SAN BERNARDINO EAST PEAK

Climate Recreation Hydrology


San Bernardino East Peak is a prominent mountain located in the Pacific Ranges mountain range in Southern California. With its impressive elevation of approximately 10,691 feet (3,259 meters), it offers breathtaking views of the surrounding area. The mountain is part of the San Bernardino Mountains, which stretch across San Bernardino County.

During the winter season, San Bernardino East Peak receives abundant snowfall, contributing to its picturesque winter scenery. Snowpack depths can vary; however, it typically ranges from 3 to 6 feet (0.9 to 1.8 meters) during the peak of winter. This makes it a popular destination for winter sports enthusiasts, such as mountaineers, skiers, and snowboarders.

Several creeks and rivers benefit from the mountain's runoff, including the Santa Ana River and its tributaries. These waterways not only provide a vital water source but also offer recreational opportunities for fishing and hiking along their banks.

Regarding the mountain's name, San Bernardino East Peak is named after the nearby city of San Bernardino. The area has a rich history, with the name San Bernardino originating from Saint Bernardino of Siena, an influential Italian priest from the 15th century. While there may not be any specific folklore or legends associated with the mountain, its name carries the legacy of a historical figure and adds to the cultural significance of the region.

Heat Advisory
Until 2024-07-19T06:30:00-07:00 National Weather Service
* WHAT...Temperatures up to 100 expected at lower elevations, mid 80s at resort levels. Lows on lower slopes as high as 75. * WHERE...Riverside County Mountains and San Bernardino County Mountains. * WHEN...From 11 AM Friday to 9 PM PDT Sunday. * IMPACTS...Hot temperatures may cause heat illnesses.

July 19, 2024

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Nearby Camping & Amenities

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Idyllwild - Mount San Jacinto State Park Numerous 5,412 ft
Yucaipa Regional Park 51 2,658 ft
Marion Mountain 24 6,474 ft
Boulder Basin 34 7,434 ft
Fern Basin 22 6,316 ft
Bogart Park 26 3,171 ft
Stone Creek - San Jacinto Mountain State Park Numerous 5,910 ft
Heart Bar 54 6,868 ft
Dark Canyon 17 5,816 ft
Idyllwild County Park 102 5,343 ft