Josephine Peak Climber's Log

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NavySeabee

NavySeabee - Jun 12, 2017 3:53 pm Date Climbed: Jun 10, 2017

Josephine Fire Road  Sucess!

Easy 8-mile hike up the fire road with really nice views. Peak 1 of 4 followed by Vetter, Mooney & Barley Flats.

socalpeakbagger

socalpeakbagger - Jul 5, 2016 11:30 pm Date Climbed: Jul 3, 2016

Overnighter at Josephine Saddle  Sucess!

Backpacked to the saddle via Colby Canyon and set up tent there for a night...woke up and tackled the summit next morning. Very prominent peak so the views are really nice. Ran into a group of Chinese trail runners at that top that made me feel out of shape although I feel like I am in decent shape.

fatdad

fatdad - Apr 2, 2016 11:47 am

Nice ride   Sucess!

I do this every once in a while. Fun (though fairly steep) mt. bike or hike with nice views up top.

ScottWhitneyBound

ScottWhitneyBound - Apr 12, 2015 11:45 am Date Climbed: Apr 11, 2015

From Colby Canyon  Sucess!

A group of 8 did Josephine, then Strawberry, and finally Lawlor. 18.3 miles and 5,700' of gain on a beautiful spring day, not too hot.

wordlessnature

wordlessnature - Nov 17, 2014 12:37 am

Great evening views  Sucess!

We hiked up via Colby Canyon, and up the fire road (with a cross country shortcut here and there). Nice rocks to play around on near the top, and beautiful views on a chilly Fall afternoon. Walked down in the dark on the fire road.

missymtngirl

missymtngirl - Sep 28, 2014 12:58 am Date Climbed: Sep 27, 2014

Fabulous Autumn Day  Sucess!

This was an amazing ride up to the top of Josephine peak. The Autumn colors were incredible paired with the dramatic lighting and crisp cool air.

cab

cab - Oct 15, 2012 10:09 am Date Climbed: Oct 13, 2012

Josephine Peak Road  Sucess!

Walked up the Josephine Peak Road to the summit then east across the ridge to Strawberry & Lawlor. There is still lots of poodle dog between Josephine and Strawberry, but it appears the area may be opening soon as there was a large Sierra Club trail crew working on the trail from Red Box to Strawberry Saddle.

dgrutherford

dgrutherford - Mar 12, 2012 10:53 am Date Climbed: Feb 25, 2012

Colby Canyon  Sucess!

With Strawberry

MCGusto

MCGusto - Oct 28, 2011 1:09 am Date Climbed: Jan 28, 2007

easy peak  Sucess!

Hiked with wifey

SierraCJ

SierraCJ - Jul 3, 2011 1:32 pm Date Climbed: Jul 2, 2011

Up Fire Road  Sucess!

Hiked to one of the ugliest summits in San Gabriels. Nice views from top but a lot of clutter is distracting.

labgloves

labgloves - Dec 21, 2010 5:56 pm

Up Colby Canyon  Sucess!

Ran into some narly ultrarunners doing some very impressive training . . .

WRGruener

WRGruener - Sep 30, 2010 4:16 pm Date Climbed: Jan 1, 2000

Climbed Sometime This Century  Sucess!

The wife and I hiked this once, don't remember when????

Princess Buttercup

Princess Buttercup - Nov 30, 2009 9:45 pm Date Climbed: Jul 7, 2007

Short road but hot  Sucess!

Hot day, and decided to make it a bit longer by heading towards Strawberry (and then some)...

Robb

Robb - Jul 10, 2009 12:21 pm Date Climbed: Feb 21, 2009

Gotta get some snow shoes!  Sucess!

We hiked up the fire road. There was snow right after the saddle, so pretty much post holed my way up, whew! Great views from here!

dgrimreaper

dgrimreaper - Mar 9, 2009 8:41 pm Date Climbed: Mar 8, 2009

Colby Canyon  Sucess!

First time on Colby Canyon trail. Nice short day hike with a couple buddies and one of their 10 year old kids. A little snow on upper parts of fire road.

SierraCJ

SierraCJ - Mar 6, 2009 4:55 pm Date Climbed: Mar 1, 2008

5UGNST1  Sucess!

Nice hike from Colby Canyon with awesome front range views. Was cloudy down below but sunny up at the top.

Ze

Ze - Nov 23, 2008 10:29 pm Date Climbed: Nov 22, 2008

Via Colby Canyon  Sucess!

nice peak! don't like the fireroad though

mlarkin2002 - Nov 6, 2008 1:46 pm Date Climbed: Oct 31, 2008

Loop trip  Sucess!

Loop with Lawlor, Strawberry, and Josephine.

GlennG

GlennG - Jul 20, 2008 2:43 pm Date Climbed: Jan 7, 2006

Strawberry-Josephine-Lawlor Loop  Sucess!

Nice winter dayhike in the San Gabriels.

Fred Bagni

Fred Bagni - May 12, 2008 6:39 pm Date Climbed: May 11, 2008

Colby Canyon  Sucess!

Ditto...

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