Mount Baldy Hike Logs

Are you taking the SoCal Six-Pack of Peaks Challenge? Here you can see all the hikes logged in our 2018 challenge, with the most recent at the top. Click on a hike log to see all the details, more photos and leave comments for the challengers.

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Baldy on Bear Canyon trail

Peak Mount Baldy Group   Trailhead Mt Baldy Visitor Center It was insanely brutal. The first half mile is tuff then the next 3.5 turned to be brutal. The last 2 miles is the easiest but you will loose all your energy by then.
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2nd time’s the charm

Peak Mount Baldy Group   Trailhead Manker Flat I wanted to bag this peak before the finishers party and finish with the original 6 plus 3 alternates before 9/30. Unfortunately, due to a horrible cold, I only made it to the notch and decided it was the right decision to turn back around. But I […]
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Old Baldy Trail

Peak Mount Baldy Group solo Trailhead Mount Baldy Village I had completed the mankers Flat version a while ago but was up for another challenge so I tried the long way up from Baldy Village. Brutal. If you are comfortable on Gorgonio and San Jacinto you should be able to do it, though. Per Fitbit […]
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Baldy or Bust!

Peak Mount Baldy Group My hiking buddy Christina Bennett Trailhead Ski Hut Trail So I just keep thinking….”Now this is the hardest thing I've ever done in my life” This was my favorite hike so far. I am a fan of looping vs. up and back the way you came. It was so great to […]
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Crazy Weekend!

Peak Mount Baldy Group   Trailhead my baldy via devils backbone Well this was a very windy day and fog
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I cried at the top

Peak Mount Baldy Group   Trailhead Devil's back bone Cold! Great hike so beautiful
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Baldy, windy and strong

Peak Mount Baldy Group   Trailhead Mankers Flat to Devil's backbone to peak down ski hut Windy but felt great!
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Mount Baldy

Peak Mount Baldy Group   Trailhead Manker Flats Great hike
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Hike #1!

Peak Mount Baldy Group NA Trailhead Manker Flats Beautiful weather – but HOT. Made three new friends!
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Baldy with Smalls

Peak Mount Baldy Group   Trailhead Manker Flats Great day for a hike. Weather was amazing. Almost nobody on the trail. 10.77 miles total. Started at Manker Flats, up to the Notch. Then Devil’s Backbone to the peak. Came down Ski Hut. Total time – 5:16
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Chasing the Sunset over Baldy

Peak Mount Baldy Group   Trailhead Manker Flats This hike presented me with two challenging firsts: hiking on a Monday, and chasing the sunset on Baldy. I barely made it after covering the first 3.25 miles in just under an hour (Manker Flats to Baldy Notch). Then it got steeper, and slower, as I traversed […]
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Tiger woods is champion again

Peak Mount Baldy Group   Trailhead Davil's back bone ‘Tiger woods is champion again after 5 years' is the headline I saw on news and I felt the same way after I wrapped up this year's 6 pack of peaks challenge. After I injured my back on 13 June, I still had 3 more peaks […]
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