This is the quick hikers route to the summit of Suicide Rock. It is a great steep hike to famous rock climbing rock overlooking the Idyllwild area. There are especially great views of the Tahquitz rock climbing area.
Getting ThereFrom the I-10 Freeway in Beaumont take the SR 243 exit towards Idyllwild. Take SR 243 for about 25 miles until you reach downtown Idyllwild. As you enter the town look for Pine Crest Avenue, turn right onto it. Take Pine Crest for half mile reaching a interesction with South Circle Drive slightly to the right. Take South Circle then make a quick left onto Fern Valley Drive with the sign "Humber Park". Continue up to next fork and keep to the left. After a little over 2 miles total you will see a sign "Climber's Route" on the left side of the road. On the right you will see Forest Drive, park along this road displaying your Adventure Pass.
Roundtrip is around 2-3 miles with 1300 feet of gain.
Essential GearYou will want your basic dayhiking gear. Trekking poles are nice or even a ice axe if snow is still lingering.
External LinksSuicide Rock is on the Hundred Peaks List.
For current conditions go to San Bernardino National Forest.