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Mt Baden-Powell

Was perfect weather for a hike not to cold or not to hot. Distance 3.72 elevation gain 2,744ft time 1h 33m to the top.

San Jaciento!

My favorite hike! Steady incline, challenging, yet the view is unbelievable!

Strawberry 🍓 Peak

First mile was pretty easy. About 1 mile in the trail gets really narrow. The last mile or so to the peak you start some…

Strawberry Peak

Great hike today; my first of the Six Pack. The first 2/3ds of the hike were moderate, then the final third was a stairmaster to…

Sitton Peak

The first 4 miles of the hike to the peak were decent – the last 1/2 mile is a butt kicker.  It is very steep…

Summit Sunday Rocks!

Gorgeous day for a gorgeous trail! Incredible views, met so many awesome hikers and PCTers.

WOW kind of day!

This 8 miles round trip hike was along the PCT. Although we have done this hike a few times before, yesterday was the first time…

Baden Powell

Started about 7:30.  About three spots near the top where either spikes or switchback cutting may be necessary

Sawmill Mountain + Mt. Pinos

Pretty chill hike, not too much elevation gain. The only tough thing was breathing at a high altitude!

Strawberries at the Peak

Wonderful trip! We went early, and the first portion was shaded. There were a couple of forks in the trail that weren’t marked, so we…

Peak #1

My first peak of the challenge! Was pretty excited to begin. Started at 6 AM, didn’t meet any hikers until we got to the summit,…

5 Down

Great weather for hiking.

Ontario Peak

Arrived to Icehouse Canyon trailhead at 6:45 am on a Sunday and parking lot was totally full and street parking already stringing down the road.…

Sad, scorched San Bernardino Peak

I am so happy that San Bernardino Peak trail has reopened since the fire of 2020.  I am saddened by the devastation that I saw.…

Played with the devil today.

Definitely a hard trail. Reaching the summit was challenging for me, i almost gave up couple times but was determined to conquer this mountain. However,…

Cucamonga Peak

Was able to find parking along Baldy Rd. at 8:15am on a Saturday. Icehouse Canyon was crazy busy…multiple groups, 30 people deep 👎🏽 Cucamonga Peak…

Baldy Hike

Awesome hike started mid day and finished around 8pm. Sunset was beautiful! There were patches of snow close to the peak but they weren’t on…

Mt Baden Powell

I started this hike all wrong. I forgot to eat dinner last night, my phone said I only slept for 3 hours and gave me…

Mt Cucamonga

Nice hike to Cucamonga Peak. 8600ft. Elevation climb of about 4500, 12 miles and 3hrs up and 3 down. Started at 5:45 and got the…

My. Wilson

Hot sunny day hiking to Mt. Wilson.  A lot if trail runners and bug.   Very hard to find shadow to stay out of the…

Mt Baldy via devil’s backbone

Started the hike at 4pm a little warm when we started, but when you get the switchbacks before summiting it gets cold. Some ice towards…

Cucamonga Peak the hard way

I set out to do this hike with a full pack from the north side of the mountain rather than the standard south side. It…

Ontario

Little hot but a great day

Mounting Wilson

Hot day to summit, but clear and beautiful. Not crowded at all, probably due to the temps.

Mt San Jacinto

Went up solo up Marion Mountain trail, took 5 and a half hours up and down, few snow pockets left in spots on the trail,…

Mike and G and E

Trail was relatively easy to follow.  There was snow covering the trail in spots. I tried to stay on the original trail however several switchbacks…

Long hot day at Mount Wilson

So perhaps 93 degree isn’t the best condition for this hike. It was hot and long (we clocked 16 miles) and the bugs were out…

Mt. Wilson

AM 7;00 Start AM 11;30 Summit PM 2;40 Parking lot

Brutal, Beautiful, and Bitchin’

Brutal. Brutal. Brutal. I felt my pulse quicken immediately as we started up the trail. We should have arrived earlier than 7:30am, Parking was full.…

Steep San Jacinto

Very beautiful mountain with trees and rocks. Steep incline of 4500 feet in about 5 miles.  Needs to drink lots of water . Felt the…

Majestic Mount Baden-Powell

Back in a hot summer 2020 I hiked Mount Baden-Powell.  This time spring of 2022 it was a perfect weather day on Mount Baden-Powell.  At…

San Bernadino Peak

As most know, this trail recently opened up after being closed from a devistating fire. I’m an experienced hiker, and I think this was not…

Mind Haze

Was nice on the way up, lots of pretty wildflowers. Too many bugs and waaaaay too hot on the way down!

Endless Switchbacks

The trail was nice and easy to follow. We did cut a few switchbacks and use the short cut. They were steep. It is a…

Mount Wilson is NO joke!

Mount Wilson via Sierra Madre is the original trail (since 1864) to go up the Mount Wilson Observatory. It is NO JOKE with its relentless…

Cuckoo for Cucamonga!

Back in 2020, my friends and I set out to complete a little challenge known as ECBO(S), which consists of summiting five different peaks in…

Walking Toward Whitney – Hike 1

A beautiful day for a hike! Started hiking just about 7am and made it back to the car about 10:50am (time included a slight accidental…

A hike in Paradise

We took the tram then we went on long valley trailhead. Weather was perfect, not cold at all.

Mt.Wilson

Trail was in good condition,had a 5a start time so we beat some of the heat. Weather was good but got abit warmer toward mid…

Ontario and Bighorn Peaks

Great day. Not sure if I didn’t eat enough last night or if the elevation got to me, but I felt a bit slow today.…

Strawberry Peak

Beautiful day , with a slight breeze. Saw a few people on the trail. Everyone was very nice. Had lunch on the top. Great day…

Strawberry Peak

Beautiful day, with a slight breeze. Encountered multiple hikers on the trail, everyone was very nice. Had our lunch when reached the peak. 4# done

Strawberry Peak🍓

Beautiful day, with a slight breeze. Encountered multiple hikers on the trail, everyone was very nice. Had our lunch when reached the peak. 4# done

Mt Wilson

Lots of trees and vegetation on this trail. Helped with the intense sun. Nice to have water available at the top to refill our bottles…

Sawmill Success

What a beautiful hike! Definitely a little more difficult than I anticipated seeing as you really do four ascents (Mt Pinos, Sawmill Mt, and back)…

Mount Wilson

Trail conditions were good. weather was perfect little bit of a cool breeze. felt good on hike. completely underestimated Mount Wilson Trail only being 5710…

Ontario Peak

An amazing day for a hike.  A cool 39 degrees at the trailhead to start. Blue skies and sunshine on the mountain.  Full-on clouds in…

Straight up Mt.Wilson

Hiking up to Mt. Wilson via Sierra Madre was really nice. You can park in the residential area. At the start, theres a cool small…

My First Time Up Mount Baldy

Man what a hike! This was my first time up Mount Baldy and it did not disappoint. I had hiked Cucamonga Peak the day before…

Mount Baden Powell

It’s down to a few short snow patches and cutting the corners of a few switch backs in the last half mile. Definitely doable without,…

The accidental Alpiners 2/6

This hike starts off by walking past some cabins and the river that runs down the canyon, the climb begins to start it’s ever so…

Cucamonga Peak

I drove up from San Diego at 4:30am and was able to get on the trail right around 7:00. There were only a couple other…

Don’t underestimate this hike

Although not as scenic is I would have liked because the clouds were covering everything,  it was a great hike! The first quarter is very…

Mt. Wilson (2 of 6)

Was a nice overcast day with very little foot traffic. The top was a bit anti climatic due to the big parking lot for the…

Mt. Baldy

Mother’s Day hike! Sumitted Mt Baldy for the second time and first time doing the loop. The devil’s backbone is not as dangerous as I…

Baden Powel via PCT

We were a little sleepy sp got a later start than we wanted.  As we drove to the trailhead at Vincent the 2 was closed…

Mount Baden Powell

Amazing trail, loved seeing the PCTers. The morning was cold and cloudy so I waited until around 10:30am to start which was great because it…

Mount Baldy Hike

We hiked on Mother’s day. We hiked in Baldy bowl and descended in Devils backbone. I logged 23.7 km and 1,575 meters because i need…

Baldy Bald

Hiking Mt Baldy was one of my challenging but fulfilling hike. We got lost for not paying attention to the right trail. We ended up…

Torture Hike

Of all the hikes for SoCal, this is still the hardest for me (never hiked San Bernardino). Too many trails so can easily get off…

Mt. Baldy via Baldy Bowl trail

Parked at the ski resort and took a trail to Baldy Bowl trailhead. No snow on trails and hardly anyone going this route. Winds picked…

Santiago Peak

Took the road up and the single trail back. Single trail is prettier and a little more challenging. Highly recommend bug spray and a gator.

Mount Wilson

Beautiful hike! The weather was great, and everyone on the trail was super friendly. I brought extra water, but it was nice having the cosmic…

Mt Baldy

Amazing time with a small group! We started at 4am and hit the peak super early!!

Mt San Jacinto

Beautiful day, cool weather, some winds. We took the first tram up. My friend and I are slow but steady hikers and knew we needed…

Double peak bagger PEAK TWO

  After descending down from Cucamonga Peak it was time for a well earned  break at Icehouse Canyon. Then I proceeded up the next peak…

Ontario

Well maintained trail up to the summit.  So many hikers.  Rattlesnake was under the rock.

CUCAMONGA PEAK

HikingForAll.com was the group that organized this epic adventure.

Mount Baldy

Mount Baldy is know for being windy but manageable. It’s was windy as soon as we hiked to the lodge. Took the fire road up…

Great peak 👌

Excellent, magical view, every time is the best time ever,me love it.

Sawmill and 321 Challenge

Hiked from the parking lot on Mt. Pinos to the first peak (Pinos), the second peak (Sawmill), and the third (Grouse).  There were a couple…

My San Antonio

Beautiful day to be out hiking this trail. It was very busy on the trail and crowded at the top. This is a challenging trail…

Top of Southern California!

What a great trail!! It’s a long one, but worth it. I loved this trail, the incline was gradual (with the exception of a steep…

Sawmill Mountain

I hiked this with my Mom and Dad along with two other peaks:  Mt. Pinos and Grouse Mountain in order to complete the 3-2-1 Challenge.…

San Gorgonio via Vivian Creek

Not much snow, didn’t even need to put spikes on, but it was extremely windy at the top so I highly recommend bringing multiple layers.…

Santiagos burn

It started off nice and hot at 1pm lol It is mainly used for off road vehicles, so I got dusted out the whole way.…

Santiago Peak

From Maple Springs trailhead we rode up a few miles until we found parking. Needed an AWD or 4×4 to do this. Road is narrow…

Sitton Peak

Brought my own peak sign and took it back home with me. Anyway, started my hike a little before 630am. I was an hour late.…

Beautiful Ontario

Finally made it to Ontario,  has been postponing due to the snow. First time hiking with the group Hiking beyond the Hills… it was a…

Cucamongalicious

A bit difficult due to elevation incline at the beginning and near the summit. Overall, an enjoyable hike. Beautiful landscape, flowers, trees. Got to see…

Sitton on top of the World

An enjoyable hike on a mostly shaded single track, with a gradual incline. That is until the last 1/4 mile or so when you have…

Easy trail to Butt-kicking End.

Beautiful hike with gradual uphill to a butt kicking narrow and steep last .4 mile. Lots of wildflowers. Start early to avoid heat and BUGS.…

Ontario via Falling Rock

Very steep off-trail hike with plenty of 3rd class scrambling. Was nice to get away from the crowds on the Icehouse Canyon Trail, but the…

Boulders of all Mountains

Amazing long hike, windy and cold at the peak. Most of the hike shaded. Beautiful rock formation. Semi difficult to stay on the trail, lots…

Santiago peak

So to start things off please be careful on this trail as some of the drivers on there seem to take blind corners pretty fast…

Baldy oh Baldeeee

Reached Manker flat campground parking at 6:55 am. Parking lot was almost full. Went up the fire road to Baldy Bowl trailhead. Adventure along with…

My Sixth- SANTIAGO PEAK

My sixth on this relatively easy SPOP. I’ll take it as the views were awesome and the company of Slothy SoCal Hikers was even better.…

Baden-Powell from Crystal Lake

First time ascending Baden-Powell from Crystal Lake. It’s tough (and long), but beautiful. Some snow fields, but either easy to cross or reroute.  The summit…

Ontario

AM 7;50 Start AM 11;30 Summit PM 2;30 Parking lot

Ontario Peak

Great weather. A bit windy and cold at the Saddle. It’s a busy trail with multiple groups going to Ontario Peak and Cucamonga Peak.

San Jacinto

Took our 10-year old on her first backpacking trip.  Camped at Round Valley then went up to the peak.   It was a nice trip.

Ontario Peak

Trail time with some of my @hikebeyondthehills crew to Ontario Peak. New faces, new hikers, new friends and old friends! And oh yeah, a rattlesnake…

Memorial Hike

This hike was in memory of Robert C. Carey. The goal was to hike up and find his name signed in the register and take…

Cucamonga

Hit Cucamonga and Ontario in one trip.  Looong day.

Cucamonga

The weather was perfect. Started around 5:20am and only needed a light jacket for a short time. The trail was clear and no spikes needed.…

First Peak down!!

The hike was absolutely beautiful! Challenging but definitely doable. There was snow, sunshine, crisp cool air, and clear skies. I loved every minute of it!

Ontario

Hit Cucamonga and Ontario in one trip.  Looong day.

Double Peak Bagger

I arrived at the trailhead at 5:30 am, to my surprise the parking lot was almost full. There was a big group of about thirty…

Beautiful Mt. San Jacinto!

Loved this trail!!! So much beauty! Over 12 miles in just over 6 hours of moving time and reaching an elevation of 10,834 ft… We…

Strawberry scramble

Today we brought a new meaning to climbing a peak. We braved the class three climb up to the top via Colby canyon and descended…

Baldy Beauty

Little patches of snow, but none on the trail. Gorgeous day!

Strawberry Peak

Hot but not too hot, only saw 4 other people on the trail. Lots of false summits.

Cucamonga Peak

The trail has only 4 areas of snow. Bypasses around all of them. Very enjoyable day

Set and Rise on Cucamonga Peak

Started the hike at around 11:30 a.m. to get to Cucamonga before sunset for an overnight to get the sunrise. Got to the peak at…

Baldy ❤️

Went to the ski hut, and up the Baldy Bowl trail. The mountain was in rare form – showing out! No snow on trail. Amazing…

Ontario peak #7

Beautiful day! About a mile longer than AllTrails says.

Must summit Cucamonga Peak

Beautiful hike and empty other than a few other hikers. Trail was in great shape. Some patches of ice but microspikes were not necessary. Awesome…