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Cucamonga Peak

Wow! So lucky lately to have amazing weather conditions for my hikes! Started at 5:30 am and there were minimal bugs, the sun wasn’t too…

Cucamonga Peak

It was a nice long hike, the trail was easy to follow, I love that there’s signs to help you direct you through the different…

3 – Cucamonga Peak

The trail on the way to Cucamonga Peak is quite scenic at this time. There were a few places with really bright foliage and the…

Cucamonga Peak via Icehouse Canyon

Saturday hike, got to the parking lot at 4:55 AM, parking lot full and street parking nearly full. Started hike at 5:10 AM  @ 72…

Cucamonga Peak

Had a great hike and got to witness a Wedding taking place at the Peak! Absolutely beautiful!!

Cucamonga one of my faves!!

gotta love a Tuesday morning… On trail at 6 AM and only three cars in the lot!!!! not too many people in the entire Icehouse…

Coo coo for Cucamonga

We got to the parking lot & it was practically empty! There were bugs/gnats that were annoying but not terrible. Bring lots of water!

Cucamonga Peak On A Hot Summer Day

After having hiked Mt. Baldy the previous weekend, we were both excited and nervous on hiking Cucamonga. We arrived at a full parking lot but…

Cucamonga Peak On A Hot Summer Day

After having hiked Mt. Baldy the previous weekend, we were both excited and nervous on hiking Cucamonga. We arrived at a full parking lot but…

Cucamonga

I did cucamonga. I driver from Escondido. I started drive at 2:00am  and I got there 3:45am. I started at 4 am  and I get…

Cucamonga

I did cucamonga. I driver from Escondido. I started drive at 2:00am  and I got there 3:45am. I started at 4 am  and I get…

Cucamonga Peak On A Hot Summer Day

After having hiked Mt. Baldy the previous weekend, we were both excited and nervous on hiking Cucamonga. We arrived at a full parking lot but…

Sunrise to sunset 😅

Once again I love the hiking community , so loving and caring know listening to ur body is important , saw i girl with elevation…

Cucamonga peak

Hot as hell. Ran out of water even though I bought 3 L. Not many people as it was hot. Beast trail

Cucamonga dude!

Trail is a bit rough, people taking shortcuts are making is worse by creating rockslides. Weather was great. Very smokey/smoggy in the morning, but wind…

IT’S A BUG’S LIFE

Peak #5 – Cucamonga Peak Bugs, bugs, bugs. I had never experienced so many bugs in my entire life until today’s hike. I started around…

Part 6: I Did the Picture

For my sixth peak, I chose Cucamonga Peak.  I had hiked to Ontario Peak last fall but had not yet had a chance to do…

Cucamonga Cowabunga

Lots of people on the trail today made new friends, finished it in hood time.

Cucamonga Peak

It was pretty hot and my knee was killing me so we only did Cucamonga.

Cucamonga on the 3rd

Hike #5 of of the six-pack challenge and of my Mt Whitney training. The trail was reasonably crowded and we got the last marked parking…

Cucamonga

Got an early start to beat the heat. Omg does it make a difference being midweek! We’ve been at icehouse the last few Saturdays and…

Cucamonga peak

Nice rocky trail. Boots and plenty of water needed

Rocky trails

Finished Peak 2 of 6! This hike was definitely a hard one and there were times when I just wanted to give up and turn…

Sunset to Sunrise at Cucamonga

For some reason, it made total sense to me to carry up 50lbs of gear up CP. I just signed up for 2021 & 2022…

Cukamonga

Great views and a perfect day. The Pinal push was pretty strenuous for me but manageable and well worth it!

Cukoo for Cucamonga

Cucamonga Peak is my fifth peak in the 2021 #sixpackofpeaks Challenge. The trail head starts out at 5,000 feet. As you snake your way up…

Cucamonga Peak

Started the hike at 0600 and was at the peak by 1000. The weather was pleasant the whole hike and was a little chilly at…

Escape work and hike

Needed to escape work so Cucamonga Peak sounded like the perfect way. Temp at the trail head was 85 degrees, little to no cloud cover…

Etiwanda Via Cucamonga Adventure

Two peaks in one trip. Loved both of them. Incredible views from Etiwanda. We did use a few shortcuts descending. Felt like an adventure.

Cucamunga Peak Trek

Early is key to have a good time at Ice House Canyon. I got to the trail at 6 am and it was extremely packed,…

Cucamonga Peak

Today was a hot day, but I decided to go for this peak anyway since it was actually a little cooler than earlier in the…

Cucamonga #4/6

Hot day, beautiful views, not a lot of people on the hike – after Icehouse Saddle only passed ~6 people to the peak. As I…

Cucamonga Peak

Woke up early and on time this time and got to the trail head in time to get great parking, got my things ready and…

Hiking for Jalapeño Poppers

Headed up early from OC; arrived 6:15 to a full parking lot!  Nice trail conditions and not too warm.  Trail was dotted with people and…

Cucamonga Peak for my Fifth

Decided to summit Cucamonga Peak today for my 5th peak. It was my 3rd time at this peak but still feels like as hard as…

Final six pack hike

#6 hike not the hardest of the six pack for me but a decent challenge. Weird I couldn’t find any geo locator medallions at the…

Cucamonga Peak

Our group arrived at the Icehouse Trailhead at 6:15am on a Sunday. We ended up parking down Mt Baldy road because there were no spots.…

6/13/21 Cucamonga Peak!

Nice cool morning — arrived at the parking lot about 6:30 am and already full, but no problem parking on the street a couple of…

Cucamonga & Etiwanda

Good solid hike! I struggled on the way up, but felt better after a nice 20 minute break at Cucamonga Peak, so I decided to…

Nice hike

The trail conditions were good a little crowded but overall it was good It was started to get hot on the way down.

Cucamonga and Big Horn

Great day hike, highly recommend starting before 7am as parking fills up quickly and the sun starts really burning down around noon. Went to Cucamonga…

Tough Journey to the End

Started this one from Kelly Camp it was definitely different than starting from the bottom. To get from camp to Cucamonga peak we decided to…

Cucamonga Peak

The hike was gorgeous! A slight breeze! Sunny! There was only a couple other people on the trail. I started at 8:10am and got back…

Cucamonga and the naked hiker

The day after summiting Ontario and Big Horn, I came back for Cucamonga. It was a nice cool morning and very few people out on…

Conquered Cucamonga!!!

It was a beautiful day on the trail today. It was a busy trail, but not crazy. The weather was warm, but a steady breeze…

Cowabunga Cucamonga

Nice trail with decent incline and beautiful views. Lots of people on the weekends so get there early to grab a parking spot.

National Trails Day at Cucamonga

On National Trails Day, a group of us visited Cucamonga Peak. We originally planned for a 6am meetup, but after talking with someone who hiked…

With a six-pack view

At 7 am there were about a dozen cars in the lot, as it was a weekday. It warmed up quickly and that last section…

Cucamonga Peak

Not many bugs. Just a couple of patches with mosquitoes on the way back down and a lot of lady bugs near the cabins furthest…

Hey! I did it :D

I had started doing hikes in Joshua Tree earlier in the year in preparation for a Yosemite trip in July. I live near the ocean…

#6 of 6 and It was tough

Left the parking lot at 5:30 and quickly realized it was not my day. Had no energy and had to keep talking myself onto continuing.…

Saved the best for last!

I got there at 6:40am and had to park half a mile away from the trailhead.  There were so many people going up on that…

Cucamonga Peak

Started hiking at 3am to catch the sunrise and beat the heat. Weather was perfect, a bit chilly but perfect for a summit hike. Definitely…

Mount Cucamonga – Pack of Peaks #2

We arrived at 6:40am and parking was already a challenge.  Luckily we found a close place just down the road that others passed up (I…

walking on the clouds

Started at Ice House Cyn. Trailhead at 5:20AM, and the parking lot was half-way full.  There were wilderness permits available at the start of the…

1st Peak Smashed!

My first peak for the challenge, and what a doozy it was! A real reminder of the beauty on offer throughout SoCal. Arrived at 6am…

Wanderer in the Mist vibes

This trail has been by far my most favorite and that’s because reaching the peak gave me extreme “Wanderer in the Mist” vibes. It was…

Cucamonga/ECBO via Icehouse Canyon

Spouse and I did “ECBO” via Icehouse Canyon – hitting Etiwanda (8662’), Cucamonga (8862’), Bighorn (8441’), and Ontario (8696’) in a 19.25-mile loop with 6,000…

Cucamonga, great day and hike!

Almost no one at the trailhead when I started, but it was a really nice day for a hike, clear and cool.   Frankly saw very…

Cucamonga!

This is a tough hike with the very rocky terrain, but the summit makes it all worthwhile!

Number 6!

Great hike! Slow and steady climb to the peak. Rocky trail, still some water at the start, beautiful at the top.

#3 Cucamonga Peak

this is a beautiful hike. My favorite so far. The top can feel relentless but well worth the push!

Cucamunga Peak

Wonderful peak in the 6 pack with rewarding views at the top. The final ascent will challenge you.

Three’s a charm!

Hike Cucamonga, Ontario, and Big Horn(19.5 miles). The weather was perfect.

#6-2021 Cucamong Peak

I hiked 5/22/21, before the night it was snow at Mt Baldy. I was wondering I can go? When I drove to Mt Baldy trailhead,…

Cucamonga Peak

Snow was on trees and bushes but we didn’t encounter any on the trail. Layers were best here since most of the trail is shaded…

Cloudy Cucamonga

We got to the trailhead parking lot at 545am and it was already almost full. I think it’s because this trailhead leads to multiple peaks!…

Cucamonga Peak

It was cold! When we started it was breezy and 37 degrees. There were snow flurries at the top!

Cucamonga Peak

Hot cold. Hot. Cold. Hot cold. We met a wonderful man who recently has taken up hiking and talked to him to the saddle. Snowed…

Cucamonga Peak

We left town at 3:30am. Parked at Icehouse Canyon TH, filled out the Cucamonga Wilderness Permit, and with our 23-pound pack on our back, started…

IceHouse Canyon to Cucamonga Peak

Alpenglow on cedar trees. KT Tape for these old knees. PB&J with a side of bees. Cucamonga, done with ease! Excellent weather for a day…

Above the clouds at Cucamonga

Despite there being rain along the drive to reach the trailhead, it cleared up once you reached Mt Baldy Village and it was clear and…

Cowabunga Cucamonga

Perfect day for a hike, bit chilly in the morning but layers are my best friend. Was also chilly at the top. Was pretty busy…

Cucamonga Peak

I am learning that my body is so much stronger than I give it credit for! I almost didn’t think this was gonna happen because…

Cucamonga

What an amazing adventure.. fun to be back and conquer for the 3rd time Cucamonga Peak. Weather was perfect… it was amazing once we reached…

Cucamonga Peak

14 miles and 4,354 feet of elevation gain and Cucamonga Peak is done. This hike is absolutely beautiful, especially for the beginning where you walk…

It never gets easier ⛰

Went early to beat the crowds. A lot coming up when we were going down. Passed 148 hikers going up to ice house saddle from…

Cucamonga

woohoo…finished Cucamonga and the view was definitely worth the climb. It was busy with a lot of people and other groups but everybody was very…

Where it started

Cucamunga Peak was the first hike my hiking buddy and I completed together last summer. We went on to claim many many more summits and…

A Peak to Far

Arriving at the trailhead shortly before 8 am I found plenty of parking. It pays to hike on a weekday. I headed up, solo as…

Cucamonga Virgin

I hiked this with The Wander Women OC hiking group. It was awesome. We took our time going up to acclimatize and still made it…

Dueling Peaks

First to arrive in the parking lot it was 5:40 am and we were ready for the first time ever to tackle 2 peaks in…

6 pack Finale Peak

Super excited to finish off the 6 pack of peaks challenge with 2 peaks in one day! Can’t believe my hiking partner and I completed…

Cucamonga Peak

Great hike, we started at Ice House Canyon Trail, arrived by 6am on a Thursday and we were the first one there.  Loved how cool…

Double dip

Started at 6:30am and bagged Cucamonga and then to Ontario. It was a big day.

Cucamonga Peak

It was a brutal hike at the very last part to the summit

Long Cucamonga

Great weather, omg trail was very crowded lots of hiker on the trail wow

Cucamonga Peak

We started at 5:30 AM. The parking lot was already full and we had to park on the street. The weather was perfect! Plenty of…

Chuchamonga Peak

Place was jam packed at 6:00am on Saturday 5/8/2021.  Had to park around the corner on Baldy Road.  Luckily we were the second car from…

Cucamonga Peak

Our Pre-Mother’s Day hike to Cucamonga Peak. Great to see and hike with some of my Trail Sisters again. A perfect weather to have checked…

Mother’s Day Hike

Dual ascent…Cucamonga and Ontario Peak. Long day. Very cold and very windy.  Lots of hikers as I was descending.

2 for 1 Peaks

Beautiful hike! Started at 430 at the Icehouse Canyon trailhead and made our way through the rocky terrain with our headlamps.  Took a snack break…

The hike that started it all

Last year when I started hiking with my bestfriend this was the first hike we did together . When we went on May 7 it…

Cucamonga Peak

Wound up being a bit longer than expected – clocked in at 13.2 miles, with about 4,200 ft gain, according to my all trails stats.…

Legs on Fire

Oweeee. What a great start to the 6-pack challenge. Definitely a legs and buns burner but the views at the top are so worth it.…

Non stop steep

Pretty  tough hike but we’ll worth it!  The trail is well maintained and the scenery is amazing. We trekked during the day and the weather…

Cucamonga Peak (to Etiwanda Peak)

Originally was only planning on going to Etiwanda Peak, but decided to head to Cucamonga Peak on the way up.  Didn’t sign the summit register,…

A Baaaaad 2 Peak Adventure!

Started at Icehouse Canyon Trailhead (4977ft elevation) at 5:30am. Hiked through Icehouse Saddle to Cucamonga Peak via Cucamonga Saddle. The weather was beautiful, the creek…

First Time to Cucamonga Peak

I got to the trailhead at Icehouse Canyon around 9:00, which is later than I wanted to start but, thankfully, the weather was great. I…

Icehouse Canyon to Cucamonga Peak

this is peak #3 for me! what an epic hike! parked around 5:45am sunday and the lot was already filling up. don’t forget your adventure…

Above The Clouds

Beautiful hike! The weather was nice and fresh and the sun was out. It was my first long hike and it was a difficult one…

My Rock

5/2/2021: I hiked up to Cucamonga Peak with 3H Orange County Hiking Group.  We followed all CoVid-19 protocols throughout his hike.  I wore my mask…

Cucamonga, dudes

This was a tough one that I underestimated. Had three glasses of wine the night before and I felt that. The last mile was tough…

Above the Clouds

The weather is perfect, me and my cousin starts around 7:30am and it’s was beautiful. Weren’t able to park at the parking lot area because…

#2

Perfect weather. So many people on the trails. So peaceful with sound of water running.