Find A Hiking Trail

!!!This page is currently a work in progress as I convert all of my older ‘photo essay’ style hiking posts into fully featured hiking guides!!! I still have around 30 hikes to add to this Hike Finder. I hope to have this completed by the end of May.

You can still see my blogroll of hikes here.

Difficulty Rating Scale: 1= Beginner | 2= Easy | 3= Moderate | 4= Difficult | 5= Very Difficult

Los Angeles County

Hiking Trail Distance Elevation Gain (Max) Difficulty Dogs
Bastard Ridge to Jones Peak/Mt.Wilson 13 5002 (5710) 4 YN
Potato Mountain’s East Face 3.1 1165 (3422) 3 Y
Claremont Hills Wilderness Park 5 876 (2461) 2 Y
Mt. Wilson via Mt. Wilson Trail 14 5334 (5710) 3 Y
South Hills Park Loop 3 689 (1212) 2 Y
Turnbull Canyon Loop 5 884 (1232) 2 Y
Powder Canyon, Schabarum, Purple Sage Trails 10 1829 (1359) 2 Y
Poop Out And Punk Out Trails 5.5 1632 (2715) 3 Y
Jones Peak via Bailey Canyon 6.5 2312 (3375) 3 Y
Bighorn Mine via Vincent Gap 4.2 674 (6932) 2 Y
Devil’s Punchbowl And Devil’s Chair 8.5 2062 (5327) 3 Y
Marshall Canyon Loop 4.4 790 (2448) 2 Y
Mount Lukens via Dunsmore Canyon 10 2818 (5075) 3 Y
The Trans-Catalina Trail
Hermit Gulch To Little Harbor
Little Harbor To Two Harbor
Mt. Wilson and Sturtevant Falls via Chantry Flat
Potato Mountain via Evey Canyon
Iron Mountain via Heaton Flats
 Potato Mountain via Claremont Wilderness
Timber Mountain via Icehouse and Chapman
Mt. Islip, Middle Hawkins, Hawkins, Baden Powell

San Bernardino County

Hiking Trail Distance Elevation Gain (Max) Difficulty Dogs
Mt. Baldy via Baldy Bowl 8 3980 (10064) 4 YN
Mt. Baldy via Register Ridge 10 3980 (10064) 4 Y
Etiwanda Falls 3.5 826 (2871) 2 Y
Sunset Peak West Trail 8 1378 (5796) 3 Y
Cucamonga Peak via Icehouse Canyon
Ontario and Bighorn Peaks via Icehouse Canyon
Ontario Peak via Falling Rock Canyon
Mt. Baldy via Ski Hut Trail
Mt. Baldy via Devil’s Backbone Trail
Mt. Baldy via Bear Canyon
San Gorgonio via Vivian Creek
San Gorgonio via Momyer Creek
Mt. Baden Powell via Vincent Gap
San Bernardino Peak via Angelus Oaks
3 T’s Trail
Telegraph Peak via Manker Flats

Orange, Riverside, And San Diego County

Hiking Trail Distance Elevation Gain (Max) Difficulty Dogs
Mt. Woodson (Potato Chip Rock)
Santiago Peak
Sitton Peak
Ryan Mountain Joshua Tree NP
Tahquitz Peak via Devils Slide Trail
Cactus to Clouds San Jacinto Peak
Black Mountain Trail Idyllwild
Indian Cover Joshua Tree NP

Sierra Nevada, Central, And Northern California

Hiking Trail Distance Elevation Gain (Max) Difficulty Dogs
Tehachapi Mountain Trail  5.8  2018 (7960)  3  Y
Monterey Bay Coastal Recreation Trail
Mt. Langley via Cottonwood Lakes
Mt. Whitney via Whitney Portal
Kearsarge Pass via Onion Valley
The John Muir Trail
Cerro Alto Peak Morro Bay
Valencia Peak Montana de Oro
Bluff Trail Montana de Oro
Bishop Peak Trail SLO
Shell Beach Bluff And Ontario Ridge
Half Dome Yosemite NP

Outside Of California

Hiking Trail Distance Elevation Gain (Max) Difficulty Dogs
AZ- Havasupai Falls Hualapai Hilltop  20  1588 (5158)  3  N
UT- Canyonlands NP
UT- Arches NP
UT- Zion NP
UT- Bryce NP
UT- Capitol Reef NP
AZ- Grand Canyon R2R2R
AZ- Grand Canyon R2R


Hiking Trail Distance Elevation Gain (Max) Difficulty Dogs
Japan- Mt. Misen
Peru- Ausangate Trek
Peru- Salkantay Trek
Spain- Camino de Santiago
France/Italy/Swiss- Tour du Mont Blanc
Japan- Mt Takao