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IronHikerBlack Friday  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 24, 2017


Post turkey hike with my wife. Great views of LA.
Posted Nov 28, 2017 6:30 pm

StartingOverFrom Angeles Crest Highway  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 9, 2017


Hiked via HPS route #2, from the Angeles Crest Highway to the fireroad leading to the summit. The trail portion was gorgeous with verdant chaparral in full bloom and oak and occasional pine trees. The fire road was less scenic but still with good views. Although this trip was my first time to the summit, my guess is that this route is the most scenic and also less traveled than the others.
Posted Apr 10, 2017 12:53 pm

socalpeakbaggerStone Canyon Trail  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 10, 2016


Good hike out of Wildwood Picnic Area, mostly switchbacks all the way to the top...upper area is overgrown and parts of trail are becoming eroded, needs some maintenance that's for sure.
Posted Jul 10, 2016 2:11 pm

ScottWhitneyBoundLukens Loop  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 15, 2015


Went up Dunsmore Canyon/Crescenta View and down Cook's Canyon/Rim of the Valley. Nearly 10 miles in about 4 hours. Watch out for Poodle Dog Brush on the Cook's Canyon side!
Posted Feb 17, 2015 12:27 pm

wordlessnatureMany paths  Sucess!


I have been up this mountain on 4-5 different routes. Haines and Stone Canyons are both excellent hikes, along with Deukmejian Park. Personal favorite is a 14 mile loop via Contemplation Trail up the west ridge and back down via Haines...
Posted Jun 4, 2014 12:03 am

orbitorFrom Haines Canyon  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 29, 2013


Evening/night hike during the week. Enjoyed walking the abandoned road in the dark and chatting with friends. Nice views of the city lights at the top.
Posted May 7, 2013 6:57 pm

dgrutherfordCrensenta View Trail  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 9, 2013


11 mile loop with 4" of snow on the ground.
Posted Apr 17, 2013 4:54 pm

royandersonDunsmore Canyon Ridge Hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 4, 2012


I have been up many different routes to this mountain. This route is fun. It was also nice going up from the back-side before the Station Fire, but I have not been up that way since the fire. The views from the summit, on a clear day, are memorable.
Posted Mar 22, 2013 8:25 pm

orbitorFrom Rim of the Valley/Haynes Cyn  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Dec 26, 2011


2nd day of Christmas workout. The Crescenta View trail down was really overgrown, resulting in some unanticipated scratches.
Posted Aug 27, 2012 12:09 am

surgentCrescenta View Trail  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 12, 2012


Followed the Crescenta View Trail from the Dunsmore Cyn side. The trail goes up fast but is overgrown and in a few places, very loose with long drops. I made good time and the weather was sunny but pleasant. Visited Mt Wilson afterwards.
Posted May 15, 2012 12:22 pm

cabCrescenta View Trail  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 10, 2011


Nice trail with pretty great views all the way.
Posted Sep 12, 2011 3:06 pm

WRGruenerMy Backyard Peak  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 13, 2004


Having lived in La Crescenta for 17+ years we just had to do this one.
Posted Sep 30, 2010 4:18 pm

RobbVia Stone Canyon Trail  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 28, 2009


A nice hike up, but it was a pretty damn hot day for March. Though there is a ton of switchbacks, you get up pretty quick.
Posted Jul 9, 2009 11:36 am

Fred BagniStone Canyon Trail  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 20, 2009

Fred Bagni

Climbed in the fog with my buddy Andrew. Stayed on the fire road for too long... Got distracted talking... Nice cool day for a steep hike...
Posted Jun 20, 2009 10:28 pm

mdoughertyStone Canyon Trail  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 14, 2009


Nice conditioning hike on a nice day.
Posted Jun 4, 2009 7:03 pm

dgrimreaperVogel Flats Via Stone Canyon Trail  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 15, 2008


Poison Oak on lower half of trail. Socked in by low clouds. No view.
Posted May 17, 2009 12:13 pm

gaudzdice51From ACH  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 7, 2009


Hiked up with dad in the fog. A few views broke out, but nothing spectacular. Also ventured over to Mt. Pickens(supposedly marked by the "Rover Club") in a hail storm! All-in-all a great day..
Posted Mar 8, 2009 3:03 pm

SierraCJLukens  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 7, 2009


Done on a foggy day from the ACH. No views from top. Hailed most of the way back.
Posted Feb 8, 2009 5:10 pm

Zehave done about 4 times  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 21, 2007


first time went solo along a terrible route through Grizzly Flats then the lukens fire road. terrible if only because there was too much damn poison oak crowding the trail
Posted Oct 20, 2008 10:36 pm

GlennGFox/Condor/Iron/Lukens  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 19, 2006


Loop with Bob and Matthew.
Posted Jul 19, 2008 4:21 pm

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