Hikes

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Vital information for reaching the trailhead and summit. Detailed write-ups, photos, and a video are saved for the end.

 

Mauna Kea

12.6 miles | 13,796′ | 4,600′ gain

Mt. Langley

22 miles | 14,027′ | 4,042′ gain

White Mountain Peak

14 miles | 14,252′ | 2,572′ gain

 

Wheeler Peak

8.6 miles | 13,605′ | 2,835′ gain

Angels Landing

4.8 miles | 5,790′ | 1,582′ gain

Humphreys Peak

10.5 miles | 12,633’| 3,343′ gain

 

San Gorgonio Mountain (via Vivian Creek)

18.6 miles | 11,503′ | 5,400′ gain

San Jacinto Peak (via Palm Springs Aerial Tramway)

10.3 miles | 10,834′ | 2,506′ gain

 

San Bernardino Peak (via Angelus Oaks)

16 miles | 10,629′ | 4,689′ gain

Mt. Wilson (via Little Santa Anita Canyon)

15 miles | 5,710′ | 4,800′ gain

Cucamonga Peak (via Icehouse Canyon)

12 miles | 8,862′ | 4,300′ gain

 

 

Bighorn Peak (via Icehouse Canyon)

11.1 miles | 8,441′ | 3,400′ gain

Ontario Peak (via Icehouse Canyon)

11.6 miles | 8,693′ | 3,688′ gain

Etiwanda Peak (via Icehouse Canyon)

13.2 miles | 8,662′ | 4,600′ gain

 

Wright Mountain (via Acorn Trail)

9 miles | 8,505′ | 2,525′ gain

Pine Mountain & Dawson Peak (via North Backbone Trail)

10 miles | Pine: 9,648’, Dawson: 9,575′ | 3,500′ gain

Mt. Baden-Powell (via Vincent Gap)

8 miles | 9,407′ | 2,807′ gain

 

Mt. Burnham (via Dawson Saddle)

6.4 miles | 8,997′ | 2,100′ gain

Mt. Lewis (via Dawson Saddle)

1 mile | 8,396′ | 500′ gain

Throop Peak (via Islip Saddle)

10 miles | 9,138′ | 2,409′ gain

 

Mt. Hawkins (via Islip Saddle)

8.4 miles | 8,850′ | 2,200′ gain

S Mt. Hawkins & Middle Hawkins (via Islip Saddle)

13.2 miles | S Mt. Hawkins: 7,783′, Middle Hawkins: 8,505′ | 2,300′ gain

Mt. Islip (via Windy Gap Trail)

7 miles | 8,250′ | 2,400′ gain

 

Mt. Williamson (via Islip Saddle)

5 miles | 8,244′ | 1,604′ gain

Pallett Mountain (via Islip Saddle)

9 miles | 7,760′ | 4,000′ gain

Will Thrall Peak (via Buckhorn)

11.2 miles | 7,845′ | 3,283′ gain

 

Pleasant View Ridge (via Buckhorn)

12.2 miles | 7,983′ | 3,900′ gain

Kratka Ridge (via Vista Picnic Area)

1.5 miles | 7,515′ | 700′ gain

Twin Peaks East (via Buckhorn)

9.6 miles | 7,761′ | 3,300′ gain

 

Waterman Mountain (via Buckhorn)

5.6 miles | 8,038′ | 1,238′ gain

Mt. Akawie

1.5 miles | 7,283′ | 400′ gain

Winston Peak & Winston Ridge (via Cloudburst Summit)

4.3 miles | Winston Peak: 7,502’, Winston Ridge: 7,003′ | 1,365′ gain

 

Mt. Hillyer (via Rosenita Saddle)

1.2 miles | 6,200′ | 269′ gain

Mt. Mooney (via Charlton Flat)

2 miles | 5,840′ | 422′ gain

Vetter Mountain (via Charlton Flat)

3.8 miles | 5,911′ | 549′ gain

 

Mt. Sally (via Shortcut Saddle)

2.2 miles | 5,408′ | 600′ gain

Barley Flats (via Red Box)

6.2 miles | 5,600′ | 1,000′ gain

Mt. Lawlor (via Red Box)

6 miles | 5,957′ | 1,300′ gain

 

Strawberry Peak (via Colby Canyon)

6.3 miles | 6,164′ | 2,650′ gain

Josephine Peak (via Colby Canyon)

8.2 miles | 5,558′ | 2,100′ gain

Mt. Deception (via Red Box)

4.75 miles | 5,796′ | 1,100′ gain

 

San Gabriel Peak & Mt. Disappointment (via Red Box)

4.34 miles | San Gabriel Peak: 6,161′, Mt. Disappointment: 5,963′ | 1,500′ gain

Mt. Lowe (via Eaton Saddle)

3.2 miles | 5,603′ | 494′ gain

Mt. Markham (via Eaton Saddle)

3.2 miles | 5,742′ | 628′ gain

 

Occidental Peak

2 miles | 5,732′ | 400′ gain

Granite Mountain (via Mill Creek Summit)

9.5 miles | 6,600′ | 1,765′ gain

Pacifico Mountain (via Mill Creek Summit)

13.4 miles | 7,124′ | 2,208′ gain

 

Round Top

12 miles | R6,316’ | 2,100′ gain

Rabbit Peak & Iron Mountain #3

9.5 miles | Rabbit Peak: 5,307’, Iron Mountain: 5,040’ | 2,730′ gain

Cole Point

2.8 miles | 5,604’ | 1,500′ gain

 

Mt. Emma and Old Mt. Emma (via Mt. Emma Road)

6.2 miles | Mt. Emma: 5,273’, Old Mt. Emma: 5,063’ | 1,633’ gain (Mt. Emma: 1,380’, Old Mt. Emma: 253’)

Mt. Lukens (via Stone Canyon)

8.2 miles | 5,074′ | 3,272′ gain

Sunset Peak (via Fire Road)

8 miles | 5,796′ | 1,401′ gain

 

The Bridge to Nowhere (East Fork Trail)

9.6 miles | 1,000′ gain

Smith Mountain (via Bear Canyon Trail)

7 miles | 5,111′ | 1,826′ gain

Rattlesnake Peak

8.8 miles | 5,826′ | 4,400′ gain

 

 

Santiago Peak (via Maple Springs Rd)

18 miles | 5,687′ | 2,839′ gain

Modjeska Peak (via Maple Springs Rd)

13.8 miles | 5,496′ | 2,505′ gain

Shields Peak (via Forsee Creek Trail)

13.6 miles | 10,680′ | 4,000′ gain

 

 

The Pinnacles

4.4 miles | 5,737′ | 1,168′ gain

Keller Peak

12.5 miles | 7,882′ | 2,309′ gain

Bertha Peak

7.2 miles | 8,201′ | 1,500′ gain

 

Sandstone Peak (via Mishe Mokwa Trail)

6 miles | 3,111′ | 1,700′ gain

Escondido Falls

3.6 miles | 571′ gain

Solstice Canyon

3 miles | 800′ gain

 

Parker Mesa (via Los Liones Trail)

7.2 miles | 1,525′ | 1,372′ gain

Temescal Canyon

4.2 miles | 1,012′ gain

 

Runyon Canyon

2.8 miles | 683′ gain

Cahuenga Peak & Wisdom Tree

3.2 miles | 1,821’ | 1,071’ gain

 

Potato Chip Rock

7.5 miles | 2,894′ | 2,101′ gain

Hot Springs Mountain

10 miles | 6,553′ | 2,500′ gain

Cuyamaca Peak

5.8 miles | 6,512’ | 1,600′ gain

 

Garnet Peak

2.4 miles | 5,880′ | 571′ gain

Garnet Mountain

0.8 miles | 5,680′ | 230′ gain

Monument Peak

2.9 miles | 6,271’ | 528′ gain

 

Stonewall Peak

4 miles | 5,730′ | 900′ gain

Black Mountain

7.8 miles | 7,772′ | 2,700′ gain

Mt. Pinos & Sawmill Mountain

7.2 miles | Pinos: 8,831′, Sawmill: 8,818′ | 1,200′ gain (Pinos: 600′, Sawmill: 600′)

 

Tahquitz Peak

8.4 miles | 8,846′ | 2,512′ gain

Pinyon Ridge

6.4 miles | 6,535′ | 1,100′ gain

Circle Mountain (via Lone Pine Canyon Road)

2.4 miles | 6,875′ | 876′ gain

 

Fox Mountain #2

12.6 miles | 5,033′ | 3,000′ gain

Mt. Gleason

18.4 miles | 6,502′ | 2,490′ gain

Crafts Peak

7.8 miles | 8,364′ | 1,504′ gain

 

Mill Peak

3.2 miles | 6,670′ | 880′ gain

Liebre Mountain

7.4 miles | 5,760′ | 1,860′ gain

Mt. McDill

6.6 miles | 5,187′ | 1,581′ gain

 

Monument, Bailey, Sugarpine

11.4 miles | 2,841′ gain

Cleghorn Mountain

10.8 miles | 5,333′ | 1,960′ gain

Chaparrosa Peak

6 miles | 5,541′ | 1,500′ gain

 

Oakzanita Peak

5.4 miles | 5,054′ | 1,145′ gain

Middle Peak

5.6 miles | 5,883′ | 1,500′ gain

What’s Next?

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ADVENTURES VIA AIR, WATER, EARTH, AND FIRE