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Mount Baldy

Peak Summited2021 Mount Baldy
Type of HikeDay hike
TrailheadManker Flat thru Baldy Bowl Trail
EncounteredWildflowers blooming
Hiking CompanionsHiked with a group
Road ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehicles
Bug StatusNo bugs
Snow ConditionsIntermittent snow - not hard to cross
Trail ConditionsTrail in good condition

Started early to beat the crowds.  My 1st time to go up thru Baldy Bowl for the ascent.  We normally take the Devils Backbone route.  The view was spectacular!   Weather was perfect up until closer to summit when the winds picked up!

Descent thru Baldy Bowl is a different story, there are some parts that are gnarly and not for the faint of heart.

If you want to cut the mileage, this is the route to take –  under 10 miles.  Short but not so easy way to knock this off your list.

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