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Windy Strawberry Peak

First hike of six, hiked it solo. No snow, the trail is clear. Windy especially at the peak although it made for clear skies.

Strawberry Peak via Red Box Canyon

A straightforward hike totaling about 7.5 miles in length. The trail was gentle for most of its length, though the last 3/4 of a mile…

Challenge Accepted

This is the first of our six-pack peak challenge, hence the name of this hike. The weather was perfect; it was cold right when we…

Strawberry Peaking

Today was a perfect day for a peak hike.  While we were ready with our crampons, we didn’t really have to use them because the…

#2 of SO Cal 6POP

We started this hike at 5:32am in order to try to beat the crowds. It worked out because we didn’t run into anyone on the…

Love Month at Strawberry Peak

One down…Five to go!!! We started pretty early which is perfect because we were able to witness the sunrise. The trail was kinda rocky in…

Strawberry Peaking

Started at Redbox Picnic Area at 9AM. It was a nice day out with very little wind. Parking area was a bit crowded, but the…

🍓Strawberry 🍓 Peak🍓

It was an amazing hike! Narrow trail but then widens up to some rock climbing. Hiked in the perfect weather yesterday it was a cool…

Strawberry baby

Great hike. It was a bit windy in areas. Make sure to pay attention to the trail to the left of the service road. It…

Strawberry Peak

Weather was absolutely perfect today. Light jacket for the shady spots and top of the peak. Plain shirt the rest of the time. Light traffic…

Berry Awesome Hike!

Awesome trip up to Strawberry Peak! Arrived to the trailhead around 7 AM, parking lots were about half full. Get here early! Fairly easy hike…

Strawberry 🍓 Peak

Beautiful day for a trip up Strawberry Peak.  Trail is in perfect condition from Red Box to the peak.  I add a run through Strawberry…

Strawberry 🍓 Peak #2 for me!

The weather was a crisp 44 degrees.  We got to the trailhead at around 7am and the parking lot was almost full.  Lots of people…

Strawberry Peak Hike

Great weather, slight winds, minimal snow at the top, but overall great hike! Last 2 miles was rough but manageable.

Strawberry Peak

It was a beautiful day with the pups. The trail was  well maintained with small patches of snow off trail. We had an early start…

Strawberry!!!

Beautiful hike today and conditions were so great! Completely clear skies (could see for miles) and a light breeze that was super refreshing. A little…

Fake sumit…again!

A little windy, cold when in the shade. But a beautiful day with some amazing friebds and my husband.  There was sone sbow patches off…

Strawberry Peak

Clear-sky views which are truly breathtaking at the peak. My 1st peak of 6!

Strawberry Peak!!

This Hike was definitely one of my favorites! It was beautiful! I started on the trailhead at 6am and it was stunning watching the sunrise…

Straw berry peak

It started off bit cold once I got out of that initial shaded area was a really nice day and unexpectedly got my first sun…

Strawberry

Started off cold after that initial shade area turned out to be a beautiful day and I unexpectedly got my first tan of the year

Strawberry Peak

Fun hike!  Very easy going on the start and end.  Really gets challenging in the middle!  Beautiful views.

A Quiet Hike to Strawberry Peak

With a day off from classes, I was able to complete this beautiful hike on a Tuesday and even convinced my mom to join me.…

Strawberry Peak

Beautiful day. Weather was perfect.  Quick hike but challenging.

Mary on Strawberry

Rolling hills type of hike. The trail is pretty clear there were a few fallen trees on the path to get around but nothing crazy.…

Strawberry Shortcake Banana Split

It was very windy in the parking lot, but less on the trail. It was chilly when we weren’t moving and up at the Summit.…

Happy Birthday to me!

Loved this hike with my daughters to celebrate my 43rd bday. We thought the hike was pretty easy. Flat for nearly all of the hike…

Plama does Strawberry Peak

It was a wonderful Monday Holiday with very few people on the trail.   The conditions were great!!!   There was snow you could see in patches…

Found my Streak on Strawberry Peak

Started our Trek Early in the morning to beat the expected crowds. We were sure to bundle ourselves in warm layers as it was expected…

Scary Strawberry

Should have started at Redbox. The rock climbing is crumbly and crazy scary. Wanted to turn back but thought going down those boulders would be…

Strawberry Peak

Definitely take trecking poles to help you in the last 2 miles before arriving at the peak. Narrow, rocky,  visible trail. Windy and kinda chilly…

My Sweet Valentine at Strawberry Peak

My first winter hike at Strawberry Peak on Valentine’s Day.  Well, it only got cold due to the intermittent strong wind.  When there was no…

Strawberry Peak

Hiking Strawberry Peak was amazing, the trail was in good condition. The first 2 miles are gradual with some bumps and loose terrain, you’ll have…

Strawberry peak trail hike

Beautiful hike. Strenuous but that’s the way we like it. Clear and Sunny but cool that day. If you are able make sure you do…

2021 Strawberry Peak

My second time here and second peak for 2021 SoCal Challenge. Another favorite of mine… Sweet and sassy. The views are just superb! Those clouds…

Boulder jumper

It was warm for a day in February. There was some slush areas. The last mile involved alot of climbing of rocks.

Strawberry Peal

Gorgeous trail. Strenuous last mile. Great views at the top! Difficult to hike the last portion with a dog on leash.

Strawberry Peak

Trail is in great condition, it was a very windy day and some rain when we started around 8:40am. Passed a very few people, was…

Strawberry

Great hike. Plenty of parking although it was a Thursday hike.

Strawberry Peak

Good moderate hike for the first half, a little challenging second. Great views from the top.

Epic Solo up to Strawberry Peak!

enjoyed this hike immensely! Couldn’t have picked a better day. Started around 7 AM, there was no one on the trail. Just a couple people…

Berry Intense

Intense, we took the long way and had to basically rock climb our way to the top. The weather was great, but the thorn bushes…

Strawberry via RedBox

First part of the trail is relatively flat but the end is more challenging. But the 360 degrees view is sooo rewarding !

Strawberry Birthday Cheers

Best birthday ever! We chose the hard way up.  Cheers with chocolate covered strawberries when we got to the top.

First peak of death-Strawberry

Great weather for this hike! There was some ice on parts of the trail but overall the trail was very clear and safe. The first…

Strawberry Peek

The weather was a little warm for February but very little snow so crampons we’re not needed.  Great hike with friends.

Strawberry Peak redemption song

Redemption Song! Back Mid-November, I attempted what I thought was the main Strawberry Peak route only to discover I was knee deep into the more…

Strawberry Peak via Mount Lawlor

This hike was pretty difficult with the addition of Mount Lawlor. 8.13 miles with 2,777 feet of elevation gain. Totally worth it! The trail was…

Love Found On A Mountain

I hiked my first summit in October 2020. It was a very adventurous first date with someone I barely knew, but hey, go big or…

Strawberry Peak

Great Hike! Weather was amazing! 70 degrees and snow. Loved it.

Strawberry 🍓 peak

It was a beautiful hike we actually end up doing, Mt Lawlor as well it was on the trail as a option 😀 we went…

Strawberry peak

The weather was amazing the trail was pretty empty since we got an early start 550 am. The hike was good until the last mile…

Early morning strawberry hunt

Got to the trailhead before dawn and enjoyed a nice quiet hike to the top. Really got crowded coming down. Popular spot on the weekends.

Strawberry Sunrise

This was new dirt for me. Although I have spent a lifetime in the mountains, I have yet to find a comfort level with exposure.…

First of Six!

Beautiful sunny day. Left trailhead around 730am. Spent some time at the summit with snacks and a meditation.

Strawberry Milk

I liked it. It was very fun. The meat stick I treated myself to at the top was better than the strawberries that everyone else…

Strawberry Peak

this should have been a super easy hike but nothing comes easy when you hike with Outdoor Adventirss plus. We bagged 2 summits Mt Lawlor…

Early morning hike to Strawberry Peak

Good weather / good trail conditions to Strawberry Peak.  Couple patches of snow/ice but easy to pass without micro spikes.  Very crowded on the way…

Strawberry Peak

Warmed up quickly! Great weather. Glad I arrived by 7:00am as parking lot was almost full.

1st peak – Strawberry Peak

The weather is warm to hike Strawberry Peak .  I and my dog, Zoey and with Hikemaster group hike this trail.  There is some intermitten…

Where are the strawberries 🍓

The hike was a slight incline, mile 2 was pretty much flat until you get to the base of the peak. There you are scrambling…

Cool Strawberry 🍓 io

Definitely wished I had microspikes on this one! I had poles, but they weren’t enough. Many places had ice and one time I had to…

Strawberry Sunrise

My first hike of the challenge!  Arrived at the trailhead just before sunrise and was on the trail around 6:30.  Beautiful sky  with the sun…

Strawberry Peak

Beautiful Hike! Totally unexpected beauty! First time hiking in the snow. 🙂

Strawberry Peak

Great hike. Definitely lots of snow but nothing that would prevent you from hiking. From mile 1-3, there is definitely plenty of snow but nothing…

Strawberry and Cream

A glorious day on Strawberry Peak.  A bunch of snow/ice throughout the trail. First note.  If you are going to hike it over the next…

A Strawberry Sprinkled With Snow

Beautiful hike through snow to the peak. Microspikes were definitely needed today. The trail was not to busy, but busy enough for friendly socializing at…

Strawberry Peak Hike

The hike is fairly difficult due to the snow. I would recommend bringing trekking poles and wearing traction cleats. The weather was great, not windy,…

Frozen Strawberry!

Six to nine inches of snow covered the whole mountain! We arrived at the Red Box Picnic Area at 0640 and got one of the…

Frozen Strawberry!

Six to nine inches of snow covered the whole mountain! We arrived at the Red Box Picnic Area at 0640 and got one of the…

Strawberry Peak: 1/6

My parents and I completed the hike after there had been a few days of rainfall so the trails were covered in snow. It was…

Strawberry Peak in the Snow

First time on this hike and my first snow hike ever. The snow definitely added some unexpected challenges, particularly on the really steep portions of…

Snowy Strawberry peak trail

First time hiking on a snow, going up was good coz it’s still powdery snow and just going down is slippery but over all it’s…

Strawberry peak

Monday 1/25/2021 we started hike after 1pm. on the way it started to rain a little, the rain would disappear and it would also start…

White chocolate covered strawberries

Came back to Strawberry Peak again this week with friends and had a whole new hike experience due to some fresh snow that came down…

Snow Day

Gorgeous day for a hike plus the snow was an added bonus. Felt blessed to see such amazing views and enjoy it with my fav…

Strawberry 🍓 Peak

Great experience hiking in the snow. Will definitely be using spikes next time for this type of hike.

Snowy Strawberry

Beautiful Hike not difficult perfect to start the challenge

Strawberry Sorbet

The hike was beautiful! Started around 7 am. Probably the 3rd or 4th person on the trail after a nice snowfall.  Trail covered in snow…

Strawberry Sorbet

3 hours round trip. Easy hike in the snow. Started at 7 and felt like I had the trail to myself. Easy to find parking…

#2 – 2021 Strawberry Peak

Nice day for hiking! Feels so good. Not too cold, not too hot. No snow. First time, 4:20 Second time, 4:00 This time, 3:30 (break…

#2 – 2021 Strawberry Peak

Nice day for hiking! Feels so good. Not too cold, not too hot. No snow. First time, 4:20 Second time, 4:00 This time, 3:30 (break…

Early morning 🍓 peak

We got to the parking lot at 06:00, and relaxed for a couple minutes waiting for the sun to make some light on the subject.…

Windy Strawberry Tuesday 🍓

Oh, it was windy on the mountain today but I’m glad we decided to push through it. Pretty sure there were 50mph hour winds at…

2021 Sunny Strawberry Peak

Taking advantage of another gorgeous mid-January day to take in Strawberry Peak, number 2 of 9 on my SoCal list, super cool to meet fellow…

I give you, Snoopy the Strawberry King

Wide enough for passing hikers. Not too busy but some parts towards too has the pointy plants. So wear long pants because rock climbing/scrambling is…

Strawberry Scramble

A windy but delightful hike. We set out from the Red Box parking lot at 6:45 as the sun was rising. It wasn’t very crowded…

First a strawberry

Right before the last snow fall I did Strawberry as the warmup hike for this years 6pop. Noticed the cleared fire road near Lawson peak…

Strawberry Peak

We started at 10:15 AM and got to the top by 11:50 AM. The first 2/3 of the way up was very easy, but the…

2 of 6 Pack of peaks challenge

Got to red box Canyon trail head about 8 AM parking lot was closed parked on the side of the road . Started the hike…

Strawberry Peak Forever

My first trip to Strawberry Peak did not disappoint. I enjoyed the drive in and had the trail mostly to myself until the peak. It…

Strawberry Sunday

Go to the parking lot area at around 7:10am and it was already full so we parked on the side of the road. The first…

Strawberry Peak 2021

This hike is beautiful but brutal with each false peak. I remember getting to the first one and thinking we were almost done, only to…

That was Steep!

This is a great hike but maybe best done on a weekday. It was like a freeway getting to the top and hard to take…

Sunny Strawberry Peak

got an early start for a beautiful sunrise! Absolutely no snow. Great hike to the peak. Crowded but typical for a Sunday!

Strawberry Peak – I did it!

The ice was pretty melted so you don’t have to worry about that. We started the hike at 6:30 am, this makes a huge difference,…

Strawberry at Sunrise

I read there was still some snow last weekend but it was all melted out from our warm weather by Sunday. Warm and breezy day.…

Strawberry Peak

Smooth hike. A little bit of a scramble at the top but doable

Bagged a busy peak!

This Strawberry Peak trail was busy with courteous, masked peeps! The temperature was perfect (seemingly the only trail on list without snow/ice) and it was…

Strawberry Sunday

Parked at &:15. Started hike at 7:30. Summited at 9:30. Finished around 11ish. Weather was great – 60-70’s. Beginning of trail was not crowded. Coming…

2nd Peak of 2021

Clear Saturday morning, unusually hot for January. Trail was busy today. Glad to have hiked it with family.

Strawberry Peak

Started hiking at 600 am with my three year old son and hiking partner we got to the summit around 930 am very good weather…

Strawberry Peak Finally

This was my first hike out of the six pack! This challenge always seemed out of reach for me, until a few weeks ago when…

🍓 Strawberry Peak 🍓

Out and back. Trail was clear and easy to follow. Some rocky areas. I found it easy with the last mile to peak had all…

The Strawberry was a lie…

False peak, false peak, and no strawberries! Hike #2 for the year and first time participating in the Six Peak challenge. This was a challenging…