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Oretega Hill - Los Padres National Forest

34.57104539, -119.354388


  • Elevation: 5317 feet
  • Longitude: -119.354388
  • Latitude: 34.57104539
  • Recent Water Reports:

    Date Surveyor Water Report
    10-28-2017Old ManDry
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Oretega Hill - 5317 feet

Named for Ramon Ortega, a pioneer bear hunter and rancher in the area. The U. S. Geological Survey named the hill in his honor when they mapped the area. Ramon had a ranch on Matilija Creek at the junction with the Upper North Fork and also at Potrero Seca at the head of Sespe Creek.

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Oretega Hill Survey - 10-28-2017 - by Old Man
Link: Oretega Hill
Date: 10-28-2017
Surveyor Name:Old Man
Camp Description:The firebreak up Ortega Hill is rather overgrown. I tried summit'ing it, wearing shorts, and my legs looked like I played jump rope with barbed wire. I gave up after a couple hundred yards. No bueno.   
Water Source:Dry
Water Source Details:No water.
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Last Updated: Monday, August 10, 2015

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