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whitneyhiker09Training for Mt. Whitney  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 23, 2009


We made it to the top of San Gorgonio yesterday via Vivian Creek trail. This is a great trail to train on for Mt. Whitney. I was hoping someone could confirm the round trip mileage for me as our Garmin GPS showed the total miles being a little over 18. But the trail descriptions show it as only being 16 miles round trip. We started measuring from when we left the parking lot and then up the road to cross over the river bed/wash.
Posted Aug 24, 2009 1:07 pm

missymtngirlGotta Love San G


San G holds a special place in my heart because I am fortunate enough to have a cabin in this beautiful wildernesses backyard. My most memorable experience was summiting this beauty in the spring. Had to bust out the ice axes and crampons for that one. We had the summit to ourselves at night.....hella memorable! Gotta love it!!!
Posted Aug 20, 2009 6:39 am

strudolyubovSan Gorgonio x3  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 10, 2006


Climbed San Gorgonio three times in 2004-2006 via South Fork, Fish Creek and Vivian Creek. Lots of people at the top in summer. Awesome views from the summit and ridges.
Posted Aug 7, 2009 5:06 pm

oliverkaltVivian Creek Trail  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 1, 2009


Great overnight winter hike. With a camp on the summit ridge at about 10,500ft we had great night view of the LA city lights
Posted Aug 7, 2009 2:00 am

bruceg6th time  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 23, 2009


First time in 1971 as an 11 year old Boy Scout. Lots of people do it in a day, but I would rather camp at Dry Lake.
Posted Aug 5, 2009 7:05 pm

theflyingmountaineerFirst of 9 Peaks  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 29, 2004


Climbed all 9 peaks between Gorgonio and Bernardino with BSA Venture Crew 51 from La Mesa, CA. Beautiful weather all Memorial Day weekend!
Posted Jul 6, 2009 2:39 pm

RobbVivian Creek  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 13, 2009


After working on conditioning for months, it was nice to finally summit San Gorgonio and be on top of SoCal. It was a struggle for me, going up the last part to reach the ridge. After 10K, it was harder to breathe, but looking forward to going after other summit sin the area.
Posted Jun 26, 2009 12:07 pm

mountaingazelleSan Gorgonio  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 20, 2009


San Gorgonio was my last peak of the day along the San Bernardino Divide. We took photos but did not stay long on the summit. Everyone else we met did not stay long either. It was very windy and cold on top. Clouds were covering the entire valley below and we had an outstanding view because of this. It was a long day that started at Trail Fork Springs and ended at Dry Lake where we camped for the night. Then we hiked down to South Fork trailhead the next day.
Posted Jun 22, 2009 2:49 pm

youngsterOCMemorial Day Jungle  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 24, 2009
It was a nice hike, very maintained trail, still some snow. Lots of people at the top enjoying the great view.
Posted Jun 10, 2009 11:52 am

RobertSydnor1960, My First 11,000-foot Peak  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 3, 1960


San Gorgonio Mountain was the first 11,000-foot peak that I climbed. For my 13th birthday present, my father, 11-year old brother, and I climbed San Gorgonio from Dollar Lake campground. We had a 15-minute USGS topographic map as our only guide to the trail, but no description of the route or water supplies. It was a great adventure for a boy from Pasadena. A month later, we also climbed Mount Whitney.
Posted May 20, 2009 2:46 am

kolbi2112Vivian Creek  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 16, 2009


Only a few small patches of snow left that are probably all gone by now. Good flowing water at all 3 camps.
Posted May 18, 2009 4:27 pm

dgrimreaperVivian Creek  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 2, 2008


Great day, great views, great hike.
Posted May 18, 2009 3:40 pm

mdostbyMiddle East Chute  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 7, 2009


Day hiked with Miguel Forjan and Charles Irvine. Started at South Fork Trailhead and climbed the North Face's Middle East Chute. Fun day. Very warm.
Posted May 8, 2009 12:35 am

TyFoster88Summit on may 1st  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 1, 2009


Summited may 1st in 5 hours via vivian creek. After halfway camp took mountaineering route instead of switch backs. Great day of hiking but weather turned on us quick once on the summit. 30 mph gust of Ice strorm and fog made for a scary decent of the first thousand feet back towards high creek where the weather let up. Good day hike right now, trail mostly cleared of snow, few patches after south col.
Posted May 4, 2009 7:07 pm

SJSan Gorgonio via Dry Lake  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 21, 2008


Nice weather, hot out. Took the Dry Lake route and made great time.
Posted Apr 28, 2009 4:53 pm

jmcGorgonio Redux  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 26, 2009


Return to the summit after about 15 years. Via Vivian creek trail. Lots of snow in places but melting fast. We did not need crampons.
Posted Apr 27, 2009 12:20 pm

Alex WoodFINALLY!!!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 17, 2009

Alex Wood

After living in Southern California for 18 years, I finally got up to the summit of San G. Me and Omar took the South Fork Trail up to Dollar Lake Saddle and climbed a couloir up the north face of Charlton, then traversed Charlton down to Little Charlton and then took the North Ridge to Jepson and then made it over to San G. It was a really really long day. We started at 6:45 and got back at 9:30. It was BRUTAL, but amazing!
Posted Apr 18, 2009 6:17 pm

jspeiglVia Jepson's N. ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 18, 2009


San G and Jepson via Jepson's north ridge. A great overnighter and a great route.
Posted Apr 15, 2009 11:55 pm

Groundswelllocal peak


hiked many times via South Fork and Vivian. Always fun especially in the winter.
Posted Mar 23, 2009 5:49 pm

farrisglOvernight from Vivian Creek  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 14, 2008


My second ascent of Greyback, first from Vivian creek and my first ascent since 1970. Great outing.
Posted Feb 27, 2009 6:35 pm

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