Ontario Peak Climber's Log

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HeyItsBen - Apr 9, 2007 4:44 pm Date Climbed: Apr 7, 2007

Via Icehouse Canyon  Sucess!

It was rainy and misty below 7000 ft, but bright and sunny up top. Nice day hike. Tagged Bighorn on the way back.

Vic Hanson

Vic Hanson - Apr 1, 2007 4:53 pm Date Climbed: May 4, 2002

Via Icehouse Canyon  Sucess!

Hiked with a group of friends, had a good time.

David Rosenberg - Mar 14, 2007 4:19 am

Couple O'Times  Sucess!

Once climbed it directly and went down Falling Rock Canyon. Second time went up Bighorn and followed the ridge out on hard snow.

Bob Burd

Bob Burd - Jan 27, 2007 1:57 am Date Climbed: Jan 13, 2007

Sugarloaf-Etiwanda Traverse  Sucess!

With Ryan and others as described below. Very enjoyable day. Trip Report


Travis_ - Nov 29, 2006 3:10 am Date Climbed: Nov 26, 2006

Via Falling Rock Canyon  Sucess!

Great hike of 5 peaks with Bechtt, excellent weather, beuatiful area. Also climbed Ontario False Peak.
See Trip Report


bechtt - Nov 27, 2006 7:15 pm Date Climbed: Nov 26, 2006

5 Peaks Hike  Sucess!

Hiked 5 peaks (plus Ontario false peak) with Travis via Falling Rock Canyon (great cl.2/3 scramble.) Hit Sugarloaf, Ontario, Bighorn, Cucamonga, and Etiwanda before exiting via the Icehouse Canyon trail. We were fortunate to get great views from all five summits before the clouds enveloped the peaks.

Augie Medina

Augie Medina - Nov 13, 2006 7:34 pm Date Climbed: Nov 12, 2006

From Icehouse Canyon  Sucess!

I did this peak solo after doing Cucamonga Peak with a group. After coming down from Ontario, I did BigHorn as well. It was a beautiful day and the superb trail makes these peaks so accessible.


rhyang - Sep 18, 2006 1:57 pm

Icehouse Canyon  Sucess!

Dayhiked in late August or early Sept. 2003. Decent views.


EManBevHills - Aug 20, 2006 4:07 pm Date Climbed: Aug 19, 2006

Route Climbed: Shortcut Ridge  Sucess!

Lots of loose talus and rotten rock added "spice" to an otherwise nice mountain with spectacular views of Baldy Bowl and Thunder.


kngalaric - Aug 8, 2006 2:45 am

Great wintertime views  Sucess!

Possibly one of the best views in the Angeles. The ocean looks nice when you can see it.


cbuelow - Jul 10, 2006 7:52 pm Date Climbed: Jul 8, 2006

Ontario Peak Trail  Sucess!

Great hike on a beautiful day. Clear skies made for great views from the top. Tagged Bighorn on the way down...


sierradiscgolfer - Jun 21, 2006 10:55 pm Date Climbed: Jun 17, 2006

From Icehouse  Sucess!

Made it in three hours from the car. I've climbed this a few times before, but this time we made great time. Left the cars at 5:40am and didn't see the hoards till we reached the saddle and then all the rest of the way down.


johnm - Jun 4, 2006 3:03 am Date Climbed: Jun 3, 2006

Bighorn Peak use trail and then onto Ontario trail  Sucess!

Started the day tagging Cucamonga Peak, then onto Bighorn and finally onto Ontario Peak. Arrived at Ontario around 1:45. Late day haze made the views south not as good as they could be. View of the Baldy bowl was outstanding. Could easily see the green ski hut at the base of the bowl. Made it back to Ice House Canyon in three hours. A very long day


jazamoo - May 29, 2006 5:33 am Date Climbed: May 27, 2006

"Okay! I'll ignore the time!" peak  Sucess!

originally planning to get home by 3 PM, but this peak was too close to miss (did Bighorn first), so headed over...

went to "fake peak," laughed and consumed three granola bars (yes, three), then tripped across much fallen pine and scree to the pile of lovely rocks at the top; sky was clear today, and oh-what-a-view! Saw all that I could not see from yesterday; made me want to re-climb Baldy just to see all this from up there...

R Pollard

R Pollard - May 24, 2006 2:26 am Date Climbed: May 23, 2006

Ontario Peak day hike via Icehouse Canyon  Sucess!

Skipped work and day hiked Ontario with stops on Bighorn and Timber. Super day, clear skies, nice temperature. Still a little snow left on the ground in spots, nothing to get in the way though.


peakbager - Jan 19, 2006 7:51 am

Route Climbed: Ice House Date Climbed: June 2004  Sucess!

Just me and the dog did this one, Great hike and the views fron the summit are cool.


mdostby - Jan 10, 2006 10:24 pm

Route Climbed: Traversed from Summit of Bighorn Peak Date Climbed: July 27, 2003  Sucess!

Wanted to get out of the house for a few hours so I headed up to the local mountains. Wanted to check out Ice House Canyon and hike to Cucamonga Peak since I never had been there before. I have always went for the higher peaks in the area but I'm burned out on them. Made the saddle in an hour and a half then made the summit of Cucamonga in another hour and a half. The original plan was to do the peak and head home but Bighorn Peak looked easy enough to bag, so I hiked cross-country up the mellow south ridge to it's summit. From there I decided to follow the ridgeline west towards Ontario Peak. After about a mile I picked up the main trail to Ontario Peak and after several false summits nailed it to. Between Bighorn and Ontairo I saw a fairly large buck with a full rack, a bighorn sheep and zero people. Turned out to be a full day of hiking. Nice way to spend a Sunday.


hundy - Jan 1, 2006 4:55 pm

Route Climbed: Ontario peak Trail via Icehouse canyon Date Climbed: July 2005  Sucess!

Very nice view, this was one of many to get in shape for Mt. Whitney


forjan - Dec 24, 2005 7:22 pm

Route Climbed: Ontario Peak Trail Date Climbed: December 24, 2005  Sucess!

Got one last day hike before my trip tomorrow to Ecuador. Started walking from the Ice House trailhead parking lot at 8:59AM. By 10:05AM, I was at Ice House Saddle. Took a quick 5 minute rest and then continued onto Ontario's summit arriving there at 11:11AM. Scouted the south face of Ontario Peak. In a big snow year, I think that the south face can become an excellent snow climb. Stayed at the summit for just about 20 minutes and then headed down. Back at my car at 12:53PM (about 4 hrs roundtrip). A fun, quick hike.


banjobonch - Dec 11, 2005 5:20 pm

Route Climbed: Icehouse Canyon Date Climbed: December 11, 2005  Sucess!

Beautiful morning! Nice layer of powder the whole way up from the saddle. Didn't see anybody untill I left the summit and was on my way up to Bighorn. Nice to see snow again

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