Strawberry Peak

Great short hike / trail run. Started at 6 a.m., parking lot was nearly empty. Cool temperatures until the last sun exposed mile. Views were…

Strawberry Peak – Finally!

I logged my first peak of the year back in January with Mt. Wilson.  It’s been quite a delay for my second peak of the…

Matt Snacks on Strawberries

Hiked this as an alternative since Mt Wilson was closed. Got to the trailhead around 645am and there were only a few cars despite a…

Beautiful Strawberry Peak!

Get there early!  Parking was full at 8am in two morning.  First 2.5 miles is pretty nice and easy but the last 1.5 miles is…

Weekday hike

Weekday hikes mean no crowds or traffic. Perfect weather made for a great hike to Strawberry Peak.

Strawberry peak

There were a few branches at the beginning that fell over but nothing too bad. I fell down at the top but I’m ok. No…

Lost bearded dragon:Luke

Great day to do this hike! It was overcast and fresh. I didn’t have to deal with the sun at all. Took me about 2.5…

Beware of the Yucca

The weather was perfect started out high 50s and reached a high of 71. Enjoyed having the fog rolled in and out during the hike…

Yucca-ta-be kidding me

Imagine,  after hiking Baden-Powell and Baldy the previous two Monday’s, what a ‘relaxing’ hike Strawberry Peak must’ve been.  The morning started out chilly and fog…

Strawberry Peak!

Hiked on Sunday, June 28 beginning at 12:45 pm. Road up to parking lot was covered in such heavy fog that we almost turned around.…

Strawberry Peak

An easy hike until the last 3/4 of a mile. Trail went straight up the the peak. Great views from the top. It was a…

Scramblez

Trail was good. Getting close to the peek was a bit tricky. Climbing some rocks but nothing so bad. I do have bad knees so…

Strawberrying the peak

Hiked Strawberry peak on Sat! We thought it was going to be a cloudy day because from the valley everything was cloudy, but to our…

Strawberry Peak and Rattlesnakes

This was my first completed Six Pack of Peaks summit. It was a struggle for me after the afternoon sun came out with minimal shade…

Strawberry Peak

Challenging hike with wifey ♡♡♡ A lot of climbing!!!!! Many many peaks!!!! Deceiving….but definitely enjoyed it ♡♡♡ Another Hershey’s Hiking Adventures…. his 3rd peak and…

The ultimate kharma

The first 2.5 miles was very easy but when you get to that last mile stretch it is SO HARD. It was so bad that…

Apocalyptic Trip to Strawberry Peak

Yikes.  This is a nice hike, but on a hot day with thousands of red ants, swarming bees, winged red ants in skeletal trees, poodle…

Strawberry Peak 2020

Got an early start and escaped a pretty hot day down in LA.  Besides a fallen tree early in on the path and the usual…

Sunny day on Strawberry Peak

My first Summit since Covid world started. I needed a warm up for Gongonio and this roller coaster style trail was perfect. Not too much,…

Cloud Hike

Hiked through the clouds to a sunny peak. Trail is narrow and good. Watch out for mountain bikers, trail is too narrow to share so…

Cloud Hike

Hiked through the clouds to a sunny peak. Trail is narrow and good. Watch out for mountain bikers, trail is too narrow to share so…

Adam and the Strawberry Peak

This morning I hiked my first officially recognized summit in Strawberry Peak! Standing at 6,167 feet, Strawberry Peak is the tallest point in the front…

Strawberry peak with Hiking for Heros

***marked as trail in good condition, but it should be noted that some scrambling is required to get to the summit. today was a beautiful…

Strawberry Peak

Beautiful day. Started late so that parking would not be so bad since Red Box parking is still not open. Solo hike.

Strawberry Peak!

Beautiful day on Strawberry Peak. Great single track trail – lot of great views. Go early to avoid the sun, bugs, and crowds. The last…

Strawberry Peak

It was a hot day and luckily we had most of it done in the early morning!  Bugs were intermittent but not enough to pull…

Open Trail, Closed Parking Lot

To cap off my Memorial Day Weekend 2020 I decided that Strawberry Peak would be just the right challenge after having overexerted myself a bit…

So far the most fun one!

Going from Colby Canyon to Redbox is the way to do this IMO.  You get the best of everything, you just need two cars.  The…

STRAWBERRY PEAK IN BLOOM!

OUSTANDING hike this afternoon with my son to Strawberry Peak!  Weather was sublime; we encountered all of the local wild flowers in bloom, passed several…

Strawberry Peak! 🍓

I went with four other buddies and none of us had ever done this hike. We originally wanted to do the Mount Lowe hike but…

Strawberry

Parking lot was closed, but there was plenty of places to park along the side of the road. It was a beautiful day, just perfect…

A morning peak at Strawberry Peak

My local hiking prophet and hiking partner, Chris Sullivan (the one on the left in the photo), once again led a thoroughly enjoyable sojourn!

Didn’t find any strawberries

This was a very fun trail to do- did it as my first peak and did it solo! 2 snakes encountered on the way and…

Strawberry Peak was a treat

First time on this trail. Loved it. We went on a weekday and not too many people on the trail. We had the summit to…

Strawberry from Red Box

Started close to Red Box as Red Box parking was still closed (for 2 more days).  A Thursday hike with minimal people on the trail…

Struahberry Peak

Finally the trails were opening up! Did I bring fresh strawberries to eat at the peak?  Heck no! Instead, I had a Wild Strawberry Crystal…

First one down!

Beautiful hike with two dear friends.  The weather was nice and warm.

Smiling on Strawberry Peak

Great to be on the trail today. Only saw a few other people, everyone maintaining social distancing with buffs and space. Started at 8 am……

Strawberry

Spring hike. Beautiful day. Easy hike until the end.

Strawberry

overall great hike…direct sun almost the entire time. Only a couple hikers ahead of me and on return there were a ton more headed up.…

Strawberry Peak

My first time taking this route and first time taking class three scrambles.  A fun challenge!!!

Strawberry Peak moderate hike

Great hike for beginners to moderate hikers. It was a great day on the mountain. The trail was well maintained but the last leg of…

No strawberries on Strawberry Peak

We weren’t expecting very many people, there was a boatload of them. There was substantial cloud cover but the temperature was really good. We didn’t…

Strawberry Peak

foggy but pretty! Good hike to do in the spring not too hot.

Splendid Strawberry

Weather was great, a little misty and overcast.  Freeze dried strawberries to celebrate at the top.

Strawberry Peak

Great hike. Last mile to the top was hard.  Lots of snow along the trail but the trail was fine. Not a lot of people…

Strawberry Peak 2020

Strawberry Peak trail offers an overall great scenery for the short hiking distance.  Encountered snow on the trail as you 3/4 of the way up.…

Strawberry Peak

This is my second time to this peak. It is fun and fairly easy until the last push to the summit. There are a lot…

‘Tis the season to be freezin’

This was a beautiful cold, clear, wind free day. There was no problem finding parking, it was relatively empty upon arrival around noon. We noticed…

Strawberry Peak Hike

First hike of the 2020 Challenge. As someone looking to get their feet wet, this is an amazing first hike to begin for beginners. In…

Hike in the rain

Light rain with wind about 10mph and cold at the summit.

A hike on a rainy day

It was gloomy, weather forecast says it’ll rain at 10:50am, we started at 7:30 am, we reached the peak at 9:30, the sign was not…

Strawberry Peak

Always fun at strawberry peak. The signs are not there anymore but the register is still there so make sure to sign it. We hiked…

Strawberry Peak

Perfect day to hike with this being a full exposure hike. Overcast.

Sweet Strawberry

This is a very scenic hike… beautiful views from beginning to end.  It just gets better as you reach the summit.  Yes, the false peaks…

Strawberry celebration!

Series of peaks, your not there till you are there …. boldering, steep climbs, tame at first.  I enjoy this hike, lots of challenges that…

Strawberry Peak

Oh the last mile and the false summits. When you think you might be there, you’re not.

Yucca

Clear and fun hike. Trails were clear and easy to follow. Beware just when you think you are done there are a few extra hills…

The Peak of Thorns!

It was a cold morning about 30 degrees, I did not prepare well enough as I usually do. Lucky for me, I hike with an…

Very Strawberry peak

Made it to Strawberry peak then way down by suggestion from fellow hikers we hit Lawler peak as well.  Awesome times!!!👍🏻

Frozen Strawberries

This was a great warm up hike for the peaks to come, but in no way was it warm.  Even though there was no snow…

Sweet as. Berry!

Strawberry Hike, nice easy trail until that last mile Up…Butt Burner!!..Foggy and slightly Windy! Temps in the 50s…Watch out for those Horrible stingy Yucca plants!!…

1st peak

Beautiful day for a hike…

Strawberry Peak

This is a fun peak that is challenging. I would recommend wearing long pants because of the pointy plants everywhere (I don’t know what they…

Strawberry Peak

Nice comfortable weather for our Saturday morning hike. Had my son and his fiancé together with my Trail Sisters tackle Strawberry Peak today. We ran…

Strawberry Peak

Cold and foggy on this day giving the hike a magical feeling.

Strawberry Peak

was a chilly hike with women’s hiking group, great sunrise ; sign was missing

Strawberry Peak

This was a great little hike, I really enjoyed the winding trail along the mountainside, maybe not a fave of those who are afraid of…

Strawberry Peak

Got to the Red Box picnic area by 630am, the car park was almost full due to a film crew! Cross the road and headed…

Cold and Blind

Was a tad chilly, a tad windy, and visibility was horrible.

Wet Strawberries

We almost backed out on this! It was super foggy up the 2FWY, like almost zero visibility this early morning. I was expecting rain and…

Strawberry Peak

Trail looks great, watch out for the spiky yucca plants. Pupper made it up and down with no problem!

Good Old Strawberry and a Great Surprise

Strawberry Peak never disappoints. Well, at least we werent bombarded by the insect kingdom this time! We started the hike pretty early and we were…

Strawberry Peak

Beautiful views. Nice, easy to follow trail. Not a huge challenge but a good hike. Someone took the sign I guess. Not cool!!

Sunriseberry

Amazing hike to catch sunrise at the peak. ,the weather was more than perfect .we had the trail and the peak all to ourself we…

Strawberry Peak

Second peak, this was more difficult for me than Sitton (my first hike). The last bit or so was quite the scramble.

Leap Day on Strawberry Peak

Nice day up on Strawberry Peak trail. Busy in sections on trail with fellow hikers. Sign missing on summit. Good weather and hiked fast.

STRAWBERRY SHORTSTEP

Beautiful up up up hike. Met a couple solos but super crowded at the top and we started early.

Leaping Up to Strawberry Peak!

We got to the Red Box parking lot by 7 am. The parking lot was not crowded, which was good because it normally fills up…

Strawberry Peak

We started about 745a and there were plenty of people already on the trail. The trail felt easier than last couple times I’ve completed it.…

Leap Day Peak Day!

A beautiful day – started early so it was mostly overcast to keep cool, but still clear enough for a gorgeous view! This was my…

Strawberries

Beautiful sunny day, started at sun-up. Not crowded at all.

Strawberry Peak

Very pleasant weather.  Be careful on Highway 2, some drivers on return trip driving crossing into opposing lane!

Behold the almighty Strawberry

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Monday Hike up to Strawberry

While everyone was having a case of the Mondays, I hiked up to Strawberry Peak. It was a clear, warm day, and the trail was…

The upside down strawberry hike

Short and enjoyable hike but the last section was challenging for me. Few false peaks before getting to the summit. Amazing weather today with a…

Strawberry Prak

It had just rained the day before so the air was clean, the ground was not muddy.  There was a lot of groups at the…

Sneaky sneak sneak ass kicker hike

In the first part of this hike we said out loud “ha this is easy!” I started feeling like hey maybe my mediocre training that…

This strawberry tasted so good

The weather was perfect, light breeze once in awhile, the sun was out. But the best was the cloud cover, love seeing the cloud sheet…

Berry Special Strawberry

Sunday Funday with some of my Hike Beyond the Hills crew. Strawberry Peak in San Gabriel Mtns always surprises everyone. Though a short hike at…

Berry

    It was a good hike, the weather was perfect many people, Was nice to meet more people than is in the challenge.

Strawberry 🍓 NOT!!

My Active & Adventurous group of 10 joined me on summitting our first peak for this challenge.  Lots of  happy hikers at the summit!  We…

Everything Strawberries

Hiked with CS_Hiking. 22 up and 22 down always so much fun. This hike is 4/6 for me, met so many great people. Looking forward…