Went for a hike this morning with my friend Jon. We headed out from Icehouse Canyon’s lot around 8:30 this morning and took the Chapman trail up to Cedar Glen about a 2.5 mile hike, arriving by about 9:20. We hung out at Cedar Glen for about 10 minutes and proceeded to head towards Icehouse Saddle up a somewhat sketchy trail, eventually arriving another hour and 50 minutes later. Up til then, we had not seen another hiker on the trail. Of course, Icehouse Saddle is a common intersection for several trails, including the Three Tees, and we saw several people at the saddle. We hung out there for about 10 minutes amongst the active bees and 20 mph winds, and finally began our descent home via the Icehouse Canyon Trail. The entire 9 mile loop was done at a casual pace and took a hair over 4 hours to complete. All in all, twas a wonderful trip, with wonderful weather (74 and sunny with a breeze) – definitely one of the more pleasant hikes I’ve gone on in awhile.
Icehouse Saddle via Cedar Glen loop