San B is my 12th Peak

San Bernardino was my final peak to bag.  Last Sunday I completed the NorCal Challenge and so this was Peak 12 for me.   I…

San B!

Apparently, yesterday was national take a hike day and I just happened to go on my longest (by distance) day hike to date, up to…

San Bernardino Peak

Started hike at 10am and got back down at 6pm. The 0.5 miles to the parking lot of the trailhead was rough, lot’s of rocks…

San Bernardino Peak

The trail in good condition. The view on the way up is very beautiful, but the top is not very pretty though.

Sit Down Be Humble

I figured with 9 bagged peaks of the 12, I should be good to go. At about mile 5, I cramped up in three spots…

San Bernie

Gorgeous hike, I really enjoyed it! It felt a bit long, but the drastic changes in scenery helped.

San Bernardino Peak

All done! San Bernardino was my last Peak to complete the Six Pack. What a gorgeous hike. Started a little late but knocked it out…

San Bernardino Peak

This started as a solo hike for me at about 6:15 am, still dark with the sky beginning to light up. There were no other…

San Bernardino Peak

Beautiful scenery all the way along this trail.  Trail is in excellent condition.  Water flowing from the little creek beyond Limber Pines campground.  Cold hiking…

San Bernardino beauty

One of my very favorite trails I hiked this summer. Hardly anyone on the trail but it was very well maintained. Gorgeous scenery from the…

San Bernardino Peak

Climbed to Lumber Pine Campground, set up camp, then proceeded to the peak. We knew all week that there would be strong winds in the…

San Bernardino Peak

This is a very well engineered trail, steady slow incline with a lot of flat areas for you to recover. On the way up only…

San Bernadino Peak

We started 9/28 at 7am and hiked to Limber Pine campground and set up our tent and had lunch. Took off for the peak with…

San B

Nice day hike above the clouds.

Saving the Best for Last!!

We saved the best for last for sure.  First of all, what made this hike so special is that we came up a day early…

Peaceful Beauty

We started in the dark and then, the rain came. It was a light, cold rain but it helped keep the bugs at bay. Just…

The Spectacular San Bernard

#10/12 San Bernardino Peak✅ After a three week hiatus from working almost 100hrs a week in between two jobs, great to be back on the…

Sans n’ Dinos

Absolutely wonderful hike! Meadows were a dream. Definitely want to do again.

Last One

Beautiful hike, forest most of the way. There is a nice flat area through Manzinita from about 3.2-4.3 miles.Great views around every corner, still a…

San Bernardino Peak Last of the Six

First time on this trail, loved the variations in the trail conditions between the lower, middle, and upper reaches of the trail.  Fantastic views of…

2-n-1

Summited San Bernardino as our second peak in our overnight trip. Although the elevation gain was modest from our camp site at Red Rock Flat,…

Last to go – San Bernardino!

Our second peak on an overnight trip. Can’t believe al the trees lost from the 2015 fire. Ground vegetation making a comeback. Summited San Gorgonio…

San B is in the Books!

We could not gave had more beautiful weather today!! After weeks of really hot weather we hiked in the mid to low 70s.  In fact,…

San Berna-long-dino

The hike was good but definitely a long one.   Trail was a bit tight through the manzanita groves at time, pants would be good…

HB Sixers finish pack with San Bernadino

Views that exceeded expectations…another beautiful hike! Pinecones dripping sap in the sun leaving little beads of diamonds scattered along the trail. Bugs started coming out…

Sen. Bernie Deez…Peaks

San Bernardino Peak started out a little late at 9am once again. This was a beautiful hike. The meadow about a third of the way…

Hiking and camping San Bernardino

All right, So Chris, Jade and I started off at 6:30 pm on Friday .  The trail was beautiful, the incline easy, all the way…

San Bernardino

San Bernardino was our last hike in the challenge. It was bittersweet. I enjoyed this hike so much. It was nice to have done San…

Love this hike! ❤️

This is a very nice trail. Enjoyable hike, we started early and had plenty of time to finish before dark. (I’m a slow hiker) The…

San Bernardino Camping

We headed out Friday afternoon and arrived at the trailhead around 6:30PM. Hiked the ~6 miles up to Limber Pine Bench Camp and setup under…

Solo hike

Great solo hike yesterday! The weather was perfect, and I pretty much had the mountain to myself. I only saw 3 other hikers throughout the…

Bernardino Winds

SO WINDY! Be prepared with a jacket, almost turned around but walked it off 😅

Soloing Bernardino

My first hike along of this challenge. I feared I wouldn’t encounter others at 6 AM, but I was very wrong. The meadow was my…

San Bernardino on a heat advisory weekend

Escaped to the mountains while parts of Southern California were experiencing some degree of heat wave. Surprisingly, heat was not an issue for this hike.…

Perfecting Peaks with San Bernardino

Got up early on 9/15 to summit San Bernardino with my friend who shared in my journey summiting my very first #SixPackOfPeaks! Got to the…

San Bernardino Peak

It was a beautiful day to hike San Bernardino Peak. It did get a little windy towards to the top. The views were amazing throughout…

5 peaks in one

This trail was awesome, I really enjoy it being my first time hiking this trail I got to see the other 5 peaks bundled into…

A harvest moon on freaky friday!

Hit the trailhead at 830am Friday morning.  The parking lot was nearly empty with only 4 other cars there. We got permits for Limber Pine…

Chipmunks Rule

As noted, lots of chipmunks running about. Not a lot of signage on this trail, but fortunately was able to check my AllTrails notes, which…

Solo at the Peak

Solo backpacking trip on Sept 11. A sad day of remembrance and a moment of silence to honor this day. This hike was not easy…

San Bernadino

This one was longer than I expected but the views from the peak were the best I’ve seen  

HikerSparkie

Overnight to San Bernadino Peak and East. Started late Saturday night. Wind was blowing cracy that night and next day was beautiful. It ended a…

Oh San Bernardino

I first hiked San Bernardino in July 2017. Last year it was closed due to fires. So it was pleasure to go. While the hike…

San Bernardino Peak

Slight showers with some thunder. Tough hike due to its distance. Great accomplishment!

Beautiful

beautiful trail the first 4 mile beautiful , a lot of tree, but after you be preparing for the open areas the next 10 mile…

San Burned Me deeno Peak

NorCal Peakbaggers completing 6 of 6 for SoCal Challenge. I couldn’t have asked for a better group than this hiking family, we are all from…

Hot Summer Hike

Great challenging hike! It was definitely on the warmer side but the weather was clear which made the view at the summit amazing!

San Bernardino grinder

Trail is in great shape. It’s a grinder though, especially that last little push up to the peak. Really enjoyed the hike

San Bernardino Peak

Backpacked up to Red Rock Flat via Southfork; took the 10k ridge over to San Bernardino peak for a sunset hike. The 10k ridge is…

San Berdoo

Beautiful morning, clear skies, mild temp, little to no foot traffic.Long way up and even longer down 😉 Took about 8.5 hours with a few…

12 of 12

After our Mt Whitney hike a month ago I was finally able to finish the last of the 12 peaks. Decided to climb on Friday…

San Bernardino Peak

Finally finished this peak. Didn’t get it in last year, I think I’m my opinion it’s the easiest of all the 10k+ summits. I didn’t…

San Bernardino Peak

San Bernardino Peak.  16 miles; 10,649 elevation; 4,700 elevation gain.  Hiked with Tony le Duc.

San Bernardino

Beautiful hike with stunning views. Trail is in great condition, however, the foliage is  closing in on the path in a few areas. There was…

San Bernardino Peak hike

Trail was in excellent condition. SUV recommended but Sedan also will work to get through the dirt road. But sedans should be careful.

San Bernardino Peak

Lots of butterflies greeting me near the peak.  Great dirt trail … got to actually stretch my stride.

San Bernardino Peak

The road to the trailhead is as rocky and bumpy as everyone else says it is, but take it slow and you’ll be fine —…

First solo mountain

Great hike really enjoyed it .. there was a small fire near big bear lake that you could see from the summit . Great preparation…

The Mountain Killa

Getting to the trailhead was sketchy because I don’t drive a high clearance vehicle (Kia Optima), so I parked down from the trailhead. My hiking…

Number 4 out of 6

16 miles of total ass kicking. Weather was pretty cool around 6am. Started around 6:40am & rested for a bit. Then acended down around 2:58pm…

San B

My husband and I camped at Limber Pines camp. Trail was busy. Not a lot of shade on the trail. Plenty of water. Weather was…

San Bernardino Peak

Great trail. Easy to follow. Beautiful hike. Amazing views!!!  Brush gets think, glad I had on long pants.

San Bernardino

WOW!!!!  It was such a clear and beautiful day that we stayed up at the peak for 1.5 hours!!!! We couldn’t stop taking in the…

No Water at Trail Fork Springs!

Our plan was to peak SB, camp at Trail Fork Springs (recommended for reliable water by the ranger station…), and cross the Peak Divide Trail…

San Bernardino Peak

We picked a good day to get out and climb to the sky.  There was a high thin cloud layer that provided a nice subtle…

First Time to San Bernardino Peak

This was our first time hiking San Bernardino Peak. The road to the trailhead was rough and we turned back to an opening along the…

Beautiful trail and views

Warm at the bottom even early, but improved as we gained elevation. Trail is beautiful all the way up. Much less crowded than other hikes…

San Bernardino Peak

This hike was one of the highlights of the challenge for me so far. The trail was well-maintained and gradual for the most part and…

Never ending

The weather was good . Little hot but not too bad. Stayed over night at John’s meadows.  Had a great time.

San Bernardino Peak

This hike was long, but gradual. It starts with switchbacks, then some flattish areas, before the last bit with more elevation gain. The scenery was…

San Bernardino Peak

This hike was long, but gradual. It starts with switchbacks, then some flattish areas, before the last bit with more elevation gain. The scenery was…

A long day off the grid

One of the most beautiful hikes of the 6-PoP: the oaks near the trail head, the gorgeous green of the manzanita fields, the gnarly limber…

Longer than 16 mile San Bernardino Peak Hike

Great trail conditions, hike clocks closer to 17 miles(getting off the mountain seems to take forever for nonparticipating reason), lot of wildflowers, great views throughout…

Long walk to San Bernardino Peak

After reading from several hiker blogs, we still got lost for a short period trying to get to the trailhead. The road to the left…

Harlem shake

Hiked this bad boy with a awesome group of friends. There’s the best are of green everywhere and it’s so beautiful. Lots and lots of…

Running Down from San Bernardino Peak

I followed the directions found online regarding the trailhead and fully agree with the comments that the quarter mile dirt road to the trailhead was…

Find the Wonderful in Today!

The hike was amazing.. it was day 2 of our back-to-back hikes, and we were tired from our 20-day hike up San Gorgonio the day…

Sweaty Feet and Summit Defeat

San Bernardino was a beautiful and steady climb. The trail was clear and featured a refreshing stream, beautiful meadow, and lightly wooded forests. The summit…

San Bernardino Peak

A lovely hike, with great views of Gorgonio, Jacinto, and Big Bear Lake. The trail has some narrow spots between bushes, but nothing too terrible. A…

Birthday Celebration

Got an simi early start, 6 am. Noticed trash can turned over driving to the parking area, then a big pile of bear poo. Going…

San Bernardino

It was my first time using hiking poles. I think they made a huge difference in the first phase of the hike with that slope.…

The Gift of Clouds

Got started at 5:30am to avoid the heat – but it turned out to be a perfect day for a hike (thanks to some generous…

San Bernardino

Enjoyed this hike quite a bit. Clear passage and not as many rocks as Baldy or Cucamonga.  We started about 8:45 AM and I was…

Hiking SB Peak

Perfect day! Started at 5 am and got to the summit around 930! Started drizzling a tiny bit at the top so we hauled down…

Number 5!

Got a very early start, just past sunrise, to beat the heat for this big boy.  It was a beautiful morning, and I enjoyed the…

San Bernardino

A new favorite for its beautiful trail. Trees and shrubs all around. Not a lot of shade once the sun is up. Trail was mostly…

San Bernardino

Trail and weather were great.  A little buggy here and there.  Beautiful scenery along the climb.

San Bernardino

Perfect day for a hike even though it’s a long and challenging hike. Slip and fell, luckily me I have a great team to take…

San Bernardino Peak #7 of 12

Start to finish: 8:50 hrs. Good: Amazing scenery & great work out preparing for Mt. San G. Bad: a combination of hot day and no…

San Bernardino Peak Hike

There was no snow on the trail and the weather was partly cloudy in the mid 80 degrees during noon time. It was a long…

San Bernardino

It was beautiful weather. We started early 5:30am.  We took our time and took lots of pictures. Beautiful scenery. Feeling great. We spent 12 hours.

SB Peak training hike

training hike 4 of 10 for my wife as we prepare for our annual summer backpacking trip. SB Peak is a perfect training hike due…

Dad-Daughter Hike Up San Bernardino

My father – a very fit 67-year-old trail runner – lives in Redlands and looks out at Mt. San Bernardino every day. For over a…

San Bernardino Summit

It was hot, we didn’t sleep well the night before… this was brutal! But so worth it once we made it to the top! Gorgeous…

The best view ever!! 🏔🥾

The San Bernardino Peak was one the most beautiful views I’ve ever seen. The weather was perfect! The 16.7 miles 14 hours hike was totally…

San B on a hot day

Bumpy road to get to the parking lot but doable if you go slow. Parking lot full by 6 am. Trail easy to follow. Besides…

The Old Favorite

We drove early to get to the trailhead by 5 am. Put your GPS to the fire station in Angelus Oaks and from there, look…