San G. North Face Chute Climb

Hiked up to Dry Lake and set up camp for an early morning summit.  Trail from South Fork to Dry Lake was covered by multiple…

9/18 San Gorgonio

San Gorgonio March 7th-8th, 2020 3 take aways from this hike; and then some: We hiked starting from the south fork trail. Our schedule was…

San Gorgonio

Great hike. The weather was good, a lot of snow still in the trail as well black ice. It was extremely hard, but double if…

Zigzag

Over all it was a good hike we start the hike around 7:00 a.m. we made it to the top around 3:00 p.m. and we…

San G is Ice Ice Baby

With the recent rain and more coming in the forecast, we figured Sunday 11/24 might be the last “clear” day of the year to bag…

San Gorgonio

Wanted to try and get in San Gorgonio before the storm comes in.  Decided to try the recently re-opened Fish Creek Trail.  This route is…

Gorgonio – Peak 10 of 12

So glad we made this hike yesterday; the cloudy and windy weather caught up to us on the summit, but I’m so excited to have…

San Gorgonio

Was able to knock this one out before it snowed a few days later. Only seen a handful of people. Did the last few miles…

Sunny San Gorgonio

Sometimes you just gotta drop everything and run for the hills. That’s exactly how this solo summit of San G. went. Without a cloud in…

Brutal!

I am sometimes asked what my most difficult hike has been. Right now I can say it was this one! over 18 miles, with over…

Dude this was actually difficult

This hike was roughhhh for me towards the end. I’m not normally a stopper. A slower maybe, but not a stopper. But boy was I…

Hello Darkness, my old friend

Challenging ALL day hike… bring enough snacks and bring your lights… you will start your hike and end your hike in the dark.

San Gorgonio

Such a cool hike the day was beautiful, the view was gorgous. I highly recomend this hike!

Herd of turtles conquer San G

What a beast. The last 3 miles to the summit were brutal. I suffered from the altitude. Hiking the 6 pack of peaks has not…

Perfect Weather on San G

We could not have asked for better weather for a San G summit! Started at 5:30am with headlamps, up top by 11am, spent an hour…

Mount San Gorgonio

We started around 7:30 at South Fork. We arrived at Dry a little before 11:00 AM. We set-up camp. We had lunch. The creek was…

Highlight of the Year for Me

The hardest hike I’ve ever done next to Clouds Rest from the Valley Floor in Yosemite. And I loved every minute of it. I’ve been…

Bats in the Belfry

First time hiking San Gorgonio. Started at 6:10am, finished at 7:30pm. Walking out, saw a deer grazing just off the trail. After dark, many bats…

San Gorgonio

San Gorgonio was the beast that I was anxiously anticipating. It did not disappoint!  It was beautiful with amazing views. Like many have said, the…

San Gorgonio

This hike was soooo beautiful, but also very long! The fall colors near Vivian creek were amazing! The last 2 miles up to the peak…

San G

I ended up starting late on a Friday and ended up at High Creek Camp in the dark, it was hard to find a suitable…

The Mighty and the Beast!

❤️⛰🏃🏼‍♀️#12/12: San Gorgonio Peak ✅. The Beast lives up to it’s name! Not for the faint in heart! @ 11,503 ft, SG is the highest…

Mr Windy

It was highest elevation I did in one day hike in my life

Me, Myself and Gorgonio

What a beast. This hike tested my physical fitness and mental preparedness. Altitude got me too. All in all, this was probably the hardest hike…

Gorganteous

Beastly hike, from the beginning to the end. The meadows were absolutely incredible again! The views and feeling of triumph at the top were well…

Peak 6 of 6

A gorgeous but chilly day to complete my Six Pack of Peaks!  Wow!  What an adventure today! We arrived early in the morning in our…

San Gorgonio

Amazing experience. Hardest thing I have done so far. I had altitude issues, and was exhausted but made it to the top. It was about…

Wind

Nice clear trail. Fairly warm for the first few miles. Around high creek camp it started getting a little cold. The summit was super windy…

San Gorgonio… take two!

There are two small patches of snow at the top and it was super cold and windy! For some reason, this hike always gives me…

San Gorgonio

This was by far the most challenging I have completed for this challenge.  The first 2 miles are difficult and the last 2 miles are…

Schön Berg! Our finishing hike.

This was our last and final hike of the six pack. The cloud blanket way below was one of the most beautiful things I have…

San Gorgonio

Phew! 12 peaks done! San Gorgonio was the perfect ending to my awesome adventure with SoCal Six (twelve) Pack of Peaks. I celebrated by staying…

San Gorgonio

Today i’m finish my 12 peaks y i decided to finish with san gorgonio. Greats adventures. it’s the first time i do this challenge .It…

San Gorgornio

Beautiful day!  Saw a family of deer in the morning.

Oh Gorgonio!

All I can say is wow. We were above the clouds. Beautiful views. Longer than what All trials said it is. It took us about…

San Gorgonio

Left trailhead at 0420 and returned at 1920, long day. Great people on the trail as always. Not nearly as crowded as I feared, maybe…

Long Time Coming

San Gorgornio really wanted to make sure we respected it. I originally attempted to hike San Gorgornio on September 2nd with my good friend, Antonio.…

OMGorgonio…beast peak!!

Surely the toughest out of the 7 peaks I hiked this year. All day hikers to this summit should give themselves two pats on the…

San Gorgonio for the finish!

Tackled this mountain in my final of the six pack on Saturday, 9/28.  Made it to the trailhead by 6:45 am and parked in the…

Save the best for last, San G

Perfect day to hike San Gorgonio, weather was sunny with clear skies and being above those clouds with no wind was amazing. I started at…

Hiking solo facing fears!

My Solo backpacking trips always has its fair share of fears! First,  I thought a bear was at my campground but found out later it…

San Gorgonio

Fuck yeah! Amazing feeling to conquer this beast!

Beast

This will beak u, its the toughest hike, u have mentally push through it

San G

Bugs weren’t a nuisance until later in day. Small patch of snow at top still. Trail is rocky. AllTrails says 17.2 miles, but they’ve rerouted…

Rise and Climb

San G baby! We made it, last year’s fire season had me missing out on this monster. She is tough but so beautiful,  really lovely…

San G

It was a beautiful hike. It was my first early hike.  It was the longest hike I’ve been on and not my last. I just…

Celebrating Gorgeous San G

I have recorded this hike 3 times, yet it keeps getting lost. Celebrated our 35th wedding anniversary by hiking San G with some very good…

San Gorgonio – a real butt kicker

Did the full loop, all 21+ miles. Started before 6AM and did not get back until after dark at 8PM. Great hike, not for beginners.…

The final climb

This was the last of my 6 Peaks. Long, hard, beautiful, and deceiving – not being able to see the summit until the literal last…

San Gorgonio Peak

A fantastic day out on the trail with minimal wind and fantastic company!

Epic Gorgonio

This trail is beautiful! 3 water crossings along the way. Camped at DryLake which has water! Hit the summit late and caught a gorgeous sunset…

Defying gravity at San G

Started super early at 5am. By that time the Vivian creek parking lot was nearly full! The temperature was perfect though! I just wish there…

Mt San Gorgonio

The first three and last three miles to the top were the hardest going up.  Coming down, once you pass Halfway Camp, it gets rough.…

There’s still snow in So Cal!

Running out of time before the 30th we opted to do San Gorgonio and San Bernardino as an overnight trip with our base camp at…

San Grogonio

A beautiful day in the mountains!!  Took 11 hours total

September snow in So CA!

First of a two day trip. Camped at Red Rock Flat. Dropped gear off and set up camp to lessen the load to the top…

San G

My last hike before Whitney. Crazy wind, cold, drizzle, beautiful 360 views at the summit. I did it! Completed my 6 pack!!

Big G

Grueling hike but made it. Beautiful view, sunrise and sunset.

The Big Kahuna

I finally completed the San Gorgonio Peak!! Vivian creek is no joke. Beware of rock scrambles throughout this hike, but it is beautiful and an…

San G is brutal!

Had to do my least peak solo since no family or friends were willing to put themselves thru 19 miles.  Worth every painful step!

Conquered San G!

Wow Wow WOW! What a hike! This is what my hiking dreams were made of and I still can’t believe I did it. Started super…

A grand trip up Gorgonio

The hike up Gorgonio was just as described. Easy fir .5 mile, steep hike up to Vivian Creek campground. Nice continual elevation gain through half…

This peak needs a tram!

This is a beautiful mountain. It was a busy day on Saturday. There were a lot of people on the trail. The weather was perfect…

San G Who?

9 of us summited but it was the longest 21 miles of our lives 😂

San G

Trail was fun. The way back down was rocky and hard on the feet towards the end. Would be interested in trying from Vivian Creek…

I DID it!

Could not ask for a better weather

San Gorgonio

Lots of people beautiful day and a long ass hike . Saved the tallest peak in so cal for last .

San Gorgonio

First solo hike, this one scared off the others. Lots of people on the trail. Cooling off a bit, was a very nice day to…

Badass San G!

Overnight backpacked at Dry Lake for 2 nights, the 2nd day, summited up to San G, the trail was real gradual, and not very populated.…

San Gorgonio

What a long hike!!! Starts off beautiful gets long and boring at the end. Steep and rocky on the way down, you really have to…

Mother of the peaks

It has been a long road & yesterday there was 1 goal and 1 goal only: To summit! NO MATTER WHAT! I wasn’t gonna give…

Long long day with San G

3:30 start and so glad to do the first incline in the dark.  Being unable to see the steepness totally helped!  Forgot to reapply sunscreen…

San Gorgonio

Hiked with Friends That Hike. A few of us slept in our cars the night before. I got to hear what an avalanche sounds like.…

San Gorgonio Peak

Long long long day: 3:30am start, 8:30pm finish. Day (and night) hike. Full moon start was beautiful! Sunrise to sunset and headlamps to get back…

San Gorgonio 6 of 6

Great hike, Beautiful conditions a little crowed but worth every step.

San Gorgonio 🍹

Beautiful scenery, nice weather.  The trail was a little too long for me. Over all, it was a great experience.

The Big San G!!

A VERY LONG and VERY GRUELING hike, but very rewarding to know that we conquered this hike and enjoyed the amazing feeling of the summit…

My favorite hike!

I really enjoyed this hike. It was a long weekend, yes. Lots of miles hiked over two days, and we were exhausted at the end…

San Gorgonio

Ouch, you guys. OUCH! I’m walking funny and my muscles are trashed, but WE DID IT! This is the longest distance I’ve ever hiked in…

San Gorgonio

Summer’s almost over.  Pleasant & cool for the entire day.

Solitude

Waited to tackle this beast as I’m climbing Whitney next week.  Amazing the difference in color from last year.

Finalya

Started hiking around 6:15 am, after crossing Mill Creek the next mile was a wake up, yes you have a long ways to go.  Going…

A Storm is a Brewing!

After my hike up Baldy the day before, I was a little nervous about the big task ahead of me with the distance of San…

Old Greyback Has Some Stories

This is definitely not a beginner hike; be prepared, as a good lesson comes later in the narrative.  After 3/4 mile up a dirt fire…

Old gray back never gets easier

Beautiful day on the mountain with great weather, minus the litter on the trail and hikers that blast music! Please leave no trace!

12th Peak!

I started much later than originally planned but was surprisingly not bothered by the heat. What made this hike painful was the steep and rocky/sandy…

San Gorgonio

Weather was very warm to hot. People and dogs overheated! Bring plenty of hydration and nutrition. It’s a beautiful trail but don’t let it’s beauty…

Serious Hike

This is a serious hike! Not that the other 5 were easy, but San Gorgonio is a level up. We started at the break of…

San Gorgonio Hike

I totally forgot, when I came down the trail, that I hiked up this steep mile at the beginning of the trail. Yeah a long…

San Gorgonio Sunset Chase

Great fair weather. A little cold and windy at the peak. We had a light thunderstorm at night that cleared by morning to hike back…

San Gorgonio

Headed up from Red Rock Flats to San G for a sunrise hike. Very cold at the top but gorgeous views and a very clear…

San ‘G” as the locals call it.

NorCal Peakbaggers last weekend in SoCal finishing 5 of 6 peaks. This was the first time for me starting a hike at this elevation, it…

San Gargantuan

Trail conditions were good – the weather was warm. Lots of people on the trail. This is the fifth peak.

Mr. Gorgonio And the Gordito crew

Hiked this bad boy to celebrate Gordo and Gus’s Birthday. Made it just in time for a beautiful sunset. Last few miles were killer but…

San Gorgonio

Weather was amazing and the hike super enjoyable

San Gorgonio Peak

Long hike. 18 miles in 13 hrs. Most of the trail has shade, but the last 2 miles and the peak had no shade. The…

43 years in the making

When I was 13 three of my older friends hiked this loop it was 1976 I think. I always wanted to do the trip but…

Long day, definitely worth it!

We summited San Gorgonio in one day… I still can’t believe we did it! The feeling indescribable, I am so happy. This is my 6th…

The Beast: San Gorgonio

Bagged my fifth peak in the SoCal challenge on Thursday with my friend Jason (his sixth peak, and fifth straight year as a finisher). We…

San Gorgonio Peak

First time back to Dry Lake campground since 1983.  Great trail to the lake and then up to the peak.

San Gorgonio 2 Day

We hiked into Dry Lake with full packs and camped.   Spring water is available.   Following morning we day packed up to the peak,…

My Favorite

This was my favorite hike! I loved Dry Lake and the South Fork trail was fairly gradual and kind on my knees!

San Gorgonio

I hike San Gorgonio three years ago.  It was very dry.  This year the camps (Vivian Creek, Halfway and High camp) were very green with…

San Gorgonio

Started from South Fork TH on 8/24/19 at 6:20a.m. The air temp was perfect. Coverage was spotty following the wildfire. Water was available in the…

San Gorgonio

It was a very long hike. Started at 4:40. There was plenty of people on the trail. We spent about an hour at the summit…

Amazing

my mountain number 12 with San gorgonio ended my challenge I am very happy to achieve it …. San gorgonio was afraid of it ….…