Icehouse Canyon and Chapman Trail Loop to Icehouse Saddle

Trailhead: Icehouse Canyon

 

Trail: Icehouse Canyon up to Icehouse Saddle down to trailhead via Chapman Trail

Stats: 8.9 miles 2620′ gain and loss

Last Hiked: 6-30-12

A Wilderness Permit is required to hike in this area.  This requirement is posted on the Cucamonga Wilderness Sign along the middle portion of the Icehouse Canyon Trail.  The permit can be acquired at the Mt. Baldy Visitors Center or at the trailhead.

Cucamonga Wilderness sign with posting of wilderness permit requirements.

Trail Segments: From trailhead take the Lower Icehouse Canyon Trail to the Lower JCT of the Chapman trail.

Lower JCT of Icehouse Canyon Trail and Chapman Trail

At the Lower JCT, continue up the middle portion of the Icehouse Canyon Trail to the Upper JCT with the Chapman Trail.

Upper JCT with the Chapman Trail

Continue up along the upper portion of the Icehouse Canyon Trail to Icehouse Saddle. From Icehouse Saddle head back down the way you came until you reach the upper JCT with the Chapman Trail.  Continue down the Upper Chapman Trail to the Cedar Glen Trail Camp.

Cedar Glen Trail Camp

From Cedar Glen, continue down the lower portion of the Chapman Trail to the lower JCT with the Icehouse Canyon Trail.  From the JCT continue down to the trailhead.

Points of Interest:

Photos:

“Micro-Fall” along the lower portion of the Icehouse Canyon Trail

4 thoughts on “Icehouse Canyon and Chapman Trail Loop to Icehouse Saddle

  1. Did this loop yesterday. I really enjoyed the hike up. However, taking Chapman Trail down was much scarier then I thought it would be. There were many places in the upper half where we were hiking a very narrow ledge with loose rocks.

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