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Manzanita fields and pine forests

Due to the forecast for hot weather, we started the hike at 5 am. Weather temp was cool and good for hiking. We used our…

San Bernardino Peak

Nice constant grade of the trail.  As we summited the El Dorado fire broke out and we saw its quick advance. There were large plumes…

San Bernadino Peaks and Fire

This started awesome and ended unfortunate.  We started in the dark just before 5AM when the temps at the trailhead were perfect.  Shorts and tshirt…

San Bernardino Peak

This was a tough one for me. Going up was okay, had to stop a couple times. It was very pretty, so high up. The…

Lovely Views San Bernardino Peak

After two weeks of more hernia surgery recovery and extensive physical exercises to regain my strength, I was able to go back to hiking.  I…

San Bernardino

Wildfire burning during the hike just a ridge over, but the wind was keeping it away. Made for a crazy backdrop. By the time we…

Challenge Complete! San Bernardino Peak

Challenge complete!  Six of six!  What an adventure across all the mountains.  For this one we checked notifications of trail conditions with fire and park…

San Bernardino Peak

This’s hike is similar to Mt Baden Powell except it’s twice as long. The view at the peak was amazing. So sad and scary to…

San Ber-do-me-baby

Just the three of us – Hiked through a beautiful forest that has now been largely destroyed by the Apple Fire.  Saw a huge plume…

The Bernardino Boys (and Girl!)

Closing in on the final three peaks (of the Original 6), my friends and I hiked San Bernardino Peak, which stands at a very respectable…

San Bernardino Sweat

Long long trail. Don’t get me wrong though, the views and plants and all still amazing!! Much of the trail is very overgrown with manzanita, so be…

San Berdoo

An early start was ideal as it reached the 90s in the PM. Trailhead access requires 1/2 mile offroad and the last bit is pretty…

San Bernadino – Awesome views

Favorite hike so far.  The views were incredible along the whole route.  The trail is mostly smooth dirt but does get a bit rocky toward…

San Bbbbbb

Hot but beautiful day with amazing group of people

San Bernardino

San Bernardino was great. Lucky that I did it a week before fire. But also sad that the fire is burning.

Son of a Bernardino peak

I forgot how beautiful this hike was. It was hot but not to bad. Those switchbacks and where I came up with the name. SOB…

ThreePeak @ San B

With renewed energy following my Yosemite hikes to Half Dome and Clouds Rest last week, I set off for an attempt to summit San Bernardino…

Bernardino Backpack

Did this as an overnight backpack trip camping at the Limber Pine Bench Camp. We started a little before 8am. The parking area at the…

Backpacking to Bernardino

This trip marked several firsts for me. The first time hiking in the San Gorgonio Wilderness, first time camping at Limber Pine Bench campground, and…

San Bernardino – nice steady climb

To start – the dirt road to the parking lot is short, but pretty rough. Nice steady climb on a mostly well-manicured trail.  In terms…

Solo San Bernardino

Loved this trail! Definitely a long haul, but worth all of the beauty! Not many people & no snakes 😉

A long day in the woods

long day with my tribe had a 2nd time hiker with us took us 10 hrs to summit 4 hrs to get back to the…

Third Times a Charm

Took three tries to summit this peak. First two tries were halted due to waist high snow. It’s amazing how long it took the snow…

San Bernardino Peak

Started out 7/18 to Limber Pine Bench and set up camp. Had lunch and rested a couple hours then continued to the peak with day…

Giant pinecones

The hike was a gradual elevation gain throughout. Distance wise was longer but less steep than previous hikes. Pretty busy at the top but a…

Sunset Hike to San Bernardino Peak

The San Bernardino Peak parking lot was packed. I managed to find an open spot though. This hike was also a late start – midday…

#18 of 18 peaks done!

It was a very hot day.  it takes around 6to7 hours to complete at moderate pace. Start early to avoid the heat.

Second Round 2020

The hike was nice gave me a great workout. The views were so stunning. Clear and Blue. At the top I met couple of other…

San Bernardino Peak

Bagged San B! Surprisingly easier than expected because of the gentle elevation gain. It is a long hike tho – clocking in at 17 miles.…

S.B

The trail was in good condition  and esay to follow. The weather  was good  it got little  hot afar the 5 mile.   Overall  was good…

San Bernardino Peak⛰

My hike to the San Bernardino Peak was my 3rd peak & the first one that I hiked with someone else. The hike was filled…

So many hikers even when it’s hot

It was hot started early but the afternoon heat coming down 🥵 helped a few people who didn’t bring enough water and meds. It was…

San Bernardino Peak

This was my favorite trail so far! San Bernardino Peak is underrated. 🙂

San Bernardino’s “great advice”

Incredibly thankful to have finished this hike!  It was not too rough or strenuous, but it was LONG!!! I have fulfilled my wish to make…

So Long San Bernardino

It was soooo long. Wished they would’ve cut the switchbacks and made one steep incline! Lol def a beautiful hike.

The forgotten hike

I completely forgot to log in mi San Bernardino Peak hike in July 09, 2020. It was before all this fires around and during the…

Long walk

Perfect weather to put in a long hike. Very few bugs. Water available at around mile 6. Views along the trail are great. The “Bench”…

What a great day!

Our last attempt at a 6POP hike didn’t go all to well. We saw a mountain lion on the way to Ontario Peak and decided…

Peak #16

San Bernardino peak one of my favorites! Hiked on a Tuesday. Started hike 530am with friends. Was able to see the beautiful sunrise while hiking…

San Bernardino altitude test

Peak #4!! I did this hike with my son Griffin.  Getting to the trail head was not too hard but the last 100 yards is…

Mount San Bernadino

Not very crowded. Starts out pretty hard then easy then hard at the top. Took about 9 hours. Some bugs and rocks on the trail…

No Sleep Suffer Fest

Just shy of 17 miles, something like an Alisha Keys song for today, “My feet were on fire!”

San Bernardino

Such a beautiful trail, I’m now conflicted between Baldy and SB as my favorite 🤔 There were very few people on the trail, the weather…

🇺🇸 4th of July Summit

What better way to spend my 4th of July then in the mountains with friends. The last time I did this hike was in the…

The Never Ending Hike!

I have only hiked to San Bernardino peak once before, and I remember being woefully unprepared. Also, my memory of the trail seems to have…

Early celebration for the 4th

Another great day to hike and enjoy the spirit of the 4th.  The trail was quiet and shaded with and early start.  There is still…

San Bernardino Peak

San Bernardino Peak was a gorgeous trail. Perfect weather for this long trail but has plenty of shade

SAN BERNARDINO PEAK , 3rd

Weather was perfect!!!  Great view!  Air quality for Greater Los Angeles is much much improved.

17 miles of beauty

This trail is very easy to follow. It was a beautiful but long day. The bugs were not bad and it was just a gorgeous…

San Bernardino

Good solid trail. Couldn’t find the USGS marker but found the sign. Road to the trailhead is rough.

Two in One Part 1

I took a three day backpacking trip with my brother over the 4th of July weekend to summit two peaks, starting with San Bernardino. We…

San Bernardino

Great hike with my Trail Sisters together w/Gabe. Weather was perfect. Very few people on the trail which was nice. We saw and spoke to…

San Bernardino Peak

First time hiking San Bernardino peak and got to say the views were amazing. It was pretty rough at first trying to get to the…

Too Long San Bernardino Peak!

It was a very long, 17 mile hike.  It is a beautiful trail, my favorite so far.  We took several short rest stops including a…

San Bernardino Sacked

I find that although bagging peaks alone may be satisfying, it’s the good company that gives it another dimension of enjoyment. San Bernardino peak had…

San Bernardino (the fan favorite)

We are getting strong! Longest hike this season and the most enjoyable. The weather was great. A cool wind blows through a good chunk of…

Another Trip Above the Clouds

This was an absolutely beautiful hike. I am not sure why, but for some reason I was not too excited about this one at first.…

San Bernardino Peak

Another gorgeous hike with a calf friendly gradual climb all the way up to some cool views!

San Bernardino Peak

Hike up from Forsee. Stayed at Jack Straw Springs. Lots of bugs, but water was flowing. Peak was extremely crowded by 10:30. Headed back to…

San Bernardino peak

Started early about 5am not a lot hikers yet.  Once I got to the summit just a few of us.  On the way down. Not…

never forget bug spray!

This was a beautiful Hike, Id like to do it again when it’s not hot. I discovered I got 1/2 size too big on my…

San Bernardino Peak

although we did a day hike saw many different camping spots in the future. limber pine flat has access to a creak and beautiful views.

The Peak That Grows On You

It was nice to make it to the top of San Bernardino this year in one try.  I don’t recall seeing a lick of ice…

Overnighter and San Bernardino Peak

This year instead of taking all these long trails in a day,  and with COVID-19 keeping us indoors for soooooo long, backpacking has been a…

Matt vs San Bernardino

Got to the trailhead around 545am and there were already about 10 cars. Please note that the last quarter mile from the fire house to…

San Bernardino Peak!

Dirt road to parking lot was a little rough for my Chrysler Pacifica minivan but definitely passable. Trail is in great condition. Weather was hot…

SUBLIME VIEW FROM SAN BERNARDINO PEAK

The hike from Pico de San Bernardino (3,246m) is hard but rewarding. I really liked this hike. The fauna is beautiful, and offers wide views…

San Bernardino Peak

This was a very long hike but the views were spectacular! I’d love to return doing this again as an overnight as there were some…

San Bernardino peak

besides the bugs it was an absolute beautiful hike and soooo green. The road to the trailhead is rough so go slow if in a…

The Mountains Have Called

Love the sign!!! Amazingly peaceful home going up early but the descent was far from social distance perfect. The trail is narrow in parts making…

San Bernardino

I forgot how pretty San Bernardino is.  Really enjoyed today.  7 1/2 hr hike with Kelly and the weather was beautiful today.  A little warm…

Prettiest Trail

My favorite and the prettiest, flowers and streams.

San Bernardino peak

My last Peak San Bernardino, we star at 7 am , was almost perfect  weather, trail was good  few patch of snow. I’m very happy…

San B

Weather was really nice, started at 6:50 am  very few hikers on the trail

Manzanita flats and Limber Pines

One of my favorite hikes of the original 6-pack: the variations between the oaks at the lower switchbacks, the open landscape of the manzanita flats…

San Bernardino Peak

A tough but good hike with great views. Lots of water at Limber Pines Spring.  Met a USFS Volunteer , Michael, who was spending the…

San Bernadino

Great training hike woke early for this one

San Bernardino Peak

I would not take a low clearance vehicle up this dirt road to the trail head parking lot. At this time, permits are NOT required…

San Bernardino peak

Not too crowded out there today. Beautiful hike with all the Manzanitas. Bugs were annoying at times but not terrible. Only little patches of snow…

San Bernardino Peak

The parking lot was already full at 6:00 a.m. Despite the many groups that were hiking, everyone maintained social distance. It was a beautiful, sunny…

Trailmixers group

Trail conditions exelent !!! Perfect Weather , I feel amazing !!! the trail is two hours away from my house so to start at a…

San Bernardino Peak

The trail was well maintained, no snow on the trail. Weather was moderate, bring sunscreen. No bugs present when we went, however, there was a…

San Bernardino/East San B

Epic hike starting at Forsee Creek and making our way up to Jackstraw Springs to set up camp.  From Jackstraw, pushed up past Trailfork Springs,…

San B is the Place to Be

The dirt road leading up to the trailhead is getting worn.  Low-clearance vehicles not recommended.  Get to the trailhead parking before 6 a.m. on the…

San Bernardino

This trail felt like forever !! Longest trail I’ve done but it was simply beautiful.

2020 San Bernardino Peak

This was another great hike, I started just a few minutes before 7 am on Thursday and there were only a handful of cars in…

Going in the IE

Beautiful trail, not technical at all just long AF!  Got real warm on the way back.

San B for Three

San Bernardino was a peak we slipped in when the trails reopened after Covid closed them down and before the fires closed it again. I…

St. Bernardus Peak

Now into the second half of the “Original Six”, each one more challenging than I’d ever done before! Nice climb the whole time, more or…

San Bernardino

This was my FAVORITE peak of the six pack. We started the climb early in the morning – 6 AM and soon it felt like…

Super Hike up San Bernardino Peak

Glad we did this on a cool, cloudy day. Once we hiked above the clouds, the views of the surrounding peaks were magnificent. Not sure…