Whale Peak, 5349 ft. (1630 m), San Diego County, California

Anza-Borrego State Park, Highpoint of the Vallecito Mountains

A view of the west side of Whale Peak taken from Rego Benchmark. The easiest hiking route is from the north in Pinon Mountain Valley. This requires a four-wheel drive vehicle to get in there. Alternate routes are from Little Blair Valley shown above Blair Valley in this photo. Photo taken March 25, 2012.
The benchmark at the summit has no markings.
Reference mark #1 is stamped Whale and was placed in 1939.
Boy Scout Troop 500 from Point Loma has placed this excellent metal sign at the summit.