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Ontario Peak

Took a total of 12 hours to complete the full hike. It was one of the most challenging peaks I have completed but will definitely…

Last hike of 2021. Ontario Snow Day.

Latest video of my hike to Ontario Peak. Overall, a really difficult hike.  Intermittent snow from the parking lot.  It was pretty constant from the…

Snowy Ontario Peak

What a beautiful day for a hike to Ontario Peak.  It snowed a few days ago so the last 3 miles of the trail had…

Ontario Peak

Weather was good. Trail had snow after we crossed saddle.

Ontario Peak #5

“The view is always worth the climb” Wow this peak has been my favorite so far. It was such a beautiful hike with all the…

Ontario ghost

Ghost while decending   Day started normal as usual 3.50 am get ready for a nice 2.20 hour drive. Once at the parking lot it…

Ontario Peak

Beautiful day. Trail was pretty busy overall, the weather was also a little chilly but very doable. Pretty steep switchbacks so be prepared for a…

All for the bottle opener

Beautiful weather very long trail. Lots of hikers on top waiting for a photo with famous Ontario Peak tree.

Ontario Pup

Awesome hike. The trail from Icehouse saddle to Ontario Peak has a few fallen trees across the trail that you have to jump over. The…

Ontario Peak

Wow, wow, wow! I definitely saved the best for last! What a beautiful hike! I know I said that up until Wednesday, Mt Wilson was…

Ontario

I’m happy I completed this peak. Weather was grate!! My group was amazing. But my toes are sore from the last two miles.

Fun hike with my hiking sisters

Perfect weather for a hike! What a view from the peak.  Last mile or two on the hike down was tough because of the terrain…

Ontario Peak

Such a beautiful view at the top. Loved this hike. There were a lot of huge trees that had fallen and were blocking the trail…

Ontario + Bighorn (on Cucamonga Take 2)

Omg so cold! But sooooo beautiful! Ended my 6-pack with a 3-fer: Cucamonga, Ontario, and Bighorn! Kept looking for sheep, but no dice 🙁 LOVE…

Ontario peak

Super windy and a bit chilly, other than that a beautiful hike, very challenging.

Windy way up to Ontario

Super chilly and windy day for our hike but the views at the top were well worth it. Hiked on a Friday so not crowded…

Ontario Peak for the first time

Absolutely stunning gorgeous hike way better than Cucamonga. Very few people on the trail day b4 thanksgiving. Tough but felt so good! Just under 12…

Ad that was number SIX!!!!!!!!

peacfull hike almost no one on the trail and I think I was the first to summit Ontario Peak this morning. Great hike overall maybe…

Almost there!

Another gorgeous day to finish off our 12-Pack of Peaks Challenge! Although the days are shorter, I really love hiking when the trails aren’t so…

Beautiful Hike to Ontario Peak

It was a beautiful day to hike to Ontario peak- in the 50s, maybe colder to start in the am so just wear layers.  Even…

Beautiful Ontario peak

Hike #4 for this challenge Went to this beautiful well maintained and clear trail with a group of seven friends, we finished this 12.5 miles…

Ontario Peak

This hike was by far the coldest. Didn’t last long at the summit because of the cold winds.

Ontario Peak

This time around it was really windy and cold at the peak.

Windy Peak

I enjoyed this windy and cold hike with my friends.  I’m happy I was able to complete it despite being super tired and sleepy.  Grateful…

Ontario Peak

Decided to do the mountaineers route on this one and it was totally worth the extra challenge! Doable for beginners as well.

Ontario Peak

Beautiful weather and great trail conditions. Met many friendly hikers / trail runners along the way. Combined with Cucamonga and my legs are sore today.

El Tercero de Seis

Un día muy agradable para escalar la montaña comenzamos mi amiga y yo  a las 6:30 de la mañana nos tomó 5:50 hr en total!…

Ontario Peak

I hiked Ontario Peak back in November 14. The weather was perfect! Started off a little cool and fresh and as the day went by…

Ontario Peak

“Hiking is not escapism; it’s realism. The people who choose to spend time outdoors are not running away from anything; we are returning to where we…

Clear skies at Ontario Peak

Clear sunny  skies . Cool comfortable temps high 60s today. Trails on the way to the peak in good condition, easy to follow.  Strenuous but…

What was I thinking!!

For some crazy reason, probably because we were already there, we decided to do Ontario Peak after we did Cucamonga Peak.   We had to…

Ontario and Cucamonga 2fer!

We did Cucamonga first and then went back to the saddle and did Ontario to wrap up our 6 pack! Tough day! 18.1 miles!

Ontario

I have no words. What a day!!

Ontario Peak

Very similar pathway as Cucamonga Peak but much easier; made it on our first try!

Ontario peak

A bit rocky and fall leaves on the lower trail. Fog in the cities and lower land creating amazing view on the top. No fog…

Amazing views from the tree!!

Had the trail all to myself after the saddle! Fall was in full effect and the stream was flowing in the beginning!

Another beautiful day

Many of us have done Icehouse Canyon numerous times as a gateway to various other destinations. It is a beautiful setting just about any time…

Ontario Peak

This hike was fairly easy with a clean and clear pathway to the peak. The distance is slightly longer than I expected, but the difficulty…

Ontario Peak

Trail was in good condition overall. Trail was not hard to hike, just felt long. The hike up to the peak itself felt eternal, lol.…

Ontario Peak

Started the hike at 7:30am, parking was packed by the time we got at the trailhead parking area.  Weather was perfect, temp was in the…

Ontario Peak in the Fall

A truly spectacular fall day! No wind. 70s. Right after our first good rain, so the views were as good as L.A. gets.

Sneaky Peak – Ontario Peak

Ontario Peak is a sneaky peak. You think you are almost there and another peak shows up DOH! dang false peaks. Good part is the…

Ontarian on Ontario

Nice cool day, hiked alone and didn’t run into a ton of people. Absolutely beautiful view of Baldy from the top.

Hiking atop Ontario Peak

Beautiful fall day! I’ve hiked this before and forgot about the false peaks. Still a beautiful day with perfect weather and conditions.

Hiked Ontario

Enjoyable Doubler up Cucamonga and Ontario.  Several blowdowns on Ontario

Ontario Peak

i wanted to get ontario in my 6, but it never worked out earlier in the year. decided to do it today! arrived on a…

Ontario Peak

It was a beautiful day to be out on the trails! Views were perfect, no clouds and the breeze was minimal.  Not many people on…

Ontario Peak

Started off pre-sunrise so we used our phone flashlight for the first 30 minutes and one light started to come out we were fine.  Couldn’t…

Ontario Peak

Great steep hike! Well marked. Cold and dark when we started bring layers! Nice fall foliage and Pretty busy up to the saddle.  most ended…

Ontario Peak

What a beautiful peak. Perfect hike right before sunset. Delightful views. Ontario Peak 8696 ft elevation. Elevation gained 3884 ft. Via Icehouse Canyon trailhead. Double…

Oooooooontariooo!

Definitely Beautiful! I felt like the first 3 miles were the hardest.

Ontario

Good weather, not too hot. Hit four peaks: Cucamonga, Etiwanda, Ontario and Bighorn!

Scenic Ontario

Ontario Peak was the last hike of my So-Cal Six-Pack of peaks challenge and I’m glad to have saved the best for the last! I…

Ontario Peak

Arrived at the parking lot right before 6am and it was still pitch black outside! We got started hiking by 6:15am and it was in…

Endless Ontario

Ontario is a very very long hike, so be prepared for a time commitment. We started at just before dawn and it took us a…

#2 Six Pack Of Peaks

# 2 SPOP challenge! I had very hard time to completed Cucamanga peak, I prepare this hike. Slept enough, took fluid enough and took some…

Ontario Peak

Another amazing weather and awesome hike!

Above the Clouds

Trailhead full! But above the clouds was sexy. Had fun. Don’t fall. They need to clean up the rocks on the trail. Maybe create an…

Ontario

Had a great time with my daughter!!

Ontario Peak

Great day out in the wilderness with friends.  Weather was perfect for us to finish the SPoP.  Trail was in great shape and views beautiful…

Cucamonga Bighorn Ontario

I got an early 06:30 start, there was just enough light not to need a headlamp. I knew it was going to be a long…

Ontario Before Bighorn Before Cucamonga

Wanted to do a different traverse, avoiding Icehouse Canyon (not that there’s anything wrong with Icehouse…I’ve just done it enough) but that route was closed…

Ontario peak on perfect day

We arrived at 6;00am on Icehouse trailhead, parking lots was only half full, so no problem with  finding parking. but it was really dark, so…

405 and proof of vacine hike

trail good, weather nice, very crowded at the trailhead. I felt frustrated because I couldn’t find the people in my group. So I set out…

Ontario overnight

2nd peak of the SoCal challenge and 9th of the year for me. Also 2nd time going through Icehouse Canyon but this time went towards…

What a hike

The conditions were great not many people out there for a Saturday. The weather was wonderful

Great hike

The weather was great and the trail was pretty empty

Ontario Peak

Fourth Peak. Perfect day for hiking. Clear weather. Hike to Icehouse is the hardest part, after that was relatively easy. A couple of fallen trees…

Ontario Peak

Much easier then hiking Cucamunga Peak in 90 degree weather!

Ontario

Beautiful day and excellent hike

Ontario Peak

Beautiful hike.  Awesome views.  Ran out of gas at the end.

Ontario and Bighorn Peak

Summited Bighorn Peak and Ontario Peak. Went straight up to Bighorn from the Saddle. No trail was present, we made our own. From Bighorn to…

Real hard

It was hot after the saddle which made it hard on the steep part. Once we got to the summit it was kinda overcast but…

Ontario Peak hike

Weekday hike up beautiful icehouse canyon on a Monday. Started early, 5.30am, 2nd car in parking lot, no crowds all day. To take in all…

Underrated Ontario

This hike was absolutely beautiful with 360 degree views after the saddle. Since I’m getting in better shape, it was way more enjoyable than Cucamonga,…

First time to Ontario Peak

We first part of the hike was quite familiar since we hiked Cucamonga Peak less than 3 months ago. There were several groups that passed…

Ontario Peak

2nd time hiking Ontario. It was a little on the hot side when we weren’t hiking in the shade. When we got to the saddle…

Ontario Peak

Started at 5am, maybe should have started a bit earlier, it did get hot coming back down. Heavily trafficked trail, beautiful views throughout

Empty Ice house Canyon?!

I haven’t experienced solitude in Ice House for many years. Clearly Mondays are the winning time to go. I left my house at 3:30am and…

Empty Ice house Canyon?!

I haven’t experienced solitude in Ice House for many years. Clearly Mondays are the winning time to go. I left my house at 3:30am and…

Outstanding Ontario Peak

Beautiful 13 mile hike to Ontario Peak with great gals! Very peaceful weekday hike without crowds! Perfect weather. Icehouse creek was beautiful!

On Ontario Peak

Trail was in good conditions but swarming with bees

Ontario

Great sunny day clear sky’s, nice cool breeze.

Ontario Peak

Started at 6am, and enjoyed unseasonably cool weather – perfect for a tough hike. Incline was relentless, but gradual. Beautiful views all around, loved the…

Ontario peak

early morning hike to beat the heat .Very Busy trail. Great hike with a wonderful view

Ontario Peak

I started a bit after 4am so while hiking a few bats flew in front of my face. Given the sun wasn’t out yet, weather…

Ontario Peak-a-boo

Started my hike at 4:15 am and managed to have the peak all to myself. The views were second to none. Fortunately I took a…

Ontario Mountain

The hike overall was very enjoyable, my friends and I showed up before the sun had even shown and there were already maybe 50+ cars…

Ontario Peak

A beautiful hike on a perfect day. 12.65 mi round trip; 3960 ft of elevation gain; 5 hrs, 10 min.

Last but not least!

solid workout! Similiar to my first hike of this challenge in Cucamonga, except a thousand times easier. Muscle memory sure is a wonder!

Above the clouds continues

Started the hike about a hour before sunrise around 5:15am. Reached Cucamonga Peak around 8:20am, from there it was on to Ontario Peak. From Ontario…

Ontario Peak from Icehouse

Started about 5:15.  Not sure if I was poorly prepared or if it was just a bad day, but I struggled more than usual.  The…

Bighorn and Ontarip

Bagged two peaks in a day hike. Bighorn was hard but short not as well kept as ontario. Hot but the clouds helped out and…

Ontario Peak

After many trips up to Cucamonga, it’s about time I took the trail to the East to Ontario from the Icehouse Saddle. A few scrambles…

4 – Ontario Peak

We started the hike a little before 7A. The weather was cool for most of the hike and it was a beautiful day. There are…

Ontario Peak

The weather was high 90. The trail was good

Hike #3

Ontario was one of the better ones. It wasn’t that hard, and the trail pass-through lots of wildlife, and it was an overall nice trail…

Are we there yet?

This is a very long hike, you think your almost there and the never ending road continues…

Ontario

Started 7,30 am, saddle at 10:10 marked 4.5 miles, peak at 12:20 marked 7.7 miles. Down at 4:35 marked 15.9 miles.

Ontario Peak – 4/6

Distance – 12.40 mi Elevation Gain – 3,835 ft Moving Time – 6:22:29 Avg Pace – 30:51 Calories – 3,317 Total Time – 7:02:43 I…

Ontario Peak

Beautiful peak. The entire hike was enjoyable. Saw plenty of birds and critters along the way, and as we reached the top a fellow hiker…

Ontario Peak kick my butt

I did Cucamonga peak two weeks ago and it HURT. ???? I got an unexpected day off today so I decided to do Ontario Peak.…

Over Ontario

Ontario Peak via Icehouse Canyon. Incredible views of Mt Baldy on the way to Ontario Peak made us wonder how we made it up Baldy…

Ontario Sunset

A short but sweet overnight up to Ontario Peak.  I initially planned to bivouac in the summit but after a late start (5:30p) I decided…

Ontario again

Beautiful hike. Icehouse canyon is so beautiful, just breathtaking. Past the saddle there is a lot of bees, but not a problem if you don’t…