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Strawberry Peak

Decent incline with a lot of rock scrambling! Great hike ☺️

Snowtario Peak

Bring your Micro Spikes, trekking poles, and get ready to have fun in the snow. If you think you will be moving fast, think again.…

Super Slog to Ontario

Ascent of Sugarloaf Peak and Ontario Peak via Falling Rock Canyon. Some class 2 and class 3 scrambling up to Sugarloaf, but mostly a slog…

Super Slog to Ontario

Ascent of Sugarloaf Peak and Ontario Peak via Falling Rock Canyon. Some class 2 and class 3 scrambling up to Sugarloaf, but mostly a slog…

Super Slog to Ontario

Ascent of Sugarloaf Peak and Ontario Peak via Falling Rock Canyon. Some class 2 and class 3 scrambling up to Sugarloaf, but mostly a slog…

Ontario Peak (The Hike of False Peaks)

Such an amazing and humbling hike! By far the most difficult I’ve hiked so far, especially with all those false peaks that makes you think…

Ontario Scenario

I’m a little late to log this hike! Hard to imagine snow as deep as it was sitting here with the sun shining and the…

Ontario Solo in the Snow

Solo hiked this on Saturday.  Only a couple of other people on the trail.  Conditions were fully covered in hard pack and icy snow above…

Ontario in the snow

Pretty easy to the Saddle. Then micro spikes needed. Trail gets a little hard to follow at times especially after Kelly Camp. Beautiful on the…

#4-2021 Ontario Peak

I tried 3 weeks ago, that time trail was covered by snow 95% of trail. (I mean from Trailhead). This time from Trailhead to Icehouse…

Ontario Peak and Awesome Friends

Ontario Peak was so great with snow. My group and I had some much fun hiking Ontario Peak specially since there was a lot of…

Ontario Peak

The trail was  snow free all the way to Ice House Canyon Saddle. We needed micro spikes and poles passed the saddle as the trail…

2021 Ontario Peak Perfection

Peak Number 5 on the SoCal 6POP, Icehouse Canyon Trail was mostly clear, with a few icy patches easy to navigate without traction. Microspikes from…

Sun hats and beanies

Oh Ontario….. started at 7ish parking lot was jammed packed like always. trail was pretty much clear, some black ice spots here and there, we…

Ontario Peak

25-40mph winds after icehouse canyon. Very cold post holed needed crampons ice axe and helmet

Snowy hike to Ontario Peak

Icehouse canyon trail to the saddle is very well traveled, so the snow was pretty beaten down. We put on microspikes to make the traction…

Everest on Ontario

Of the 4 times I have done this peak, this was by far the most difficult, but most beautiful. You have intermittent snow all the…

Blown sky high!!

It was a brisk morning arriving at the trail head just after 6 am. However prior to hitting the trail. I locked my gear inside…

2/6/20 (2/2)

(2/2) So after I had summited Cucamonga, I felt like it was early enough to still hit up Ontario. We started heading down as more…

Ontario Peak

Started the SoCal Challenge with a 2-peak day hike, Ontario and Cucamonga. I arrived at the parking lot around 0550 and began hiking right away.…

Ontario Peak

Did this hike from big horn side and there was snow right after big horn on the way up, trail got lost right away but…

Best 1st of January ever

Great hike for intermediate hikers. Try not do the loop via Falling Rock Canyon, it’s very dangerous since you barely see the trail. You can…

Day After Christmas Hike 122620

Parking lot wasn’t too full like it can be on most weekends. We arrived just before 7:30 a.m. this past Saturday and there were still…

Ontario Peak

For my sixth and final peak my original plan was to conquer San Gorgonio but since the fire, I wasn’t able to do so. So…

Obstacles on Ontario

This is my second attempt at Ontario this year. I tried to do it back in July and pretty much had to turn around for…

Ontario Peak

Lots of snow/ice on the trail – snow spikes were essential. A bit windy but otherwise, the sun was out and conditions were favorable. Beautiful…

Ontario Peak

I started at the ice house canyon trail head around 10am. It was a good hike with less hikers than expected. The first 3.8 miles…

Ontario Peak

Used micro spikes after saddle, beautiful views!

We did it!!

Between Saddel and Peak hit with intermittent snow and ice.  Might be bruised and battered since we summitted without spikes or crampons, but totally worth…

Ontario Peak

Great hike, although one should bring micro spikes!

Ontario Peak

Great hike. Very cold and icy in quite a few places. Make sure you wear layered clothing and bring your micro spikes

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…

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…

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…

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…

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.…

Ontario Peak

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

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…

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…

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

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…

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’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 .

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.

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.

Peak #4 Ontario Peak

We did a double peak at Ontario Peak and Big Horn on the way back.  Hot day.

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…

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…

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 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…

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…

Onto Ontario

I was crazy and hiked this in the heat!

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 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…

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…