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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…

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…

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

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 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…

Ontario Peak – Pack of Peaks #4

We tracked this hike as 13.2 miles from Icehouse parking lot to Ontario Peak.  Move time was ~5:55, pace 26.51. This was another beautiful hike…

Ontario Peak – Pack of Peaks #4

We tracked this hike as 13.2 miles from Icehouse parking lot to Ontario Peak. Move time was ~5:55, pace 26.51. This was another beautiful hike…

Ontario Peak trail run

Ontario Peak trail run! 1:39:25 ascent PR 2:43:57 RT PR i would have been a bit faster in the up if I hadn’t face planted…

On top of Ontario

Great day for a hike. Not very crowded and the weather was perfect. Of the five people on the peak, one person was the same…

Ontario Queen of the Mountain

Gorgeous day for this hike! Made Strava’s Queen of the Mountain with my 15 year old beast of a son pushing me! 2 hours 14…

OntarioTHEbegining

Second after Cucamonga, not too difficult but can get difficult during hot temperatures..The elevation gain is moderate not as dramatic as Cucamonga or Gorgonio. The…

Ontario Peak

Started the hike at 5:25am. Shortly after the hike there was a 30 minute light drizzle. There was cloud cover through the morning which was…

Ontario Peak

Great hike with cloud cover! Rained a little at first. We got there at 5:15 and the lot was almost completely full.

Ontario Peak

Steady climb, varied vegetation, shaded areas for most of hike, definitely a leg burner.

Ontario Peak

Even though I’ve done this one three times before, it was tough for me this time as I was not feeling well.  Fortunately, I was…

Ontario is the next best option

Loved this hike! I really want to do San Bernardino but due to it being closed i ended up doing this hike. I would recommend…

Bighorn and Ontario Peak Sunrise

Great hike come across deers on the trail and bugs were not too bad, maybe because I started very early to watch sunrise ????. I…

Ontario Peak

Ontario Peak – 8696 ft. – 12.85 miles and 3921 ft of elevation gain in 6.5 hours (5:50 moving time). Started my hike on Saturday,…

3 of 6 Happy 4th of July

Started at 5:30 AM to beat the Summer heat. Hiked with 2 friends. Weathered perfect going up but started to warm up quick. At the…

Ontario–#6!!!

Quite crowded but happy we were on the trail by 6:15.  This trail has a lot of shade which is greatly appreciated.  I really liked…

Second time in a life time

Hiking to Ontario peak was amazing. There was so much nature and I could see the stars shining as I was sleeping in my sleeping…

BOOM! SIX Peaks in SIX WEEKS!

I just love this wilderness! Beautiful hike and not too busy. Some challenging sections, but overall not too difficult. Arrived at 6am on Friday to…

Quiet before the Holiday Weekend

Thursday hike before the Holiday weekend means plenty of parking and a quietness in the Angeles. Bagged Ontario and Bighorn Peak. Bugs are starting to…

Peaceful hike to Ontario Peak

Weekday hike up to Ontario Peak and Big Horn Peak means no crowds and having the peak all to ourselves!  It was warm, but thankful…

Ontario Peak

Hiked with Black Girls Trekkin’ led by Kaira Lewis. Enjoyed group hiking for first time. Started at 6, took a long time going up due…

On To Ontario Peak

All I have to say is watch out for rattlesnakes. I was having lunch at the saddle &  a snake come an inch to my…

Bagged Ontario

Hot day from beginning to end. Drank the 4 litres I brought before the summit. Rough getting down without water. Trail was Ok.

Ontario Peak

Great hike! The trail was in good condition. We started around 6:00am. It was a warm day with a nice consistent breeze. There was a…

Ontatio Pain

Guys after almost 1 year without hiking this hike really kick my but, but it was worth it, like always I took my son and…

Ontario Peak!!

The trail is gorgeous from the start. Started at 5:30 and finished by 3:00. Had a lunch break at the trail head. Highly trafficked trail.…

Ontario

Up early ~ yes 3:00am early before the sunrise to get a great start to the day and hike Ontario peak with a wonderful group…

Double feature with Ontario

Hiked up to Kelly’s Camp on Thursday. I knew the spigot at Kelly’s has run dry, so I lugged up several extra liters which I…

Ontario Peak

This was a great day to hike.  It has been much cooler the past couple of days and I had cloud cover for most of…

2021 Ontario Peak

Yay!!! Done, done, and done with 6PoP-SoCal ☑️☑️☑️☑️☑️☑️ Second time here at Ontario Peak and still one of my fave despite the scorching heat???? Fabulous…

Bugs & Heat

Normally I know exactly what to write to describe my hike, but this time I’m an unable to think of anything other than it was…

Onto Ontario – buggy beauty !

Ontario Peak on a very hot, humid day. We started the hike close to 6:30 am. We lost most of the crowd after Icehouse Saddle…

Ontario Peak

Note to self: When there is a heat wave, stay home! Started early to beat the heat but it still caught up to us.  It…

Ontario peak

Have enough water? Wrong, take more!! Also be cautious of heat exposure and exhaustion

Bring your bug spray!!

Very rocky trail, made it hard to move quickly, and the bugs were horrible!!!!! they kept going into my ears and eyes, ugh!! But all…

SOLOntario

I started my hike at 6:30am and I did not expect there to be too many bugs. A mile in I had to put on…

Joints opened!

It was about 13.5 mile from where I parked my car. Last mile was tough to the peak but it was worth it. I started…

Ontario Peak

It was warm, with welcome cool breezes. There were trees across the trail to climb over, maybe 6. There were butterflies at the peak. There…

Ontario Peak

This completes my 6 Peak Challenge.  It was a busy day on the mountain.  I’ve not seen this many hikers on any of my other…

Ontario Peak in the heat.

Another beautiful day for hiking! The trail was not very busy and we temporarily had the peak to ourselves. We met some nice people along…

Ontario Peak

The start of this hike (Icehouse Canyon) was very beautiful: lots of waterfalls and wildflowers.  Tons of red columbines!  Great views of the Inland Empire…

Ontario Peak

Hike to the saddle is so beautiful. Added a bonus peak and hit Bighorn as long as I was up there. Added 2 miles. It…

Peaceful weekday hike to Ontario

got to the trail at 6:30 am and only a couple cars in the parking lot… The benefit of a weekday hike! Not too many…

Ontario Peak Backpacking Adventure

For our last two peaks for the challenge, Steven and I decided to have our first backpacking adventure and take on Ontario peak and Cucamonga…

One Long Day

Started the adventure around 11:30 in the morning. It was a nice clear day with not much cloud cover. The goal was to hike to…

SILENT OF THE LAMBS

Peak #2 – Ontario Peak Out of all the hikes I had ever hiked, I had NEVER hiked one starting at 2pm…..and boy it was…

Ontario Peak

The weather was very pleasant! Though the sun was shining brightly, there is a cool breeze as you continue the upward incline. I did run…

The Happy Medium

We parked at 5:25 and began our trek by 5:35. Parking lot was almost full. We love Ice House Canyon trail and it was absolutely…

Ontario Peak

Very rocky, but beautiful views. Creek running and a few trees down across the trail.

Sunday Funday on Ontario Peak

#SundayFunday with my Hike Beyond the Hills crew. We’re back together hiking again! Team no sleep for some and yup my legs so sore from…

Ontario and Bighorn Peaks

Took Chapman Trail up to the saddle – longer distance but easier elevation gain. No one had any problems with the trail including the 10…

Ontario Peak

Nice weather on the day we went. Not too hot but not too cold. Got a little sick from the altitude but view was worth…

Ontario Peak

Great hike. Get there early though, we arrived at 6am and the parking lot was already full.

Ontario Peak and Bighorn Peak

Parking overflowed a mile and plus at 6:00am Saturday.  Crazy popular trail.  Don’t trust GAIA GPS, there is not trail from Bighorn back to icehouse…

The hot one

definitely one of the best views out there. Stunning creeks and natural springs with water so cold and pure you can drink. Not to be…

Ontario Peak

Hike to Ontario was amazing views. A little bit hot that day, went on to Bighorn Mountain. Too hot to continue to Cucamonga. Maybe next…

Ontario Peak

Had a few blow downs past the saddle, and it got hot early, but it was a great hike!

Ontario Peak

What a great day for a hike. Beautiful weather and great company, we enjoyed meeting new people along the way.

Crowded but fun!

Well, we got it done. Peak 5 of 6 for So Cal. 11 of 12 total, including San Diego. Got to the trailhead a little…

Is that the Peak?

#6 Completed!! We started just before 6:00am and it was already 64°. We knew we were in for a hot day. We were prepared for…

Ontario

Did this hike on a Thursday and had the peak to ourselves.

Ontario Virgin

There was weird guy on the trail but otherwise great hike

05.31.21 Ontario Peak

Got to the parking lot around 5:30am and it filled up quickly right after.  The weather was quite nice and warmer than I expected (I…

Ontario Peak

First peak of the challenge, excited to continue

Ontario Peak

Smooth sailing all the way to the top. Clear skies and decent weather. Easy trail to stay on. Stayed at Kelly Camp after summitting and…

To infinity and beyond

Beautiful day for a hike but I forgot about all the false summits on the way to up. Also did bighorn on the way back.…

Kaep Oiratno No Thginrevo

A great overnight to Kelly camp with a sunset summit of Ontario. I love that little campground. Hit Big Horn the next morning for good…

Fun Ontario Peak

Gorgeous day with great weather. Other than ginormous black ants on logs lying in the trail, the hike was fun. Busy trail with memorial weekend…

Ontario & Bighorn Peaks

Logged around 14.9 miles, +4331ft gain.  Ontario summit is 8,696ft.  Bighorn summit is at 8441ft.  Did Ontario first – had a cloud inversion and great…

Ontario/ECBO via Icehouse Canyon

Spouse and I did “ECBO” via Icehouse Canyon – hitting Etiwanda (8662’), Cucamonga (8862’), Bighorn (8441’), and Ontario (8696’) in a 19.25-mile loop with 6,000…

Peak #6 Ontario & Bighorn Peaks

For my 6th peak I enjoyed a beautiful hike up to Ontario and Bighorn peaks.  Started around 515 am and took the icehouse canyon trail…

Ontario

Great Spring hike.

Ontario and Big Horn

Perfect day for a long hike. Bagged Big Horn  after Ontario. Had both peaks basically to ourselves. Tons of hikers to the saddle.

Ontario Peak

Nice hike. Perfect weather. Not crowded.

Sunset @ Ontario Peak

For our first backpacking trip, Sarah and I made camp at Kelly Camp, and then went to the summit of Ontario Peak for sunset.

Ontario Peak

Perfect Day – hiked up Ontario & Bighorn Peaks!!

Ontario peak

I enjoyed this hike. I stared at 5:30 am and finished at 12:00 pm. I hike up to the hill and run back with another…