Peak of Redemption

The view at the top was breathtaking including seeing the rise of the current brush fire in Yucaipa.

The catch all hike

Everything you can ask for in a hike. Scenery, challenging ascents, flat sections, gorgeous trees and rocks, and an amazing 360 view.

Mt San Jacinto

The drive is an hour from the city of Palm Desert. Start early like 6am of earlier. Was pleasantly surprised the weather was nice at…

San Jacinto

Best condition hike at late August surprisingly 😜😅

Overnighter at San Jacinto

By hardest hardest peak I’ve  hike since I started six pack of peak challenge, but worth every steep it took to make it. I fell…

Anyone down for some owl’s hooch?

I can’t wait to return! I will definitely be coming back. Hopefully with some more friends. The views are stunning. The hike can seem a…

San Jacinto/Idyllwild 2020

Drove up from Los Angeles County to Idyllwild in under 2 hours. Parked and prepared: started hike at 6:15 AM. The initial 1st Mile was…

I Made It to Mount San Jacinto

I started my hike at 5:30 am.  I was getting bitten by mosquitoes.  The hike up Marion Mountain Trail is steep.  When the day got…

Boulder, CA

The first two and a half miles were steep and it was very humid. It is during this slow grind that the bugs are at…

The Exhausting Finale

The first two and a half miles were steep and it was very humid. It is during this slow grind that the bugs are at…

San Jacinto

Trail was well-marked, easy to follow. There’s no water to filter for the first 6 miles or so, but once you get closer to Little…

5th, San Jacinto with Luke

Air and weather are great. concerned about Apple fire but air quality is good. some clouds near peak makes cooler.

2x 1 week

2nd time summiting this leak this week 1st time was via middle route then decided to come back with my tribe to summit San j…

2x 1 week

2nd time summiting this leak this week 1st time was via middle route then decided to come back with my tribe to summit San j…

Summit to the sky

Amazing day to hike San Jacinto!! Weather was literally perfect hiking weather most of the way. We got a little rain when we reached the…

San Jacinto

This is a tough hike. We hiked this before but it this time around it wasn’t any easier. If you are going to do Deer…

San Jacinto

This was the toughest hike I have done. The weather was perfect during the big heat way though, with 70 degree temperatures at the peak.…

The Adventures of San Jacinto

Started the hike from the Deer Springs trailhead. Very busy trail with many people coming up and down. Absolutely beautiful trail with parts of it…

Mt San Jacinto

Need a permit to enter the state park. Read somewhere that you can grab one in Stone Creek Campground on the way to the trailhead.…

The Elevation Gain Is No Joke!

This is my second time reaching the summit at San Jacinto. The first time was through the Tram and this time we tried it through…

Scramble to the top

Took about 7.5 hours. About 5 miles in you are surrounded in what feels like FernGully. Gradual incline throughout. The last 100 feet require you…

#4: San Jacinto

Started at 6 am. By far my favorite of the 6 pack. Steady elevation gain for most the hike with a little bit of boulder…

My heart stayed on San J 💚

Don’t believe the first sign that says 5,5 it’s 6.5 from there! we clocked a 14.6 mile hike! The day was beautiful and not too…

Top of the World

Solo run/hike to the peak.  Made it up and back in less rhan 6 hours not including time at the peak to enjoy the view…

Majestic San Jacinto

One of the most beautiful hikes I ever done. Some steep sections, but also a couple flat sections to rest. You have to scramble up…

Last one!

This hike was a stunner. Lush and green along most of the trail! The views were amazing.  The scramble at the end to get the…

It’s true

It’s true what they say, it’s steep!  There are a lot of steeps! And the trail marker listing mileage is wrong. Even with all that…

beautiful san jacinto

This was the most beautiful of all the 6 pack peaks. The plants and meadows were breathtaking. The trail was a bit overgrown in some…

San Jacinto and Miller Peak

Took this for a different approach this year.  It’s a really nice trail with many different sections.  Hike with my buddy Mike and we hit…

Mt. San Jacinto

Decided to do a Sunday peak hike with a friend. My intentions were to do the 11 mile route but it was closed. Accidentally ended…

The Steep Incline Hike!

This day started off by getting lost trying to fin it. Once we found it though we ready to ascend. It was a steep incline…

Rocky San Jacinto!!

One of the toughest hikes I’ve done!  It definitely kicked my butt today.  Summiting it was quite the challenge.  Steep and rocky. The descent felt…

San Jacinto

3 a.m. wakeup call for this one. I forgot how pretty Marion Mt. Trail is, even if it does try to kill you in the…

Marion to jacinto

Im glad that we hike on sat ,cause the apple fire could change our journey  to the summit for many reasons  for example the quality…

San Jacinto!

Started at 5:00 am on the Deer Creek trail in Idyllwild and finished at 3:15 pm.  Took the 19.5 mile loop trail clockwise.  Shady all…

Matt tackles San Jacinto

Decided to tackle San Jacinto during the first CA heat wave. Started around 5am and was the third car in the parking lot. The lot…

The birthday climb of pain!

For the past few years my girlfriend and I have decided to hikr on my birthday. As we like to be challenged and what better…

Hiking in a bikini!

Holy booty burn! This was the hardest one of the 11 I’ve hiked so far!!!

San Jacinto Peak

I never felt so lost in the wilderness until I did this trail. So much wildlife and I had to stop a few times just…

San Jacinto

This was my fourth time up to San Jacinto Peak, but my first time going up Marion Mountain. This trail is definitely steeper and more…

They Lied on the Mileage San Jacinto

We got the last parking spot at the Marion Mountain trailhead parking lot at 0530!  The trailhead sign there says it is 5.4 miles to…

San Jacinto

Water available via stream at multiple points throughout trail. Shaded most of way.

SanJay-Funday!

Lots of good water sources for now but won’t last long.

San Jacinto

Great hike but hot.  Since it was Saturday there were about 50 people at the top when we arrived.

San Jacinto Peak

It was a phenomenal day on the mountain. The hike up was beautiful as the sun rose.  The scramble at the top was a fun…

San Jacinto by Day and by Night

This one was both an afternoon and a night hike – again due to a late start. For this one, I started from the Marion…

Bold and Veautiful

Stunning feast for the eyes the entire ascent! My first time scrambling on rocks was interesting😂. The descent seemed to be never ending, but I…

San Jacinto Peak sunrise

Beautiful sunrise hike!  We started at 3AM and made it to the summit at 10AM.  Lots of boulder scrambling, especially near the summit.  Unforgettable experience! …

Mt. San Jacinto -full day

Beautiful hike and wonderful group. We were up at 2:30am and started at 5:00am-took us a full day/

San Jacinto via Marion Trail

Started at 6 a.m. only to find the parking lot pretty full already.  Lots of water sources along the way so I packed lightly, bringing…

Wander Women at San Jacinto Peak

We started at 5:15 to avoid the heat but we had perfect weather for our San Jacinto Peak hike.  This is a beautiful trail with…

Jacinto is beautiful!!!

There are no words to describe this place !! its beautiful !!! the view on the summit is insane Weather was hot but not to…

San Jacinto you magnificent bastard!

Absolutely perfect hiking weather! This was my 7th peak and it was a beast, but my favorite so far. Bugs weren’t horrible, though a butterfly…

Mount San Jacinto

Fun Fact #1: The signs at the trail-head (5.25 and 5.3 to peak) are not accurate! Fun Fact #2:  There are two survey monuments at…

Summer Snickets

Mount San Jacinto was the final summit for me and my brother to conquer the six pack of peak challenge in six weeks. We went…

Who needs sleep anyway….

I had a late start waiting for a friend. All in all a great way to spend a day 👍🏽👍🏽😎.

Mt. San Jacinto

The hike up Mt. San Jacinto via the Marion Mountain Trail was indeed a steep hike, as indicated on Social Hiker. I thought about doing…

San Jacinto Completed My Challenge

All I can say is that this completed my 6-pack of peaks challenge. The loop ended up being 16 miles and was a difficult last…

Hammock Time!

First let’s go over the ratings here, overall I would say that the road is clear! Well, on the CA-243, once you turn onto the…

Mt. San Jacinto Peak

Very rocky trail. Hard at the top. Many rocks along the trail. I would say this was the hardest one yet. Kind of cold but…

SPB San Jacinto via Marion Mountain

The third hike for the Spectrum Brands HHI Group! Trail was in good condition.  Being a Sunday, it was nearly empty.  Counted no more than…

Marion Mountain to San Jacinto

It was an uphill battle the first 2.5 miles. Very steep and rocky trail. My feet were already hurting on the way up. The views…

San Jacinto Street Cred

Good day on the trail.  We got an early start so we didn’t hit too much traffic on the trail.  The summit was awesome.  The…

Mt. San Jacinto

Started little late. This year I didn’t get nauseous from the altitude. Beautiful scenery.

Killer hike

Killer hike it kick my butt .  I wasn’t really expecting it to be tough.  But I didn’t .  Next time That I hike this…

San Jacinto Peak

Great Day for Hiking Dan Jacinto Peak . The weather was great plenty of water in the streams to refuel . The trail was a…

Rock Scramble for Breakfast

I woke up at 3:15am at sea level, and only hours later I found myself in Idyllwild ready time summit to 10,800 altitude. The trek…

Peak #17

Started hike at 4:15am so parked right by trail. The cool temperatures in the am made hike easier. It was nice and quiet. After all…

Solo San Jacinto

This was my second overall summit of San Jacinto and my first without “cheating” by taking the tram. This was also the my 4th peak…

7. S-Jac

Tough hike with spectacular scenery. The drive is a little longer but that means bluer skies and better views. I carried 3 liters of Gatorade…

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…

Mt. San Jacinto and PCT adventure

This will always be one of my favorite hikes. Crossing through the PCT and into the most beautiful scenic views of the San Jacinto Wilderness…

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.

Beautiful beast

This route is hard but so beautiful . There are streams of water along the hike after the 2nd mike to filter if needed. Peaceful…

It’s Pronounced Ha-Sin-Toe

The Marion Mountain trail hike to San Jacinto is one of the toughest routes for the original Six Pack of Peaks hikes, but it’s got…

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 – 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.…

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.

San Jacinto

Beautiful hike enjoyed every single part of it. The views were beautiful. Had the peak to myself for about 1 hour. It was so rewarding.

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 Peak

Started 6:00 am and finished 6:30 pm.  This was a long hike. Views from the peak were amazing. Wellman Divide Trail was my favorite section…

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…

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…

Bugs in my water

Did solo hike via Little Round Valley Campground. This trail is easier with more water source but less mountain view compared to PCT/Wellman Divide Trail…

Beautiful Hike

Really pretty trail and it was longer than AllTrails shows