Icehouse Canyon to Icehouse Saddle


A nice and very popular hike along a stream and beautiful woods. Then the trail get steep on the way to Icehouse Saddle. This is a good trainer hike (accessible any season) for the High Sierras.

It’s perfect if you’re building strength for longer journeys. Or, if you just want a nice place to hang out, pick a spot. You can also just turn around when you tire.

  • Highlights: Forest and brook, rustic cabins, watershed, high country views
  • Near: Mt Baldy, CA
  • Distance: 7 miles round trip
  • Elevation Gain/Loss: 2600 ft
  • Hike Time: 4.5 hours
  • Difficulty: 7/10
  • Trail Condition: Well maintained trail
  • Restrictions: Adventure Pass required to park
  • Dog Friendly: Yes
  • Kid Friendly: Yes
  • GPX File Download: >>CLICK HERE<<

Getting to theTrailhead:

210 freeway to Mountain Av. (north) to Mt. Baldy Road (right) to Icehouse Canyon Road (right) to parking lot.

Google Map Link

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Trail Detail

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Trail Profile

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icehouse canyon trail

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Coulters Matilija Poppy

Icehouse Canyon Flower

Icehouse Canyon Flower

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5 thoughts on “Icehouse Canyon to Icehouse Saddle

  1. Pingback: Fourth of July on Ice | My Favorite Hikes

  2. The water was flowing great in the stream as well as smaller streams that magically pop out of the mountain. I took a chance and drank it without filtering and survived to write this update. 🙂

  3. It was snowing on our hike through the canyon. Snow levels were a less than a foot at 5,000 feet building to 1 to 2 feet at Icehouse Saddle. Bring a traction device for icy spots along the way.

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