Ontario Peak 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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A good butt kicking into shape

Peak SummitedOntario PeakTrailheadIcehouse CanyoneAs usual, the rocks of Icehouse Canyon are out to get me and my feet. Otherwise, no snow or ice patches to be aware of until pass the saddle. The snow is patchy and a sketchy type of icy in some areas so I highly recommend some microspikes to minimize slipping. I […]
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Super hike, super day!

Peak Summited Ontario Peak Trailhead Ice House Canyon Originally planned for Bighorn, Ontario and Sugarloaf with my wife Karla. Got off to a great start, 7 am, made it to the saddle by 11 up to Big Horn, the long way, by 12:30, Ontario by 3 pm and decided that the class two decent from […]
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Ontario Peak

Peak Summited Ontario Peak Trailhead Ice House Canyon This was a great hike and kicked my ass pretty good! The trail up to ice house saddle was very pretty and there was a decent amount of water flowing in the creek. Weather was sunny and fairly warm. There was snow and ice on the trail […]
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A windy experience

Peak Summited Ontario Peak Trailhead Ice House Canyon It was extremely windy, with gust of at least 50 mph. The trail is exposed so there was no where to hide from the wind. There was also a lot of frozen snow which made it a little more challenging.
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Don’t let cancer keep you down, hike it off?

Peak Summited Ontario Peak Trailhead Middle fork TH via Lytle Creek Group 3H The trail was beautiful, snow in some spots used our microsoikes. This was the first long hike this year and I have to admit the last 2 miles left I was exhausted. But, one step at a time, I will be back […]
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The long way up to Ontario Peak

Peak Summited Ontario Peak Trailhead Middle Fork Trail Head Group 3H Hiking for Health and Happiness This was the long and steep way up to Ontario Peak. 3H style
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Ontario Peak on Friday

Peak Summited Ontario Peak Trailhead Ice House Canyon Trail Group #TeamNoSleep We planned on starting around 4:30 am but did not start until about 5:00 am. We started out in the dark but trail is pretty easy to follow as long as you are wearing headlamps. We were approaching mile 3.5 or close to the […]
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Adventures ahead!

Peak Summited Ontario Peak Trailhead Ice House canyon Very adventurous!
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Ontario Peak

Peak Summited Ontario Peak Trailhead Ice House Cyn Beautiful, but chilly day for a hike up the canyon to Ontario Peak. Saw a few people here and there. Late in the day saw couple of groups heading out for overnights. After the saddle, the trail was about 80% compacted snow covered with adequate traction in […]
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Ontario Peak in the snow

Peak Summited Ontario Peak Trailhead Icehouse Canyon Snow starts at Icehouse Saddle and from there on to the peak was regular patches – probably covering about 70% of the trail. Trail and tracks were visible though so reduced danger and navigation was easy. Microspikes still needed though. The group was not super fast so we […]
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Three's company pt 2 (alternative)

Peak Summited Ontario Peak Trailhead Icehouse Canyon Group My hikin' heeler, vedder Started by headlamp, got to the saddle. Put on the crampons from the saddle all the way to ontario peak and back to the big horn saddle. Post holed from the saddle up to big horn for an amazing experience. Was joined by […]
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Shananigins with HBTH

Peak Summited Ontario Peak Trailhead Icehouse Canyon trail Group Hike Beyond the Hills Awesome cool day. Started early and ran into a few hikers that I know from LazyAss Hikes after reaching Ontario peak we went to Big Horn and did a little clowning around there as well.
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