Welcome to SP!  -

San Gorgonio Climber's Log

Sort By:


[ Sign the Climber's Log ]
Viewing: 1-20 of 372 « PREV 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 ...  19  NEXT » 

mrchad9Camped on Summit  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 28, 2006

mrchad9

First climbed as a snow trip in May 2005 and had just a great time, I got it into my head that it'd be cool to camp on an 11,000 ft summit in January.

Well, we did and it was great conditions until we got to the summit, so windy we could barely walk and we got no sleep at all. Couldn't wait until morning. Guess all those windmills below us should have been a clue. Wouldn't trade it for anything though.
Posted May 9, 2010 4:22 am

kevin trieubest Socal training  Sucess!

kevin trieu

did a bunch of times year round from different trailheads
Posted May 5, 2010 7:16 pm

ApexrockVivian Creek  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 26, 2007

Apexrock

First time doing any sort of summit climb. Had been asking my Dad to take me sometime, was exhausted afterward but had a lot fun.
Posted May 4, 2010 5:43 pm

EManBevHillsWind Blown  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 2, 2010

EManBevHills

Unexpectedly gusty above 10,750'. Cached the skis there (wisely) and struggled to keep standing all the way to the summit. Had a nice trip down, though!
Posted May 4, 2010 3:29 pm

therockimageDelayed entry!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 26, 2007

therockimage

I have made this trip over twenty times using the Vivian Creek trail, and every time I get to the top I always say "..I think I'll try one of the other trails next time...". This was my son's first trip so I thought it would be a good idea to introduce him to switchbacks!!
Posted Mar 23, 2010 8:15 pm

DustyDeb9First Summit  Sucess!

DustyDeb9

This is the first mountain my dad took me to climb. Made it up for the first time when I was 12. Look for the glow bugs in the summer months.
Posted Jan 27, 2010 2:14 am

mtncorgAnother up Vivian Creek  Sucess!

mtncorg

Dayhiked to the top via Vivian Creek, but have also backpacked in from Dollar Lake. Great way to get some exercise and get out of the smog. First experience with Ticketron for a backcountry campsite ;-]
Posted Jan 14, 2010 11:10 pm

harryquachFun Hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 31, 2003

harryquach

Had mild AMS near the summit, came from sea level
Posted Dec 29, 2009 11:25 am

wyopeakMikecamped on top once  Sucess!

wyopeakMike

I went to the top eight times when I lived in SoCal. I always remember camping on top with my dad when I was 15 in 1981. Right as the sun was going down, some other camper stood on the highest rocks and was playing a flute with the sun behind him. Kind of a mystical 60's type moment.
Posted Dec 5, 2009 4:43 pm

Princess ButtercupWith Jepson.  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 10, 2008

Princess Buttercup

Traverse from Jepson, then back down into the Big Draw.
Posted Nov 30, 2009 11:11 pm

Iron HikerLast of the "Big Three" of SoCal for me!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 17, 2009

Iron Hiker

Climbed up from Vivian Creek - long tough day, but very rewarding. The air on top was amazingly clear and I thought I could see the High Sierra with its snow. Took 12 hrs from the trailhead and finished in the dark.....

This completes my task of doing the Big 3 - San Jacinto, Baldy, and San Gorgonio!
Now I am satisfied for the year......

Reclimbed via South Fork on September 22, 2012 - up via Dry Lake and down via Dollar Lake. Another great ascent!
Posted Oct 18, 2009 5:37 pm

cdewhurstcdewhurst  Sucess!

cdewhurst

Climbed this three times as a training excercise for Whitney and Shasta. Good 18 miles route all on trail. Top has beautiful views but has been very windy each time.
Posted Sep 21, 2009 5:32 pm

cabGood for Training  Sucess!

cab

Climbed many times in the summer as it's great for training. Would like to do it in winter this year.
Posted Aug 31, 2009 3:33 pm

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

whitneyhiker09

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

missymtngirl

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

strudolyubov

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

oliverkalt

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

bruceg

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

theflyingmountaineer

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

Robb

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

Viewing: 1-20 of 372 « PREV 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 ...  19  NEXT » 
[ Return to 'San Gorgonio' main page ]