Inland Empire Peaks Climber's Log

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T. White - Mar 4, 2021 9:14 pm Date Climbed: Feb 1, 2007

3-season playground  Sucess!

Have climbed a number of these now after a brief time spent living in the IE. Great for a weekend afternoon or weekday jaunt when higher elevations are snowed in. It's my understanding that most of these mountains originally had denser vegetation (manzanita, for example), but over-frequent burns have now left mostly fire-resistant species - especially bunchgrass.


hightinerary - Apr 14, 2015 7:12 am Date Climbed: Apr 7, 2015

Fun in Fontana  Sucess!

I stayed in Fontana for about a week in April 2015 and enjoyed the prevalence of small mountains in the area. I hiked up Mt. Jurupa twice. The second time I bushwhacked down the west slopes to also climb Peak 1802, which has some nice boulders on the summit as well as a surprising amount of vegetation. I also hiked up a 1,602-foot peak not far to the east of Jurupa, called Rattlesnake Mountain on old topo maps. It was unremarkable, but I climbed it for its name. Slightly more interesting were Peak 1452 to the southeast of Rattlesnake Mountain, and Peak 1739 to the south. More recently I hiked up Peak 1913, just east of Mt. Jurupa.

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