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The cube

This hike is so beautiful. Plenty of green trees and shade most of the way. Highly recommended!! Beautiful view when you get to the top.

Mt. Umunhum

Started early, on descent shared the trail with a lot of bikers, trail runners, and other hikers. Nice and easy sloping accent and descent

Number 3 of 6 before the big fires

This was right before the big fires in Northern California started. Cold brews with Baby Yoda at tbe top of Mt. Umunhum. Bummer that I…

Tropical Thunder, Lightning and Rainbows

Mt. Umunhum is the third peak in the Six Pack of Peaks Challenge, that I’ve hiked. The morning started with thunder storms, lightning and double…

Mt. Umunhum

HOT! It was hot but the view was great, saw most of San Jose!

Mount Umunhum Hike

It was crisp 7.4 mile hike. We started at 2.32pm, it was a little bit hot but moving on it was really nice. The trail…

Mt Umunhum…with a little detour

Started at Bald Mountain around 7:10am, ran a good portion of the way to the peak. Beautiful weather. Nice shady run. Ran the whole way…

Mount Umunhum

We left a little later than we normally do, so it was a bit warmer but the trails are pretty shaded for the most part. …

Mt Umunhum

The trail was nicely maintained. The weather was beautiful. Too many non-maskers!

Mt Umunhum

The trail was nicely maintained. The weather was beautiful. Too many non-maskers!

Mt Umunhum

This hike was fun and fairly “easy.” The views were great and the trail was mostly shady. There’s not a lot of parking so I…

Hike 1

The hike was great! We went around 10am, it was pretty hot out. I’d say 70% of the time we were in the shade, 30%…

Mt. Unpronounceable

This trail is mostly as described, short and relatively simple with a nice gradual incline. The view from the top was gorgeous. The trail is…

Summer time means funny tan lines

I love seeing all the green and hiking in and amongst the trees. The sun was hot but you were only exposed towards the top.…

SO. MUCH. GREEN.

I got to the parking lot for Bald Mountain around 2:00 P.M. on a Tuesday and was glad to see there were a few spots…

Saturday fun

It was a hot day so we got to the trail by 7:30am. We were glad we got there when we did because parking filled…

Independence Day Eve

Mt. Umunhum was a great way to kick of the Six-Pack of Peaks Challenge! The trail was dry and a but dusty – more dirt…

Mount Umunhum

Started in the evening at approximately 5:00 PM. Reached the summit in about an hour and a half. A well-shaded hike. Not too crowded. Bugs…

Easy Mt Umunhum hike

Part of my training for 29029 Everesting coming up.  I had been working from home during Covid-19 and fell off the routine so Mt Umunhum…

Mt. U

Parking lot is filling up quickly! We got there at 7:30AM and only 3 overflow spots left. The parking lot was full. A lot of…

Juneteenth at Mt Umunhum

Parking was lot of kinda empty when I got there at 11am. I saw a lot of folks on the trail coming back, when I…

Doing it backwards

There was zero parking at 9am at Bald Mt parking.  So we drove to the top and hiked down to the start and then back…

Mt Umunhum

Clear day.  Tired after 28.5 miles and 8k ft of climb the day before.  Hiked down the mountain past the car after to pass 40…

Mount Humun-hummingbird

My friend and I had a great day in this hike. We saw a rattlesnake and plenty of butterflies.

Mount Humun-hummingbird

My friend and I had a great day in this hike. We saw a rattlesnake and plenty of butterflies.

Umunhum Mahna Mahna

Beautiful day. Great to be outdoors. Trail is very well maintained and easy to walk on. Nice grade all the way. Not too many people.

Solitude

I didn’t see anyone on the trail on my way up until I reached the parking lot right below the peak. Weather was nice. Good…

Rainy day on Mt Umunhum

It was a dark & rainy day, which I quite enjoyed. Having not known much about Mt Umunhum previously, the Cube appeared through the mist…

Mount Umunhum Trail

The dream came true! Mount Umunhum 26 km hike, the longest for now. 5 hours of mountain retreat.

Mt. Umunhum

Arrive early to to find parking and for better views (as fog dissipates with the sunlight). We arrived around 8AM and there were only 3…

Mount Umunhum

Trail conditions were good. It gets really hot so glad there was shade throughout the hike.

The Barely Legal COVID Hike

Mt. Umunhum is in an open space preserve and with all the CA state parks virtually shut down, this was the only legal Norcal Peak…

Rainy snowy hike

Second time up here in a week,  took the shorter tail this time. Raining all weekend but not during the hike,  though visibility was next…

Mt Um why did I do that?

Started from the Woods Road trail head in the Almaden Quicksilver Park side because I didn’t realize the Sierra Azul entrance to the trail was…

Hike 1: Mt. Umunhum

Had a great time today hiking with my cousin, Roxy! It was a bit cold and sprinkling during the first half of our hike, once…

Mt. Umunhum is Snow-Tacular!!!

It all started with a conversation with my ex-girlfriend that centered around trying to come up with an activity on St. Patrick’s Day that did…

Mount Um I Can’t Feel My Face!

The day started off clear at the trailhead, but it wasn’t long before we were in the fog. As we got within a mile of…

Mount Umunhum

Due to intermittent rain throughout the day, the trail was a bit muddy throughout. The ascent was gradual and very pleasant. Due to fogginess, the…

Mt. Umunhum!!

Hoooray!!  Mount Um! ⛰ Was raining on and off for my hike 🌧🌧  & the song ironically floating in my head was “I can see…

Mt. Ummmm 🤔

I began about 10am and the weather was perfect. I eventually took off my hoodie and was comfortable in my tank. The hike was perfect.…

Weekday is the right time!

Midday and midweek was the bet for having the trail and summit mostly to myself.  There were maybe six cars in the parking lot when…

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…

Mount Umunhum

Trail was great, not to difficult not to narrow. Weather was great but a little windy at top.

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…

Umunhum

Freezing and very, very windy. Fallen branches in several places along the path. One branch was dangling on the way up and fell down by…

Umunhum

Freezing and very, very windy. Fallen branches in several places along the path. One branch was dangling on the way up and fell down by…

Umunhum

Very windy day, made the hike cold.

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 above the fog

It was a perfect day, the day before a windstorm made its way on Sunday. It was foggy, which made for beautiful views above the…

Hump up Umuhum

It was a beautiful day, and we had a big group.  Some started at the Woods Trail Head and did like 17 miles, others went…

Mt Umunhum

Absolutely loved this trail, lots of shade, except when close to the peak. Gradual elevation.

Umunhum

Freezing in early Feb and very, very windy. Fallen branches in several places along the path. One branch was dangling on the way up and…

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