Winter hike to Mt. Baldy

Peak Summited2021 Mount Baldy
Type of HikeDay hike
TrailheadManker Flats/ Baldy Bowl trailhead
EncounteredWildflowers blooming, Ripe berries
Road ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehicles
Bug StatusNo bugs
Snow ConditionsSnow free
Trail ConditionsTrail in good condition


This was my first winter hike up to Mt. Baldy.  I had a good weather window in this summit.  I started around 7 a.m. and made my way up to the green Ski hut.  I had a long rest here.  I was so exhausted due to dispersed snow and ice on the trails.  I was very meticulously on my steps.  After that I made my way to the Baldy Bowl.  There were alot if snow and ice there.  I think it's much easier to hike Mt. Baldy in snow and ice.  I got good traction on those covered steep trails.

I finally made it up to Mt. Baldy at a snail pace.  I got a beautiful view of all the neighboring peaks at Mt. Baldy.  It was so windy up there that I descent in a hurry.  After I passed the saddle, the switchbacks were all covered in snow.  But I was very fortunate that hikers before me left tracks.  I finally made my way back to the green Ski hut and back to my car.

Woohoo! Another peak bagged.


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