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No. 49 Palo Verde Peak (1,795') California

This guide is based on a Sage article by Dave Jurasevich.

Topo Map: Palo Verde Peak 7½
Coordinates: Lat 33 19 46 Lon 114 46 34
Trip Stats: 2 mi. r.t., 1000', 2 hrs.


From the junction of State Highway 78 and County Highway S34 (12 miles NE of Glamis) drive 16.4 miles N on Highway S34 to the signed Milpitas Wash Road. Turn left (W) and drive 0.9 miles on excellent dirt to the signed Palo Verde Road. Turn right (N) here on a fair dirt road and go 3.7 miles to where you'll see a large, rocky wash on the your right leading up toward the peak. Park (This parking spot is indicated with an arrow on the inset map).


From the parking spot the peak is at bearing 130". Ascend to the obvious summit ridge. Turn left and walk to the chute just right of the peak, taking it to the top.

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