Round 2 at Ontario

Tried going to Ontario Peak a month ago, but decided to turn around when we saw a mountain lion on trail. This morning we headed…

Ontario Peak Trek

Always a great hike going up to the saddle via Ice House Canyon Trail. We started at 6:00 am so the traffic was light. Reached…

Ontario Peak

Backpacked at Kelly Camp to do an eating morning summit of Ontario Peak.

Onto Ontario

Had my first mountain hike with my new wife.  It has been a busy year for both of us.  Parking lot was nice and empty…

Ontario Hike

Today I completed the Ontario Peak trail. I hiked with a partner and we started at 7:30. It was a pleasant hike since there was…

Ontario has my heart

First time up to Ontario Peak. Oh My Gosh, the views. I went on a weekday and there were not too many hikers. I shared…

Ontario and Bighorn

Added Bighorn peak on to the hike. Trail that splits off to bighorn smaller and not maintained, but it was a cool addition. Great views

Ontario Peak

Bugs were a bit annoying and the summit a small area.

Onward to Ontario Peak

Hiked to Ontario Peak with two fun hiking buddies. The trail was lightly trafficked and we only saw two other hikers at the peak. It…

Ontario

Pretty views and nice hike up. Legs were jello from 5 days straight hiking.

Ontario and Big Horn Peaks

Another cool peak accessible through the Ice House Saddle. A welcome change of scenery for those who haven’t hiked this side of the saddle with…

Ontario Peak

My friend and I arrived at the trailhead at 5:15am to get ahead of the crowds and heat!  It was our first time summitting Ontario…

Double peaking Ontario & Cucamonga

Started early since this trail head is limited with parking. The weather was fine. Everyone out there seems to be complying with Covid regulations. Good…

Ontario Peak

Hiked at 5:30am and trails were in great condition. Nice that there was a bathroom at the parking lot but there was no electricity. It…

Ontario Peak what up!!!!

Ontario Peak was fun!!! We started early and made it up to the saddle around 9. From there took the trail towards Ontario Peak! It…

ECBO(S)’SES Part II

Within the #SoCal hiking community, there is a certain challenge referred to as “ECBO(S)”, which includes Etiwanda, Cucamonga, Bighorn, Ontario and Sugarloaf Peaks. There is…

Ontario Peak nice and early

Spent the night at Kelly’s campground and got a early start getting to Ontario since we only had to go 1.8 miles from our campsite.…

HERSHEY’S 6TH PEAK DONE

MY FURBABY’S FINAL 6TH PEAK OF THE 2020 POPCHALLENGE!!!! AM SO PROUD OF MY HERSHEY. 13 MILES WAS BRUTAL. THIS TRAIL ALWAYS CHALLENGES ME, FIRST…

Ontario Peak

Truly a beautiful trail with an unforgettable push to the peak. Totally delighted in taking pictures and hanging out  at the summit. Love the Cucamonga…

Beast Mode 101

Wow!!! What a hike! We all hated that all trails lied about the mileage. It is no where close to 12 miles it was 14…

Beautiful Creek

Started off early at 7 AM to try and beat the heat. Up to the summit it was nice mostly shaded. Weather got up to…

HOT hot HOT Bighorn + Ontario

Hiked with a bigger group this weekend! It was our friend Vani’s first big hike, first-ever mountain summit and she hit not one but TWO!…

3-Peak Loop: Cuca, Big Horn, Ontario

(same as logged for Cucamonga Peak since I strung them together in one hike…  pictures see Cucamonga Peak log) Hiked up to Cucamonga Peak via…

Unplanned Hike

Elevation: 8,694′ Prominence: 1,039′ Location: San Bernardino County Mountain range: San Gabriel Mountains Started at 6:00am Ended at 4:00pm Hot day to hike but with…

Ontario treck

Great day for a hike. Awesome views. Could see the Baldy ski hut off in the distance. Not too many people on Friday and most…

Ontario solo

took a day off to hike this before the heat arrived.   Left the trial head at 6:00am and it was cool in the canyon until…

Ontario Peak

Hike to Ontario Peak on our way down from Cucamonga Peak.

Ontario Peak!

Hiked up and ran down this trail on Saturday, July 4, 2020 beginning at 1:10 pm (no trekking poles). The parking lot and street was…

Ontario doom

Out of all the hikes Ontario is not my favorite. It has no shade, and I always seem to choose the summer haha I’ve tried…

Spotted- Big Horn Sheep.

After completing Cucamonga, we made our way down to the large Xmas tree where the secret trail to Big Horn Peak and Ontario Peak began.…

Triple treat!!

This was an incredible hike. We climbed cucamonga, to Big Horn, then to Ontario! On our way down we saw a Big Horn sheep!! Absolutely…

Ontario the beautiful!

I have never done this peak before and I must say it had better views than Cucamonga.  The profile was much easier than Baldy or…

Ontario Peak

We began by hiking up the Icehouse Canyon to the Saddle. There was a large stream meandering alonside the trail that was beautiful. The trail…

5 peaks 5 weeks 1 more to go

14 mile run/climb to Ontario Peak and big horn peak. Ontario Peak has some of the best views at the top that I’ve seen so…

Hot 14 miles

Beautiful day.  Started out at 6 am. It got pretty warm by the time we finished.   Hard 7 miles up to the summit.  So…

Ontario Peak & Bighorn Peak (hike #4)

Arrive early, to find parking everything we read before hand stated arrive before 7 am. We arrived around 6:10 am and the parking lot was…

Ontario

I was super excited for this hike because it was my first time up Ontario. We had 7 in our group. Most of them had…

Ontario Peak

Went up Icehouse Canyon to Kelly camp and set up our tents. Took day pack from there to Ontario peak. We did Cucamong Peak the…

Ontario, You ain’t so tough!

Awesome Start! Perfect temp to start without my jacket. Beautiful waterfalls and streams in the beginning.  Got hot in direct sun. Definitely steep areas! Bugs…

Ice House Canyon to Ontario Peak

Parking full even at very early morning. Plan your hike accordingly and arrive real early, otherwise you’ll have to park over half a mile away😅

Matt vs Ontario

First 6pack peak done solo. Got to the trailhead around 630am with only a few cars. The weather was perfect in the mid 60s even…

Ontario Peak

I had just done Cucamonga Peak so I decided to do Ontario Peak as well

Ontario Peak!

Great Day of Hiking! This is why we hike… very few people after the “saddle“.  I had about a half hour all by myself for…

Above The Clouds

Lovely hike today with some great dudes roughly 13 miles and just over 3700 feet and above the clouds. The views were amazing. Saw some…

Highest bar in town

Great views, start early to get morning shade.  Ran out of time or would have done more of the surrounding peaks.  Trial in good condition.…

Ontario Peak

it was a beautiful clear day out cool in the morning then warmed up in the afternoon on the way down. Light winds perfect day.

Ontario Peak

Hiked Cucamonga & Ontario from Icehouse. Very busy at the TH, had to park .5 miles away from the parking lot even though we arrived…

Ontario Peak

#16/18✅ It’s my second time to this peak. Met a few 6POP challengers along the trail.  Great day for a hike with friends. Happy Trails…

ontario Peak

beautiful hike; crowded to the saddle then on your own….

Ontario in the bag

Second peak of the day and bugs were annoying in certain areas and were so annoying. To and from the peak we saw a total…

Trail leas travelled

There are a lot of hikers going up ice house saddle but most are going to cucamonga peak. While we were going up Ontario we…

Bagged two peaks!

We started at the ice house canyon to the saddle. First we went to bighorn the ontario. Trails are well marked but bugs are out…

Ontario peak

Empezamos el sendero de ice house a las 6:20 am mi esposo y yo llegamos al saddle a las 8:20 am el camino estuvo fresco…

Ontario and Bighorn and some critters

An overnight stay at Kellys Camp with a deer, plenty of squirrels and chipmunks and nobody for miles around. The excursion to Ontario Peak and…

HikerSparkie

What a beautiful sunday hike. Not to hot and got little windy at the top. Almost got bitten by a rattlesnake.  Scared the s*** out…

Ontario Peak

We bagged 3 peaks in one day from our last hike – Ontario Peak (8,694ft), Bighorn Mountain (8,441ft), and Cucamonga Peak (8,858ft) #AROO Went up…

HikerSparkie

What a beautiful sunday hike. Not to hot and got little windy at the top. Almost got bitten by a rattlesnake.  Scared the s*** out…

3-peaks Day Hike

Bagged 3 peaks starting with Ontario, then Big Horn and ended up at Cucamonga Peak!

Above the clouds in Ontario

Trail was good started early to beat the heat. The views were amazing and we got to experience to be above the clouds. Great experience…

Ontario

Weather was a bit rough. A few snow patches to cross. Great hike!

Ontario

Great day for hike!!!

Walking on Clouds

6/6/2020 Today, I summitted Ontario Peak.  I am in training for my upcoming Langley and Mt.  Whitney hike.  I carried a 30 pound backpack to…

Remissaversy hike, 2 years cancer free

Spent such a beautiful day, foggy, drizzly, sunny and overall amazing. Ran into friends at ice house and the peak. Celebrating 2 years cancer free,…

Above the Clouds on Ontario Peak

What a glorious day to be on the mountains, then unexpectedly see some our hiking friends AND finally saw a couple of elusive Big Horn…

Ontario

Long hike, lots of bugs. Not too many people. Good water availability. Very hot today.

2020 Ontario Peak

My second peak for the day 🙂 (same trip report as Cucamonga Peak) Another amazing day out on the trails! This was my first time…

Stroll to Ontario Peak

I headed up on a beautiful Friday morning to the Ice House Canyon parking lot. It was about 3/4 full at 7 am. I headed…

Ontario

A slog to the Saddle, but a beautiful run to Ontario Peak. Weather and trail were in perfect. Took Chapman Trail down – to avoid…

OP

I made Ontario Peak yesterday with my friends, weather was perfect, trail was clean, no snow.

Ontario Peak and it’s tranquility

Beatific and serene. Much less crowded than Cucamonga. A few patches of snow, streams roaring. We even had water running on the trail at one…

BOGO

Two peaks in one!  First to Big Horn then to Ontario.  First solo hike of this length and I might be hooked!

On Ontario Peak

The weather was perfect! 66 degrees! This is one of my favorite hikes! So many beautiful pine trees, cool view of Baldy Bowl, & the…

Ontario/Bighorn

Quick one nighter to stay on top of Ontario, then broke camp the next morning and went up Bighorn before going back Icehouse.  Pretty crowded!…

Ontario for #7!

One of my faves!!! Was hoping since Most people were heading towards Cucamonga that Ontario would be less crowded. It was definitely less crowded but…

Buzzing everywhere

Beautiful clear day hiking with my Trail Sisters to Ontario Peak. Bugs were out everywhere and very annoying, thank god we packed our bugs net.

Ontario

Hiked to Kelly Camp and set up for overnight.  Hiked up Cucamonga and then Ontario and back to Kelly Camp.  Nice way to get both…

Ontario Peak…Memorial Day Hike!

Generally snow free except for a few patches of slushy snow near Kelly Camp & near the peak. Micro spikes not needed; trail shoes should…

2nd peak of the day

Great day for Ontario, Big Horn, and Cucamonga Peak. A few patches of snow but no microspike needed

Ontario and it’s three minions

We made it a double whammy overnight adventure. Took our time hiking both Ontario then Cucamonga and retreated back to kelly’s camp where we camped…

Ontario peak -sunday funday

Start time afternoon. Nice weather! Patches of snow but trail is clear to hike to the top. Made it back down in the evening. It…

Ontario Peak

My 11th hike of the challenge, Ontario Peak. Only a few cars in parking lot when I started on Sunday, much different story when I…

Ontario Snow Treat

Trail is overgrown brush and fallen trees and lots of snow crossing but not too hard to cross with hiking poles.  Nice clear day we…

Cucamonga, Big Horn, Ontario

After completing Cucamonga I moved on to Big Horn by heading up the ridge line and then over to Ontario.

On top of Ontario Peak

Awesome hike to Ontario Peak. Arrived to the trailhead at 7 am, parking lot totally full and had to park 1/2 mile up the road.…

Lucky #7 on Ontario

We got an early start at Ice House Canyon, but even at 5:30 the parking lot was beginning to fill up. Once we got passed…

Ontario Peak

This was peak #3 that day. We hiked Cucamonga first, then Bighorn, and last Ontario. The trail from Bighorn to Ontario was hard to find…

#5 triple threat cont’d

Lots of snow patches on the way to Ontario peak. Trekking poles recommended. 18 miles total with the 3 peaks.

Ontario peak

Great hike.  Ended up doing Cucamonga, Ontario and Bighorn.

Ontario Made Me

As a walker I brazenly thought walking and hiking were interchangeable. In a whim to visit waterfalls, I decided it was a good idea to…

My Kids First Hike!!

Took the kids on their first hike and hit Ontario Peak via Ice House Canyon. It was a long and hard day for us. Naturally,…

OntariOHMYGOODNESSIHATESNOW Peak

Icehouse Canyon opened up, and in anticipation of its closure due to…people…I went out of my order for the Alt-Six to get Ontario done, lest…

Ontario

Left home at 500am and arrived at Ice House by 600am, forgetting it was the first day of daylight savings change. Very dark! After waiting…

Ontario Peak

March 9th was planned to do my second attempt to do Ontario Peak in winter time. And since I dont have a lot of experience…

Ontario peak

No trail after 3 miles. Lots of snow, lots of fun.