I do not Sit on Sitton Peak

The hike was great! Parts of the trail were a little muddy but overall, it was doable. The sign was still at the peak. And…

Number 9 of 36!

Good vibes with friends & family & my brother’s first hike/ summit ⛰️! Kicking it off with shots of @los_sundays Tequila on a Sunday to…

#6!!!! Sitton Peak

#6!! Good hike. Bringing poles were a good idea. Last half mile or so was very steep, narrow, and the trail was eroded. Views were…

Views for miles!

360 degree views from Laguna Beach to San Jacinto. Loved seeing the Pacific Ocean and the snow topped mountains from afar. Trail was semi-shady. One…

no SITTON around

The trail was hard packed for the most part with a couple muddy sections from the recent rains. The scramble to the peak is always…

Sit on Sitton Peak

Met a fellow teacher on extended break due to Coronavirus for this long but fairly easy hike!  Last ascent (upon diverging from the truck trail)…

Corona virus get away

With all the madness goin on with the corona virus we decided to get away in the mountains away from big crowds away from fights…

Sitton Peak

Cool weather.  Not a lot of people.  Good hike!  Very “foresty.”  Last 1/4 mile very difficult – bring poles for up and down.  Well worth…

Sitton Peak

It was a perfect day for a hike. Low 60s for most of it but Gusty colder winds at the summit so make sure to…

Sitton Peak

Last half a mile is straight up!  Good training hike.

Sitton Peak via Bear Canyon Trail

Headed out on the trail around 7am. The first two miles were a breeze. We approached some cool looking trees, then made a right and…

Third Times the Charm!!

Started off in the drizzle and by the time we got to the peak the skies opened up to beautiful sunshine. Perfect weather, perfect temps…

Hike

WTF was up with that last stretch of the trail??? At least that was a good workout. Knocked it out in 3hr 43min

Sitton Pretty

It’s not Spring yet, but that didn’t stop the wildflowers from blooming. There were many different ones that were purple, red, orange, yellow and white.…

Boom, Sitton Peak!

First, I might add that if you are parking in the lot for Chiquita Falls, do be sure to cross over Ortega Highway and start…

Birthday Hike

Weather was nice, a little bit cold when we started, it was sunny past 9am, trail is marked good, it was pretty easy for the…

We didn’t get lost!! Haha

Weather was beautiful. 70’s and sunny. We started at 8:25am and done around 1:40pm.  We were able to see the ocean and Catalina at the…

Sitton Peak

Great 1st Peak. Gorgeous weather today for this hike, great views!

I love this peak

I love this peak. It’s a great peak if you’re starting out the challenge (IMO). Beautiful views at the top if you are lucky to…

Ain’t No One Sitting on Sitton Peak

First Peak of 2020, Ohana Hikers and I ventured out to Sitton Peak. It was a wonderful day to challenge ourselves and embrace California’s crazy…

Who does this?

First Peak Ever!!! And it wasn’t Easy…lol..I like hot sunny hikes…it was Rainy, Cloudy, Windy and Cold!!! Brrrrr…..This was a Definite challenge for me, the…

Sitton Peak

Trail to scramble was well maintained. Weather was cool and misty. I wouldn’t recommend this trail in the middle of summer. Exposed. Last 1/4 mile…

My first Peak!

This was my first peak of the year! I got there around 5:45 am it was pitch dark and cold. I did experience winds and…

Sitting on Sitton Peak

Overcast most of the hike.  Raining in spurts as we near the peak.  At the peak it was very windy, cold and showered.  Trails near…

Sitton Peak Adventure!

Decided what a better day to spend my Leap Year with a fantastic HIKE!!! I had an absolutely great time exploring and climbing as well…

Sitton Peak

It was a chilly 46 degree morning when we got started. Quickly began to feel warm and sun was shining. The hike had some shady…

Sitton Pretty

Arrived here at sunrise, and enjoyed the sights & sounds on this beautiful trail. With the lush greenery and blooming flowers, it already felt like…

Sitton Peak

It was perfect weather for this hike, loved the trees and wilderness in this hike.

Sitton Peak: Foggy, Muddy Hike

The weather yesterday was so unlike the last time we tackled Sitton Peak last week, during the super bloom saga. While it was warm and…

Sitten atop Sitton Peak

My friend told me about this peaks challenge. We really enjoy hiking so I decided why not challenge myself further.  We decided to start out…

Rain and slide, not!

Although we had clouds the entire hike it was nice to see all the sparkling water drops on the foliage and flowers starting to show…

Sitton Peak

Cloud galore and very cold 🥶 but always happy to hike

Muddy sitton

Great weather, lots off people hiking today, muddy trails cause of rain

Sweet Sitton Peak

A little muddy, but otherwise gorgeous! Overcast and cool, so it felt easy. I was slower than the rest of my group who said there…

Sitton Peak

A nice, overcast day for a hike!  

Sitton Peak

Cold and Crisp day on our hike to Sitton Peak. Always a great time bonding with the trail sisters. Ran into people on the trails…

Sitton Peak and Peanut butter cups

Day was overcast and cool and we came across several groups of people, however the trail never crowded. The rain from the day before left…

Sunday on Sitton Peak

Great Sunday hiking with a group of 5. Brisk cool temps with warm spots on an overcast day. Nice hiking weather. Compact trail with areas…

Got Mud?

Hiked this the day after rain. Started early in the morning so it was still quite wet and the cloud cover was thick. Trail was…

Rainy day

First peak of the 6 pack of peaks challenge.  Sign up yesterday and wanted to get my first hike in ASAP. Of course it’s the…

Sitton Peak

This was a good hike, overall I felt the trail was fairly easy until the last ½ mile to the summit where it became much…

Sitton Peak

Great day.  Beautiful and clear all the way to the coast.

First Peak for the real 6!

We started early @ 7:00 am. It was perfect weather. The trail was well marked until the the summit. All trails worked well.

Sitton Peak

We hiked in President’s Day. It was a beautiful clear and crisp day. We started our hike at 7 AM and it was 38 degrees.

Sitton Peak

Hike isn’t too bad until you reach the last 0.5 miles.

San Mateo

It was a perfect hike, Weather was perfect just make sure to take plenty of water .

Sitton

Surprisingly crowded. Not overly difficult. 2:15 to summit, 30 kicking it, 2 down

Beautiful Hike with a Slow Crawl!

Sitton Peak is a beautiful and pretty easy hike for 4 of the 5 miles.  The last mile is rough…with some crawling to get to…

Can’t wait for the snow to melt.

Pretty easy hike considering all the training we got from the higher peaks. Slow gradual elevation until the last mile. Pretty steep. I’m more worried…

Sitton Peak

It was a great hike, the weather was perfect.

No Sitton on Sitton peak

It was cold started about 6:50am. Beautiful day it warmed up fast. Not too hot. Steep going up to summit it’s a slippery scramble so…

Sitton Pretty!

It was a gorgeous day to start the 2020 Challenge.  Fun to meet up on the trail with hikers previously met on other peaks.

Sitton Peak and a Naked Guy

Completed this hike in 3 hours with an interesting summit.  As I got to the top I saw someone standing there and then realized they…

Sitting Pretty on Sitton Peak!

Spent Valentine’s Day hiking up to Sitton Peak! The weather was absolutely perfect for hiking, and the hike itself was very moderate, only gaining difficulty…

Sitton In The Rain

Rain or shine we were tackling this hike today.  When we started it was just a sprinkle that got harder off/on along the trail.  But…

Slippery When Wet

Rainy day hike made this trail a bit slick. Started off around 8 am with a light mist and ended up a full downpour about…

Overcoming Road Closures

My dad was a little upset because the road was close and his group hike had to be cancel but after we drove through a…

Sitton peak

We started walking my friend and I at almost 10 am it was a good walk the road was very well maintained the perfect weather…

Sitton Peak

Beautiful day today! It was cool and clear on the summit at 7:45 am- definitely worth the early start. We could see out to Catalina…

Sitton Peak with my dog!

Nice 10 mile hike! Easy trail, the last climb to the peak was hard, be careful coming down. Took 4 hours round trip, with my…

My 1st Peak

Fabulous Saturday morning hike with my friends.  The weather was clear and temperature-wise was btw low-high 70s.  Once you’re at the summit, the view is…

Sitting on Top of Sitton Peak

Beautiful weather…clear view of the ocean from the top of Sitton Peak…Had a little picnic at summit with the family…a great day hike.

Sitton Paay Peak

Easy stroll through the canyon, tjis was my second try as the first i was not even able to find the trail. Now I know…

Sitton Peak

My first peak for 2020 and this challenge!  The last section to reach the peak is a challenge, but doable with the right mindset! Thankfully,…

Sunny Day at Sitton

This hike was was a group hike with 3H (Hiking-for-Health-and-Happiness). This group hike with was different from the usual hike to Sitton Peak in that…

Sitton Peak

Started at Bear Canyon trailhead at 630am to beat the heat. Beautiful day, nice weather and awesome views at the top.

Sitton Peak

Great easy hike with a pretty steep last .6 mile to peak. Weather was great. Only saw 4 people on the way back

Sitting on top of the world

Arrived at 715am.  Trail good shape.  Warmed up in the sun.  brunch at the peak.  Great views.  Easy Peasy, out in 4.3 hours of hiking.

Sittin’ On Sitton Peak

My first peak of 2020. Weather was perfect and trail was is good shape. The last mile is STEEP, but getting to the top is…

Better in the Winter

Today was our first peak of the year! I hiked Sitton Peak last year in June and pretty much almost collapsed from the heat and…

Sitton

Lovely hike. Very shady. I liked the incline/decline proportion. It was not all incline on the way up. Worth the night hike to watch the…

Sitton Peak

Perfect day for a hike.  ~40 degrees at start but warmed up quickly.  Last mile to summit a bit technical, but not too difficult.

Sunny Sitton

We had a very foggy drive toward the hike, but we rose above the fog when arriving at the trail head. The fog cleared and…

Sitton Peak

Awesome weather today. Very crowded.

Sitton Peak

Bright sunny day, cool enough still. Began our hike around 1000 in the morning and hit the peak by 1200. The walk is pleasant and…

Sitton Peak

It’s been awhile since I’ve hiked more than 5 miles so this was a little bit challenging for me. First 3/4 up I was fine…

Sitton Peak

Great first hike of the Six Pack of Peaks! First three miles are relatively flat, with the steepest climbs in the last three quarters of…

Sitton Peak January 2020

The trail is very scenic and well marked. Way in the distance you can see snow capped mountains. The trail is not too bad except…

Bear Ridge to Sitton Peak Loop

The trail was very simple to follow, with staked signs along the way.  It was busy, with a couple groups being 20+ people, and many…

First hike ever, first peak ever!

That was my first hike and it was definitely a challenge. That scramble to the top is no joke! But the weather was nice and…

Scramble to the top

The trail was easy to follow. Reactively easy till the last 3/4 mile than it becomes a super steep scramble over rocky terrain to the…

#JulieMadeMeDoIt

Our party of 14 arrived at 6am this morning, 38 degrees! We split up into smaller groups depending on pace, I was toward the back…

Sitton Saturday

Hiked Sitton Peak with Heritage Hiking Club.  Trail in good shape except for the last bit below the peak.  It has gullies from erosion and…

Traffic Jam on Sitton Peak

It was a beautiful day for a hike and we weren’t the only ones to think so. As it is “winter,” we headed out later…

Sitton Peak

Perfect time to go. Before it warms up.  Clear day, the view was great. A trail I frequent because it’s close to home.

Sitton Peak

Trail was in good condition. Slightly damp still from the rain last week. Weather was nice and overcast 55-65 degrees. Great hike overall. Lots of…

Sitton Peak

Started at 6:50 am, no headlamp needed. Parking lot is across the street from trailhead. Be careful crossing the busy Ortega Hwy. First 4 miles,…

Sitton Peak yay

Great day hiking with my family.  Trail was in fine condition, no issues.  Met some nice people along the way.

2nd Peak 2020

Not a lot of shade, so I’m glad it was a partly cloudy day. A bit of a scramble near the top but you’ll be…

sitton peak with the fam

getting there at around 7 in the morning gave us decent cloud cover from the sun for most of the hike. I did it with…

First hike of 2020

It was a nice day for a hike. Great views from the top and not too cold. The trail was clearly marked until the last…

Sitton Peak #1

Sitton Peak was the first hike in the Six Peak challenge! Great hike…poles and good hiking shoes near the peak…little steep…I did make it up…

Sitton Peak

Awesome hike! Heavily trafficked! Weather was perfect, a warm 70 degrees. I felt energized and happy!!

Sitton Peak

Perfect 72 degree day to hit Sitton!  Lots of peakers out there today! Only a few muddy areas, otherwise hard pack .  A great day.

Sitton on Top if the World

Went with a group of 9! At the peak Hazel did a headstand!! My peak pic is.much more sedate..but I wish I could have done …

The Hike and the Candy Store

For the most part this trail is pretty smooth up until the last couple miles where you will rock scramble a bit. The trail head…

Sitton for coffee

What a great way to start the challenge. Went with the closest first… just to warm up. Lovely start just before 7am and had the…

The start of a long journey.

My group and I started on the trail around 11ish, after a short trip to the Candy Store for some snacks. We started at a…

First Peak of 2020

10 mile, 4.5 hour hike at Sutton Peak this morning. Not a shabby hike until the end, where 1.7 miles feels more like 5… steep…