Sierra Madre Mountains,Cuyama
Elevation: Google Earth says the elevation is
Jim Blakley Notes
Named after Alejandro Ontivergs who used the site as a hunting camp. Seasonal water is available from the stream. Purify before using.
Bob Burtness Notes
Administration: Los Padres National Forest, Santa Lucia District Access: Colson Canyon Road I IN04) to just past the Colson Station, then the Alejandro Trail (31WI5) for about 3 miles south.
U.S. Forest Service map coordinates: G-15
Topographical map: Tepusquet Canyon
Elevation: 1,650 feet (505 meters)
Terrain: canyon Vegetation: oak woodland
Tables: 2 Stoves: 2 (ice can)
Water: stream (seasonal)
Special features: This camp lies amidst numerous large oaks and is surrounded by a two strand barbed wire fence designed to keep out range cattle in the area.
Historical Highlights: This site was apparently named after Alejandro Ontiveros who established an early hunter retreat here. The land on which this camp is located was near the Tepusquet Grant given by the Mexican government to Tomas Olivera in 1838.