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FletchJohnny Lang  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 14, 2014


parts of the trail are missing, but whatever... bushwhacking wasn't too bad... :)
Posted Oct 14, 2014 11:28 pm

orbitorFrom Juniper Flats via CA Riding and Hiking Trail  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 9, 2013


Been wanting to get this national park highpoint for a while, but didn't get around to it until now. Took a day trip to Joshua Tree and hit Quail first. Enjoyed the long walk through the desert, then a short steep scramble to the top. Good views of Jacinto and Gorgonio, as well as the surrounding area. Continued to Queen after completing the Quail hike.
Posted May 7, 2013 7:23 pm

ManyGlacierMountaineerQuail Mt.


2010 - solo, from Upper Covington Flats as a dayhike. Bagged a couple other nearby peaks. Got snowed on all day, in late April. My first time ever to So Cal and I get snowed on... how does that happen?
Posted Feb 24, 2013 10:35 pm

Vic HansonDoing the 5ers  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 22, 2012

Vic Hanson

Hiked from Ryan Campground via the California Riding and Hiking Trail, headed cross country for the peak just past mile marker 23. Wasn't sure which peak was the summit but guessed the one on the right so went up the gully for awhile and then onto the ridge, where I finally found a very faint use path. Found the summit register can but no register inside. Also went and checked out the NW peak and that was lower, then went over to the W peak to make sure that was lower and from there saw the trail coming up the wash. Went down to the start of the old jeep trail in the wash, took that to the CRHT which was about 5 minutes west of where I had left it on the way up. A little longer but easier hiking. Distance down includes hiking around on top.
Posted Apr 30, 2012 12:14 am

cabFrom the East  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 14, 2012


Long walk across the flat desert, but nice views from the top.
Posted Jan 17, 2012 10:38 am

echristensenSpring Hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 12, 2011


Hiked from Juniper Flats and then up the ridge - amazing views and great weather.
Posted Nov 1, 2011 8:30 pm

mountaingazelleQuail Mountain  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 30, 2011


Hiked to Quail Mountain from Juniper Flats and ascended the south ridge. The weather was nice thanks to a cold front where temperatures would usually be hot during this time.
Posted Jun 9, 2011 2:54 pm

WildCame from   Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 2, 2011


Camped in Juniper Flats and cross countried our way up the peak from there. Awesome day!
Posted Mar 17, 2011 4:44 am

bechttfrom the east   Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 13, 2011


Nice hike with Erin, Scott, and Jon on a hiking, scrambling, and rock climbing long weekend.
Posted Mar 16, 2011 11:55 pm

Dennis PoulinJohnny Lang Cyn  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 4, 2011

Dennis Poulin

Nice long hike in open country. Great views.
Posted Mar 15, 2011 8:25 pm

DougHemkenClear winter silence  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 6, 2011


Hiked up directly from Quail Springs picnic area. Gorgeous
Posted Jan 6, 2011 8:24 pm

Zefrom Quail Springs TR  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Dec 18, 2010


intermittently windy and cloudy day made for an interesting time...
Posted Dec 19, 2010 11:50 pm

tarolSlept near the top  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 24, 2010


Overnight backpack trip from Upper Covington Flats. Slept in the saddle south of the peak. Saw one bighorn, two deer, and heard coyotes at night. Nice hike with great views!
Posted Oct 25, 2010 10:42 am

wmollandSnowboard Descent  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 28, 2010


Hauled the snowboard for 5 miles to get 5 turns in but it was worth it!
Posted May 2, 2010 12:17 am

fedakFrom Keys, down to Quail  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 26, 2008


Big loop from the Boy Scout parking lot
Pics here: http://www.fedak.net/albums/MtQuail2.html
Posted Apr 6, 2009 1:58 am

Luciano136Johnny Lang Canyon  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 28, 2009


Parked near the rock outcrop as described on SP. We kind of lost the wash a bit on the way in and took a shortcut over a hill and met back up with the wash. Once we climbed out of the canyon, it looks like the peak is right there but it's still a long haul. Fun day nonetheless with great views of Jacinto and San Gorgonio.
Posted Mar 29, 2009 8:14 pm

phydeuxA nice walk into the JTNP backcountry  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 13, 2009


Climbed it (or should I say 'hiked it?') on Friday the 13th by the Johnny Lang Route, following the scant directions in Zdon's "Desert Summits". Spectacular day, great views all around. Only two other parties had hiked it so far this year. Great diversion from the hustle-and-bustle of JTNP's more common rock climbing activities.
Posted Mar 22, 2009 11:43 pm

tpdwrSE Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 13, 1999


I climbed from a camp in Juniper Flats.
Posted Jan 20, 2009 5:26 pm

Bob BurdFrom the east  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Dec 1, 2008

Bob Burd

With a few other HPS peaks in Joshua Tree NP on a beautiful day. Trip Report
Posted Jan 13, 2009 2:58 pm

atavistno ropes required  Sucess!


Climbed Quail Mtn on my first visit to JTree with a group from Sierra Club in late 2004.
Posted May 19, 2008 8:37 pm

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