San Rafael Peak
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Thorn Point (6,935 ft.)
The USFS constructed a fire lookout on the summit consisting of a 20' H-B type open brace steel tower with a 14' by 14' cab (1938). Near to this a wood AWS ground observer cabin once existed (1938-1945). Both are abandoned but still standing.
Variant name no longer in use: White Granite Peak (Wheeler 1878).
Thorne Meadows first appears on the BLM Santa Barbara National Forest, (east half) map (1918).
Name first appears on USFS Los Padres National Forest map (1937).
Peak was on the original 1946 HPS Peak List."
- HPS Summit Signatures
For more information see these SummitPost pages: Alamo Mountain
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