Mount Wilson Hike Logs

Are you taking the SoCal Six-Pack of Peaks Challenge? Here you can see all the hikes logged in our challenge, with the most recent at the top. Click on a hike log to see all the details, more photos and leave comments for the challengers.

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Apr 17 2021


Round trip was 15 miles!  Great hike and so glad we started early (615AM).  I can see where it would get hot in the summer…
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Apr 11 2021

Are You Serious?!?!

First off here is a list of things you will need to know when you are attempting this summit. This is all based on my…
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Apr 9 2021

Mr Willson's Wild Ride! Don't for get to Buckle up!

This was my second hike in the Red Rock Canyon, and with the experience of Turtlehead behind me, I though a trial run might be…
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Mar 28 2021

Where nature meets science and starlight

Gorgeous trail to the observatory, challenging and great training. Spent a long time fawning over the information at the top. The observatory is closed but…
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Mar 20 2021

Mount Wilson

This is long and up the entire way. Lots of switchbacks that seem to never end.
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Mar 14 2021

Not early enough

Got an early start to this hike and so thankful we did! On our way down a bunch of people were just starting/getting to the…
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Mar 2 2021

Mount Wilson: Holy Shit Batman Where Did the Route Go?

Sooooo what they say about Mount Wilson is true, the trail is EXTREMELY difficult to navigate.  It's not so much that you are climbing over…
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Feb 27 2021

Trying to find Mount Wilson

I should have followed my gut on this hike. I did as much research as I could to help prepare for it and there wasn’t…
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Feb 14 2021

Mt. Wilson Valentine’s Day hike

Mount Wilson is no joke, although low in elevation this hike was a full day! We did this hike on Valentine’s Day, started at 7am…
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Jan 24 2021

Wilson for Kobe

I love the neighborhood that sits just below this peak. This hike is tough; you will be gaining over 5,000 ft in elevation in just…
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Jan 24 2021

My First Six Peak Adventure!

Been inspired by hikers who have climbed some of the highest peaks in SoCal and thought I’d give it a try???? So excited to take…
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Jan 1 2021

Mount Wilson New Year’s Day solo hike

First time hiking up Mount Wilson Trail from Sierra Madre. It’s a nice change from the Chantry route. Encountered first sight of snow at Manzanita…
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