San Jacinto Peak Climber's Log

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klotito

klotito - Oct 17, 2011 3:48 pm Date Climbed: Oct 15, 2011

C2C, first time  Sucess!

With the Socal Hikers and Peakbaggers. Began at 3:20a at the art museum and made it to Long Valley in 5:47 h. Took a more leisurely pace to the very crowded summit. Felt tired, but surprisingly good after the 12:00 h ordeal. Tram down.

SurfinPeakScience

SurfinPeakScience - Oct 10, 2011 12:18 am Date Climbed: Jul 17, 2011

Beauty!  Sucess!

Real nice...

MBFN

MBFN - Oct 7, 2011 11:16 pm

MBFN  Sucess!

I've climbed this peak 5 times so far. 3 times up devil's slide, once from dear springs and once on a rock climb/bushwhacking adventure up the south side between deersprings and devil's slide. Once climbed in 4 hrs in the middle of the night...in my underwear.

klotito

klotito - Oct 3, 2011 12:15 am Date Climbed: Oct 2, 2011

7  Sucess!

First time up. With Cornell, Miller, Folly, Drury, Jean, and Marion.

twigasaurus

twigasaurus - Sep 11, 2011 3:00 am Date Climbed: Aug 3, 2011

Cactus to Clouds  Sucess!

First time up to the peak was on July 1st, 2011. Took the tram up, camped and hiked up. Then I heard about the crazy hike starting from the valley floor and knew I had to do it. Cactus to Clouds, at it is called, was the most challenging day-hike I've done. Definitely bring lots of water on that trip with you.

mcphersonm80

mcphersonm80 - Aug 9, 2011 11:35 am Date Climbed: Aug 27, 2010

Incredible Views  Sucess!

Great views from the top, awesome trail. We took the Marion Mountain Trail from camp. Questionable distances, but worth every step. Actually had the summit to ourselves, too, which I hear is rare... (last tram must have already departed)

Paulatron

Paulatron - Aug 9, 2011 2:45 am Date Climbed: Aug 27, 2010

Marion Mountain Trail  Sucess!

Don't remember much about this one, but we started early and got back to our campground just before dark.

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

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