Throop Peak (/ˈtruːp/ TROOP) is a 9,142 feet (2,786 m) peak of the San Gabriel Mountains, in the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument and Angeles National Forest, in Los Angeles County, California.
The high peak provides views of both the Mojave Desert and the Los Angeles Basin all the way to the ocean. The peak was named for Amos G. Throop, founder of Caltech, formerly called Throop College. The peak marks the northwestern boundary of the Sheep Mountain Wilderness.
There's a trail leading to the summit.
By elevation Throop Peak is
# 30 out of 2181 in the California Ranges # 7 out of 17 in Sheep Mountain Wilderness # 8 out of 140 in Angeles National Forest # 5 out of 256 in Los Angeles County # 7 out of 65 in San Gabriel Mountains National Monument # 8 out of 142 in the San Gabriel Mountains
By prominence Throop Peak is
# 6 out of 17 in Sheep Mountain Wilderness # 43 out of 140 in Angeles National Forest # 55 out of 256 in Los Angeles County # 22 out of 65 in San Gabriel Mountains National Monument # 38 out of 142 in the San Gabriel Mountains
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