52 Hike Challenge 2017

Website: Official 52 Hike Challenge Website

52 Hike Challenge 2016 Hikes.

I started on January 15, 2017. I altered the rules of the challenge to include only hikes that go to at least one of the peaks in my 12-Peak Challenge. For all my hikes this year, see my 2017 Hikes Page.


Hike #28: San Gabriel Peak Trailhead to San Gabriel Peak and Mt. Markham. Multi-Peak day hike: 7.2 miles, 2,510′ of gain and loss on 10-13-2017.

Hike #27: Three Points to Winston Peak. Single-peak day hike: 11.4 miles, 1,977′ of gain and loss on 10-8-2017.

Hike #26: Little Pines Loop to Vetter Mountain via VMT. Single peak day hike: 7.4 miles, 1,240′ of gain and loss on 10-1-2017.

Hike #25: Little Pines Loop to Mt. Hillyer Lollipop. Single peak day hike: 6.8 miles, 1,345′ of gain and loss on 9-28-2017.

Hike #24: Dawson Saddle to Throop Peak lollipop. Single-peak day hike: 4 miles, 1,235′ of gain and loss on 8-23-2017 with Debbie and Noemi.

Hike #23: Dawson Saddle to Mt. Burnham and Throop Peak. Multi-peak day hike, 6.5 miles, 2,080′ of gain and loss on 8-13-2017.

Hike #22: AC MM 56.00 to Cooper Canyon Campground, Winston Ridge, Bump 6903, and Winston Peak: Multi-peak day hike: 7.7 miles, 2,440′ of gain and loss on 7-30-2017.

Hike #21Islip Saddle to Throop Peak and Mt. Hawkins. Multi-peak day hike, 11.3 miles, 2,698′ of gain and loss on 7-6-2017.

Hike #20: Waterman out and back. Single peak day hike: 6 miles, 1,250′ of gain and loss with Debbie and Noemi.

Hike #19: Islip Saddle to Middle Mt. Hawkins and Mt. Islip: 9.9 miles, 2,640′ of gain and loss. Multi-peak day hike: 9.9 miles, 2,640′ of gain and loss on 6-23-2017.

Hike #18: Baldy Bowl Trail and Devils Backbone Trail Loop to Mt. Baldy: Single-peak day hike: 11 miles, 3904′ of gain and loss on 6-15-2017.

Hike #17: Crystal Lake Campground to Throop Peak and Mt. Hawkins. Multi-peak day hike, 11.5 miles, 3,540′ of gain and loss on 6-2-2017.

Hike #16: Mt. Williamson Shuttle Hike. Single peak day hike: 4.1 miles, 1545′ gain, 1515′ loss on 5-29-2017 with Debbie, Noemi, Lorenzo, and Consuelo.

Hike #15: Vincent Gap to Mt. Baden-Powell. Single-peak day hike: 7.8 miles, 2,814′ of gain and loss on 5-19-2017.

Hike #14: West Mt. Waterman Trail and West Mt. Waterman Ridge to Mt. Waterman. Single peak day hike: 6.6 miles, 1,755′ of gain and loss on 5-12-2017.

Hike #13: Eagle’s Roost to Mt. Williamson (all bumps). Single peak day hike: 6.8 miles, 2,185′ of gain and loss on 5-5-2017.

Hike #12: Rosenita Saddle to Mt. Hillyer Lollipop. Single peak day hike: 4.2 miles, 845′ of gain and loss on 4-30-2017 with Debbie.

Hike #11: Crystal Lake to Mt. Islip Loop. Single-peak day hike which included an extension along the PCT on my way to Mt. Hawkins to a random point where I couldn’t pass due to an icy snow patch I wasn’t comfortable trying to traverse. The link for this hike is for a shorter hike that didn’t include the random PCT portion: 8.1 miles, 2,420′ of gain and loss on 4-16-2017.

Hike #10: Cloudburst Summit to Cooper Canyon Falls, Winston Ridge, and Winston Peak. Multi-peak day hike: 8.6 miles, 2,550′ of gain and loss on 3-29-2017.

Hike #9: AC MM 54.10 to Ht. Hillyer Lollipop. Single peak day hike: 11.8 miles, 2,130′ of gain and loss on 3-12-2017.

Hike #8: Eaton Saddle to Mt. Lowe. Single peak day hike: 3.2 miles, 520′ of gain and loss with Debbie and Noemi on 3-4-2017.

Hike #7: San Gabriel Peak Trailhead, Mt. Lowe, Muir Peak, and San Gabriel Peak. Multi-Peak day hike: 11.9 miles, 3,396′ of gain and loss on 2-16-2017.

Hike #6: Eaton Saddle to Mt. Lowe to Echo Mountain to Inspiration Point. Multi-Peak day hike: 11.2 miles, 2,730′ of gain and loss on 2-9-2017.

Hike #5: Charlton Flats to Vetter Mountain. Single peak day hike: 4 miles, 520′ of gain and loss on 2-4-2017 with Debbie, Etienne, Camila, Olivia, and Chloe.

Hike #4: Mt. Waterman Loop. Single peak day hike, snowshoe: 6 miles, 1,250′ of gain and loss on 2-2-2017 with Brian and Karen.

Hike #3: AC MM 54.10 to Winston Peak. Single peak day hike, snowshoe: 7.6 miles, 1,462′ of gain and loss on 1-26-2017 with Brian and Karen.

Hike #2: Red Box to Valley Forge, Mt. Lowe, and San Gabriel Peak. Multi-peak day hike: 11.1 miles, 3,020′ of gain and loss on 1-18-2017

Hike #1: Shortcut Saddle to Vetter Mountain. Single peak day hike: 8.4 miles, 2,160′ of gain and loss on 1-15-2017.