Mt. Baldy from Ontario Ridge

San Jacinto, Baldy & Gorgonio Time Tracking

This is a purely personal tracking post of no value whatsoever to anyone but me, and probably not even me. If it has any extrinsic value, it’s probably as a reference for how a middle-of-the-pack hiker / runner does on various distances and times on these particular routes. If you aspire to consume such extraneous beta, welcome!

DRAFT IN PROGRESS

Mt. San Antonio (Baldy)

This section covers all hikes in the range, including those up Cucamonga, Ontario, etc.

Mt. Baldy via Ski Hut Trail

Details pending.

Mt. Baldy via Skit Hut Trail & Register Ridge

Details pending.

Mt. Baldy via Ski Hut Trail & Dragon’s Tail

Don’t really do this variation if I can avoid it; just too many people the final road section down (if you skip the ski lift) is all kinds’a boring.

Mt. Baldy via Ski Hut Trail & Baldy Bowl

A winter variation. Good times, but never tracked times. Done in crampons on crust, post-holing in deep powder, and on skis. Skis recommended. 🙂

Mt. Baldy via Bear Flat Trail

Details pending.

Mt. Baldy 9-Peaks Traverse

Details pending. Kinda made this up, but lots’a people do this 28+ mile peak-bagging traverse, some oddly in the wrong direction ;). The counter-clockwise variation (the only one I’ve done) takes you up Ice House Canyon Trail to Ontario, over to Big Horn, and Cucamonga, back to the first saddle and then the 3Ts (Timber, Telegraph, T3), down to the ski lodge saddle, up to Harwood, Baldy and West Baldy, then down Bear Flat Trail into Baldy Village. I don’t really consider the road back to Ice House part of it, mostly because it’s boring and sucks, but you do you.

FKT: Unkown

Count
(Date)
Splits Stats Comments
Goal

TBD

TBD TBD
2019/09/17
Kam

0:00 (0:00) – IH TH
13:10 (1:44) – BF TH

13:10 – Time
Data Jacked

PB
Notes
Mild Bonk
Bad GA (!)
Oof

Mt. San Jacinto

There are several trails / routes, and some of my times for ascents are tracked here. Notably, I’ve never done the ascent via Snow Creek as my friend Huy has (several times). Not 100% sure I care, but it would be fun to ski down…maybe. Routes and time are generally down in ascending order of difficulty.

Mt. San Jacinto from Palm Springs Tram

This is the easiest way up. Hiked and run it many times, in winter and summer. First time was in winter in 2012, I think. Recommended any time of year, but crowds can suck in the summer.

Mt. San Jacinto via Marion Mountain Trail

Done this several times, but also no tracks. First time was in full snow when I met Mike.

Mt. San Jacinto via Fuller Ridge Trail

Done this once in mild wintry conditions with Kam. No records. No harder than Marion, and prettier in some ways, but the drive is a pain.

Mt. San Jacinto via Devil’s Slide (from Humber Park)

This is a relatively easy 15.3 mile R/T hike or run from the Humber Park parking area, which is also used to climbers accessing Tahquitz or amblers trundling down the Ernie Maxwell Scenic Trail. The course follows Devil’s Slide Trail to the PCT junction (“Saddle”), north to Strawberry Junction (TBC), up to Wellman Divide, on to the peak of Mt. San Jacinto and back. The full elevation gain is around 4,350′, starting around 6,400′ and topping out at 10,834′. The trail is easy to moderately technical in some sections (mostly rock hopping and high-stepping), but the primary obstacles are other hikers coming up from the Palm Springs Tram. A pretty hike, and one of my favorites when it’s not too hot. I don’t have any record of most of the times I’ve done this, so PBs are a bit of a guess.

FKT: Unknown, but I’m sure it’s not much more than two (2) hours.

Count
(Date)
Splits Stats Comments
Goal

0:00:00 (0:00:00) – TH
0:45:00 (0:45:00) – Saddle
1:17:30 (0:32:30) – Junction
1:41:00 (0:23:30) – Wellman
2:26:00 (0:45:00) – Peak
4:00:00 (1:34:00) – TH

4:00 Target TBD
2019/11/16
Kam

0:00:00 (0:00:00) – TH
0:48:00 (0:48:00) – Saddle
1:24:00 (0:36:00) – Junction
1:50:00 (0:26:00) – Wellman
2:37:00 (0:47:00) – Peak
4:19:00 (1:42:00) – TH

4:19:00 – Time
3.5 – Avg. Speed
9.1 – Max Speed
Mid Turn
10% Run Up
95% Run Down

PB (-0:01)
Notes
Mild GA
Dehydrated
IT Band
2019/11/09
Solo

0:00 (0:00) – TH
0:48 (0:48) – Saddle
1:23 (0:35) – Junction
1:48 (0:25) – Wellman
2:36 (0:48) – Peak
4:20 (1:44) – TH

4:20:00 – Time
3.4 – Avg. Speed
8.6 – Max Speed
Quick Turn
10% Run Up
95% Run Down

PB (-0:14)
Notes
Heart Rate
Mild Bonk
Mild GA
Dehydrated
2019/10/26
Solo
0:00 (0:00) – TH
0:50 (0:50) – Saddle
1:28 (0:42) – Junction
1:54 (0:26) – Wellman
2:43 (0:49) – Peak
4:34 (1:49) – TH
4:34:26 – Time
3.4 – Avg. Speed
7.4 – Max Speed
90% Run Down
Fall @ End
PB (-0:30)
Notes
Heart Rate (!)
Hard Bonk
Mild GA
Dehydrated
2019/10/12
Kam
0:00 (0:00) – TH
2:54 (2:54) – Peak
4:54 (2:00) – TH
4:54:39 – Time
3.1 – Avg. Speed
8.9 – Max Speed
Slow Turn
85% Run down
PB
Notes
Low Energy
Hard Bonk
Mild GA
2019/06/15
Huy
0:00 (0:00) – TH
3:0? (3:0?) – Peak
6:04 (2:5?) – TH
6:04:32 – Time
2.6 – Avg. Speed
7.0 – Max Speed
Slow Turn
50% Run down
Notes
Low Energy
Lightheaded
No Bonk
Mild GA
Previous TBD TBD TBD

I’ve never done this route in full snow / winter, but Kam has, so I’ll have to get time target data from her.

Mt. San Jacinto via Deer Springs & Marion Mountain (Loop)

Details TBD.

Long Valley from Palm Springs via Skyline Trail (No Peak)

Done this 50+ times in all conditions, times pending. I think my fastest is 3:53. Huy’s is 3:39 or thereabouts.

FKT: Brett Maune in 2:16:39 (!)

Mt. San Jacinto from Palm Springs via Skyline Trail (C2C)

Done this 12+ times, but not sure I have any of it written down or tracked. Many tracks were trashed when Google killed Google Tracks.

FKT: Brett Maune in TBD

Mt. San Jacinto from Palm Springs via Skyline Trail & Return (C2C2C)

Done this one time in 2013. It was enough. Oof.

FKT: Brett Maune in 6:16:54 (!)

Mt. San Jacinto 6-Peaks Traverse via Marion Mountain

Totally random. Not going to document because it’s mostly off-trail and you shouldn’t do it.

Mt. San Gorgonio

This is just not my favorite peak for some reason, but I’ve done it a few times (all in spring / summer / fall conditions), including one time as part of the A16 (24 hr) 3-Peaks challenge.

San Gorgonio via Vivian Creek

Details pending.

San Gorgonio 9-Peaks Traverse

Details pending.

Peace

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