Sandstone Peak (Mt. Allen) Climber's Log

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elianestar12 - Nov 19, 2012 12:59 pm Date Climbed: Sep 8, 2012

via Mishe Mokwa trail  Sucess!

Warm day in the Santa Monica Mountains. Several hikers suffered heat exhaustion, but we made the summit sans issues.


MValentine - Oct 1, 2012 1:33 pm

Father Daughter Hike  Sucess!

Love doing this hike with my dad when I go to visit my parents in Camarillo. We usually take the Mishe Mokwa route to the peak.


admiralcapn - Sep 17, 2012 2:41 pm Date Climbed: Jul 4, 2012

Seeing clouds from above...  Sucess!

We were visiting friends in Burbank and decided to spend a day in the rec area. We drove up Yerba Buena late in the day and climbed Sandstone Peak an hour or so before sunset. The entire south/west view (i.e. ocean view) was completely obscured by low-lying clouds.


labgloves - May 15, 2012 2:26 pm

Sunset/night hike  Sucess!

I remember watching sunset from one of the saddles on the way up - then hiking back in the dark.


cab - Apr 23, 2012 10:25 am Date Climbed: Apr 22, 2012

LPC Loop  Sucess!

The first peak in a loop including Sandstone, Boney, Inspiration Point, Exchange, Tri Peaks, and Big Dome.


orbitor - Apr 6, 2012 5:20 pm Date Climbed: Jan 16, 2010

From Mishe Mokwa via Backbone Trail  Sucess!

Quick Sunday afternoon outing from LA.


AndyMac321 - Jan 13, 2012 2:40 pm Date Climbed: Sep 24, 2011

Lajolla Valley to Sandstone overnight  Sucess!

A nice overnight backpack trip to the top of Sandstone Peak. Trail Journal at:


hi5dudes - Jun 1, 2011 4:05 pm

Everday Hike  Sucess!

Good hike to use as a warmup, break from the city, or after work exercise. Best in the spring when the hills are green. In the summer it has a tendancy to get hot, so bring enough water. The quick route up to Sandstone is mainly exposed, but the Mishe Mokwa is shaded at parts with some interesting funneled spiderwebs. Take additional spurs to balance rock, tri-peaks, and inspiration point to round a out a fun hike.


Climbpeaks - May 12, 2011 8:06 pm Date Climbed: May 11, 2011

Mishe Mokwa to Summit  Sucess!

A very nice hike just far enough outside Los Angeles. We started at the Mishe Mokwa trailhead and made it up to the top, in plenty of hot sunlight. Looped around the continuation trail to get back to the parking lot.

Views were a little obscured by the haze sitting around the basin but it was still a very nice day....

cwharringtonlaw - May 12, 2011 1:40 pm Date Climbed: Jul 25, 2009

Hot Hot Heat  Sucess!

Dragged my friend Jay up here in summer. Much hotter temps than I anticipated.


Haddadb - Apr 16, 2011 12:51 pm Date Climbed: Jan 29, 2011

Easy Hike  Sucess!

Simple Hike


lukenhampton - Jan 15, 2011 12:55 pm Date Climbed: Dec 26, 2010

Amazing View  Sucess!

Did the full loop. Summited near sunset and saw amazing views; we could see all the way from San Nicolas Island to Mt San Gorgonio.


MtnDoser - Dec 10, 2010 10:54 pm Date Climbed: Feb 1, 2010

From Circle X Ranch  Sucess!

Nice 360 degree view of SoCal's coast.


96avs01 - Jul 8, 2010 5:04 am Date Climbed: Jun 21, 2010

Happy  Sucess!

to be back on a trail again following back surgery. June gloom fog limited the views of the Pacific.


sespegorilla - Jun 29, 2010 11:06 pm

Mt Allen  Sucess!

From Circle X Ranch.


dabailey - Jun 5, 2010 2:02 pm Date Climbed: Jun 4, 2010

Fun Little Hike  Sucess!

Some of the best views I've seen in Southern California. At the top is a register named "French Fry Peak" that is dated June 3rd. Yerba Buena Road is really fun too.
Photos are here:


Dundeel - Mar 31, 2010 7:41 pm Date Climbed: Mar 28, 2010

Pleasant morning hike  Sucess!

I slept in my truck at the TH. Got an early start and the hike was very enjoyable. The upper trail was lined with blue flowering bushes. A steady stream of ships could be seen going into or out of Long Beach. CA P2k 11/163.

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Dave S - Mar 7, 2010 9:35 pm Date Climbed: Mar 7, 2010

Beautiful day!  Sucess!

Hiked it with Amy and Laura on a sunny day with the anticipated rain staying away! We took the Mishe Mockwe loop with a brief detour over to Balance Rock. Great day in the hills!


SoCalHiker - Dec 30, 2009 11:56 am Date Climbed: Dec 25, 2009

Gorgeous area  Sucess!

Hiked to Sandstone Peak and a few more in that area on Christmas Day via Backbone Trail. It was a beautiful and crisp morning. Saw a few other hikers. I will be back.


bechtt - Dec 25, 2009 11:17 pm Date Climbed: Dec 25, 2009

Standard Loop  Sucess!

6 peak hike with Coco the Dog & Zeus on the way to X-mas gathering.

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