- From Islip Saddle, I took the Pacific Crest Trail to the Hawkins Ridge Trail and took that to the saddle with Middle Mt. Hawkins and followed the “hiker’s trail” to the summit. I returned the same way: 8.5 miles, 2080′ of gain and loss. First Hike: 5-14-2016.
- → Backpacking Trip. Day one: Islip Saddle to Little Jimmy and set up camp. Little Jimmy to Mt. Islip and back. Day two: Pacific Crest Trail from Little Jimmy to Hawkins Ridge Trail; Hawkins Ridge Trail around Middle Mt. Hawkins to its south Saddle; hike the ridge up to Middle Mt. Hawkins and down the use trail to the north saddle; return to the Pacific Crest Trail and hike down to Islip Saddle: 12.2 miles, 3235′ gain and loss. First Hike: 6-22-2014.
- Dawson Saddle Trail to the Pacific Crest Trail to Mt. Hawkins to the Hawkins Ridge Trail to Middle Mt. Hawkins and South Mt. Hawkins. On the way back, summit Throop Peak and followed its west ridge down to the Dawson Saddle Trail: 13.2 miles, 3420′ of gain and loss. First Hike: 9-18-2016.
Views from Middle Mt. Hawkins (Click image to view larger size)