Mt. Ummmm Baby

Beautiful day for a hike! A bit chilly but moving made us warm! Didn’t see wildlife or flowers but most likely due to time of…

My. Umunhum

It was a perfect day…started off a little chilly, but warmed up in the sun.

MtUmunhum

This was my second time to Mount Umunhum, this time a month earlier in the year and via the easy route; so I got to…

Umunhum

It was a bit warmer than I expected for the Bay Area. Definitely didn’t need my jacket. The trail was surprisingly busy for a Thursday…

#1

It was nice out. the end

The one that was easy

It’s a nice, well-maintained trail with gradual incline. It was windy this morning so bring a jacket of some kind. The summit doesn’t look that…

Mount Umunhum

Beautiful weather. Not too crowded on the trail but the parking lots fill up fast at the trailhead. We made it up and back in…

My Ummm n Hummm

Hiked this one with my husband. It was a really our fourth hike of 2020, (we did Mission peak sometime in Jan, snowshoeing twice –…

MTUmunhum

Perfect temp!  Great trail.

Parking Pains at Um

Arrived at 9:30am on a Sunday and got the LAST spot.  Whew!  Great day with friends!  Love this hike.  Mostly shady, nice steady climb up,…

Mt Umunhum- Uhum… Appetizer

Great Choice for an Appetizer! Hiked with my Sister Love in a nice cool weather. Shaded brisk walking with 0.5 mile indicators to keep tabs…

Mount Umunhum

We parked at Bald Mountain parking lot. We took the Mount Umunhum trail to the summit. A total of 7.4 miles. Weather was sunny but…

Mt. Umunhum

Great day, not a cloud in the sky but on the windy side. The trail was in good condition but the last part at the…

Hum up Um

This was my first time to a Beautiful Hike up Mt Umunhum. Perfect weather. Gradual elevation. Lots of shade.

Mt. Umunhum

This was an out and back hike with 16 Miles and around 3k elevation gain.

Mount Umunhum

Nice little day hike to start the challenge. Started at 10:30am beautiful sunny day with literally 1 cloud in the sky. Was really windy but…

Brazen on Um

Organized two groups of friends from several local running and racing clubs to meet up for this hike.  Our group of 7 started from the…

Mt. Umunhum, backwards!

Parking lots were full at both trailheads, so I parked at the summit, hiked down to the trailhead, and hiked back up to the summit.…

Must read the map next time

Great day to hike but we started out on the wrong trail (Woods Trail) and by the time we determined we were off course, had…

Up Umunhum, pre-birthday climb

My son turned 35 on the 31st, and my (considerably older) birthday was the following day. Weather conditions were about perfect, clear, cool but not…

Sunny on Umunhum

Lovely short and fast hike up the hill. Great weather and views. Did this with a new friend, and it was so great to chat…

Cubed it!! Mount Umunhum

Today’s weather was perfect along with the  trail conditions. Climbing Mount Umunhum  can be a little intimidating at first glance, especially when you can see…

Umm..un…hmmmm

The weather was nearly perfect for this hike coming in at 60° or so.   It was a sunny morning and we appreciated the shade…

Up to Umunhum

Mostly overcast, temperature in the 50s, nice day for a 16.8 mile hike, windy and chilly at the summit    https://strava.app.link/P6UiJybOr3

Up to Umunhum

Mostly overcast, temperature in the 50s, nice day for a 16.8 mile hike, windy and chilly at the summit    https://strava.app.link/P6UiJybOr3

Mount Umunhum

Awesome way to get started on our first hike of the season!

Snowy hike to the ugly building

Mount Umunhum hike is lovely moderate hike. Parking is a challenge! Get there early or prepare to wait until folks free up spaces. We did…

Snowy Mt Homynym

Fun hike with my guy. Sunny with snow! Trail was easy to follow. A few branches down due to the weight of the snow but…

Snowy Umunhum

Cold but sunny. Patches of snow and ice along the way, with full coverage on top! Had to start from Hicks due to road closure.…

Mt. Umunhum

Hiked with a friend. We had a great time. Lots of fungi. The weather was perfect. The next day, the roads in the park were…

Mount Tam

I completed this hike with the US Hiking Bay Area Chapter – the trail was a bit muddy , the weather a bit chilly. Overall,…

Mount Umunhum (1 of 6)

HIKE 1 of 6 is complete! Cousins Natalie and Eric joined me as we summited our first peak of the decade. Here are some stats…

Mt Umunhum

Foggy and drizzly at the peak. Met a group of other Social Hikers starting there Nor Cal 6 peak challenge today.

Hike to the box

Beautiful hike on Mount Umhunum. We were greeted by 3 beautiful deers before starting our 17 miles hike. Foggy day, sunny at time but really…

My Unumhum

Some sun mixed with fog. Freezing with a biting wind at the top. Saw three pretty deer about a mile in.

Mount Umunhum

The hike was great and the trail was in a good condition, at patches a little muddy. The weather was partly cloudy with cold wind…

Um

Foggy at summit. Lots of traffic on the way down.

Hummingbird Mountain

At “the resting place of the hummingbird” the sun shone brightly on a glistening green carpet. Trails were well-canopied, and the summit marker–a former radar…

Mt Umunhum

This was a perfect clear day. We started early and the trail was very quiet for most of the hike. I hiked with my husband,…

Mt Umunhum in January

Hiked with my friend Christine and her husband Andy.  It was a gorgeous day, perfect for hiking.  The trail was easier than I expected, and…

Beautiful views!

Beautiful clear day in the south bay to hike Mount Umunhum. Weather was cool and crisp but made for clear blue skies. Trail is in…

Back to the Cube…

Nice, easy 8 miles today. Glad to see the upper part of the trail is open again. (It was closed for repair last summer.) Saw…

Mt. Umunhum

Easy to moderate beautiful views very well maintained

Summited Mount Umunhum

The most beautiful hike! Stunning views! Weather was perfect and trail conditions were awesome.  Kept very well maintained.

Mt. Umunhum

Weather was perfect. In the high 40s low 50s all morning.

16 miles of some Umunhum sun

This trail is growing on me, just sad that it is a bit of a drive to get to. The gradual  tough incline can be…

Mt. Umunhum on a perfect day

Always impressed with the quality of well-engineered trails going to this summit. Aside for a small patch of mud, the trails were in pristine condition.…

My. Umunhum (Peak #1)

Started at the Bald Mountain Parking Lot (I believe it’s called). Took the 7.2 mile loop trail to the summit. Great weather, was very windy…

Unexpected solitude

Arrived about 8:30. Not a soul around. I was the first car. Weather was a brisk 42, but virtually no wind and the skies were…

Mt. Umunhum

Nice clear day, happy with the official mileage. https://www.alltrails.com/explore/recording/mount-umunhum–1201

New Year!

I grew up in the Almaden Valley and was excited to go to Mt. Umunhum!  The trails are beautiful, well maintained and well marked (and…

Mt Umunhum! right before Sizer

Woke up early with my partner, Tanner, and drove from the East Bay to do Umunhum and Sizer in a day and it went great!…

Piece of cake for the holidays

Took advantage of a break from the rain to get in my final hike of the peak series.  In December, it is a no sweat…

Borg Cube

Foggy most of the way up with breaks in the clouds along the way, but fogged in at the top.  No wind and temps in…

Slick Madrones

Beautiful madrones and manzanitas on the way up during a partly cloudy, foggy, & rainy hike up to the Radar Station. A short but sweet…

Mount What’s it Called

Where the hell is this place? And what is it called again and how do you pronounce it? U-mun-hum? Amunhum? Umuhumn? Ahmumum? Hummus? Does that…

Some Umunhum Yummana

Mt Umunhum is a long and peaceful hike. I was in the company of some seasoned 2019 Nor Cal Six Pack Peak Challenge finishers. And…

Mt Umunhum

Solo day hike to finally begin the challenge.

The CUBE

We started at the second parking lot from mt. Umunhum road. The trail was well maintained and wide enough for the two of us to…

Mt Um

The trail was not technical at all and way easier than I expected. It was a really great hike with my family, and I was…

Easy, Breezy, Beautiful

Fairly easy hike with amazing views along the way. Mostly shaded with gentle incline and switchbacks along the way. Pretty windy the last .25 mile…

History and Hills

Gentle slopes and switchbacks. Trail well-maintained. Saw deer and a coyote on the drive up. Weather was perfect. Gorgeous summit made for a beautiful day!

Mt. Umunhum Day Hike

Pleasantly surprised with how easy this trail was. Finished in less than 4 hours. Only saw 6 other people on the trail. Had the whole…

Mt Umunhum

Great hike after a few month respite due to summer vacations and travels.  The temperature was warm (mid 80’s).  Started on the trail at about…

1st peak of #sixpackofpeaks

I would say it was a decent and a warmup hike for upcoming peaks. Trail condition is good and you may find some deers and…

Feeling the heat on Umunhum!

Fun hike! A great hike one for anyone getting back into it. A steady uphill for about 3.5 miles to the peak, then steady down…

Mt Umunhum

Beautiful hike. I bit foggy and windy at the peak but overall sunny and pleasant

Foggy Ambiance

The trail was in excellent condition, restrooms at trailhead were acceptable.  It was windy and sunny at the parking lot and first part of climb. …

Mt Umunhum

good trail conditions. A bit foggy and breezy at the top

Run Up the Um!

Beautiful morning – very breezy but nice. I decided to run to the summit and back.  The climb was a bit tough to run but…

Do doo doo do, Mahnt Amahnam

Quick little jaunt up some switchbacks to a nice view of South Bay. Great way to work up an appetite for the rest of the…

Checked off number 1!

Started early to avoid the heat but it was already warm at 7:30am! Parking lot was filling up quickly at that time. My boyfriend hiked…

Hot Day in the Bay

Decided to start the weekend with a hike to the top of Mt. Umunhum.  I got a later start than I wanted but because of…

Mount Thirsty

We originally planned to start at the Bald Mountain Trail head and hike to the peak of Bald Mountain afterwards. However, there was a huge…

Mount M&M

Great first hike of the challenge, already planning a trip back when cooler.

Mt. Umunhum…two down, four to go

My plans for last Saturday got cancelled, so I decided to tackle another peak…Mount Umunhum. This was a wonderful, easy hike. The trail was well…

Sunday at Umunhum

first hike of this years challenge was a beautiful one. we started a little later in the day (2pm) ad were back to the car…

It’s about time

I’ve been wanting to do this hike for a while. I took the recommendation and started at the Mt Bald parking lot. It was a…

1st challenge down

Saw a mountain lion about 1.5 miles in cross the trail and bail out of sight! Scary.

Umhunum-a-nah

A moderate hike even when temps are in the high 80s.  Amazing views of Silicon Valley from the top, and an incredibly well-done interpretive job…

Cricket to the Cube!

One of my favorite hikes! You know what? It was really fun. Everything was nice–we saw animals: a deer, a bobcat, a big grey squirrel,…

How do you say Umunhum?

This was a very nice hike on clear day after a foggy morning.  The fog remained in the valley below the mountain and made the…

Mount What?!?!?

Great hike!  It was 90+ degrees and the bugs were an annoyance, but the hike was wonderful and only saw one other group of people…

6-Pack Coastsiders Get Started

It was hot on the trail. Shade was welcome respite from exposed areas.  Mostly shady.  We got a mildly early start around 8:30 First hike…

Mt Umunhum

Started about 830am.  Last parking spot.  Great easily doable hike, great views at the summit.  Turned out to be a hot day, so glad we…

Coastal group hikes Mt Umunhum

Beautiful hike under the oaks, madrones, and manzanitas. Lots of flowers but it was a little too warm to see wildlife. Should have left earlier…

Mt Umunhum

Pleasant, gradual climb to Mt Umunhum. I was thankful for the shady parts of the trail!

Steady going

Trail in great shape not too crowded.  Very easy steady uphill climb to the summit.

Pleasurable Hike!

Trail conditions were good; lots of shade in between exposed areas.  Switchbacks made it a pleasurable, moderate hike.

Memorial Hike

This trail was beautifully maintained. This is my first challenge hike, and I picked this trail and the day to honor the memory of my…

Breezy Morning on Mount Umunhum

Easy breezy hike. The parking lot is very small so arrive before 9am. It was cloudy on the way up (a bit of freshness climbing…

Honoring our heroes

Nice, steady hike to the summit with a good amount of other hikers. Beautiful views of Silicon Valley and Santa Cruz Mountains at the top.

Mount Umunhum on Memorial Day

This was an easy hike leading to very rewarding views! My friend and I were able to do this hike on Memorial Day afternoon. The…

Rain or Shine – Mount Umunhun

The weather was cloudy, windy, raining, cold and eventually sunny. The trail was soggy in certain areas but was in great shape. We felt great…

#2 of 6

Beautiful hike on a pleasant day with mild weather that warmed up. One of the easy hikes on the challenge. Didn’t encounter any snakes or…

Mt Umunhum hike

It was good day to hike. Temp was in mid 50s. It was cloudy but by the time we came down it was sunny. Trail…

Boxtop

Beautiful morning hike, trail in good condition despite the recent rains.

Mount Umunhum

Nice hike on a well maintained trial.   The weather was clear and a perfect temperature for hiking.  The trail is a gentle grade all…

Beautiful Umunhum

It was a beautiful day for this hike. We got to see picturesque forest, clouds completely covering the valley and beautiful view of the surrounding…

Birthday Hike at Mount Umunhum

This was our third time up to the summit. Second year in a row for my birthday. Pretty easy hike up the mountain. Nice gradual…

Mt. Umunhum down, five more to go

Great day for this moderate hike.  Trail is new and in great condition.  Summit was fine…a little disappointed that some areas were closed off for…