This route is along easy fireroadsbut is a hot in the summer so bring lots of water and sun protection. Go 3.4 miles east along 3N17 until it reaches and saddle/road junction with 3N90 on the right. Turn right and take this road as it passes Granite Mountain 3 miles to the rounded bald top of Round Top.
Round trip is around 13 miles with 2000 feet of gain.
Getting ThereTake the I-210 freeway to La Canada andtake the Angeles Crest Highway (SR-2). Drive north SR-2 for 9.5 miles to a junction with Angeles Forest Highway. Turn left go 14.2 miles to Mill Creek Summit. Park here on the eastside of the highway picnic area.
When to Bike & External LinksThe gates for Santa Clara Divide Road are closed for high fire dangers and in the winter due to snow. This would be a good snowy ride though.
You will need a Adventure Pass for parking at the turnout.
For camping information and current conditions in Angeles National Forest. Here are three of the nearest campgrounds, all of which would be great staging places for peakbagging in the western San Gabriels:
1. Lightning Point Campground, on Mount Gleason
2. Monte Cristo Campground, off of Angeles Forest Highway but south of Mill Creek Summit
3. Mount Pacifico Campground, located on the summit of Pacifico