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My First Six – Pack of Peaks Hike

Peak Summited2021 Mount Umunhum
Type of HikeDay hike
TrailheadBald Mountain
EncounteredWildflowers blooming
Road ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehicles
Bug StatusBugs were not too bad
Snow ConditionsSnow free
Trail ConditionsTrail in good condition

The openspace web page stated that the preserves open 30 minutes before sunrise. I got to Sierra Azulejo Parking Lot, on the corner of Mt Umunhum and Hicks Rd, at 5:30am. However, the gate to Mt Umunhum Rd including all parking lots are locked until 7am.

The trail is easy to  moderate  with a gradual incline. At 7am it was already warm, Most of the trail is covered with trees. Great view of the South Bay most of the way up, Only few bikers towards the end of my hike.

Love the hike. It took me 1hr and 20 mins one way.

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  1. Congratulations! I was there on Saturday as well. We had a late start but it was still so fun. See you on the trails!

  2. I really enjoyed the hike. This was my first time there. Since I’m local, I’ll add this to my hiking circuit. Happy hiking!