They had planned to first ascend Mt. Previously I’ve hiked Thunder Mt. The trail starts along the creek, which is the only water We continued on to Timber Mountain, Smetana Hill, Rees Point, Telegraph Peak, Thunder Mountain, Gold Ridge and finally Baldy Notch. The Triple T or Three Tee's Trail is a lengthy scenic loop that covers Timber, Telegraph and Thunder mountain. Baldy or Cucamonga Peak, the hike to Telegraph Peak offers some spectacular views–while offering a significantly different hiking experience. The Three Tees Trail (3Ts) leads over Thunder Mountain, Telegraph Peak, and Timber Mountain, with views of Mount San Gorgonio, Mount San Jacinto, Mount Baldy, and the Mojave Desert. Make sure you come early in the summer months because the parking lot can easily become full. My second trip to Telegraph Peak started at Icehouse Canyon. A popular trip is to take the lift to the notch, climb Thunder Mountain, Telegraph Peak, and Timber Mountain, and return via Icehouse Canyon to the site of the old Ice House Resort. It starts at Icehouse Canyon Trailhead. And today I finally got to conquer the Three Tees: Timber Mt. from Icehouse Canyon. Telegraph Peak is located within the Cucamonga Wilderness. The trail is steep in some places but certainly a rewarding highlight after the strenuous climb on Three T's Trail. and Telegraph Peak from Baldy Notch, and Timber Mt. First Hike: 7-14-2016; Icehouse Canyon to Icehouse Saddle to Telegraph Peak; down to Icehouse Saddle, down Chapman Trail to Icehouse Canyon… The Three Tees have been calling me for years. While it might not be as well known as nearby Mt. This hike starts at Mount Baldy Notch (top of ski lift #1), spending more time at elevation. The previous visit was from the other side via Manker Flat. Baldy via the Bear Canyon Trail, descend from Baldy to Baldy Notch via the Devil's Backbone Trail, take the Three Tee's Trail, climbing the 3 T's peaks (Thunder, Telegraph, Timber) along the way, then finally taking the Icehouse Canyon Trail down to the Icehouse Canyon Trailhead. A permit is required. From there, you could hike out of Icehouse Canyon for a car-shuttle, or camp at Kelly Camp and tackle Cucamonga or Ontario Peaks in the morning. This wrapped up the initial set of training hikes with my wife for Half Dome. We were on the trail a little after 3am to beat the crowds. San Antonio (Baldy) constellation of mountains and the Cucamonga Wilderness mountains. Telegraph Peak (elevation 8,985) is the tallest of the three “T” mountains, located south of Thunder Mountain and north of Timber Mountain. Popular trailheads include Icehouse Canyon and Mount Baldy Notch. (8587’). The Northwest Face has some lines that consist of steep snow and some ice, while the West Face is home to One Nut Wonder, an easy traditional mixed route with awesome views. You have an option to do this as a 13-mile loop or a 16-mile out-and-back. Telegraph enjoys a uniquely central perch to see both the Mt. Icehouse Canyon to Icehouse Saddle to Timber Mountain to Telegraph Peak; return the same way: 13.2 miles, 4915′ of gain and loss. This requires a car shuttle. Telegraph Peak is a very quiet peak that sees little activity in winter, and has some fun climbing on it. Following Icehouse Canyon up, we reached the saddle around sunrise and took a short break. Telegraph Peak offers a beautiful 360 degree view of the surrounding Cucamonga Wilderness as well as Mount Baldy. More realistically, you could continue south on the Three Tees Trail past Telegraph Peak to Timber Mountain and Icehouse Saddle. 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