San Jacinto Peak Climber's Log

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iditarod81 - Jun 26, 2011 11:39 pm Date Climbed: Jun 25, 2011

Nice and shady  Sucess!

It was a hot day, so we appreciated the shade on the Marion Mt. trail on the way up. Was not digging the constant swarms of flies in the a.m., however. The hike was sustained, but have seen steeper terrain on Shasta and elsewhere. Lots of crowds at the top, spectacular views of the Coachella and San Jacinto valleys. It was cool to see all the windmills from so high up!


cab - Jun 6, 2011 10:31 am Date Climbed: Jun 4, 2011

7 Peak Loop  Sucess!

Loop from the top of the tram including Cornell, Miller, SJ, Folly, Drury, Jean, & Marion. Lots of people at the top of San Jacinto.


oliverkalt - May 29, 2011 1:07 pm Date Climbed: May 28, 2011

Marion Mtn trail  Sucess!

Good hike, should be a lot of flowers in a few weeks. A lot of greenery is ready to bud above 9000ft.


Haddadb - May 23, 2011 3:32 pm Date Climbed: May 21, 2011

A little snow left  Sucess!

Still enjoying some snow on the summit. Beautiful weather up the trail.


mjp20k - May 15, 2011 9:55 pm Date Climbed: Aug 27, 1994

From top of tram  Sucess!

Solo, spectacular views from summit on perfect day

cwharringtonlaw - May 12, 2011 2:00 pm Date Climbed: Aug 7, 2010

America!  Sucess!

Favorite SoCal summit block. Someone had put up an American flag. Nice touch.


boisedoc - Apr 10, 2011 2:38 pm Date Climbed: Apr 6, 2011

Poor weather  Sucess!

Did the tram shoe in less than ideal weather. Couldn't see anything from the summit. Still good fun and a very impressive mountain especially from the north and east


Sgonzalez - Mar 22, 2011 7:51 pm Date Climbed: Aug 14, 2010

San Jacinto  Sucess!

Great hike to the top, started from Fern Basin Campground.


Denjem - Mar 16, 2011 1:40 pm

san jac  Sucess!

Climbed many times from many routes, always fun


gimpilator - Feb 27, 2011 11:36 pm Date Climbed: Feb 27, 2011

6 Peaks By Snowshoe  Sucess!

Bryan and I climbed 6 peaks even though there was a foot of fresh powder. Cornell, Miller, San Jacinto, Folly, Newton Drury, and Jean.

Video by Bryan:


platypii - Feb 10, 2011 1:34 pm Date Climbed: Feb 7, 2010

Tramshoeing  Sucess!

Took the tram up. Camped through a snow storm. Woke up to fresh powder and blue skies! Doesn't get any better than that...


Kristin5berry - Feb 10, 2011 5:38 am Date Climbed: Feb 5, 2011

done and done  Sucess!

epic, start from palm springs, summit and back down in less then 14 hours!


GigaMike - Feb 7, 2011 10:43 pm Date Climbed: Mar 27, 2010

Snow Creek  Sucess!

Snow Creek with Rick Kent


ShinLV - Feb 6, 2011 8:20 pm Date Climbed: May 22, 2010

Cactus to Cloud  Sucess!

Did Cactus to Cloud with other 10 hikers.
Last 1,500 ft to the peak was covered with snow. And we didn't have snowshoes nor crampons, but made it.
I hiked down all the way back to the trailhead, but everybodyelse took the cable car.
Total of 26 miles and 11,800 ft elevation gain. Took 15 hours including big lunch break at cable car station and peak.
Cactus to Cloud Trip Report


Darren9 - Jan 30, 2011 7:01 pm Date Climbed: Dec 18, 2011

winter storm funtime  Sucess!

Climbed solo in winter storm from Idyllwild, a fun mountain. Every tree, rock and bush was encased in ice above 8,000! Don't be caught beneath a pine tree covered in ice when the wind blows!


Greatshaitan - Jan 3, 2011 4:11 pm Date Climbed: Sep 4, 2008

Many Times  Sucess!

Climbed about 3 times over the years, mostly as training hikes for larger peaks.


Cedar - Jan 1, 2011 7:28 pm Date Climbed: May 28, 2007

Marion Mountain  Sucess!

Lots of people heading for the top but no one else via Marion Mountain.


bruceg - Dec 22, 2010 4:21 pm

Great snowshoe hike  Sucess!

1971, 1979, 1997, 2001, 2004, 2006, All seasons


labgloves - Dec 21, 2010 11:59 am Date Climbed: Apr 15, 2007

C2C  Sucess!

4 AM start with Zach and Matt. Reach the summit then took the tram down to a waiting bike shuttle


Joeyroo - Dec 12, 2010 9:13 pm Date Climbed: Apr 10, 2004

Cactus to Cloud  Sucess!

I am never doing Cactus to Cloud ever again as a day hike. Took the tram down to our shuttle car. Ate dinner and I was out.

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