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Icehouse Canyon w/ Mary Posatko

  • Ice House Canyon Road Mount Baldy, CA, 91759 United States (map)

Get ready to climb from the heart of Icehouse Canyon to awe-inspiring views of the Cucamonga Wilderness with film professor, Mary Posatko! We’re looking forward to exploring pristine high country while chatting with Professor Posatko on her film career and usage of documentaries to shed light on pressing social issues.


  • 64 oz H2O

  • Sunscreen

  • Hiking shoes

  • Light jacket

  • Bagged lunch


PEAK: Icehouse Canyon


This is an 8 mile trek with 2,600 feet elevation gain. Bring plenty of water and leave with a sense of accomplishment!

SCENERY: This beautiful 8 mile trek in the Angeles National Forest follows a steady stream that leads to sweeping views of the western San Gabriel mountain range.

FUN FACT: We’ll be passing by a half dozen ruins of stone foundations left behind from the early days of the Angeles Forest.


PROFESSOR: Mary Posatko

DEPARTMENT: Cinematic Arts

Faculty Page: Link

Professor Posatko received her BA in History at Brown University and proceeded to volunteer for Americorps, serving Skid Row's largest homeless shelter. She then received her MFA from USC's School of Cinematic Arts and has since co directed feature documentary "All Fall Down", produced critically acclaimed documentary "Ain't in It for My Health: A Film about Levon Helm", and produced many short films including Student Academy Award and BAFTA winning "Pitstop".


TRIP LEAD: Yushi Wang

Contact Yushi here.

Read Yushi's bio here.

ADDRESS: Icehouse Canyon Trailhead, Ice House Canyon Rd, Mt Baldy, CA 91759


Earlier Event: October 13
Switzer Falls w/ Darby Saxbe
Later Event: October 14
Angel's Point w/ Chris Belcher