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Hawley Mountain LO

By RonS - Posted on 27 March 2019

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  • Site # 17
  • GPS Coordinates: N 43.992349980399 W 116.030900012701
  • Elevation: 7301 feet
  • Benchmark Page: 62
  • Benchmark Coordinates: B1
  • Ride Difficulty: 2


This 10' concrete base topped with an L-4 cab, built in 1935, is the only structure ever built on the summit.

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 Great ride. No snow.

Posted by englund on 2019-06-25 07:52

 #17 Hawley Mt LO

Posted by sage on 2019-07-06 18:16

 checkpoint 2 of the day.

Posted by Basquelander on 2019-07-18 22:37
Fourth times's a charm! 
At least that’s how many tries it took me to get to Hawley Mountain lookout. I tried in late March from Placerville on Granite Creek road but was stopped by private land posting on what looked to me like a public road. In mid-April I tried again; this time from the south on Hawley Mountain road, but was stopped by a massive snowdrift. Last month I tried riding in from the west on Porter Creek road but was stopped by a gate.  So this time I tried Hawley Mountain Road again and, SUCCESS!
For those interested, the first 1.5 miles of Hawley Mountain road is pretty rutted out. Then it’s easy riding until the last ¼ mile which is a rocky uphill with loose dirt added for good measure.


Posted by KaptSlow on 2019-08-19 11:53

I rode in the back way through Jerusalem, it was pretty rough and steep in places, I would rate it a 3.5, not big bike friendly.

Posted by FoolHardy on 2019-08-20 16:13