San J in the heat

It is getting hot, even at elevation. A gorgeous  but challenging hike, partially because the Marion Trail is steep, and not well engineered; I think…

Sublime San Jacinto

Great views today atop Mt. San Jacinto. My GPS said 14 miles! This completes my six pack of peaks but I’m going for more!

Endless Beauty

Long but lovely hike. Trail was in good condition. Lots of fresh water running right now.

San Jacinto – 4th of July!

One of the most challenging hikes I’ve done but it felt great to do it! The beginning and end to the peak were quite steep.…

Six weeks Six peaks

13 miles, hot(90+ degrees) and steep(4,500 of elevation gain. Beautiful hike with wonderful views at the top. Not the easiest place to get to but…

San Jacinto

Started at the Marion Mountain trailhead.  Very steep rocky hike. Worse going down. Next time I will do it as an overnight hike on a…

San Jacinto

Great weather for a long hike. Water available and very little wind. Overall great day.

Short hike up San Jacinto

It was another beautiful day to hike in Southern California.  I hiked with a great small group of friends who are part of my “social…

Hiking to the clouds

Started off from Marion Mtn trailhead around 7 am. There is limited parking and it could fill up quickly. It seems that people start really…

San jacinto

Hiked all night for the sunrise! 😍

5 Down, 1 To Go

I was expecting this to be an easier hike than #4 San Bernardino, but with the same elevation gain and shorter distance, it proved to…

Weekend 5 – San Jacinto

I decided to book a small airbnb cabin in Idlyllwild, since I didn’t want to spend almost 5 hours total travel time to and from…

Mt San Jacinto peak

Warm day but overall great hike. Very buggy though, I’d recommend bug spray. Pretty trail with lots of water.

San Jacinto via Humber Park

06/20/2020 San Jacinto Peak via Humber Park: 15 miles 4.370 ft elevation gain Start around 6:30 AM finished around 12:00, when I arrive to the…

Two girls and a peak…

Beautiful day for peak bagging. We hiked on a Friday there were very few hikers on the trail. It was our first time summiting from…

Hike and overnight!

One of the most beautiful hikes in LA! Long 17 miles on the first day and rewarded with only 3 miles the next morning back…

San Jacinto Peak via the Loop

Our strong group of friends hiked the San Jacinto loop.  From Humbar Park, we hiked a few miles up and set up our tents. From…

Beautiful night on San Jacinto

Really great overnight option.  Took the slightly longer clockwise loop to the peak and had decent water supply options.  A little confusing  about where to…

2020 Mount San Jacinto

I started around 7 am from the Marion Mountain Campground, opting to take the shorter/steeper trail, the section from the campground up to the connector…

The San J Jewel

This 3-day trek was easily one of the most memorable experiences of my life. A total of 5 people, the crew was formed by friends…

Beautiful Hike

Really pretty trail and it was longer than AllTrails shows

A climb and a half

That was a beautiful, epic and intense hike. Very steady climb the whole way up so be ready for a burner. The views and lush…

San Jacinto-Peak #7

Hike definitely starts out hard, would recommend some navigation and map because trail is hard to follow in a couple spots, gps was also spotty…

San Jacinto Again

This was my 3rd time to summit San Jacinto and by far my favorite. I really took the time to enjoy the views, flowers and…

San J & Tahquitz

Perfect day to double-bag Tahquitz Peak and Mount San Jacinto !! ⛰⛰ Total Distance: 19.3 miles Total Elevation Gain: 5,092 Ft. Tahquitz Peak elevation =…

Saint Hyacinth of Caesarea

After my first experience car-camping, to kind of acclimatize myself, the hike was all-around enjoyable!  Some good and steep moments, and scrambling at the very…

San Jacinto Alone at the top

First time doing San Jacinto without using the tram.  I like the Marion Mountain Trail much better.    Just a great hike with big trees…

The Exploration of San Jacinto

It was a great hike with well-maintained trails and amazing views. At the time that we went, there were flowing streams that can be used…

The misadventures of San Jacinto

There are three, separated areas to park in for the Deer Springs Trailhead. After two false starts we were off in the right direction. It…

San Jacinto

Empezamos a las 7 am wn el estacionamiento habia muchos mosquitos, sobrante el camino tambien en algunos lugares habia mas que en otros. Fue una…

Nice nap at San Jacinto Peak

We started a little later than anticipated. We were going to try a different route, but the road leading to it was closed. While the…

San Jacinto

By far the most difficult hike I’ve ever done!

Mount San Jacinto

#13/18✅ Amazing views at the summit never disappoint on clear day! Happy Trails! 🥾

Mount San Jacinto Peak

Perfect weather hiking Mount San Jacinto Peak on Saturday with my Trail Sisters friends. There were some snow on the way up to the summit.…

Idyllwild to Peak

Perfect weather, brisk with light breezes throughout the hike. Snow patches part Wellman’s Decide, but easy to navigate around.  Snow drifts at the top but…

Mount San Jacinto Summit

It was sunny and beautiful the entire hike. Patches of snow only toward the summit. We started around 10:30 a.m. and were back at our…

San J via Marion Mt.

A fair amount of snow covering the trail at higher elevations requiring route finding abilities.  Fun but exhausting.

San Jacinto peak

tough climb. Lots of elevation gain. Water sources were plentiful.  Snow at around 9000 ft. Awesome views from top

Mt. San Jacinto

This hike was way harder than it should have been. Apparently quarantine has me out of shape. I had a fun time with my friend…

Cactus to Clouds: GONE WRONG

This hike killed me! Started at 2:30 am and made it to Long Valley at 12:30 pm. Rested a bit then submitted through snow at…

Snowy San J Hike

Beautiful hike. I underestimated the snow level. Still very snowy there that caused a lot of post-holing and made it hard to keep track of…

One of my favorite treks.

This hike is fun all year but I especially like to hike it when there is snow on the trail.  It was a sunny and…

San j cloud walking

Intermittent snow in the beginning, then snow covered to the top. If you do the trail, it stops at the final switchback and goes around…

“New trail” at San Jacinto Peak

We followed the map listed on Alltrails. Once we got to the last set of switchbacks there was a “new trail.” The new trail climbed…

Cactus to Clouds

From the museum to 6k is not too difficult, from 6k to the ranger station is snowed in and there are multiple logs you have…

San Jac Winter Hike

Solo hike up Jacinto via Marion Mountain trail on an unusually warm winter day.  Donned microspikes after about 1.5 miles, although they only became truly…

Snow hike postholing

wow so much fun even though I did quite a bit of postholing.  I hiked up Merion Mountain the views are beautiful from this side.…

San Jacinto

Snow on the trail from the beginning to the peak

Snow camping on San Jacinto

We hiked up to Round Valley camp set up our tent and then on to the summit. It was a perfect day in winter wonderland!…

Snowshoe to San Jacinto

We camped at the round valley and snowshoe all the way up San jacinto the next morning,it was one of the most amazing experience I…

Snowy San Jacinto

Insta @jjfeltis The most difficult 19.2 mile, snow covered day hike I have ever done. But the views were worth it!

Mountain San Jacinto

Awesome hike. A lot of tree cover and good weather. A very short bit of scrambling at the end.

San Jacinto

Took the tram up. Nice weather with plenty of shade. Kinda cold in the shade though. Nice rock scramble at the top. Had a nice…

San J

Great Fun!!!

San J

Make sure you bring a headlamp because the sun sets behind the mountain and it gets dark early. Great views once you get to the…

Solo on San Jacinto

I drove from Santa Cruz to hike San Jacinto when I got a surprise day off on Tuesday and having Wednesday off, I began packing…

Veteran’s Day hike

Beautiful day for a hike to San Jacinto peak with my fourteen year old daughter. We had the pleasure of seeing a gorgeous stag along…

San Jacinto, they checked my permit

Started at the tram. Gaia showed me a route along the north side of Long Valley. I don’t recommend this route, stay on the south…

Mt. San Jacinto

I hiked with my husband, and we started out on the 8:45 Aerial Tramway.  We stopped at the ranger station to fill out our permit. …

San Jacinto Peak

Easy hike but the Tram was scary AF since I’m scared of heights

Idyllic San jacinto

Hiked San Jacinto from the Marion Mountain Trail Head near Idyllwild.  We lefft LA at 4:30am and were on the trail just after 7am.  Cool…

San Jacinto Peak

Beautiful fall day and perfect hiking conditions. The trail had very few hikers. It was a wonderful day to check another peak off my list.

Baldy Babes take over San Jacinto

Super fun day on the mountain. Perfect weather and not many people. Only found 3 of the markers at the peak, 4th was elusive. Great…

HikerSparkie

That was a great hike.  Started late though. The view was awesome!!

Mount San Jacinto

Still feeling a little guilty about choosing the “easy” route, but I didn’t want to do an almost 20 miler without my two favorite hiking…

Mt. San Jacinto

Start of the trail was shady and color of leaves are turning yellow. When you get to the trail with a lot of bushes, trail…

Slow Boat to San Jacinto

We’ve been planning this hike for a couple of months.  This would be our second time up San Jacinto, first was last summer on a…

Calling Sky Station SanJac

As a lifelong SoCal resident San Jacinto peak is omnipresent. You can’t hike a peak, approach a local airport for landing or drive a freeway in…

San Jacinto Peak

So many rocks on the trail – sore feet! Hated the bouldering at the end! Not a favorite hike.

San Jacinto Peak

Beautiful trail leading up, but definitely not my favorite Peak hike.  No trail whatsoever at the summit.  You have to boulder scramble up.  Cold and…

Jacinto Peak

We took the tram up at 8:10 in the morning .. already the trip was great. We signed the permit at the ranger station and…

When in doubt go West!

After a 3 month hiatus due to Bronchitis, I finally got back out in the hills. I’ve done San Jacinto peak 3 times before but…

San Jacinto Peak

The hike was not bad. The weather was perfect. We started at about 6;30 AM. I felt like I ran out of gas in the…

7th and final summit of the year

To start off the weather was absolutely perfect. It was chilly in the morning but as the day progresses it stayed in the 60s with…

My San Jacinto

Perfect day with the girlfriend to summit or last of the summer six pack!

Above the Clouds

Getting a later than usual start of 7AM, we began the trek up San Jacinto.  About a mile or more in, already at 7500′, we…

San Jacinto Summit Saturday

Could not have asked for a more perfect day!  We started in the dark a little after 6am and were on the summit by noon. …

San Jacinto

Great hike. Had shade for almost the entire ascent. The first couple of miles were pretty steep but it was a gentle climb after that.…

San Jacinto

Long Drive + Long Hike = Long Day Still have San Bernardino to do but likely this one will be my favorite of the six.…

Beautiful Views

The trail and weather were great. No strong winds or cold.

San Jacinto

This was a great hike, but challenging. The peak is crazy with all the rocks to climb at the top. The trail is also challenging…

Grand Finale

Weather was great. Left early so nice and cool. No bugs on the way up, but they were intense when we got back to the…

Mt. San Jacinto

I did this hike solo. I used All Trails to track my hike and to make sure I’m on the right path. All trails was…

San Jacinto Peak Summit

The weather going up was great.  Got a little warm on the way down but not too bad.  The summit was lonely since the tram…

Sunrise… Sunset

I was a little nervous of hiking on Friday the 13th, but I have a tight schedule and this was the only day that would…

San Jacinto

marion campground to mt san jacinto peak. started at 7am got to summit at 12. Lots of shade.  returned to vehicle at 5pm.

San Jacinto

So beautiful, amazing views!!!!! Rocking in some places, like to get to the peak.

Jacinto Adventure

On and off the trail. Hard to navigate. Climbed a few rocks. Did see a dog so I was sad not to bring mine although…

San Jacinto Peak Day

Great Trip. Hiked with a 5 year old kid. Trail is mostly in great condition except near the Round Valley Campground on the way to…

San J the Lazy Way

I did Whitney in August, followed by a road trip and then a camping trip in the weeks after it.  I’m friggin tired.  So, I…

Newfound friends

Signed up with the group, Hiking with Friends, who were doing the hike from the Palm Springs tram. Had never done a hike with this…

Any Way the Wind Blows…

The four of us met at the Palm Springs Tram and rode up to the top.  Ate some lunch..because we were in no hurry.  The…

Cactus to Clouds baby!

We did the Cactus to Clouds hike up from the Art Museum in Palm Springs!  It was 91 when we started at midnight but it…

San Jacinto rain and hail

Weather was cooler than predicted. Expected heat wave and got 55-65 drgr es to the summit and back. We did get caught in an aggressive…

My San Jacinto

Pretty easy hike. Lots of traffic. Beautiful view up top. Best to start as early as possible, hot by mid day.

Marion Mountain

Great day to hike San jacinto except for the road closure and escort part . Really beautiful day decent amount of people not too packed…

San Jacinto Peak

Started at 10:45.  Weather was nice.  There were about dozen other hikers leaving the tram area when we did.  (We met one hiker who was…

San Jacinto after an escort

Was first in line at the escort area on the 74; escort wait time added ~30mins to the 2hr drive. Did a solo hike starting…

Original 6

Had a wonderful day. Saw some deer and enjoyed perfect weather.  The tram ride was so fun, but I feel instill need to don’t his…

Herd of turtles conquer San Jacinto

Caught the 8.30am tram up. I suffered from the altitude with nausea and shortness of breath and it took us forever to get to the…