Mount Baden-Powell Hike Logs

Are you taking the SoCal Six-Pack of Peaks Challenge? Here you can see all the hikes logged in our 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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A Newbie's impression of Mt Baden-Powell

Peak Summited2019 Mount Baden-PowellType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadVincent GapRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusNo bugsSnow ConditionsTrail snow-covered at times - Gear and expertise recommendedTrail ConditionsMinor obstacles posing few problemsStarted off from Vincent Gap pretty early. I forget the exact time, but maybe somewhere from 7-8 am. Overall a wonderful hike, but a little gnarly toward […]
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Mt Baden Powell

Peak Summited 2019 Mount Baden-Powell Type of Hike Day hike Trailhead Normal starting trailhead. Road Conditions Road suitable for all vehicles Bug Status No bugs Snow Conditions Snow free Trail Conditions Trail in good condition Good hike. First for the challenge. Five to go!
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Damn…That was so fun!!!

Peak Summited 2019 Mount Baden-Powell Type of Hike Day hike Trailhead PCT/Mt Baden Powell Road Conditions Road suitable for all vehicles Bug Status No bugs Snow Conditions Snowfields to cross - could be difficult Trail Conditions Trail in good condition Started this morning in the dark, got some amazing sunrise pucs. Trail is, for the […]
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Snowy Baden-Powell

Peak Summited 2019 Mount Baden-Powell Type of Hike Day hike Trailhead Baden-Powell Road Conditions Road suitable for all vehicles Bug Status No bugs Snow Conditions Snowfields to cross - could be difficult Trail Conditions Trail in good condition Started hiking about 6:00 a.m. with a headlamp. Caught a beautiful sunrise. Clear day with breathtaking views […]
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Baden Powell Freeze out

Peak Summited Mount Baden-Powell Type of Hike Day hike Trailhead Baden Powell Road Conditions Snow and ice on road Bug Status No bugs Snow Conditions Trail snow-covered at times - Gear and expertise recommended Trail Conditions Trail in good condition Well probably should have done this another day near summit trail was covered and not […]
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Great Plan B Hike to Baden-Powell

Peak Summited Mount Baden-Powell Type of Hike Day hike Trailhead Vincent Gap Road Conditions Snow and ice on road Bug Status No bugs Snow Conditions Trail snow-covered at times - Gear and expertise recommended Trail Conditions Obstacles on trail For a “plan b” hike that I wasn't counting on that required hiking in snow than […]
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Brrrrrrrrrring in the New Year

Peak Summited Mount Baden-Powell Type of Hike Day hike Trailhead Vincent Gap Road Conditions Road suitable for all vehicles Bug Status No bugs Snow Conditions Trail snow-covered at times - Gear and expertise recommended Trail Conditions Minor obstacles posing few problems Here goes for the first hike of 2019… First off what a cold, clear, […]
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Mt Baden Powell in the snow

Peak Summited Mount Baden-Powell Trailhead Vincent Gap Fun
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Beat the Rain!

Peak Summited Mount Baden-Powell Trailhead Dawson Saddle Got another “orphan” yesterday, Ross Mountain. After you climb Baden-Powell, 2000 ft, you drop down to Ross and then have to climb your way out! Started early, got to Baden-Powell by 10 am, Ross by 1 pm and then the big climb out. Didn't finish until 8 pm, […]
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Steady climb all the way up

Peak Summited Mount Baden-Powell Trailhead Vincent Gap Group My fiance and dog The hike was a steady climb up the whole way, but quicker than most other hikes we've done of the six pack. Since we hadn't been in elevation since Mt Whitney in early July, the altitude got us just a little bit. Beautiful […]
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It Ain't Over Until It's Over

Peak Summited Mount Baden-Powell Trailhead Vincent Gap I guess I spoke too soon… Thought I was done for this year's 6POP challenge but it ain't over until it's over, LOL This is #10 for me. Perfect weather for this hike, met a 5 year old kid at the summit so if she can do it, […]
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Summit Sunday

Peak Summited Mount Baden-Powell Trailhead Vincent Gap Easy Sunday morning jaunt up to the summit of Mt. Baden Powell. Got to the trailhead early and had the mountain top all to myself for a little summit solitude. It was a gorgeus morning and I could see downtown LA and the Mt. Wilson Observatory to the […]
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