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orbitorVia Fire Road from Glendora Motorway  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 27, 2013

orbitor

Took the longer route from where the paved road meets a fire road to the west. Pleasant walk-up, near the top took the east ridge straight up to summit. Fine views. Continued down the ridge to Colver Peak to the south.
Posted Jul 3, 2014 7:14 pm

surgentEnjoyable day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 3, 2013

surgent

In the area for a conference, hiked this before the long drive back to Arizona.

The parking area at Cow Canyon Saddle was open, although badly in need of some work. There were 4 other vehicles parked there.

I hiked the firebreak to the top, then a leisurely walk down the road back to my truck. The day was cool and clear, the valleys below covered in low fog.

The actual highest point of this peak (to me) is atop a rock about 100 feet to the northeast from the metal marker and old helipad. The differential is about a foot.

The views were tremendous. A nice, short, but rewarding hike.
Posted Nov 4, 2013 1:35 pm

RickFAn After Work Hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 22, 2013

RickF

My friend Chris found this hike and suggested it. It was a great after work hike. Easy to get and only a couple of hours but awesome views of So. Cal.
Posted Jun 25, 2013 3:44 pm

BobD3Easy stroll up  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 20, 2013

BobD3

from Cow Canyon Saddle. Sunny weather and great views. Could see Catalina.
Posted Feb 2, 2013 11:52 pm

wildanessXSunset Loop  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 22, 2011

wildanessX

Took the 2N07 fire road up to the summit, and then descended via the northeast ridge. Nice hike, great views of the high-peaks, which recently received a nice dusting of snow.
Posted Nov 28, 2011 1:33 am

dfeatscSunset Peak Success  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 15, 2011

dfeatsc

Quick climb from the fire road. Spotted a few deer on the way to Colver Peak.
Posted Oct 25, 2011 3:50 pm

mcphersonm80Doesn't Always Have to be Extreme  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 4, 2009

mcphersonm80

Easy fireroad hike and then a short, easy scramble up the east ridge to the top. Great views
Posted Aug 11, 2011 2:11 am

MtnDoserFire Road  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 6, 2011

MtnDoser

Easy trek to the top with my doggie, ogee.
Posted Jun 9, 2011 6:38 pm

Bob BurdFrom Cow Canyon Saddle  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 18, 2006

Bob Burd

With Matthew after snowshoeing to Timber. This one was easier. Trip Report
Posted Jan 4, 2011 10:23 pm

labglovesTwice as a loop  Sucess!

labgloves

Up the ridge and down the fire road.
Posted Dec 21, 2010 5:30 pm

wyopeakMikebiked it years back  Sucess!

wyopeakMike

I once followed the road up with my Dad when I was much younger, then the last time I rode a bike up the road to a great viewpoint. Lots of memories down in the valley below, I grew up in Upland
Posted Nov 3, 2010 8:03 pm

WildCool ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 13, 2008

Wild

Hiked this as an alternative to Mt. Baldy because of weather. Great ridge!
Posted Oct 28, 2010 12:45 am

cabCow Canyon Saddle  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 11, 2010

cab

Took the firebreak from Cow Canyon Saddle after climbing Lookout Mountain #2.
Posted Sep 13, 2010 6:28 pm

dgrimreaperFire Road  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 20, 2010

dgrimreaper

Took the leisurely walk up the fire road. Clear day and an easy hike.
Posted Aug 23, 2010 9:58 pm

Zefrom Padua Hills  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 24, 2010

Ze

nice steep ridge routes up from Potato Mt
Posted Apr 25, 2010 4:51 pm

mdostbywarm day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 16, 2010

mdostby

A very warm day. Hiked up the ridge then went on to summit Colver Peak and Sunset Ridge.
Posted Feb 17, 2010 1:40 am

jspeiglFrom Cow Canyon Saddle  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 20, 2008

jspeigl

Steep ridge.
Posted Apr 16, 2009 12:09 am

TheGoatFrom my own backyard  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 1, 2007

TheGoat

Looking for a challenge close to home in my early hiking days, I took off from my house, walked up Claraboya (Mountain Avenue), took Johnson's Pasture to the Claremont Hills Wilderness Park, then took a small very steep fire break that leads directly up to the dirt road leading eventually to a gated community in Glendora. I followed this a long way up (5 miles about) until reaching the summit. Wonderful view.

I later came back and did the steeper, narrowere way from Cow Canyon Saddle.

Does anyone realize this little-known peak is actually about 100 feet taller than the venerated Mt. Wilson?
Posted Mar 29, 2009 2:47 am

gaudzdice51Cloud Hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 24, 2009

gaudzdice51

This was our alternative to hiking Bighorn. A nice hike, but no views whatsoever. We made up for it with the descent down the west ridge back to the car. We will be back to capture the views of the surrounding peaks on top of Sunset.
Posted Mar 8, 2009 2:49 pm

UnclemanGreat Dog Hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 6, 2009
Took the fire road up with the dog in tow. A few long patches of semi-soft snow, but otherwise road was clear. Summitted in clouds, absolutely no views. Sun made an appearance, though. Great trip!
Posted Mar 6, 2009 6:23 pm

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