short walk from the car brought us to the foot of the look-out tower and the more

By |2020-12-24T15:51:44-08:00July 11, 2019|5 Comments

Blue Ridge Lookout

Agency: Los Angeles County Forestry Department Dates: 1928-1930 Tower: NOX-B50' - Non-battered, open galvanized steel angle iron X-brace tower, 50 ft Cab: MB - Metal 8' X 8' cab House: Stone Status: Demolished/Relocated Elevation: 8484 feet Topo Map: Mount San Antonio Coordinates: 34.3518, -117.6762 Trail reports: Peakbagger, Peakery, SummitPost   The Blue Ridge

By |2020-12-24T15:51:56-08:00June 29, 2019|0 Comments
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