Cucamonga Wilderness Icehouse Canyon
The most accessible trailhead for hiking to Cucamonga Peak is Icehouse Canyon (near Mount Baldy) because it is a paved road leading to the trailhead. Forest Service Trail 7W07 leads from here to Icehouse Saddle, from which the Cucamonga Peak Trail (7W04) leads to the summit. This route is 12 miles (19.3 km) round trip, with 4,300 feet (1,300 m) of elevation gain. This trail is located in the Cucamonga Wilderness area. If you hike from the Icehouse Canyon Trailhead please obtain your wilderness permit from the Angeles National Forest, Baldy Ranger Station.