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Strawberry Peak!

Feet are tired!!! That last part was so fun!!  And hard.  Rewarding hike!  Had lunch at the peak!  Almost continued to josefine…  but decided against…

Sitton Peak

Beautiful day but extremely windy. Amazing views from the top.

Sit-Ton on the Peak

Bring your Adventure Pass and a Fun Attitude! You start the hike across the street from a Candy Store. Like what?? I didn’t encounter anyone…

Santiago Sibilance

The views from the top were lovely, but can’t say this hike had much else to write home about: – Entire trail is a rocky…

Ontario in the snow

Pretty easy to the Saddle. Then micro spikes needed. Trail gets a little hard to follow at times especially after Kelly Camp. Beautiful on the…

Palma tags Sitton Peak

It was a great day,  I am so proud of my sweet Palma.  She did great.   I continue to have her wear doggy hiking boots…

Sat on Sitton Peak

This was our first peak. The trail was well shaded but we still started before 7am to avoid burning during the inclines. The trail was…

We Ain’t Sitton!

Sitton Peak ✅ For our 10th hike of the year, we knocked off the first peak of the Six Peak Challenge. Sitton isn’t terribly hard,…

Cucamonga Peak

Lots of snow after the saddle. Microspikes and poles are a must.

Strawberry Peaks Forever!

Amazing hike. Really enjoyed the trail along the ridge of the mountains. The last mile is a little climb, but worth the views!

Strawberry Peak Conquered

It was a beautiful day for a hike. It was a little windy, particularly at the summit but nothing a light windbreaker couldn’t handle. The…

Strawberry Peak

Hiked to a peak for a farewell going away to my dear close friends Vina and Cypress. Good to see new and old friends on…

Beautiful Baldy

We did Mt Baldy via Register Ridge. The hike is nearly straight uphill but was free from snow. Microspikes were not needed on the way…

Strawberry Peak

We arrived at 5:30 AM, it was windy and cold. We waited until 6 am to start our hike, the winds died down. The trail…

#3 Baldy

Challenging hike, but beautiful views. Chilly at summit with wind. Went up Baldy Bowl and down across Devil’s backbone. Enjoyed lunch and a beverage at…

Strawberry Peak

Took this hike early. Trail was is good condition, weather was cool and clear with lots of wind. Lots of hikers going up and down…

Strawberry Peak

Beautiful hike, the first part was pretty easy, flat terrain.  the last mile and a half was a steep up hill climb with lose rock.

2021 Santiago Peak

First time here… First time to experience sharing the trail with dirt bikes, OHV… I like it and will be back:)

Strawberry Peak

The first half mile of the trail has some debris that is manageable and negotiable. The last section of the hike is steep with some…

Strawberry Peak

Lots of going up and coming back downs.  We had amazing weather.  The trail is narrow, making padding difficult at some points.   Lots of…

Strawberry Peak

Trail was in good condition. Windy at the summit and in some other areas. A lot of people on the trail and parking was full.

Bald(y) and Beautiful

There was no snow on the trail going up Register Ridge, until we got higher up, at the junction where the trail meets with Devil’s…

Strawberry Day

Amazing hike, weather was cold but perfect for the endurance.

Strawberry Peak

We had great weather, a bit windy at the peak but overall a beautiful day! The trail is pretty narrow so passing people was interesting…

Santiago Peak

We had intended to do the 9.5 mile hike via Maple Springs.  The gate was open to drive all the way up to the dirt…

Great views while sitting on Sitton

Great hike to start this year’s challenge. Weather was great. Cool in the morning and warm later in the day. Hike was almost like a…

#4-2021 Ontario Peak

I tried 3 weeks ago, that time trail was covered by snow 95% of trail. (I mean from Trailhead). This time from Trailhead to Icehouse…

Santiago Peak

Wow this was tough… I was expecting a 9.5 mile hike but since we did not have an off road vehicle it was wayyyyyy longer.…

Beautiful day on Strawberry Peak

Such a beautiful day to hike Strawberry Peak. 1st 2 miles were pleasant with beautiful scenery. Last 1.7 miles were more strenuous and had to…

A Berry Nice Hike on a Beautiful Day!

OUR FIRST PEAK!! Got to Red Box Picnic Area around 7:15am on Friday 2/26 to find only two others cars. The weather was already gorgeous…

Strawberry peak

Nice hike. Way warmer than expected. Beautiful day

cucamonga peak

good conditions up to icehouse saddle, then snow about 50/50. spikes definitely needed for some stretches last mile or so the trail was totally snowed…

Windy Strawberry Peak

First hike of six, hiked it solo. No snow, the trail is clear. Windy especially at the peak although it made for clear skies.

2021 Crampons to Cucamonga

Back to Icehouse Canyon for the second time this week, and peak number 6 on the SoCal 6POP – Challenge Completed! Now just 3 more…

Strawberry Scramble

Started at Colby Canyon through Josephine Saddle and mountaineers route.

Ontario Peak

The trail was  snow free all the way to Ice House Canyon Saddle. We needed micro spikes and poles passed the saddle as the trail…

Strawberry Peak via Red Box Canyon

A straightforward hike totaling about 7.5 miles in length. The trail was gentle for most of its length, though the last 3/4 of a mile…

Strawberry Peak via Redbox

A pleasant hike, about 7.5 miles. I read that there was rock scramble toward the peak, and was disappointed to find that there’s not actually…

2021 Ontario Peak Perfection

Peak Number 5 on the SoCal 6POP, Icehouse Canyon Trail was mostly clear, with a few icy patches easy to navigate without traction. Microspikes from…

Snowy Sawmill

This was my first hike in snow which was quite an adventure. We got to the parking around 9:15 am and there was plenty of…

Santiago

Windy.  Nice sunny day. Great views. Off-roading vehicle is a must!! Lots of motorcycles and trucks.

Sawmill in February

We got to the parking around 9:15 am and there was plenty of parking left. We probably started the actual hike around 10:15/10:30am with our…

Baldy via Register Ridge Both Way

Understand now why people don’t come down Register Ridge.  Brutal uphill on the way there but eh way down was way rougher…

🍓Strawberry 🍓 Peak🍓

It was an amazing hike! Narrow trail but then widens up to some rock climbing. Hiked in the perfect weather yesterday it was a cool…

Sitton Peak

Great day for a hike, that last half mile climb was super steep and slippery! Extra fun on the way back down.

#2 of SO Cal 6POP

We started this hike at 5:32am in order to try to beat the crowds. It worked out because we didn’t run into anyone on the…

Challenge Accepted

This is the first of our six-pack peak challenge, hence the name of this hike. The weather was perfect; it was cold right when we…

Sun hats and beanies

Oh Ontario….. started at 7ish parking lot was jammed packed like always. trail was pretty much clear, some black ice spots here and there, we…

Strawberry Peaking

Today was a perfect day for a peak hike.  While we were ready with our crampons, we didn’t really have to use them because the…

Sitton Peak

A challenging but very rewarding hike!

Love Month at Strawberry Peak

One down…Five to go!!! We started pretty early which is perfect because we were able to witness the sunrise. The trail was kinda rocky in…

Off roading and hiking fun

Need a car that can do a little off reading. Hike was a lot of road. But views were nice and the adventure was fun…

Strawberry 🍓Peak Trail for me

Sweet as any strawberry fruit it may be, but this trail was nothing close to being sweet till one reaches the summit. The trail has…

Strawberry Peaking

Started at Redbox Picnic Area at 9AM. It was a nice day out with very little wind. Parking area was a bit crowded, but the…

Fake sumit…again!

A little windy, cold when in the shade. But a beautiful day with some amazing friebds and my husband.  There was sone sbow patches off…

Strawberry Peak from Red Box Road

Beautiful weather, hiked in long sleeve shirt and pants, put on a light jacket at the top when we stopped moving because it was WINDY.…

Strawberry Peak

Clear-sky views which are truly breathtaking at the peak. My 1st peak of 6!

Cucamonga Peak in the wind 💨

We knew there was gale force winds at higher elevations, but decided to go for it and see how far we could get. While the…

Strawberry Peak!!

This Hike was definitely one of my favorites! It was beautiful! I started on the trailhead at 6am and it was stunning watching the sunrise…

Sitton Peak!

Wow!  This hike was challenging. The last section was super steep and rocky.  My knees were hurting but the views from the top were incredible.…

Sitton Peak

Nice calm very empty trail did not see anyone until reaching the peak.

Sitton Peak

2/20/2021. Always a delight to hike this trail. Fun & somewhat a good leg workout at the last quarter of a mile but doable. Trekking…

Snowy Summit

I’ve always dreamed of summiting Mt San Jacinto…but i never imagined it would be in the snow! Wow, such a challenging climb! I can truly…

Easy Peasy

I love hiking but Ive never done anything too crazy. So, I decided to start off this 6-pack of peak challenge with the “easiest and…

Strawberry Peak

Weather was absolutely perfect today. Light jacket for the shady spots and top of the peak. Plain shirt the rest of the time. Light traffic…

Strawberry baby

Great hike. It was a bit windy in areas. Make sure to pay attention to the trail to the left of the service road. It…

Strawberry Peak Hike

Great weather, slight winds, minimal snow at the top, but overall great hike! Last 2 miles was rough but manageable.

Strawberry 🍓 Peak

Beautiful day for a trip up Strawberry Peak.  Trail is in perfect condition from Red Box to the peak.  I add a run through Strawberry…

First of 6

Our first hike this year. The crew was Randy, Linsey, the Goldbarg’s, the Murray’s and Nichole. Beautiful day, mid 60’s with no wind. Clear except…

Sitton Peak

Always look forward to seeing abundant beautiful wildflowers throughout the trail but today there were far less in number. Overgrown greeneries were noticeably seen especially…

Strawberry 🍓 Peak #2 for me!

The weather was a crisp 44 degrees.  We got to the trailhead at around 7am and the parking lot was almost full.  Lots of people…

Berry Awesome Hike!

Awesome trip up to Strawberry Peak! Arrived to the trailhead around 7 AM, parking lots were about half full. Get here early! Fairly easy hike…

Strawberry Peak

It was a beautiful day with the pups. The trail was  well maintained with small patches of snow off trail. We had an early start…

Strawberry!!!

Beautiful hike today and conditions were so great! Completely clear skies (could see for miles) and a light breeze that was super refreshing. A little…

Trail Gems peak

A little tricky near the peak but other than than amazing

Windy Cucamonga Peak

This was a challenging winter hike, given the elements – snow, high winds, elevation. Nearly 12 miles and approx. 4200 ft elevation gain. Microspikes were…

Challenge Completed!!!

We got to the trailhead at 7:30 a.m. with plenty of parking (the perk of hiking on a weekday!!!).  There was virtually no snow up…

Towers everywhere!

Not the most interesting hike, but views from the top are beautiful. Cheers to another peak completed!

Santiago Peak!

Started the hike at 8am at the Cadillac trailhead on Trabucco Canyon Road. Took the trail up to Old Camp/Joplin trail and up to Santiago…

Santiago Peak

Started this hike around 8 AM at the Cadillac Trail head on Trabucco Canyon Road. We had to park about 2 miles away from the…

Santiago Peak

It was 39 degrees when we started on a beautiful sunny morning.  We came across 2 women coming up from Joplin trail and decided we…

Straw berry peak

It started off bit cold once I got out of that initial shaded area was a really nice day and unexpectedly got my first sun…

Strawberry

Started off cold after that initial shade area turned out to be a beautiful day and I unexpectedly got my first tan of the year

mt. baldy – windy day

summited on feb 17 2021, incredibly windy at the base of the summit and the summit itself, ice and snow whipping around at pretty high…

Santiago Slip n Slide

This is a tough hike! Lots of slipping and sliding! Very rocky in a lot of places and the elevation is no joke! Make sure…

Strawberry Peak

Fun hike!  Very easy going on the start and end.  Really gets challenging in the middle!  Beautiful views.

Sitton Pretty

It was cloudy and pretty cool. Lots of shade at beginning of hike. A few flowers blooming and some budding. There was one dark cloud,…

Strawberry Peak

Trail was in great conditions. There was only a few other people and dogs hiking. It was a clear beautiful day. It was just quite…

Sitton Peak

Beautiful views. The trail does get narrow in parts with a lot of bushes, so I would recommend long pants.

Sitton peak

Nice day for this fairly easy trail. Last half mile is tough though with a lot of elevation and rock scrambling.

A Quiet Hike to Strawberry Peak

With a day off from classes, I was able to complete this beautiful hike on a Tuesday and even convinced my mom to join me.…

Strawberry Peak

Beautiful day. Weather was perfect.  Quick hike but challenging.

Sitton Peak

Trail was in good condition and weather was perfect. A little bit of cloud cover and a little bit of sun. Only downside was the…

Mary on Strawberry

Rolling hills type of hike. The trail is pretty clear there were a few fallen trees on the path to get around but nothing crazy.…

Sitton Peak

Started early 7:20am. Very few people on trail. Beautiful view at the top.

Strawberry Shortcake Banana Split

It was very windy in the parking lot, but less on the trail. It was chilly when we weren’t moving and up at the Summit.…

Happy Birthday to me!

Loved this hike with my daughters to celebrate my 43rd bday. We thought the hike was pretty easy. Flat for nearly all of the hike…

Cucamonday Pig

Cucamonga becomes Cucamonday because we hiked on a Monday duh….. and peak turns into Pig when you ask Siri to send a text message to…

Found my Streak on Strawberry Peak

Started our Trek Early in the morning to beat the expected crowds. We were sure to bundle ourselves in warm layers as it was expected…

Sitton Peak

Sitton Peak is a great starter for the Six-Pack. It’s fairly easy until the last .5 mile, then yikes. The weather was perfect since there…

Plama does Strawberry Peak

It was a wonderful Monday Holiday with very few people on the trail.   The conditions were great!!!   There was snow you could see in patches…

Three Amigos Sitton Peak Trek

Fun day hike with my wife and our good friend.  First one off the list for the Six-Pack of Peaks Challenge of this year with…

Twice as Nice!

I climbed this one last challenge and was hesitant to do it again because I knew what I was in for.  It was a cool,…

Sitton Peak Valentine’s Day Hike

Perfect weather for a hike up to Sitton Peak. Sunny & 60 degrees.  Second time doing this hike. Pretty easy until the last half mile.…

Sitton Peak

The weather was perfect. The trail was relatively easy except the last half mile.

Sitton Peak

Great first trip up Sitton Peak.  Would rate as moderate until that last stretch up to the summit, that was harder.  Not too crowded for…

Sitton Peak 2/6

No snow on this trail. The hills were incredibly lush. The vegetation alongside the trail was of the drier kind, so I would recommend long…

Sitton Peak Valentine’s Hike

First time doing this hike. Weather was great with visibility to match. It was fairly easy, but that last 1/2 mile can be a challenge.…

Scary Strawberry

Should have started at Redbox. The rock climbing is crumbly and crazy scary. Wanted to turn back but thought going down those boulders would be…

My Baldy via ski hut

Mt Baldy is my valentine. He is very very tall and handsome, with gusty temper.

Sitton Peak

Finished my challenge today at Sitton before going back to Florida. I’m glad being a part of this fantastic group. Good luck everyone!