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Ontario Peak. Hiking on the snow

Hiking to Ontario Peak was wonderful. Half the trail was covered with snow and there was practically no one on the trail. The best view…

O O O Ontario

Downed trees from saddle to approx 1 mile from peak made for a fun obstacle course lol.

Ontario and Big Horn Peak

Decided that since we get an extra hour of sleep and earlier sunrise from daylight savings, I should bag that last peak. With many of…

2020 Halloween Summit – Ontario Peak

Since Gorgonio Wilderness is uncertain, I opted to finish my challenge with Ontario Peak.  The weather had the crisp autumn feel .  I thought the…

my oh my Ontario Peak!

I arrived at the parking lot around 7:30 am and were able to find a parking by the side of the road. the parking lot…

Two in a day!

After summiting Cucamonga, we returned to Icehouse Saddle and hiked to Ontario! Full trip report and photos at https://www.sdpeakbagger.com/

3x – Part 1

Halloween hike included Ontario, Big Horn, and Cucamonga. 15.2mi, 5,600ft gain. Whether due to permits, COVID, Halloween, peaks weren’t too busy and especially on top…

Ontario the wonderful!

This is the second time I have hiked this peak for the challenge.  I was there a few months back and the place looks different…

Ontario Peak – 8,696

Second of two peaks done in the same day. Southern California 6-Pack of Peaks Challenge 2020,  Done ! Total Distance Climbed – 19,430 feet. Thanks…

Ontario

Hike was awesome. Lots of trees and shade. Passed by homes? before the saddle. Kelly camp was interesting. Lots of logs to go over or…

FEELING LIKE FALL

After a wonderful night in Kelly we got up and bagged Ontario.  It was cold and windy.  Love it.  We were the only ones there…

Harder going down

I’ve done Cucamonga and Ontario now with Ontario being easier up. Weather was perfect. I honestly can I I never want to see Icehouse Canyon…

Ontario Peak (and Cucamonga Peak)

Early 5:30 AM start from Icehouse Canyon TH with headlamp. Hiked from IHC TH to IH Saddle to Cucamonga Peak, back to IH Saddle to…

Ontario peak

The trail was great, only ran into three people. Highly recommend this trail if your in socal area.

Early start

I started the hike early cause we were heat warning. I was trying to beat the heat .   And it workout pretty good .…

Ontario Peak my 4th of 6 peaks

This was my 4th of 6 Peaks to hike. I carried 5L of water and nearly drank it all. I shared some with one of…

Ontario Peak

Did Cucamonga first, then Ontario, via the saddle. About 18 miles total.

Tri-Tip-Trifecta Pt 2

Triple header kind of day! In an attempt to finish 4 more peaks before the end of September to complete the challenge, we decided to…

Triple peaks!

See description from Cucamonga. Hit Cucamonga bighorn then Ontario. We went up the hidden trail to bighorn and it was so worth it! Met a…

Ontario

My group and I started this trail at 5AM, this was our first early hike where we would be using headlamps, so that was excited.…

Antario Peak!

It’s pretty fun and the Kelly camp is very beautiful. The hike is pretty hard. It’s definitely an advanced hike for beginners.

Ontario Peak and Big Horn

It was a wonderful early morning sunrise hike to Big Horn Peak to Ontario Peak. The weather was perfect. I did see bats, scorpion, little…

Big Horn

We started very early morning to get to sunrise. Very quite the trails. Perfect weather.

Ontario / Bighorn Double Peak

Ontario & Bighorn Peaks Aug 29, 2020 Ontario Elevation: 8,696 ft Bighorn Elevation: 8,441 ft Total Elevation gain: 4,186 ft Total Distance: 16.15 miles Great…

Pretty Ontario peak

Weather Perfect Saturday hike , less crowded up to the summit, very beautiful scenery along the way.,tough but doable hike.

Ontario Peak

We started just before 7 a.m. on Saturday and the parking lot was already packed. Found a few spots just up the road. It was…

Ontario

Found an amazing rock at the peak. Last peak before Whitney!

Ontario Peak

This hike… so I am the type of hiker who will complain most of the way because i hate pain however i really do enjoy…

Overnight Ontario

We had a great time on this trip.  I’ve done this peak and enjoyed it, but never as an overnight.  What a great way to…

Ontario Peak

I took the same way up to the saddle as Cucamonga’s trail, it seemed easier this time around. Then headed towards Ontario peak, it was…

#3-2020 Ontario Peak

#3 challenge, I haven’t had hiking since COVID-19 started. 5.5 months!!! I’ve walked around the neighborhood for exercise. But that doesn’t help climbing. My muscle got…

Ontario Peak

Of the peaks within the challenge i completed (both year and prior years) this was my favorite.

Ontario Peak

My body is cursing this trail. Beautiful views though.

Ontario Sunset 💙

we started the trail at 4pm to be able to be on top at sunset it was wonderful

The beginning was the toughest part

I decided to make this a backpack to summit Ontario Peak and Cucamonga Peak. I hiked from the trailhead to Kelly’s Camp on August 8.…

Ontario BigHorn Zigzag

We started at 5am and were in the dark for the first hour. It had been a while since I hiked in the dark so…

Ontario & Bighorn Peak

5am start in the dark to Ontario Peak.  Decided to hit up Bighorn peak.  Suggest having AllTrails or a map as there were parts of…

Ontario’s beautiful peak

Beautiful day, weather was perfect. Feeling accomplished and Tired😁. A lot of shaded areas🙏 last 3miles to the peak was exposed.

Ontario, not in Canada

The plan was to do San G, but Apple fire kept us out. I am logging this, but really want to complete the original six!

Ontario peak

We started at 5:45  Parking lot was full. It was a long beautiful hike . Lots of hikers today .

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…

What’s that smell!?!

Quite a lengthy hike but fantastic views of surrounding peaks! Snagged Bighorn on the way to Ontario.  I really do love a Tuesday hike.

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

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 Peak

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

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…

Beauty in a Dead Tree

The beginning of this hike is beautiful. The creek, tree coverage, and scenery is so delightful. Since my group and I already did Cucamonga Peak,…

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…

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…

Catastrophe at the end!

It started out as a beautiful day. A little warm, but pretty normal for July. This peak begins in the same canyon as Cucamonga Peak,…

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 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.…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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!…

Ontario Peak

Trail was really pretty and easy to follow.  We did hit high temps but hike was doable in general.  There is absolutely no shade after…

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!

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 Peak

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

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…

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…

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.…

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…

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…

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…

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 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

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…

Onward to Ontario!

This peak was, in my opinion, more difficult than Cucamonga! I know that’s an unpopular opinion but this one kicked my butt. I love this…

Ontario

First time on this peak, very beautiful!

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😅

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…

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

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.…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…