Elevation: 10,470 ft
This peak is not in the book. Updated September 2020
Little Mill Mountain is located just southeast of Mill Mountain. The two peaks are connected by a Class 2 ridge. It is a Class 2 scramble from the connecting saddle to the summit. USGS Mogg Mountain
Drive to Mill Lake via Mill Creek Road FS-010 and FS 006 [(A)(9.2) Page 315]. The last five miles of this road are narrow, rocky and rough, a high clearance with 4WD Low is recommended]. Google Maps will give you accurate directions. The road to Mill Lake is also on the Avenza app for Forest Service road maps. It will take an hour to negotiate the last five miles.
Southeast Ridge, Class 2+
From the north end of the dam, take the Mill Lake/East Fork Hayden Creek Trail, FST-181 [(A)(9.2) Page 315] to the col above the lake in 0.6 miles and 650 feet of elevation gain. This trail was maintained in 2020. From the col follow the southwest ridge of Little Mill Mountain to that peak’s summit. This ridge has a series of knobs that can be crossed either on the ridge top or the north side of the ridge. Round trip from the lake is 4.0 miles with 1,400 feet of elevation gain. Judi Steciak and Carl Hamke contributed information on this route.