Summit of Timber Mountain in the San Gabriels.
|Elevation||8,307 ft (2,532 m) NAVD 88|
|Prominence||583 ft (178 m)|
|Parent peak||Telegraph Peak|
|Listing||Hundred Peaks Section|
|Location||San Bernardino County, California, U.S.|
|Parent range||San Gabriel Mountains|
|Topo map||USGS Cucamonga Peak|
|Easiest route||Hike, class 1|
Timber Mountain is a peak of the San Gabriel Mountains, located in the Cucamonga Wilderness, Angeles National Forest, San Bernardino County, California.
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Originally named Chapman Mountain, the peak was renamed Timber Mountain in the mid-20th century.
Hikers commonly reach Timber Mountain via the Three T's Trail; it can be approached from the south (via Icehouse Canyon and Icehouse Saddle) or the north (via Telegraph Peak and Thunder Mountain).
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