Overviewtrip report) is at the northern end of the Bartlett Mountain massif in the Mendocino National Forest just north of Clear Lake. Well graded dirt roads lead to within 2 miles of the open summit which is on private property. Pinnacle Rock and Little Pinnacle are also peaks on Bartlett Mountain to the south.
Windy Point is definitely a worthwhile objective and one of the prominent peaks beyond the north end of Clear Lake. It has outstanding views especially to the east and south.
From the northeast From the junction Of Hwy. 29 west of Upper Lake take Hwy. 20 7 miles southwest along the lake shore just past Nice to the Bartlett Springs Road.
From the east: From the junction with Hwy. 53 just east of Clearlake Oaks take Hwy. 20 16 miles northwest along the lake shore to Bartlett Springs Road.
Drive up Bartlett Springs Road as it winds up for 6.1 miles to Bartlett Springs Summit. At that junction take forest road 16N01 which goes to the left and follow it 1.3 miles to a T in the road at the Batrlett Mtn. summit ridge.
Go left at the T (right is 16N01, left is Deer Valley Rd.) about a mile on Deer Valley Rd. to a locked gate barring further passage and park off to the side.
Use your own discretion.