Category: San Bernardino National Forest

Thunder Mountain via Mt Baldy Notch

After hiking to peaceful Timber Mountain, one of the Three T’s, in June, I was excited to conquer the other two mountains. Next up, Thunder Mountain. There are a few trailhead options. We began the hike on a fire road near the Mt Baldy ski lifts. It’s a grueling uphill for 0.35 miles to Mt Baldy Road.

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Timber Mountain via Icehouse Canyon

Timber Mountain, one of the Three T’s (Timber, Telegraph Peak, & Thunder Mountain) near Mt Baldy, can be approached from the south via Icehouse Canyon or the north from Telegraph Peak. We reached the Icehouse Canyon Trailhead before 7:30 AM and the parking lot was already full as well as the overflow parking area. After finding

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L.A.’s 8 Best Dog-Friendly Summer Hikes

Please read our previous post if you have not hiked at high altitude before and consult with your doctor prior to doing these hikes if you are a beginner. With the desert climate, Los Angeles can get brutal during summer months. We like to escape the summer heat by going up to higher elevation. I’ve selected our 8

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Tahquitz Peak Lookout

Idyllwild-Pine Cove is 110 miles southeast of Los Angeles.  Tahquitz Peak has been on my list over a year. I was determined to climb this peak this winter while it’s still cool. Some parts of the trail are narrow near the peak and the trail can be closed for weeks during winter due to an icy/windy

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