Hiking Bastard Ridge To Jones Peak, Hastings Peak, And Mt. Wilson

Hiking Bastard Ridge To Jones Peak, Hastings Peak, And Mt. Wilson

Bastard Ridge is a hike that truly lives up to it’s name. Starting out in Sierra Madre, this hike starts on the Old Mt. Wilson Trail. The level of difficulty is sheerly a byproduct of the nearly unrelenting uphill slog to the top of Jones Peak and beyond. In this guide I will provide photos, my trip GPX, maps, and a description of the hike.

Guide To Hiking Potato Mountain's East Face Via Evey Canyon Trail

Hiking Potato Mountain’s East Face Via Evey Canyon Trail

The hike to Potato Mountain via Every Canyon Trail is one of my favorites for quick local outings. At 4.4 miles with 1165ft of climbing, it’s a great way to train for more demanding hikes and backpacking trips. Gaining all 1165 in one mile, this route is a real leg burner!

Hiking Claremont Hills Wilderness Park 5 Mile Loop

Hiking The Claremont Hills Wilderness Park 5 Mile Loop

The Claremont Hills Wilderness Park 5 mile loop is one of the most popular and well known trails in the Inland Empire. I’m fortunate to live a few miles from this trail, which allows me to use it as my backyard playground.

mt. wilson trail via sierra madre hike hiking guide

Hiking Mt. Wilson Trail To The Mt. Wilson Observatory via Sierra Madre

Most hikers making their way to the summit of Mt. Wilson begin their journey from Chantry Flat. The Chantry Flat hike is very pleasant, but can be a real nightmare when it comes to finding parking. An alternative, and the subject of this guide, is my favorite route to the summit of Mt. Wilson, The Mt. Wilson Trail.

Hiking Turnbull Canyon Loop Whittier Guide Map Photos

Hiking Turnbull Canyon Loop

Turnbull Canyon is a loop trail located in Whittier and part of the Puente Hills Reserve. The cooler months during winter and fall are the perfect time to enjoy Turnbull Canyon, as they offer pleasant daytime temperatures and captivating views of the snow capped San Gabriels.

Winter Ascent Climb Hike Baldy Bowl Mt. Baldy Ski Hut Trail Guide

A Winter Ascent Of Mt. Baldy via Baldy Bowl And Ski Hut Trail

For winter adventurer’s looking for an introduction to mountaineering, Mt. Baldy offers the steep and challenging Baldy Bowl route. I cannot stress enough the importance of safety on this route. Do not attempt this hike without the proper gear and training.

Hiking South Hills Park Glendora And Peak 1212

Hiking The South Hills Park Loop And Peak 1212

South Hills Park is a 200 acre park located in the city of Glendora. South Hills Park has a trail network used by hikers, trail runners, mountain bikers, and horseback riders. There are a few access points with trails to enter South Hills Park, but for this hike I started at South Hills City Park on Mauna Loa Ave.

powder canyon and schabarum trail hike

Hiking Schabarum Trail, Purple Sage Trail, And Powder Canyon Loop

Peter F. Schabarum Regional Park is a 575 acre park with an easily accessible trail network. For this hike, I linked up the Schabarum Trail, Purple Sage Trail, and Powder Canyon Loop for a 10 mile hike. In this guide I will include directions, a map, and a hike description with photos.

Poop Out And Punk Out Trails Glendora

Hiking Up Poop Out And Punk Out Trails In Glendora

The hike ascending Poop Out and Punk Out trails takes hikers up 1632ft of elevation in just under 2 miles. This is a memorable hike to be sure, and not just because of the unforgettable trail names!

Hiking Jones Peak Via Bailey Canyon Trail Guide

Hiking To Jones Peak Via Bailey Canyon Trail

Jones Peak isn’t one of the most well known hikes in the San Gabriels, but it definitely offers up some of the best views. In this guide, you’ll find directions to Jones Peak, key points, a map, and a full hike description with photos.