The Burrito

Peak Summited2021 Mount Baldy
Type of HikeDay hike
TrailheadManker Flats
Road ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehicles
Bug StatusNo bugs
Snow ConditionsTrail snow-covered at times - Gear and expertise recommended
Trail ConditionsMinor obstacles posing few problems
Additional Informationhttps://www.reddit.com/r/socalhiking/comments/lokvia/someone_had_to_do_it_and_the_answer_is_yes/?utm_medium=android_app&utm_source=share

So this hike was prompted by something special. A post on the socal hiking subreddit asked if a hydro flask would keep a burrito warm enough to make it to the summit of San Antonio. Curious myself, and without a good answer in the comments, I decided to get to work. I got to Manker Flats at around 8, I took register ridge up, since it was the most direct route to the top. It was stupid windy but there was clear skies and no real issues getting up. Once I summited, I enjoyed the burrito and came down the backbone, where I was thrown around by the wind for a bit. This was actually my second time this year summiting Baldy, the first time was through the ski hut trail, but by far this time was more fun.


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