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orbitorWith Stoddard Peak  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 5, 2014


After grabbing Stoddard, continued southward on the road and approached summit cross-country via east ridge.
Posted Mar 22, 2017 6:46 pm

NavySeabeeBarrett-Stoddard Road  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 21, 2016


Pleasant hike along the road after Stoddard until the junction with W. Cucamonga Truck Trail. The road was pretty overgrown from the junction to the summit, but not hard to follow. Didn't find a summit register. Took the east fire break down to the saddle w/P3856. Finished the day on Potato Mountain.
Posted Mar 22, 2016 1:48 pm

IronHikerwith Stoddard and Spring Hill  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Dec 13, 2013


Lower peaks list peakbagging. Lots of bear tracks on the road.
Posted Aug 2, 2015 10:40 am

RickFIntense Bushwacking!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 17, 2013


Frankish was our second peak on a "2-fer" outing. Rode Mountain bikes from Barrett-Stoddard Rd. Hiked up on foot to Stoddard Peak from Stoddard Flat. From the top of Stoddard, we saw what looked like a developed, graded access road to the summit of Frankish. We decided to bring the bikes to the top of Frankish so we could ride down. We discovered that there is a road but it hasn't been maitained in decades. We ended up doing some serious bushwacking through Sage & Buckthorn that was over our heads. Fun ride down!!! Exited via Cucamonga Canyon.
Posted Nov 18, 2013 11:59 am

ryanjmorganThorn bushes!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 28, 2012
Did the trail with my Dad from Barrett-Stoddard road that leads to the Barrett-Stoddard truck trail then on to the summit. Totally underestimated the difficulty of this hike for an out of shape weekend warrior. Lots of very hot sun, knats, and flies along this route. Towards the top of the summit the trail was completely overgrown with spiky bushes causing us to have to find another way. We found a good place to scramble to the top. On the way down we tried some direct line hiking and headed straight down the north side. It went very well till the bottom when we hit more spiky bushes that we had to crawl through. We were pretty scratched up. We made it but this was a tough hike! That trail needs some pruning. Glad I did it!
Posted May 29, 2012 1:41 am

cabFrom Stoddard  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 31, 2012


After Stoddard, continued on to Frankish. Cool views of the cloud blanket covering the basin.
Posted Apr 2, 2012 11:00 am

wildanessXEnjoyable hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Dec 14, 2011


Fun hike; lots of brush in some areas once you get off the truck trail, yet manageable. Nice view in all directions, particularly of ontario peak and cucamonga peak.
Posted Dec 15, 2011 2:18 am

dfeatscFoggy Sept Climb  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 24, 2011


Great hike. Heavy brush once you head south from the truck trail.
Posted Oct 26, 2011 11:55 am

Bob BurdFrom Barrett Canyon  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Dec 15, 2010

Bob Burd

Very foggy day, no views at all. Trip Report.
Posted Feb 2, 2011 11:16 am

nobodyhikesinlaChallenging hike from Mountain Avenue
Date Climbed: Feb 11, 2010


I knew the trail was steep but was still surprised with how difficult it was. Good workout though, definitely helped me develop my off-trail skills.
Posted Sep 15, 2010 12:34 pm

mdostbyRainy day run  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 6, 2010


From Alta Loma
Posted Feb 6, 2010 12:11 pm

wyopeakMikeLicense plate  Sucess!


I once went as a teenager with a friend right up the south side of Frankish. We bushwacked right up some of the steep ridges. Not far below the summit I found an old license plate from 1932. My father still has it in his garage. We had hiked the road to the top a few years before.
Posted Dec 12, 2009 1:42 pm

gaudzdice51Fun Day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 21, 2009


Hiked Frankish with my dad via The Cucamonga Truck Trail. The views from the top were awesome. We mixed it up and descended the east ridge from Frankish. We took a left before the last bump in the ridge, and ended up bushwhacking through these annoying prickly plants..not a good idea. All-in-all an exhausting, but fun day.
Posted Mar 8, 2009 3:19 pm

SierraCJFrankish  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 21, 2009


Cucamonga Truck Trail to summit with my son Kevin. Cool summit with great view of Cucamonga Peak.
Posted Feb 21, 2009 9:31 pm

David RosenbergRainy Day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 8, 2009
It was a wet cloudy day from Mt. Baldy Road including Stoddard for about a 14 mile day in just over four hours. Views were non-existent.
Posted Feb 8, 2009 10:42 pm

135driverLocal Love  Sucess!


You know I am successful. I hiked this.
Posted Jun 7, 2007 3:15 pm

theronmoonReally Wet!  Sucess!


A crazy rainy day, long muddy miles along fireroads , from the top all i could see was rain. a crazy day. since the fires in 2003 there are several open ridgelines and slopes routes. the sw ridge from the baldy dam area is probably the best. 2400ft gain give or take 200ft
Posted May 10, 2007 12:06 am

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