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The Peaks of San Jacinto

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Published by Ulverscroft Large Print .
Written in English


  • Westerns,
  • Westerns - General,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Western

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Edition Notes

Linford Western Library (Large Print)

The Physical Object
Number of Pages232
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11234882M
ISBN 100708956335
ISBN 109780708956335

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This book is a must read for anyone that is insterested in Texas history. The author holds no punches in telling the true stories of drunkeness and constant backstabbing that went on while the young territory was trying to gain independence from Mexico. It definetley is not a book that tells only the glorious side of the Battle of San Jacinto/5(4).   Use this relief map to navigate to mountain peaks in the area of Mount San Jacinto Peak. 10 other mountain peaks closest to Mount San Jacinto Peak: 1. Jean Peak ( m) km: 2. Ranger Peak (California) ( m) km: 3. San Gorgonio ( m) km: 4. Jepson Peak ( m) km: 5. Eureka Peak (California) ( m). Jean Peak (10,') from summit of San Jacinto Peak (10,') Discovering Folly Peak While looking at my topo map, I noticed what on the map looked like an easy jaunt to something called “Folly Peak,” northwest of San Jacinto Peak.   After 25 minutes on the summit, I headed down San Jacinto's class 1 Northeast Ridge towards Miller Peak. An old unmaintained trail appeared and disappeared along the ridge. Miller Peak lay just east of a flat area locally known as "Miller Saddle." From there, its a easy class 2 scramble up Miller's summit block (10, ft).

  Thirteen peaks within the San Jacinto Mountains rise above foot level, including Jean Peak (10, feet), Miller Peak (10, feet) . The highest peak in the range is San Jacinto Peak (3, m; 10, ft) N and the range is also a Great Basin Divide landform for the Salton Watershed to the east. San Jacinto mountains as viewed from the north, when approaching the gateway to Palm Springs, California on Highway San Jacinto Peak is the second highest mountain in Southern California and the pinnacle of the San Jacinto Mountain Range at 10, feet above sea level. Hikers who spar with San Jacinto Peak should be prepared for an all day challenge. The tough routes to the summit include Marion Mountain Trail, which is the shortest tram-free route. The San Jacinto College District is committed to equal opportunity for all students, employees, and applicants without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, pregnancy, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, genetic information, marital status, or veteran status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.

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