San Jacinto Peak Climber's Log

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Kristin5berry

Kristin5berry - Jul 21, 2011 9:48 pm Date Climbed: Feb 6, 2011

Cactus to Clouds  Sucess!

What an EPIC hike! Came up from Palm Springs at 5:00, reached the Tram at 11:30, and the summite at 2:45. Cant wait to do it again!

zoomloco

zoomloco - Jul 16, 2011 4:07 pm

All routes on the best peak in SoCal  Sucess!

Snow creek (in winter) is the best route, followed by c2c. Marion mountain is not as dramatic but much lusher than you'd guess. This peak is my fave in socal...

EnFuego

EnFuego - Jul 3, 2011 7:13 pm Date Climbed: May 8, 2009

Cactus to Clouds  Sucess!

Started just before 4:00am. Nothing too exciting except for a few rattle snakes. Made it to the Ranger Station at the tram in under 6 hrs. Loaded up on some food and water, and hiked the normal trail to the summit. Getting started again was tough, but once I was moving, felt good. Made the summit, a couple quick pictures and back down to the tram.

EnFuego

EnFuego - Jul 3, 2011 7:04 pm Date Climbed: Jul 31, 2010

from Idyllwild via South Ridge  Sucess!

One very long, scenic, beautiful day hike. Parked one car at Humber Park, took second car to South Ridge Spring. Followed the South Ridge trail to Tahquitz Peak and the Fire lookout. Beautiful views on this section. From here, hiked up to Saddle Junction, Wellman Divide, than San Jacinto Peak. Wanted to summit Jean Peak and Miller Peak, but running out of water. From San Jacinto summit, descended Deer Springs trail to Pacific Crest trail. Veered back onto Deer Springs trail to about 7,300' elevation. Travelled cross country east to meet up with the trail leading to Suicide Rock. Down climbed some fun Class IV slabs to the climbers trail, then hiked the road back to Humber Park. Very long day. Almost didnt make the drive back to Orange County.

iditarod81

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Denjem - Mar 16, 2011 1:40 pm

san jac  Sucess!

Climbed many times from many routes, always fun

gimpilator

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

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

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

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

Snow Creek  Sucess!

Snow Creek with Rick Kent

ShinLV

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

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

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.

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