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SanJacked

Trail was freshly maintained and ADA accessible. Bagged the summit in 1 hour 43 minutes with a total n and out time of 3 hours…

SanJacked

Beautiful weather and great conditions!

San Jacinto 🏔

Perfect day with slight cloud cover. Quite a lot of people on the trail for a Monday. Someone has stolen the summit sign. #17/18

Rainbow Hike

Arrived at 5:30 am to rain, thunder, and lightning. Started hiking over an hour later. Few annoying gnats and mosquitos at the beginning.

Humber in the morning

A predawn start of me again. This was a new route for me, as I have done San J via Marion & the Tram before.…

Mt. San Jacinto

Trail in great condition and directional signs all along. Ling hard day but worth it. Views are amazing and the shelter was cool to hang…

San Jacintio

Went up the tram, perfect weather. Not to crowded.

Mt San Jacinto

Couldn’t have asked for perfect weather to tackle San Jacinto! Although in the beginning bugs were a nuisance, some areas were so luscious and green,…

Mount San Jacinto

Started the hike at 2 a.m. with 18 others. Took our time and enjoyed the views. Perfect weather!!

Mount San Jacinto

Started at approximately 2am. Took about 8hrs to get to the summit at a very slow pace with several stops. Got blasted with the sun…

4th of July Hike

Long day started at 2:20 am with a group of 19 people.. mentally and physically challenging! It took over 6 hours to reach the summit…

# 4 San Jacinto

Parking was no issue. Cloud covered morning. Beautiful blooms along the way. Chemical toilet almost at the top and another build by the Boy Scouts.…

San Jacinto scramble

Well bless this couple that had 9 ounces of water to spare, because my camel pack was frozen, I got to refill at the stream…

San Jacinto

I love this hike! I did it 3 years ago and was dying, it took me forever and my body shut down on me. This…

Jumpin’ Jacinto

Hike to San Jacinto summit was great. Not too bad crowd-wise, just a little busy near the top. Made freat time on the way up,…

Tram to Trail

This hike was one of the most beautiful I have done. The different topography and the views were amazing. This was my highest peak ever.…

San Jacinto Peak

We were at the trailhead at 6:30 am and the temps were comfortable.  Day expected to be close to 80 but the trail was well…

Mt San Jacinto; my new favorite peak

My friend and I decided to make this an overnight backpacking trip because….why not? Our packs were heavy (46lbs) because we packed in 6L of…

6-pack COMPLETE on San Jacinto!

A beautiful day with perfect weather for this hike! The wind was chilly at the Wellman divide and a little cool at the summit, but…

San Jacinto in the Rain

Had to race a thunderstorm to the peak which was scary and maybe not too smart, but i did it. Got rained on in the…

Scaredy Squatch

This hike was gorgeous from start to finish. I haven’t hiked at this altitude and made sure to hydrate the day before. We drove from…

Father’s Day at Mount San Jacinto

I celebrated Father’s Day hiking up Mount San Jacinto via the Devils Slide Trail at Humber Park in Idyllwild.  Due to the quota permit to…

San Jacinto Peak

Weather was perfect, it was nice and warm with a bit of a chilly breeze at the Summit. The sky was a true blue color.…

Beautiful & challenging

Beautiful, but challenging hike. The trail starts challenging, with a fairly steep first hour, followed by a series of alternating flatter, then steeper sections for…

Green and narrow

This hike was gorgeous from beginning to end. It also totally kicked my ass! I truly cannot comprehend how distance works on San Jacinto. The…

The bitter end…

Took the Palm Springs Ariel Tram up to Long Valley and then spent the next 5/6 hours hiking a very scenic and well kept trail…

High and Hot

Great hike over all. Got on the first tram at 10am and headed up. Went to the ranger station to get a permit (Free) and…

Will hike for cooler weather

We started at Deer Springs trailhead at 6 am. Soon down to short sleeves. The weather stayed pretty consistent as we climbed, warm but not…

San Jacinto, the long way

We camped at little round valley after 8 miles of incline and summit the peak the next morning. It was hot but the shades and…

San Jacinto – Permit Fiasco

There was a bit of a permit fiasco at the start of the hike. We stopped at the ranger station in Idyllwild to get a…

Solo Cinto

Awesome Hike. Started at Deer Springs and racked up 19 miles round trip. The views are well worth the climbing. Wellman Divide has some nice…

San Jacinto

“The view from San Jacinto is the most sublime spectable to be found anywhere on earth!” -John Muir Today I completed my 6th peak of…

It’s cooler at the top

Stayed at Marion Campground the night before to get a timely start. Temps were great for hiking in the am. The section from the trailhead…

San J Pride Month Hike

Yes I started from the tram. Yes, it still counts! A completely different experience than hiking San J in the snow. It was good to…

Marion is a B****

I’ve hiked up Marion Mountain to the junction at fuller ridge before, but having to continue passed it and up to the peak was a…

“Sweeter than Candy on a Stick”

Great hike today (6/5). Hike #3 of the “Original” Six Pack of Peaks Challenge. Mount San Jacinto via the Deer Springs “Lollipop” Loop Trail. I…

Jacint..o…wie

Video I took of the entire hike. Hike up and down Mt. San Jacinto on June 5, 2021 from the Marion Mountain Trailhead. Jacinto is…

San Jac

Weather was nice, on the warmer side. Went up from Marion Mountain and took a quick break at the Pct/Marion Junction. After that just booked…

San Jacinto Peak

Such a fun ride up the tram! Trails was clearly marked and easy to follow. Gradual incline on the way up and a quick scramble…

A View Like No Other

I’ve looked at this Peak from the highway countless times and each time I’ve been terrified about it! So yesterday, despite having had one too…

Mount San Jacinto

What a beautiful hike! 2 years after attempting to do it with my daughters, Nicole and Paulina, and having to turn around because of Nicole’s…

San Jacinto Peak aka Pinocchio Peak

Amazing Hike, with Amazing people & the Views are breathtaking 😍 Perfect day for hiking, it’s a real butt kicker, the last two miles are…

Finally San Jacinto

Finally got my chance at San Jacinto after being too intimidated to try it last year.  We had some permit issues with the rangers at…

Never ending San Jacinto

All Trails said this version was about 20 miles … Then tracked at 25 and Strava tracked at 30. It was a long day and…

A Sublime Spectacle Indeed

Absolutely awesome hike. My next door neighbor had asked if I wanted to join him on this and I’m so glad I did.   This…

Beautiful San Jacinto

Hiked up from Deer Springs Trail head near Idyllwild thru Strawberry Junction Camp ground and Little Round Valley. We spent the previous night at Idyllwild…

Mt san Jacinto (the long way)

Took Deer Springs to get some more practice miles in for mt whitney. If I wasn’t training I’d perfer marion mt. Route which is shorter.…

San Jacinto via Marion Mountain

Was nervous about this one, 14 miles and 4500 ft gain! I had been training though and was stoked to come out here to see…

The long way

We’ve done this hike twice before but each time was from Marion mtn and each time we never got to see the pretty view from…

San Jacinto

“San Jacinto Peak 10,834 feet (3,302 m) is the highest peak of the San Jacinto Mountains, and of Riverside County, California. It lies within Mount…

San Jacinto

Great hike. Strenuous as there is a lot of uphill and switchbacks. Start early and get ready for a butt-kicker!

Frozen water and beautiful views

Stayed the night at as round valley was full Tamarack Campsite. We did it as a walkup but the ranger said this is likely going…

C2C

by far the most difficult hike I’ve ever done in my life. extremely challenging but extremely rewarding.

Mt San Jacinto

Mount San Jacinto was the first of the true six-pack that we hiked this year! We camped Friday and Saturday night at the Stone Creek…

Amazing I was reborn again.

This was a amazing !!  This hike made me so humble …beautiful views !!  came across so many people the hiking community it’s amazing .…

Difficult and long and Fun

This was probably the hardest trail I have done yet, it was a steep climb all the way to the top. Take your time to…

The long trek to San Jacinto

San Jacinto was by far the longest hike we’ve done so far in one day. All-Trails estimated 11mi but we came back right under 14mi…

Hiking Mt San Jacinto

Trail is in great condition, but be aware, if you follow the AllTrails route it is actually 12.6 miles from the trailhead. The summit was…

Above Palm Springs

5/16/2021: I hiked up to Mount San Jacinto Peak via Marion Mountain with 3H Orange County Hiking Group.  I kept the CoVid-19 protocols throughout the…

#3

A beautiful trail. Perfect weather. I felt the altitude right the moment I get outside from the car. Too cold and windy at the peak.

San J

Patches at the top but it was melting quick no big issue, able to walk by it. Lots of ppl at the top.

Number Six!!!

Absolutely a beautiful hike with portions of the trail super nice.  There were some rocky areas but what do you expect from a mountain.  Peak…

Mt. San Jacinto

Took the tram to start the hike and while on the tram I made 2 friends that were also hiking to the peak so we…

Mom’s gotta get High

Best way to spend Mother’s Day. This trail was quite challenging. That elevation gain does not relent. Talk about getting high! Weather was perfect. Trail…

Mt San Jacinto, Oh My!!

Yesterday wasn’t a typical Mother’s Day for me. Usually we spend it at home, but we decided to do a Mother’s Day hike! It was…

Otnicaj Nas Tnoum Gnivol

The Marion Mountain trail is a tough hike; I’m not going to lie! My inaugural attempt from this trail had me thinking, I don’t think…

San J.

12 miles round trip to the peak from the tram required a permit which we got at the ranger station. Trail was very busy today,…

Mount San Jacinto 🏔

We got the tram 🚈 @ 8am. Checked in to get permit at ranger station and where on our way to San Jacinto peak. It’s…

San Jacinto via C2C

Very long hike, definitely not the hardest day hike in the country though.

Wrapping up with San Jacinto

Gorgeous day for San Jacinto from Marion Mountain. Not too cold, not too warm, and forecasted winds MIA. Perhaps only 500′ total of snow/ice on…

Mt. SJ

My 6th peak for the challenge. It was a good easy solo hike. Hiked the same route from last year because i wanted to take…

Mt. SJ

My 6th peak for the challenge. It was a good easy solo hike. Hiked the same route from last year because i wanted to take…

San Jacinto Peak

This hike to San Jacinto Peak is never easy, however with determination and focus on your goal you can reach to your destination. I have…

San Hellcinto Peak

Our group was really feeling good up through Wellman’s, but the beating sun and the elevation took a toll on our group through the ridge…

Mt San Jacinto

At higher elevations the trail was difficult to find. moderate to difficult hike

Mount San Jacinto, you complete me!

2020 Challenge was not fulfilled due to Fire and I have been contemplating on hiking this beastly beast since then. Fast-forward to 4/24/2021 what a…

San Jacinto – so many views!

What a great hike. Started on the trail at 7:30am, looked for a place to pay for parking but didn’t see one, luckily no ticket.…

Peaked on San Jacinto

San Jacinto is ripe for the picking! Great conditions today all the way to the peak. Temps were in the high 40’s – low 60’s…

SJ snow hike

Snow was covering some of the trail.  The weather was cold and windy at the top.

Cactus to Clouds

Departure: 6:15 am Weather: Sunny, Mid 60s-low 70’s Below 3,000 feet & Dropping to 27 Degrees at Summit with Wind Chill Factored In Total Distance: 19.2…

Windy Mt. Jacinto

It was cold and windy at that time and i only uses my crampons on top of the peak and other than that it’s beautiful:)

We had to Sprinto down Jacinto

Gorgeous views, we took our time going up and realized we didn’t leave much time to get back to the tram. Last tram leaves at…

Mount San Jacinto

Very windy in the first mile and a half.. have to.put on my microspikes for safety.  Fot lost  a bit, but I was able to…

San Jacinto with a newbie

Hiked San Jacinto via Marion Mountain yesterday.  Still good amount of snow but able to summit without microspikes.  Recommend them for the way down.

San Jacinto

The Cactus to Clouds starts behind the Palm Springs Art Museum and ascends to San Jacinto Peak. With a net elevation gain of roughly 11,000…

Sucks in a cool way

Well I overslept for starters. I was planning on a 3 am wake up for a 4:30 am start. However, I didn’t reach Deer Springs…

San Jacinto

Great hike up to the peak. Solid snow after two miles having us hike in snow with microspikes for 12 miles of the 16 mile…

Who needs a sign?

Put our micros on .5 miles into the hike! After wellmans, some of the switchbacks disappeared so we climbed straight up. No sign at the…

San Jacinto

Very fun, very long difficult hike in snow, needed ice axe, crampons, microspikes, all the winters gear! But fun and rewarding at the top!

San Jacinto Peak

Last time we were here, we hiked up Marion. We were able to nab a tram ticket this time! It sells out fast. Buy it…

San J for the 12 pack

The hardest hike I’ve done to date! Permit station stop at stone creek campground has me started around 7:40. Didn’t finish until almost 6pm.  The…

San J for the 12 pack

See 2020 San J log…Accidentally logged for under 2020. :/ in summary : challenging, snowy, and sublime

San Jacinto

Snow covered most of the hike. So deep at the top you could not find the trail. Beautiful sunny day with occasional wind gusts. Took…

Mount San Jacinto

The snow was pretty deep up toward the top and there was no trail, steep incline and we were not geared up for that. Luckily,…

San Jacinto Peak

Did you know that this peak, as well as many other locations across the country, is named after a twelve year old religious martyr, Saint…

San Jacinto Peak

Did you know that this peak, as well as many other locations across the country, is named after a twelve year old religious martyr, Saint…

Snowy Summit

I’ve always dreamed of summiting Mt San Jacinto…but i never imagined it would be in the snow! Wow, such a challenging climb! I can truly…

Towers everywhere!

Not the most interesting hike, but views from the top are beautiful. Cheers to another peak completed!

San Jacinto

The snow is really on the second half of the trail (mile 3-6). Some fallen trees on the trail. Awesome views at the peak but…

The Big One!!!

So happy to summit this beast before more snow hit! Some parts of the trail had snow/ice but with good balance and careful steps, no…

Marion Mountain to San Jacinto Summit

Beautiful day for a hike. The sky was blue and the birds were chirping. It was pretty brisk beginning from the trailhead and progressively got…