The Sawmill Mountain and Mount Pinos area is a beautifully lush yellow-pine forest reminiscent of the southern Sierra or the highest reaches of the Angeles and San Bernardino National Forests. Situated nearly entirely within the Chumash Wilderness, this hike is a 4-mile one-way trip. Even with its ups and downs this is a fairly simple outing, but as a round-trip the elevation changes add up to a strenuous hike.
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