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Holy Cucamonga

Started the day at 6:09 am and reached the summit by 11:10am. There were only 2 other cars in the lot on this Monday morning.…

Cucamonga Peak

Difficult but fun hike. Weather was nice. Beautiful view from the summit. Lots of bees at the summit.

Super Hard for me but done!!

Arrived at the parking lot at 7am and it was packed to overflowing. We parked on the side of the road down a ways and…

Better than Baldy!

Whimsical views shaded by trees and along a creek for the first few miles so very scenic right off the bat in comparison to Baldy,…

Cucamonga

Challenging but awesome hike. Great weather and beautiful views.

Cucawanda

Solo hiked and did Etiwanda as well as Cucamonga. Such a beautiful day, great weather. The extra miles to etiwanda were a ass hiker but…

Finally – 2nd Peak done!!

Amazing hike! Trail is extremely well maintained. Not too many hikers on a Friday. Left at 7 am. A little hazy at the top so…

Cucamonga Peak

Well spending a weekend in the wilderness…. Just trying out to take my hiking journey to the a level up… backpacking for the 1st with…

Cucamonga Peak

Trail conditions beautiful. A bit of loose rocks toward summit, so tread carefully. Some bugs on the way up, so use spray. On the drive…

Sunrise on Cucamonga Trail

Hot day but knocked out Cucamonga, Ontario and 2 others on 4 peak hike. Knocked out Cucamonga, Etiwanda, Big Horn, and Ontario on 19.5 mile…

Peak 8 – Cucamonga

First time doing CBO Cucamonga – Big Horn (via Cucamonga Saddle) – Ontario.  It did not disappoint. The hike to Cucamonga was nice. I love…

No Joke

This was a tough hike, but glad I survived to tell the tale. We started at 7 am which made it nice heading to the…

Cucamonga

My final hike! Amazing day and a challenging hike! 7 hours total and over 4,000′ elevation gain.  Beautiful views at the top.  Oh, and we…

#4 – 2022 Cucamonga Peak

Last time I did this trail last year May. I was able to hike very comfortably in May, but this time it was very tough.…

A Peak on No Sleep!

We did it – #5 ✔️ We started off a little slow because all three of us got little sleep the night before. No real reason…

Cucamonga Peak

Arrived a little before 6am and the parking lot was about half full on a Sunday.  The trail starts with tree covered path with a…

Cucamonga in the Bag!

Did a solo trip up, made a friend and decided to summit Big Horn on our way back. Great hike but wish I had started…

Day Like to Cucamonga Peak

A perfect weather for a day hike on a well-maintained trail. The last couple miles to the peak is challenging but well worth it. As…

Beautiful & demanding Cucamonga Peak

Cucamonga took my breath away in many ways: scary drop off, gorgeous scenery and the view! It was a demanding hike, steep and long, but…

A Hot Pair, Pt. 1

I woke up early (sort of on accident) on Saturday and decided to toss my things into my Jeep (with a bad wheel bearing, as…

1st. Hike with my new 🐶

Wow! This hike is no joke. We started at 7:00 am and finished after 4:00 pm. The views were stunning. It was a clear day…

#5 CucamongA

For some reason I originally forgot to post this one after I finished.  Didn’t notice until I posted my 6th one.  This was one of…

Cucamonga Peak

Definitely bring something for mosquitoes, there are some spots on the trail where they’ll get ya. bring lots of water for this one or a…

Cucamonga Peak

The parking lot was full when I got there at 6:30, so it’s definitely worth showing up early.  The trail was easy to follow, and…

Cucamonga Peak (Peak #4)

Trail was tough past IceHouse Saddle.  This was our longest (12 miles) and most elevation gain (4,150′) in one day.  It also got hot, so…

Cucamonga

We started out late on Friday so we found a cool little spot about 2.5 miles in to camp for the night. It was a…

Sixth Peak

Maybe my favorite yet because of the rock overhang at the top. Loves this hike. Sixth peak! Challenge complete!

Cucamonga Peak

Second time summit-ting and got turned around near the top but I got there.

3rd time is the charm

Had a great hike overall. I forgot to bring sunscreen and paid the price for it. Spring is starting to run low so bring enough…

It’s a Good Day for Cucamonga

Great day to hike this peak. Not overly crowded, but still plenty of folks. Neat critters on the trail. Monster rattlesnake off trail a half…

Cucamonga Will Make Ya Stronger!

Run/hike for an RT time of 3:02. Started around 5:00am and the weather was perfect the entire time. This hike has a lot of vertical…

Cucamonga Peak

Great day to hike. Started at 7:45AM and had great conditions to the top (sunny, 60-70deg F). Ran into a cloud of ladybugs near the…

Cucamonga Peak (Timber Bonus)

Solo summited Cucamonga Peak on Saturday night.  Arrived just at dark to see the beautiful city lights, eat a light dinner, then strung up my…

Cucamonga – avoid the heat!

Read reports of the parking lot getting crowded by 5:15am. Got there at 5:30am and got one of the last parking spots. Day user permit:…

Cucamonga Peak

arrived at the parking around 5:30am and parking lot was almost full, definitely recommend arriving early. I tracked the trail from the trailhead to the…

Cucamonga Peak

Beautiful hike to the top, flowing water, beautiful greenery. The 8am start was fine, not too hot on the way down. Many parts are covered.…

Cucamonga peak

Beautiful weather in the morning with clear blue sky. There were some columbine flowers blooming. No bugs.

Cool Cucamonga

I loved this hike and this peak! I did “The Big 3” with Ontario being the first to summit. Big Horn obviously was second and…

Sufferfest during summerfest

Cucamonga peak First of all what the hell lmao, I did this hike a year ago and I don’t remember suffering as much as I…

Cucamonga Peak

This is a somewhat hard hike and very rocky below the saddle

Cucamonga Peak on a cool summer day

Video of the hike. Overall, trail was in great condition.  Rocky in a few locations, but didn’t need to scramble.  All the snow is gone. …

5 of 6: Cucamonga Pk

It was a Friday so not too many hikers headed past the saddle.  After summiting Cucamonga, I was thinking about hitting Ontario too but I…

#3 Cucamonga back in June

Rather than doing our Wednesday morning trail run Wallace and I hiked Cucamonga Peak.  I carried a 27 pounds backpack with 8 liters of water…

Cucamonga Peak

It was my first hike in over 10 years!  It was windy on the way up and down.  It was hot on the way out!…

Beautiful Cucamonga

First time at the icehouse canyon trail although we have been to mount Baldy a few times. Of all the 6 pack peak hikes we…

Cucamonga Peak

Hiked up Cucamonga Peak- 8,862’. Great day on an amazing trail. Smashed my previous times- 12.2 miles, 4,380’ elevation gain, 6hrs.

Cucamonga

Difficult but gorgeous lots of variation

Cucamonga peak

The trail is steep from the start.  After ice house saddle, the trail is up and down .  Please bring a lot of water to…

The rocky galore trail lol 😆

I’m not particularly fond of this peak – sorry. I guess coz despite the hard, rocky climb all the reward one gets is a view…

Cucamonga peak

That hike is nice no be alone, thinking to be back for sure!

Hike #4

Long day!  Lots of the group at the top.

Cucamonga Peak

Beautiful day with my good friend Tiffany. Fun pic opportunities at this peak.

Cucamonga Peak Hike

The cucamonga peak has amazing view. We did the hike on a weekday. The weather was perfect when we started but It was hot and…

Like Hike

The weather was hot that day.  We started our hike around 6am but we still suffered from heat coming down.

SUMMER HIKE

Need to start early morning. Very hot and the trail is very rocky.

2Fer ⛰⛰Tuesday! Cucamonga/Etiwanda

2’Fer Tuesday hike to Cucamonga and Etiwanda Peaks!  Icehouse Cyn was alive with its beautiful views and streams even swarms of Ladybugs and a hiking…

…and then there were three

San Bernardino, San Gorgonio, & San Jacinto, with a couple of overnight trips planned to finish up the Southern California Challenge. I checked off Cucamonga…

Cucamonga peak

Trail was in good condition besides all the rocks making your way up,weather was quite warm even though what I read for that day was…

Cucamonga Peak

No surprises. Lots of rocks and gravel, as usual. Coming back down sun was hot. Lots of spots to explore at the peak besides the…

Cucamonga

Not gonna lie this was hard. Sprained my ankle descending but I am glad I did it. It was amazingly beautiful up there

Switchback Mountain

The hike overall was amazing, weather was great going up, on the way down it was quite hot. Views were incredible. Lots of small rocks…

Rocky Roads

This hike made a very long day, but the views were amazing

Hike above the clouds!

Absolutely beautiful hike! Challenging at the end, but a great area at the top to hang out for a bit before heading down. The creak…

Cucamonga Peak

Always heard about how hard Baldy could be, but nobody told me about this one. I wasn’t expecting this hike to be that tough. Most…

Cucamonga Peak

We started this hike around 4:15am via IceHouse Canyon with the Slothie group. The temperature was really nice and moderate considering the early start. Barely…

Cucamonga Peak

Such a great and challenging hike. The last mile incline to the peak was brutal and so was the last mile to the car. Duh…

Cucamonga Peak

Gorgeous day with amazing views. Not too much trail traffic on a weekday.

Cucamonga, Baby!

Started at 9:30am, reached the IcedHouse Saddle at 11:40am, continued on and summited Cucamonga at 11:35, back down to the saddle and up Timber, returned…

Cucamonga peak

Trail conditions were good! Weather was perfect! felt great on hike! What a perfect day for a hike!!!

Cucamonga Peak

Great hike! For now, out of the 4 we have completed, this one is now my favorite. It’s nice that when you get in a…

Memorial Day Hike

Perfect day for this awesome hike! My longest hike so far in the challenge. Beautiful views.

A Peak Above the Clouds

I hiked Cucamonga Peak on Memorial Day (5/30/2022).  The weather was nice, a morning chill that gave way to weather that was not too hot.…

Two for the price of one…

Bagged Etiwanda and Cucamonga Peaks on Memorial Day. The trail wasn’t overly crowded and the weather perfect. There are nice new summit signs on each…

CUCAMONGA

Reached the ice house saddle by 7:30am took quick break and was off to summit.  

The CBO – Cucamonga

Did Cucamonga -> Bighorn -> Ontario as a long run. Another temperature inversion led to some beautiful views. I took Icehouse trail to the saddle…

Cucamonga Peak

Trail is totally free from ice/snow. Hiked the 6miles up within 4hours and we saw a sea of clouds at the peak. It was gorgeous…

Backpacking our first peak!

Got to the peak with an hour of sunlight left to spare! We took in the views and pitched our tent before the winds froze…

#3 Cucamonga Peak

Very difficult but very much worth it — one of the most beautiful peaks and such a fulfilling physical challenge!

Above the clouds at Cucamonga Peak

Started at 4am on a cool morning. Cloud coverage until we got to the summit. It was a perfect day and the clouds looked like…

Above the clouds a Cucamonga

Started at 4am on a cool morning. Cloud coverage until we got to the summit. It was a perfect day and the clouds looked like…

Double Peaks – Cucamonga Peak

This memorial day hike was a busy one. We saw an estimated 100 other hikers. We planned to complete both Cucamonga Peak and Ontario so…

Cucamonga Peak

Beautiful and fantastic hike. Couldn’t ask for a better condition for an epic hike.

Cucamonga 2fer one hike

Me & my friends decided to conquer 2 peaks in one day with bonus hike to Big Horn. 1st we hiked Cucamonga. It was a…

Above the Clouds at Cucamonga Peak

Above the clouds the sky is always blue. Another beautiful Saturday, another hike with #hikebeyondthehills crew. Surprised rain the night before which made for cooler…

All Aboard For Cuuuucaaamooongaaa!

This is always a great hike and this was no exception. Hit the trail before 6am, it pays to get here early. Otherwise you’ll need…

Mt Cucamonga

First hike of the season so we felt it the next day, but it was a very enjoyable day out with my fiancee. Got an…

Cucamunga Peak

A hike above the clouds. It was beautiful! The trail was well covered. I fatigued closer to the top but overall a great hike. The…

skort queen

Perfect weather. Great views. I loved it.

Cucamonga Peak

Now that the snow has started to melt, I’ve been able to get back to my 2022 goal of completing the #sixpackofpeakschallenge This is Number…

Cucamonga Peak

Was able to find parking along Baldy Rd. at 8:15am on a Saturday. Icehouse Canyon was crazy busy…multiple groups, 30 people deep 👎🏽 Cucamonga Peak…

Mt Cucamonga

Nice hike to Cucamonga Peak. 8600ft. Elevation climb of about 4500, 12 miles and 3hrs up and 3 down. Started at 5:45 and got the…

Cuckoo for Cucamonga!

Back in 2020, my friends and I set out to complete a little challenge known as ECBO(S), which consists of summiting five different peaks in…

Cucamonga Peak the hard way

I set out to do this hike with a full pack from the north side of the mountain rather than the standard south side. It…

Cucamonga Peak

I drove up from San Diego at 4:30am and was able to get on the trail right around 7:00. There were only a couple other…

The accidental Alpiners 2/6

This hike starts off by walking past some cabins and the river that runs down the canyon, the climb begins to start it’s ever so…

Frothies above the fluffies

Well the follow on from San Jacinto the previous day I initially headed out to Icehouse Canyon to summit both Cucamonga and Ontario Peaks. However,…