Hike Strawberry Peak via Mountaineer’s Route


Hike Reports, LA / SoCal Trails

HIKE TO: Strawberry Peak TRAIL: Mountaineer’s Route from Colby Canyon MILES: 6.46 miles out and back TIME: 2:47 hrs up, 2:17 hrs down DATE I WENT: 12/20/20 DIFFICULTY: moderate ELEVATION: 6165ft ELEVATION GAIN: 2684 ft PARKING PERMIT: yes LOCATION: Angeles National Forest Strawberry Peak’s Mountaineer’s Route is considered a class 2-3 climb, meaning it’s a […]

December 31, 2020

Hike Iron Mountain via Heaton Flats


Hike Reports, LA / SoCal Trails

HIKE TO: Iron Mountain (aka Big Iron Mountain, Iron Mountain #1) TRAIL: Heaton Flats Trail > Iron Mountain Trail MILES: 13.94 miles (out & back) TIME: 4:37 hours up, 3:!6 hours down DATE I WENT: 12/13/20 DIFFICULTY: strenuous ELEVATION: 7981 ft ELEVATION GAIN: 5981 ft (6856 ft gross) PARKING PERMIT: yes LOCATION: Angeles National Forest/ […]

December 19, 2020

Hike to Bighorn Peak in Angeles National Forest


Hike Reports, LA / SoCal Trails

HIKE TO: Bighorn Peak TRAIL: Icehouse Canyon > Ontario Peak Trail MILES: 10.57 miles (out & back) TIME: 4:39 hrs (4 hr moving time) DATE I WENT: 10/25/20 DIFFICULTY: moderate ELEVATION: 8441 ft ELEVATION GAIN/ LOSS: 3428 ft HIKE PERMIT: no PARKING PERMIT: yes LOCATION: Angeles National Forest/ San Bernardino National Forest, Cucamonga Wilderness Icehouse […]

November 9, 2020

Bug Bites at Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook


Hike Reports

Alright still catching up on my May hikes posts. I’ve been to the Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook three times at night in the past six weeks or so: April 28th after my pole class was the first.  I’ve been here countless times at night before but this was the first time I got bug bites!! […]

June 9, 2015

Wisdom Tree Hike at Sunset


Hike Reports, LA / SoCal Trails

So as you know by now, this is one of my favorite hikes which I have repeated several times now.  It’s short, but very elevated with a gorgeous view!  So last Tuesday [3.10.15], I left work just a tad bit early to catch the sunset with a friend.  I like going to the same hikes […]

March 17, 2015