Cucamonga Peak!

Was a beautiful day, and was plenty of snow but nothing too difficult. Micro spikes for sure though! Quite a bit of slippery ice near…

Solo hike

solo hike to Cucamonga peak. Encountered some annoying gnats the first mile and a half. Trying to complete the 12 peaks before it snows!

Mt. Cucamonga

Sunny and cool. Not many people. 37,000 steps to complete this, I was beat but I didn’t see others struggling. Depends on your condition.

Cucamonga Peak

I hiked with my husband.  We hiked up Ice House Canyon Trail.  The hike wasn’t too difficult; however, the last part up to the peak…

Conga Line on Cucamonga

We started right at sunup and were very surprised at how crowded the trail was. It was a steady stream of people which we likened…

Snow Flurries Free

My last peak of my own six pack. It kicked my butt but afterwards, realizing the accomplishment; it was worth it. The last mile seemed…

The Cucamonga

We had gusty winds that day but nothing dangerous, we checked the weather report. Lots of rocks, water in the creek, trail thin and rocky…

Cucamonga Peak Hike

Started the hike around 9am. A bit later than what recommendations had suggested. The trail wasn’t too busy. Definitely noticed hikers passing me by and…

Cucamonga Peak

This is a beautiful hike! Weather was perfect!

Cucamonga Peak

Today I hiked with a coworker. We both have looked out at Cucamonga Peak from our office windows and he wanted to attempt this one.…

Cucamonga Peak so last minute!

Trail conditions were perfect, weather was perfect. Im a slow hiker so it was a tough one for me. I think it tool me about…

Guardian Angels

First time trying to  do Cucamonga Peak I was about to give up when I found a couple of angels that encouraged me to keep…

Clever Cucamonga

Started at exactly 5:59 a.m. from Icehouse Canyon and it was pretty cold, I’d say maybe 55- 58 degree’s.  Once I got to the saddle…

AH Cucamonga

Beautiful!  You will enjoy the stream and fall colors in the trees.

Dirt booger’s

We stayed the night last night on cucamonga peak. I loved the city lights and all the rocks brother and me climbed on. Mommy said…

Cucamonga All Day

Started at the ice house canyon trail and hiked up to Cucamonga peak.  Started in the dark so was so excited to finally use my…

Cucamonga Peak

Great weather. Clear day. I had an awesome view of Mt. Baldy from the trail. Trail was pretty empty, I had the summit to myself.

Cucamoungus!!

This was a great hike and a first for me.  The view at the top is simply amazing!!!  The best view so far I think. …

Cucamonga

Such a beautiful day for a hike! Weather was perfect. Terrain varried as we made our way to the peak which allowed for beautiful photos…

Cucamonga with my Son

Beautiful weather, not too hot. Trail conditions were great. No crowd on trail today. Great day for a hike!

Thanks for the sprain, Cucamonga!

Beautiful hike! May end up being my favorite one of this challenge…only time will tell. Loved the ruins and cabins along the way near the…

Running Up Cucamonga

Started at the break of dawn up from Icehouse Canyon Trailhead (get there early to get a parking spot).  There were permits at the trailhead…

Ice, Ice, Baby!

We weren’t to enthusiastic about this hike but it ended up being our favorite! Great view up on top. The rock overhang makes for some…

Cuckoos for Cucamonga

If you like rocks you’ll love the first thrid of the hike up the wash. Saw what looked like petrified rock. Very cool! Wasn’t excited…

Cucamonga Peak

We started approx. at 6:30 AM, that parking lot is no joke. Almost completely full exactly at 6 AM. The weather was nice and cool…

Cucamonga….. You Bad @$$!!!

Talk about the peak being WiNDY! Wow! It was bad! Most of the hike to the peak was nice and cool until the way back…

Kicked my butt

We hiked as a group and a few got there early enough to stand above the clouds. This was a tough hike but had beautiful…

Cucamajestic

This hike was really beautiful. I thought it would be similar to Baldy but it’s very different. The stream for the first few miles was…

What a view at Cucamonga Peak

Cucamonga Peak was my final hike for the challenge this year, as there wasn’t enough time to do all twelve.  I still plan to fit…

Cucamonga Labor Day

Important to note: our GPS (and time) clocked this hike at 14 miles, not 11.6!  I’m not sure how the trail reports I read came…

Cucamonga Peak

Number 8 of 12!!! If I didn’t have work tomorrow, I totally would have hit up Ontario since I was already there for #9… This…

Cucamonga + Ontario, Part 1

Got to hit both Cucamonga and Ontario in same day! Went up Icehouse to the saddle, then up/down Cucamonga, back to saddle, then up/down Ontario,…

Cucamonga view

Weather was perfect, not too hot for a late start @ 9am. We hiked up via Icehouse Canyon, it was a nice walk up to…

Cucamonga

Ended this years challenge with a beautiful sunrise summit on this peak!!

Cucamonga Peak

First to the summit for the day! Started early to beat the heat, and got a beautiful view at the top! ( I could see…

Early bird gets the worm

My boyfriend and I started the hike at 6:30 in the morning. The weather was perfect and I didn’t need to wear a jacket. I’m…

Flies in my face

Relatively short hike at 11.6 miles, but steady climbing. Plenty of water in the lower streams and appreciated the early shade. Warmed up to 80s…

Cucamonga for the end!

Finished this one despite our kid ditching us repeatedly as we were too slow. We had folks make jokes about her speed the whole way…

Cucamonga Peak

Cucamonga kicked my butt!!  The first part was the same trail as Ontario peak, so I already knew what to expect. Once we hit the…

Cucamonga Peak

Absolutely stunning view at the Cucamonga Peak Summit!

Leg Day for Days

The trail was really well traveled and is in great condition. So it’s very easy to follow (good amount of signage) and easy to find,…

Cucamonga Peak

We got a little bit of a late start on our hike- about 650-7a but headed right out after a bathroom break. There were 4…

Cucamonga for the day

Busy trail! We knew better than to hike a Saturday but schedules as they are, we did.  We got to the trailhead at 6:08 and…

Cucamonga Peak

Started at 6 am . Really difficult. Constant incline. Just a few hikers went up Cucamonga. Nice cool weather going up & very minimal bugs.

3 chicks rule

Such a. Great day on the trail! Started at 7 and the weather was perfect, sunny but not too warm. Filled up water at Columbine Spring,…

Cucamonga

Even though I’ve already done six, I’m glad I hiked this one. Best peak pics yet! But I would never jump on that rock! Beautiful trail,…

Crazy about Cucamonga

Even on a hot summer day, it remained comfortable under the oaks and later the higher elevation provided a nice breeze.  Didn’t realize how steep…

Cucamonga Peak

Alpine start and solid finish! Beautiful weather and awe inspiring summit!

What a day

The weather was wonderful and I loved listening to the water as we ascended and descended.  This hike was great to the Icehouse Saddle, then…

Cucamonga Get it Done!

Great day for a hike. Icehouse was beautiful. Cabins, redwoods, water….absolutely gorgeous. Rocks were awesome with the different formations in them. Yes, in them. Started…

Vamos a Cucamonga!

Beautiful weather on the ascent.  No bugs.  A little warm on the way down but a nice hike.  Wasn’t too busy.

Cookiemango peak

I hiked with my husband Hiker234. We went on a Saturday. There was a lot of people. We left at 6:40 in the morning. I…

Nice

I love it 🥰

Cucamonga Peak

Got a late start, parking lot full by 6:30.  Friend hiking with 40lb pack for training slowed down our pace a bit.  Layers needed and…

Cucamonga

The views are definitely in my top 5!!! The trail was brutal for me. ALL THE ROCKS!!! I still can’t feel my big toes 😂

3 peaks 1 day Cucamonga

Started at 4:00 am and hiked cucamonga, bighorn and Ontario. It was a gorgeous day. No bugs. Trail was in good condition and easy to…

Cookoomonkey Peak

I went with my wife Olive Oil. Trail conditions were good with the exception of after the second saddle. The rocks traversing a steep incline…

Peak #5

This was a nice looking trails. The crew was full of water. Very pretty. Lots of dogs on a leash out on the trails. It…

August Sunday in Cucamonga!

A lovely day hike up Cucamonga with another new CalTech friend. Surprisingly, while this hike has taken me a long time in the past, this…

My SIXTH of SIX!!

Started at 0500 to beat the heat.  Got to the summit at 0800- it was shaded and cool the entire way up. Great hike!

Hot Fun on Cucamonga Peak

Was a great day on Cucamonga peak .Started 6 am to beat some of the heat summit had a breeze and was perfect . Coming…

Cucamonga Adventures

Awesome hike, great views. Unfoetunately started at 3pm and did not get to the bottom until around 11pm, so it was scary, lots of lessons…

I survived

I survived the night in the Cucamonga Wilderness alone! I packed up my gear from Kelly Camp and made my way to Ice House Saddle…

Cucamonga Peak

Had an excellent hike with a nice breeze for a lot of the hike but without the breeze, it got hot.  Started early around 5:45am.…

Cucamonga

Hiked Cucamonga Peak from Ice House.  Trail in great condition.  Lots of flies at the saddle. Go early it gets hot later in the day. …

Cucamonga in the heat

By 7 am the parking lot was full. We ended up clocking 12.8 miles in 5.5 hours. We got off the trail near the summit…

Cucamonga Peak

We got to the trailhead around 5:30am to try and beat most of the heat up to the summit. We reached the summit in 3…

The Hike That Keep On Giving!

Overall the hike was amazing! Tons of beautiful views from the start! The first 3 miles  is a gradual incline that had a few hard…

Cucamonga Peak

My wife Jill and I hiked to the top of Cucamonga Peak. His was a difficult but rewarding hike. The lower section has running water…

Cucamonga Peak

Hot day but mostly shaded all the way up to the Peak.

Cuz among a Peak

The hike was beautiful but very rocky trail. Lots of big rocks on trail and hard to navigate. Populated and I met some great people.…

Cucamonga Peak

Started our hike about 6am nice an cool weather in the morning before it got hot , it was super rocky  on the start!  but…

Cucamonga Peak

Gorgeous day hiking Cucamonga Peak. Managed for get an early start to beat the heat.

Cucamonga Peak

Icehouse Canyon is a great starting point with the sound of the water as the background The intersection between Cucamonga and Ontario peak is the…

Perfect day

The trail was in great condition and is a great trail.  It does continue up at a pretty steady pace, but it is an overall…

A Hot Day on Cucamonga!

It was a warm weekend on Cucamonga Peak! Knowing it would be a hot one, we started early – found the parking lot still half…

Cucamonga Peak

Backpacked Cucamonga peak with the San Diego Sierra Club. Camped at Cedar Glen. We had water nearby which was very nice as I drank more…

Cucamonga & Ontario

My group did both (cucamonga and ontario) in 1 day it was rough. It was really hot and took forever. I also left my poles…

HB to CP 2019

Start early to beat the crowds and the heat!!

Hike with the Nephew

Fun hike running into my nephew unexpectedly. Camped at Cedar Glen and swam in the river on the way back to the trailhead.

Number 6!

What a beautiful day for a hike!  We couldn’t ask for better weather…it was cool and cloudy with scattered rain drops.  We started by flashlight…

Cucama clif

We got rained on for the first few mile. The humidity was so bad we were sweating bullets LOL. The trail was beautiful the entire…

Cucamonga

The trail was so easy until those last 2.4 miles. Great weather and not too crowded. Flies were a nuisance.

Hot Day @ Cucamonga

It was very hot. Insect repellent was helpful against the mosquitos, but i was bit by some ass-hole breed of fly for no apparent reason.…

Cucamonga Peak

First hike of the six peak challenge! In general not too bad to the peak! Bring 3L water but just consumed 2L. It took me…

Views and rattlesnakes!

(Also heard a rattlesnake shakin it’s tattle in the descent) Amazing views!! Hiked this one today with my son, # 2 of the 6 pack…

Ahhhmazing

Met a lot of great hikers today. Everyone follows the hiking etiquettes. Great hike…great hikers on the trail! And breath taking view!

My favorite lunch spot

Oddly enough not that busy today.  I never get tired of the views from the peak.  Always beautiful and really enjoy having lunch at the…

Monster Wind

This hike raised a lot of questions for me about the apps I’m using to track my hikes. Strava, which is primarily used for tracking…

Cucamonga!

Saturday morning parking was a nightmare as planned. With that in mind, I expected the trail to be overcrowded.  There were a lot of people…

Cucamonga

We kept hearing about Cucamonga, so we finally decided to climb it.  It has been about a month since our last climb, so we felt…

Cucamonga Peak

Biggest advice I can give you is start on the trail EARLY!!! It’s getting super hot out there. We got up at 3am and were…

💪🏼Cucamonga Peak Beauty🌿

Cucamonga peak was a challenge for me for some reason. We started at 6:20am and arrived at the top by 10:20am. Luckily we picked a…

Our sore feet beat the heat

The hike was rocky and hot but luckily there was a breeze so the bugs were kept at bay a little. Bring bug spray and…

The Rockies

There was a ton of sun exposure, it was super hot, there were a lot of bugs and we saw two rattle snakes as well,…