San Jacinto Peak Climber's Log

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orbitor

orbitor - May 7, 2013 6:39 pm Date Climbed: Dec 15, 2012

Snowshoe from Tram  Sucess!

On my birthday, decided to snowshoe my favorite peak in Southern California. Took Sid Davis route to Jean, tagged Jean then stayed on the ridge to San J. Reached the summit first in the group.

mebo1126

mebo1126 - Feb 17, 2013 5:23 pm

Beautiful Views

Went up the Palm Springs side via the tram. I would like to do this from Idyllwild, but waiting until I'm in better shape. The hike was fun and the views spectacular. If you are looking for just a day hike, a trip to the saddle is well worth it.

orbitor

orbitor - Jan 28, 2013 6:53 pm Date Climbed: Nov 3, 2012

C2C #3  Sucess!

Repeating this epic every 6 months or so, and getting better every time. 6h10 Skyline, 9h to summit, 12h to tram.

Fletch

Fletch - Nov 30, 2012 5:31 pm Date Climbed: Aug 22, 2009

solo  Sucess!

excellent day. very fast

telemarkdude

telemarkdude - Nov 12, 2012 3:31 pm Date Climbed: Mar 4, 1984

Beautiful winter hike  Sucess!

Hard to believe its so close to the city. Did it numerous times and ways when I lived in S Cal and never got tired of it.

0ukami - Nov 4, 2012 1:50 am Date Climbed: Nov 2, 2012

Via Marion Mountain Trailhead  Sucess!

Relatively strenuous for a day-hike. More for the novice mountaineer or experienced hiker than for the average person. Great scenery, awesome views from the top.

Beware of your pace, if you take frequent breaks and go uphill slowly, while not starting early enough, you could be finding your way down in the dark. Careful planning can negate this.

royanderson

royanderson - Oct 26, 2012 6:09 am Date Climbed: Aug 31, 2012

C2C  Sucess!

Trip report is Blue Moon C2C.

jimegan

jimegan - Oct 22, 2012 7:59 pm Date Climbed: Oct 22, 2012

San Jacinto  Sucess!

Started at the museum trailhead at 4 am in Palm Springs and did Cactus to Clouds. Rode tram back after 11 hours of effort. Perfect day with light wind and about 55 degrees above 8,000'

SierraSunrise85

SierraSunrise85 - Oct 20, 2012 1:32 pm Date Climbed: Oct 19, 2012

Great Climb on C2C  Sucess!

made it to the summit in about 7 hours, hitched a ride back to Palm Springs with a very nice couple, back to my car in about 10 hours, instant classic!

kevinsa

kevinsa - Oct 13, 2012 9:30 pm Date Climbed: Oct 13, 2012

San Jacinto  Sucess!

Finished the SoCal "Big 3" with this one.

clarkr

clarkr - Oct 10, 2012 1:18 pm Date Climbed: Sep 9, 2012

Via Devils Slide Trail Head  Sucess!

Nice hike, It was good to have some cloud cover. It took me about
9 1/2 hours round trip. Beautiful area.

ScrambledLeggs

ScrambledLeggs - Sep 17, 2012 6:16 pm

PCT Ascent  Sucess!

I climbed San Jacinto during my 2012 thru hike.

pdx2lax - Sep 17, 2012 4:15 pm Date Climbed: Jul 7, 2012

Great Dayhike via Humber Park  Sucess!

Second time doing this hike and it's one of my favorites. Great summit! Good alt gain at the start, then it levels off to let you catch your breath, and then a good gain at then end to challenge you a bit. This route is a little annoying because once you merge with the Tram Trail it gets a lot busier.

orbitor

orbitor - Aug 27, 2012 1:00 am Date Climbed: May 12, 2012

From Snow Creek via PCT  Sucess!

Completed what has to the hardest on-trail approach to San J: from Snow Creek below the northern face, following the PCT for some 20+ miles, then up Deer Springs trail (over snow and postholing) to the summit, down to the tram. 30 miles, 10,400' gain. Harder than C2C.

orbitor

orbitor - Aug 27, 2012 12:58 am Date Climbed: Apr 28, 2012

From Palm Springs via C2C  Sucess!

Started with just Skyline in mind, but made good time and felt great, so continued with full C2C. Ran into snow from Round Valley and postholed to above Wellman Divide, where we intercepted the regular trail and followed it to the top.

orbitor

orbitor - Aug 27, 2012 12:53 am Date Climbed: Apr 14, 2012

From Long Valley via Sid Davis Winter Route  Sucess!

Last snowshoeing outing of the season was absolutely fabulous in the wake of a departing storm. Went straight up via Sid Davis winter route to the Miller Saddle, then to summit.

orbitor

orbitor - Aug 27, 2012 12:28 am Date Climbed: Jan 21, 2012

From Long Valley  Sucess!

Regular trail covered in ice from Wellman Divide, but distinguishable. Almost got blown off the top by 60+ mph winds. Upon returning to tram, found out it was closed and we were stranded on the mountain. Spent night in mule shed next to ranger station.

orbitor

orbitor - Aug 26, 2012 7:44 pm Date Climbed: Oct 29, 2011

From Palm Springs via C2C  Sucess!

My first C2C was a complete success: perfect weather, strong group, 100% summit rate (17 of 17 made it).

jonclimbingon

jonclimbingon - Aug 26, 2012 2:05 am Date Climbed: Nov 26, 2009

Great in winter  Sucess!

From the tram - through the snow - great hike.

rocketsredglare

rocketsredglare - Jul 31, 2012 1:51 pm Date Climbed: Jul 30, 2012

Tram to top  Sucess!

Rode the Palm Springs tram up and climbed the 5 miles to the summit. Second time and best time! Great day and good miles, beer after at the tram station bar was delicious!!!

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