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Throop, Barnham, and Baden-Powell

Dawson Saddle is my preferred route to summit Baden-Powel. It has better views, more varied terrain, and is less crowded. Hitting the trail at 7am…

Mt Baden-Powell

The weather was perfect. Not windy at all, high was only about 75. I wore shorts and a tank and it was perfect. Clear blue…

The Never-ending Switchback

Great trail.  Easy to follow.  Beautiful scenery.  Just a lot of switchbacks! We stayed the night before in Wrightwood.  Cute town.

Mount Baden-Powell

Amazing trail with amazing views throughout the journey and even more once you reach the peak. Definitely one of my favorite 😍

Peak 5

Amazing trail with beautiful views throughout the journey and even more beautiful at the summit 😍🥾🥾🏔

Mount Baden Powell

📍Mt Baden Powell ~ ✅ 🇺🇸 With the temperatures still hot 🔥near us we decided to head to the mountains 🏔 and enjoy the cooler…

Mount Baaaden Powell 🤣

Perfect weather for this hike. Started out scary driving up the 2 Fwy from La Canada for a 6am start. Completely dark and road completely…

Unexpectedly cold hike

Started at 7:30am and it was really chilly. I passed a couple of groups on the way up so it was nice and quiet, the…

Mount Baden-Powell

This was a nice hike. Not to tough and short distance. Beautiful all the way up.

Baden Powell Finally

Video of my hike. Finally made it out to Baden Powell. This was a fairly short hike, at about 4 miles each way.  It actually…

Mt. Baden-Powell

Nice hike!  Shade for most of the trail. Sounds of the winds as it passed through all the trees was cool.

Conquer the Switchbacks!

Took advantage of the cooler weather to knock this off the list. The trail and the switchbacks, all 40 of em, were in great condition!…

Mt Baden- Powell

Weather and trail was great!!   Too bad the flag and boards were not there any more but it was still very beautiful

Mount Baden-Powell

With rain last night and misty fog this morning, we didn’t have many grand vista’s, but it was nice to cool off after the recent…

Baden Powell

Left the parking lot at about 6:30am. Cool temps to the top. Not too crowded, ended up summiting with a few couples. Conditions at the…

Mount Baden-Powell

Nice hike. Lots of switchbacks, but overall not to tough. Unfortunately no sign at the top.

Baden-Powell (No heat wave here)

Started the hike at 745am, plenty of space in the parking lot (but perhaps this was due to the impending heatwave). A majority of the…

My favorite one yet!

This was the best experience I’ve had so far on a Six Peak hike. The switchbacks are daunting, but it’s a straightforward, shorter hike on…

Mt. Baden Powell

Up early to beat the oncoming heat wave.  Shaded most of the way – a good option for warmer days.  Climb is unrelenting but the…

Hustling Up Mt Baden Powell

Another beautiful day for a hike. Since I knew this was shorter than some of the others, but with a large number of switch backs,…

Mount Baden Powell is a Sunday Funday

#sundayfunday with @hikebeyondthehills crew. Mount Baden-Powell (9,406’) hike is a good quick jaunt on a Sunday and still have plenty of time to get things…

Sunny Mr Baden-P

Third time here and still a charm! Started right before 7am. Weather was slightly cooler than expected but warmed up quickly on those switchbacks… Beautiful trail,…

5th Peak Done!

Just an extremely beautiful Peak! Shaded, north side, covered in Pine Trees! Temperature was excellent!

Seventh Peak of Six ☺️

Started a bit before 7am and submitted at 9am, great condition, not hot at all, left the summit around 9:30 and got back down by…

Mt. Baden Powell

It was great hike. First time for us to hike with a group. It was good choice we started early. We started at 5am and…

Baden Powell

The weather was cool in the morning and got a lot warmer toward the end of the hike (mid morning). The trees provide a lot…

Baddie Powell

Straight calf burner right off the bat for the first 1/3 of the hike, but don’t be discouraged. I felt that the incline of the…

PCT Vincent Gap Baden Powell

wonderful weather. Clean rock free trail. Could not ask for a better day. Thank you Lord for providing me this day of life 

Sunday Morning with Baden-Powell

We thought we had an early start at 6am, but apparently 100 people were already at the top by then! Heard there was a big…

Mount Baden-Powell

Started out Early to beat the heat 6am. Nice cool breeze to start the morning. On the way to Baden-Powell decided to summit the 3…

Mount Baden Powell!

Great day starting off our 6 pack of peaks challenge by tackling Mount Baden Powell! Weather was great, lots of shade on the trail. Challenging…

First Peak of the Year!

We’re starting a little late in the year, but so excited to get our challenge started at Baden-Powell! Very out of breath, but very satisfied…

Baden-Powell

We did this hike with a car shuttle. One way, from Dawson Saddle to Vincent Gap also summiting Throop peek and mount Burnham.

#6 and a Million Switchbacks!!

While the climb is shorter than most on the list it is relentless with nothing but switchbacks the entire way and lots of climbing in…

Baden-Powell quick easy hike

Excellent day for a hike up Baden-Powell, with the exception of there being only a single parking spot in the parking lot across the road.…

Solo Mt Baden Powell

The hike was a straightforward ascent. Started later than usual and not a lot of people were left doing the hike. Had a period of…

Mount Baden-Powell

workout to the top – switchbacks aren’t a joke but beautiful views at the top and changing terrain/scenery during the climb make it worth it!…

40 switchbacks later!

Took me longer than expected to climb those 40 switchbacks, but the views were beautiful. The weather was nice and cool, a bit overcast for…

Hike before the storm

Started at 4am got an early start to beat the storm. Nice and steady, great hike. Still humid that early yuck

Baden Pow Pow Pow!!!

It’s such an ass kicker!!!!!!!!!!! 49 Switchbacks! Totally WORTH IT!!!

Baden-Powell

Great hike. Hardly anyone else on the trail this morning.

Highest to date

Awesome views throughout hike, plenty of shade and hiked with my coach and new wife Lora.

Baden-Powell…One of My Faves!

I always look forward to hiking BP every year & if I have to bring somebody to showcase a worthy trail/peak, it will be Mount…

Bad ass Baden-Powel

Amazing views from the start of the trail to the end. My favorite.

Smoky Baden-Powell

It was a warm and beautiful day up to Baden-Powell, but unfortunately smokey due fire(s).   At the peak, you’ve climbed above much of the…

Baden Powell Beauty

We got a pretty early start and I’m glad we did as it got pretty warm. Friday was a great day to summit with light…

A Visit With Wally Waldron

Solo hike up Baden-Powell, with some quality time spent with Wally Waldron, the wise old Limber Pine. This trail gets hot in the summer, so…

Baden -Powell triple crown

Changing things up a bit by starting at Dawson Saddle, a few miles west of Vincent gap. A much more quiet trail connects to the…

Flat hike

Slight incline. Very shaded.

Baden-Powell AKA North Baldy

Great Sunday hike, a warm day in low 90’s-degree F. Clouds moving through most of the day to provide some relief from heat. Shared the…

Tough one

Extremely challenging, especially the switchbacks at the end and the 2700 feet of elevation gain. Pushed me to my limits.

Early Morning Trip to Baden Powell

Started at 5:20am and summited at 7:15am. Spent about 35 minutes at the summit talking with some other early goers. Made quick work of getting…

Up hill on the way down

I did enjoy this route more than the one with the switchbacks, however the mile of up hill on the way down made it more…

Baden ‘POW’ell!

We got to the trailhead a little after 7am and there were about 7 cars parked there.  That didn’t seem to change much during the…

My Baden Powell

Fun trail. Its all switchbacks, so there isn’t much to look at until the peak, but it’s beautiful up there.

Sunrise at Mt Baden-Powell

There are vaulted bathrooms at the parking lot. Started at 4am and the air felt dry. The trail is well maintained and easy to follow.…

Baden Powell

I came with my 3 other friends, got the trail head about 7:25am, and summited at 10:10am. It was my first time over there. I…

Mosquitoes galore

First hike after a long hiatus. Switchbacks were a killer. I missed the views. Weather was good going up but got hot on the way…

Baden Powell

Hot day but manageable. Lots of bees but did not get stung.

Stayin’ Alive

It was a challenging yet really fun hike! I went with a cousin and a friend and they really pushed me to make it to…

Baden-Powell #7!

Great hike although tougher this time around as I was carrying 20 lbs in preparation for the JMT.  Great views all around  and wonderful trees…

Baden Powell

The hike was absolutely beautiful and perfect. Trail traffic was light and weather was great. This was a tough hike for me but not for…

Mt Baden Powell Hike Peak #3

We started out to Hike Ontario Peak, however I Icehouse canyon trail head and all the trails leading up there we’re closed for major repairs…

Baden Powell

The weather was gorgeous and we pretty much had the trail all to ourselves until we were leaving the peak.

Sexy Baden-Powell Day

This hike was awesome!!! Again, I didn’t encounter any hikers on my way to the top. It was just a little windy to make me…

Long Walk with the Dog

It was hot, dry and dusty. As this was one for the shorter hikes, we bought our dog along for the day. Her favorite part…

North Baldy

Beautiful 4th of July hike.  Started around 9am and weather was great. Started warming up towards noon but wasn’t too harsh once you got to…

Baden Powell

This hike was Absolutely Awesome! Such a challenge; but So Worth every step! One of my absolute favorite hikes! Weather was perfect; and views from…

Birthday Baden Powell with Mary

Celebrated a birthday for our friend Mary. This hike was a blast! Hiking with six awesome gals made it very easy. I didn’t think about…

Happy Fourth of July

Saving this peak for the Fourth of July is for the classic monument and American flag that honors Boy scouts of America. I arrived at…

40 Switch Backs – Woot!

Another beautiful weather day. It was kind of cold at the start around 7 AM but as we moved up the mountain it was a…

Meeting Wally Waldron

We had great weather for this hike.  The trail is well maintained.  We arrived late-ish (8:30 am) to find the parking lot full. There are…

Baden Powell

LOVED this hike! The shade made it very nice and even though a bunch of switchbacks, the incline was gradual. Would do it again!

Baden Powell

The altitude kicked my butt. Going up was super challenging (there are 40 switchbacks by the way) but once we started to descent, I felt…

Baden-Powell

All of the switchbacks were worth the effort for the summit views. We hiked on a hot day (for the lowlands), which meant that the…

Hot Baden – Powell

It was hot at the start then cooled in the shade, the summit was windy.

Mt. Baden-Powell

This is one of the easier of the peaks I have hiked.  Super well groomed trail – no rocks or boulders to scramble over.

Mt Baden-Powell

Stunning hike – trail is incredibly well maintained, and parking area very convenient. Beautiful temp (high of 78, while high of 95 in Pasadena).  

Mount Baden Powell

Gorgeous breezy weather, beautiful views, clean and easy trail to follow. Tons of switchbacks, and nice shade at the top. Great workout, good elevation, shorter…

Mt Baden Powell

This was a glorious hike! The shade was amazing so a good one for summer. We started early though, and that was best. Started 7:30…

Mount Baden Powell Trail

It is a very popular trail.  I met with lots of people on the trail, including an 83 years old hiker to summit.

Baden Powell

Wonderful day at Baden Powell. Started a little late so much of the trail was sunny already. Cool at the beginning but by the time…

Baden-Powell Views

The back way has a tough start but fewer switchbacks and incredible views along the long ridge line.

The Perfect Challenge

6:30am to 11:45am with a hour-long break at the peak. iFitness says the hike was 9miles and took 4 hrs 18 min. Climbed 180 floors,…

Baden Powell

The route we took was classified as moderate. With a few switchbacks and the altitude I felt it was challenging. I get accomplished when finished…

My personal fav- Baden Powell

This is my favorite hike in so cal. A beautiful drive out to the trailhead. Bathrooms at trailhead. Trail is a steady switchback climb all…

Baden-Powell

Gorgeous trail!  1500 y/o Wally Waldron tree.  Met a few PCT hikers.  Up at 2am, on trail at 4:45, peak at 7:30, back at truck…

Mt Baden-Powell

Hike 113 📍Mt Baden-Powell 🥾 8.4mi 📈 2,805ft gain 🏔️ 9,406ft peak ⭐ Named for the founder of the World Scouting Movement, Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell.…

Baden Powell (With bonus peak)

I really liked this hike. I wanted a longer hike with more elevation, so I started at the campground instead of the traditional trailhead. The…

Baden-Powell Backup

Was gonna do Ontario with a group of friends, but they had to cancel. I was still determined to get a peak in, though. Baden-Powell…

Baden Powell

Started at 5am and only had one person on the trail before us. Pretty cool the whole was with it being cold and windy at…

Baden Powell above the clouds

perfect day! my alltrails logged 8 miles with a moving time of 3 hours and 32 mins. started at 7:15am, took a little 30 min…

Baden-Powell

40+ Switchbacks! Cold breeze up on top! Enjoyed my lunch on a log! Perfect!

Besties with Baden !!

One of the most loved and enjoyable hikes always … this time our daughter joined us and did great !!

Hello Powell

Wonderful hike. Did 3 times last year. This time did with my 12yrs old daughter and wife. Never disappointing. Good challenge and well maintained trail.