Hike to cucamonga peak

Beautiful day to hike a little hot but not bad. A lot of shaded areas. Trail dry, rocky some wet areas. Feel great accomplished a…

Cucamonga Peak

We started early and it was very brisk in the morning. Once we neared the summit, I was very grateful for shaded areas. There weren’t…

Gone Solo to Cucamonga Peak

“Those who fly solo have the strongest wings.” My Sunday Funday gone solo. It’s been so long since I’ve done a solo hike. I needed…

Cucamonga

The beginning of the trail starts off with a gradual incline that follows a picturesque stream. The climb is broken up well with sections of…

OCA KP THEIVERS

Very green, rocky, beautiful hike. Started with water stream in the beginning. Love this hike

Cucamonga Peak

Overall just a great hike the day before the holiday.  Many people on the trail which is nice if you’re outgoing and friendly!  Parking lot…

Cowabunga Cucamonga!

Started the hike in the dark at 5:07 am. Cool and clear. Raced the sun up to Icehouse Saddle. Scrambled along sections of loose gravel…

Icehouse to Cuca

Made it to Icehouse Canyon! There were no crowds at 5:30am on a Thursday. Excited to start on the trail but was lagging a bit…

Triple treat

Today we hit cucamonga, them Big Horn, and finally Ontario!! Bonus plan… we got to see a Big Horn Sheep!!

Cucamonga Peak

Wow. Probably some of the best views and terrain I’ve hiked so far. Starting from Icehouse Canyon Trail and then going onto the saddle the…

Floating on top of the world

Beautiful day for an amazing hike! Wether was not too hot and there was a steady breeze throughout the hike. Amazing views and steady inclines…

Cucamonga Peak

The hike was great! Fresh water in several places. Great trail conditions.

Cucamonga Peak #3!

This is a beautiful hike.  Awesome views and a spectacular summit.  I hiked with my son Griffin.  We arrived at 6:30 am on Monday and…

Mount Cucamonga

It was a great hike Not too many bugs, but some closer to the top. Pretty cold and windy so check weather apps and bring…

Holy Cucamonga

Man I underestimated this one. Having just finished Gorgonio I didn’t think I would struggle but its a rough one. I should name this post…

The OMG view

excellent trail !! more difficult than I thought, the rocky terrain makes it somewhat difficult but it can be done without problem! the view at…

Two Peaks before Noon

Other than some heaven wind at the last few miles to the peak overall a great day. We started at Ice House Canyon at 6:15…

SPB Cucamonga Peak

Sunday hike to Cucamonga Peak with the Spectrum Brands HHI team.  Weather was very warm, except for the crazy wind gusts that brought a chill. …

Father-Daughter Cuyamaca

Went up on Azalea loop, a little longer and a little overgrown, but a prettier hike than the main road.

Holy Cucamonga

Man I underestimated this one. Having just finished Gorgonio I didn’t think I would struggle but its a rough one. I should name this post…

Hot hot hot Cucamonga

Was a very hot hike up Cucamonga. And lots of people on the trail .overall was a good day

Cucamonga Peak Lollipop Hike

Solo hiked up Icehouse Canyon to the summit and then back down Chapman Trail through Cedar Glen. It was a perfect day! There were not…

6. Boom.

Glorious outing. Parking is very crowded. I grabbed the last spot at 7:20. But, the Icehouse trail was fine. I am sure it is worse…

The Long Trail to Cucamonga Peak

I had only done Cucamonga Peak once before in 2018 and I had forgotten how long those last two miles seem to get to the…

Cucamonga Over the Haze

Great Day – lots of water in lower Icehouse, and perfect weather on top.  A Fat Rattler just over 8000′ joined us for a snack. …

Cucamonga take the cake!

A joyous day on the trail as compared to the rigors of Baldy and Wilson.  Cold beer at Mt. Baldy Lodge well earned.

Cucamonga Peak

Stayed overnight at Kelly Camp after doing Ontario Peak on 6/25. Got up and did a day hike to Cucamonga Peak and went back to…

Full video of Cucamonga Peak

Latest hike. #4 on the Southern California 6 pack of peaks. Started this hike at around 5 am, and was back in the parking lot…

My First Peak

This was my very first peak! Last weekend I attempted Mount Baldy, but I couldn’t get past the backbone part of the trail. Today I…

Unforgettable adventure

started the hike via icehouse it  beside the fact it was kinda rocky , trail wasn’t bad a lilt but challenging but well worth it.…

Cucamonga Fun

Very busy trail! Gorgeous hiking weather. Saw a rattlesnake trying to steal the spotlight on one of the famous rocks to take a picture on.

Rocky Cucumonga

Hike was alright. Most of the hike was covered with rocks of varying sizes. First half was shaded, but the rest was exposed to the…

Cucamonga Peak

My first Hike ever ! Don’t tell me why I choose this Peak maybe because it was a popular one. Started of early as all…

Cucamonga Peak

Cucamonga is always a bit of a challenge but the views are so worth it.

Cucagmona Peak – Wrong Turn

We got to the parking lot a bit before 7 and there were still plenty of spots available.  One of the advantages of hiking during…

Cucamonga Peak

Cucamonga Peak was my very first peak. I hit the trail at around 7:00am. The weather was overcast and cool initially. It did warm up,…

Cucamonga Peak

Up and down in six and half hours. Stopped at the saddle and the summit for snacks. Trail was in good condition with no snow…

Group Hike up Cucamonga

early 5:50 am arrival and we nabbed the last spot in the parking lot! temps were perfect for the trail start and was a lovely…

HikerSparkie

Another beautiful weekend.  Little crowded on the trail today but still manageable.

Cucamonga

Parking lot was packed when we arrived at 7:30 am, recommend starting early! We were also glad we brought hiking poles, especially for the descent.…

Cucamonga

Started at 6:30AM. The weather was perfect. Trail was extremely crowded. Overcrowding just killed the joy. Saw rattle snake at the saddle.  It was an…

Conquering Cucamonga!

The Ice house canyon trail is mostly shaded, as it runs along the icehouse creek for the first 2.8 miles. The ascent to Icehouse Canyon…

WOAH CUCAMONGA

This was my first hike this long AND with this much of an elevation gain. I was going a lot faster than my partner so…

Cucamonga: Redemption Hike

It felt amazing to get back on this challenge! The Mt. Wilson hike back in February humbled me when I ended up getting IT Band…

This one goes to 11

Bagged my third original Six Pack of Peaks and eleventh overall with Cucamonga.  We got to the trail head around 5:20am and by the time…

Captivating Cucamonga

Perfect weather and stunning views. Arrived at around 5:30am and the lot was almost full. Hiked with a small group from wanderwomen_oc. Took my time…

Dusty and Hard

The trail was uneven and rocky for the first mile, then it starts up as you are exposed to the sun. It was windy and…

Cucamonga/Etiwanda Twofer.

Arrived at Ice House Canyon trail head at 5;20 am once again and a minute later would of had to park in the street. Glad…

Cuyamaca Peak

Very enjoyable loop to the peak.  The tower is closed off and couldn’t find the geo-marker but views from the top at gorgeous.  If taking…

Ice House Canyon to Cucamonga Peak

Peak #2 at Cucamonga Peak. I’ve encouraged my sister to hike with me on Saturday, 13 June 2020. It was our first Mountain Peak hike.…

Cucamongaaa!

It was a beautiful hike – a bit warmer than expected. I overdressed and got pretty sweaty but brought plenty of water. On the ascent,…

Cucamonga Peak

Beautiful views! With the weather warming up, it’s definitely a good idea to start early.

Above the clouds and among the trees

Beautiful hike with my nearly 70year old mother! She was amazing. Multiple people saying “your mom is my motivation” as we hiked higher and higher…

Another One Done- Cucamonga Peak

I arrived to the parking lot at 6am and it was completely full.  I was able to find a spot down the road about 1/8…

Accidental Cucamonga

My maid-of-honor and I are doing the six pack together this summer! We meant to start with Mt Wilson but as we were driving up…

Father and Son to Cucamonga Peak

Weather was in the 50s at start and warmed up to the 70s by the end.  Some gusty winds at saddles and western exposed slopes. …

Wander Women at Cucamonga Peak

Beautiful hike, started at 5:30am and parking lot was almost full.  Lots of water, slightly windy at the saddle but overall weather was perfect.  The…

Cuyamaca Peak

Went with my trail sisters, Liz and Liz. With Covid19, I have not seen them since our first peak on my bday at Sawmill last…

Cucamonga Peak with Dad

Great day with my Dad and my new Hoka shoes were great!  3L of water was enough for the loop.  Perfect weather at the summit.

Ice House Canyon to Cucamonga Peak

Arrive way early, parking will be full in no time specially now at this time of the year, there are enormous amount of hikers😜😅

Make up your mind

The trail was uneven and rocky for the first mile, then it starts up as you are exposed to the sun. It was windy and…

Cucamonga Peak

Beautiful trail. Will definitely do this peak again. Love the start with the creek water flowing the first 3 miles. Waterfall was beautiful..

Feeling oh so Cucamonga

Started at 730am and did the ascent mostly in the shade, highly recommend this.  even earlier.  Ran out of time or would have done Ontario…

Beating Cucamonga Peak!

Hiked/ran most of the way up and down! Wind was brutal, never have I hiked in such miserable wind condition. The gusts of wind were…

Cucamonga Peak Hike!

The trail conditions were great! It was a beautiful hike form start to finish! It was a perfect cloudy day! I felt good about completing…

Peak 2

Super crowded hike. Beautiful scenery.

Second peak down!

It’s was perfect weather with a bit of a chilly breeze. Kept my wind breaker on most of the hike. It was pretty crowded but…

Cucamonga Peak

My favorite and the one that got me started hiking high elevation mountains – Cucamonga Peak. So we’ve arrive to the last chapter of our…

Above The Clouds at Cucamonga Peak

We couldn’t have picked a better day to hike! I live in Big Bear Lake and we have several great hikes up here. But Cucamonga…

Cucamonga Peak!

Great trail conditions and weather.  A little windy in some locations at the peak.  Lots of cloud cover so there wasn’t a clear view of…

Cucamonga Peak

Day was somewhat cloudy, sprinkled a bit, the sun finally came out once we reached the Saddle and  Mosquitoes were out. Unexpectedly ran into friends…

Great workout

The day was nice and over cast to begin with,  sun came out but the temperature  was pleasant, when we left the saddle it was…

Matt vs Cucamonga

This is my first big CA hike since moving here 2 months ago. I was using this hike to start training for Mt Whitney as…

Cucamonga Peak 2020

Arrived at 6 AM, with less than 5 cars in the parking lot. Started hiking at 6:20 AM. Made it to summit just after 10…

Cucamonga Peak

Great hike! A little warm but my son and I started at 6am from Ice House Canyon. Felt good throughout the hike. Encountered a Lady…

Cucamonga

January I made some pretty big goals. I’m thankful to have these incredible opportunities to tackle them despite the chaos around us. I signed up…

2020 Cucamonga Peak

Another amazing day out on the trails! This was my first time hiking Cucamonga and Ontario Peaks and the whole day was filled with impressive…

Weekend 2 – Cucamonga Peak

This was my second peak, and its where the real hiking began.  The beginning of the trail was pretty easy, but the higher I went,…

Cucamonga Whitney training

We did this hike to train for mt. Whitney later in the year.  The weather was perfect and the trail was busy.  We were able…

Cucamonga Whitney training

We are training for mt. Whitney in a few months and this trip helped us figure out what gear we have and what works and…

Cucamonga Peak Here We Are!!!

My group and I met up at 5:30 a.m. at the Icehouse Canyon trailhead parking lot.  It was full by 6:00 a.m.  Lots of people.…

Cucamonga peak

it was such a beautiful day out there the Temps were perfect,  windy at the top.

Cucamonga peak

Empezamos a las 5 a.m. el camino estuvo en muy buenas condiciones no hacía frío, llegamos al sadle alrededor de las 9 tomamos un descanso…

Cucamonga

Trail conditions were good.

A Day Above the Clouds

submitted peak 3 of 6. Started off early (5am) to beat the heat and crowd. Well worth the overcast of clouds for a first and…

Crazy Cuckoo-monga Peak

SOOOOOO many people on the trail… It was amazing to see that many people out and going up and down the hill.  I had to…

Cucamonga Peak

#14/18 5am start. Via Chapman trail from start of trailhead on Ice House Canyon to avoid crowds. Windy at the summit but still very gorgeous…

Cucamonga peak

This was a great hike. The trail was well maintained and clear. Go early, lots of hikers could make this a long day if you…

Rocky Climb

Peak 7 just as I remembered ROCKY! My legs and feet were screaming but it was all worth it for the amazing view. Now onto…

Conquering Cucamonga!

Trailhead parking was a challenge when I started out at 5:30 am. As a fast hiker, I passed many groups of slower hikers on the…

Cucamonga Dude!

Started at 6 am. Summited at some point in 3 hours. Easy peasy compared to C2C2C. Burning thru these hikes.

Cucamonga

Hiked to Kelly Camp and set up for overnight.  Hiked up Cucamonga and then Ontario and back to Kelly Camp.  Nice way to get both…

Cucamonga Peak

Great experience even though I was split up from my group for the first half of my hike and taking the Chapman trail as a…