Baldy via Ski Hut

Hiked with 1 other person. Not many people on the trail past the falls, especially in the morning. Maybe saw 15 people on the trail…

San Antonio

I was nice on the bottom, on top windy and cold

Baldy + West Baldy Hike

Awesome hike up Baldy with a late start, hitting the trail at 8:20.  Trail free of snow until below the bowl, with a good amount…

Fresh dusting on Mount Baldy

Fresh dusting of light powered snow, no clouds, blue bird sky, light crowds, only wind on the peak, stopped by the water falls on the…

Mt baldy

It was an awesome hike, but  it was cold, rainy and  it was snowing a lot.. please take all the gear necessary  to hike in…

Bowl trail

I have climbed this mountain several times but each time it is a different experience. today it was very windy and it snowed a little.

Baldy on a beautiful day

From trailhead to Ski Hut only one minor snow crossing. Ski Hut to Summit – I would recommend micro spikes – particularly if traveling in…

Full video of Mt. Baldy. Peak #2

The highest peak I have ever done was Mt. Wilson.  So almost doubling the elevation knocked the wind out of me.  It was a struggle…

Superbowl Sunday at Baldy!

February 2nd 2020 hike #9 of the year 2020 Superbowl Sunday!!! Numero 4 of 36( SoCal, NorCal, & Arizona Challenges) Zoozee meets Shasta @foxtrax and…

Snow Bugs and Sun on Baldy

Sun snow and bugs ! Beautiful day on Baldy took register ridge and came down on Baldy Bowl trail

Mt. Baldy

This was such a fun hike. I loved the snow and had a great time with Legs and Jazzus! We started around 8 and made…

Hiking Snowy Baldy with Kenny

I have always avoided hiking in the snow. Baldy in January is not a hike I have ever entertained. My friend, Kenny, is much more…

Baldy: First snow hike… ever

Completely randomly, out of the blue, something in my head (not me, of course) decided “I’m going to hike Baldy.” …so I did. Learned lots…

Baldy Summit

Good weather. Need spikes, snow and mud. Devils backbone is sketchy.

Huskies Hiking Baldy

Weather pretty chilly but warmed up as you started the climb. Started at Manker Flats’ trailhead, up to the Ski Hut, and crawled up the…

4/18 Mount Baldy

Mount Baldy January 18th, 2020 3 take aways from this hike; and then some: My first Baldy Bowl. It was badass! Not as bad as…

On Top of the World

It took me 6 hours and I was beat! Mostly because of all the beautiful scenery’s and snow getting in the way, but all worth…

Baldy Bowl

The hike was intense and si nice I didnt hike for several months (due to health issues) and restarting in New Years I knew it…

Baldy Bowl

Went up ski hit trail. The snow was well packed in and trail easy to follow up to the ski hut. Put on crampons and…

Baldy you were amazing!

First hike of end of year snow season 2019. It was a lovely day to hike. The mountain was covered in snow, trail was visible…

Baldy in the books!

Awesome November sunny day! Hike was beautiful with lots of people on a Saturday but it was not too bad. Very windy and cold throughout…

Baldy Bday Bash

Hike Beyond the Hills hike: Cecilia and I have an upcoming birthday. We set out for a pre birthday hike via Register Ridge. First time…

Mt Baldy

Hiked up Ski Hut to the peak, and then down Devil’s Backbone to the Notch (had a beer, of course).  Perfect weather & a little…

Mt. Baldy via Register Ridge

When true friends come near and far to celebrate our birthdays🎂 on top of the mountain. I felt so blessed and incredibly grateful to be…

The 6th

This was originally my first peak but because of the snow I could not finish it. Now in the Fall it completed my very first…

Herd of turtles do Mt Baldy

Took the ski lift up and down. Great weather. Not my favorite hike of the 10 we’ve done so far but still a nice day…

Mt Baldy with my mate

Been caught up with work and travel so haven’t been able to get these hikes done as quickly as planned!  Still will finish them before…

Mount Baldy!

The last push to the top is quite steep and difficult, it is really a beautiful, spectacular hike (save for the fire road part maybe…)…

Baldy – 9 of 12

Hiked this on a Saturday. Verrrrry busy! Felt bad for the people coming up the ski hut trail on our way down.

Chicken and trampoline on Baldy

Epic day at Baldy I hike Baldy a lot but yesterday decided to take my chicken suit since Halloween right around the corner . Put…

Mt Baldy and Mt Harwood Solo Hike

Did a loop hike starting at Baldy Bowl trail, up to Mt Baldy, then up Mt Harwood, then across Devil’s Backbone to the lodge area…

Your Move, Baldy

This was my second time attempting this hike. Devil’s Backbone was impassable the first time due to 60 mph winds, but the second time was…

Sunrise at Baldy Summit

The goal was to Summit to watch the sunrise, although I started at 3:49am I thought I was not giving myself enough time.  Luckily I…

Highest in LA County

just as hard as Cucamonga, but finally got the highest peak in LA County.

Bounce Back on Baldy

So I did a thing yesterday….I had foot surgery in mid August and was laid up for a month with my foot elevated.  Needless to say…

Mr. Baldy

Tough on my knees lol but gorgeous views everywhere you look

12 Pack Is Complete!

Finished all 12 peaks with one day to spare! It was cold and windy on Baldy today. The trail is more washed out than I…

Mt. Baldy

My daughter (age 14) and I reached the summit yesterday. We started up toward Top of the Notch and went over Devil’s backbone and came…

Above The Clouds

Wow! This was a BIG hike for me. No sooner did we start out on the trail were we above the clouds. The weather this…

6th Peak!

Got the 6th peak just in time for the finisher’s party!  Glad it’s finally not been as hot as recent months

Mt. Baldy

Trail conditions were excellent. Perfect temperature, hardly any bugs. Meet an awesome family on the hike got to come down the peak with.

Cirrus-ly Beautiful

Decided to go up via Register Ridge and down Devil’s Backbone this time. Didn’t start as early as I wanted to, but I lucked out…

It’s a three peat

In 2016, I did Mt Baldy as my first LA peak. Since then, I have done six pack of peaks three years in a row…

Beautiful Mt. Baldy

Absolutely beautiful day on Baldy. It got a little windy on the summit and down the Backbone, but nothing too bad. We took ski hut…

Mt Baldy….Round two

I attempted to Summit Mt Baldy two weeks ago on a Friday. I thought giving the Old Baldy  Trail a try wouldn’t be bad.  I…

Reunion Hike at Baldy

This one was a reunion hike. Although I arrived late, I knew I could catch up with my two friends later on the trail so…

The mountain I pucked on

Soooooo, this one was challenging for me. The whole way up was a struggle and it wasn’t until I reached the summit that I realized…

Sunrise and Bald Shadows

Starting at 3 AM for the sunrise, I never thought we would have hiking companions. About 10 people joined us on the tough hike to…

Beastly Baldy

This is a hell of a hike, as always. We started off strong then Baldy showed us what it’s all about. We took the ski…

Old Mt Baldy

Beautiful! Did a loop going up baldy bowl trail to summit and down via devil’s backbone and falls road. I’d definitely do this again! Perfect…

Mt Baldy

My son and I left the trail head at 6:00 AM, (parking was great-Thursday) Took the Manker Flat to devil backbone trail up and it…

Windy Baldy!

I got very lucky with cool winds and weather.  I started in Maker flats and finished via the sky lifts…..lol I now know not to…

Sunrise on the Devil’s Backbone

First sunrise hike. I might not have made it to the peak by sunrise but devil’s backbone was awesome at sunrise. I love hiking at…

California Icon

Started at the ski lift up towards the Notch. Starting here posses a huge grade immediately, set us off to be pretty tired for the…

Mount Baldy

Hike was difficult but manageable and the trail is clean and not a lot of traffic but going back down have a little traffic of…

Playing Hooky

I found out that I was going to have stand by Jury Duty for the week of 3-6 of September. Last year, I had the…

Race to the Top!

Beautiful day with cloudy conditions and relatively cool temperatures. The Run to the Top trail race is no joke. The first 4 miles are a…

RACE, NOT HIKE… OK. HIKE.

Finished our Six Pack of Peaks this weekend with the Mt. Baldy Run To The Top Race.  Trail conditions were as expected.  Pretty well maintained,…

Baldy Babes Run to the Top

Such a great day at the summit. 54th annual Run to the Top! I did not do the actual run as I am more of…

Mt Baldy

My fifth hike up Baldy. Such a beautiful trail with great people on it each time. Weather was perfect, no wildlife this time.

Mt Baldy

Perfect day to hike Baldy!

Brutal @$$-Kicking Hike

We hiked Mt Baldy via the Bear Canyon Trail (aka Old Baldy Trail or Baldy Village Trail). Maybe they should call it the Brutal Ass-Kicking…

5 down 1 to go

Challenging as always but the heat added to it, took it nice and slow, beautiful at the summit, surprisingly clear considering all the hot weather,…

Mt Baldy What

Went of the Mount Baldy Bowl trail and down the Devil’s Backbone trail.  It was fun to see the ski hut.  Also got to hike…

Burning to the Top

Definitely start early because the trail doesn’t have much shade. We had a bit of a late start and got to the trailhead a 6:30am…

Baldy ain’t bald!

Great hike- definitely felt the altitude- take your time. Lots of water! Not windy really, the peak was awesome- although alot of people on this…

Fabulous

A perfect day when I got to the top, east very windy. We did not cross the devil back bone because we have two kids…

The Perfect Day

One of the most beautiful hiking , the weather perfect.

Mount Baldy

I got there just before 7am and started shortly after. The morning was quite cool, and the hike up to the ski hut was quite…

Baldy

Lots of climbing and then the downhill….sigh!  Loved being able to stop at the ski lodge on the out and back.

The Baldy Bowl Butt Buster

This was a tough hike for me!  I attempted Mt. Baldy during the Hick for Heros (that was canceled due to snow) in mid May!

Baldy

Went up the Baldy Bowl trail to the peak, then had tacos, burgers and beer at The Notch!

Mt. Baldy (Mt. San Antonio) Peak

The good thing is no bug and temperature was great last Saturday to hike Mt. Baldy because there is not much shadow on this hike.…

Mt. San Antonio (Mt. Baldy)

Hike to Mt. Baldy with Dad and Kevin Thompson.  10.7 miles; 10,064 elevation; 4,064 elevation gain.  We had 2 beers on the way down at…

Mt. San Antonio / Mt Baldy

Rad hike with hiking partners! Ran into Sara, a woman I met last year on the JMT! Small work outstanding views!

Mt. Baldy

This hike was intense!!! The descent was very steep and rocky. The hike up Devil’s backbone provided some AMAZING views and also some vertigo…. Overall,…

Mt Baldy

Another perfect day for hiking. Weather was ideal.

There’s a Bar at the End!

Baldy is the only peak in the challenge that I had actually done before, so it was interesting to see if it was as difficult…

Wildflowers Abound

Last time I hiked to the summit of Mt Baldy, California was in a drought and much of the trail was barren and the creeks…

Mt Baldy tribute hike

So I did this Reserve Ridge trail up Mt. Baldy.  it was my first time up ol’ Baldy, I did it on a Wednesday morning,…

Mt. Baldy

Explored Mt. Baldy via Register Ridge with kitty, our 6️⃣out of 1️⃣2️⃣ peaks (8/4/19). Great training for bigger peaks to come! #MtBaldy#SixPackofPeaks Distance: 8 miles Time: 6 hours 18…

Mount Baldy

Windy at the peek but gorgeous day!!! A little crowded but everyone very courteous.

Mt Baldy summit view

one of the hardest peaks I’ve done! The incline was so hard but feels soo great to accomplish. The summit was beautiful! Worth the hike…

6th Peak!

Decided to do Mt Baldy for my 6th Peak! Started early and caught beautiful sunrise! Took Devil’s backbone to Mt Baldy Summit and then Baldy…

Underestimated Mt Baldy

I learned that no hike is easy. Reaching the summit was tough but going down to Manker Flats proved tougher on my body. It truly…

Mount San Antonio

Trail Conditions: We saw at least 5 hikers slipped descending Baldy Bowl during our ascent. The trail was slippery. Surprisingly, no bugs on the trail…

Baldy – the hard way

Baldy from the village is a serious hike – 6000ft elevation gain in 6 miles. This is always part of my training regimen, and it…

Mount Baldy Was A Beast

The ascent was everything I imagined, challenging, exhausting and fun. The experience reaching the summit was truly rewarding. The descent down ski hut trail on…

Mt. Baldy

From Manker Flats Trailhead to Baldy Notch, The Devil’s Backbone, Summit, Baldy Bowl Trail Back to Manker Flats photo credit: HikingGuy.Com

On top of old Baldy!!!

The weather was a perfect sunny California day. Even though we’re in the midst of summer heat there was a cool breeze for most of…

Baldy’s Persistent Snow Patch

Baldy early on a Thursday morning. Still a patch of snow near the end of the Devil’s Backbone. Didn’t see anyone until the summit –…

Mt San Antonio

Steady uphill. Good weather. Ski hut trail. Several blisters.

Baldy Heat

Started at Manker Campground, so added a little distance. Went up the fire road to the Baldy Ski resort, then over Devil’s Backbone to the…

Dominated Mt. Baldy

OK…Baldy lived up to its reputation. It’s a tough M**********R. It definitely humbled me a bit. Thinking I was 100% physically prepared for this peak.…

Mt. Baldy on a Hot Summer Day

We had been planning this for a while. It was a beautiful day. Hot, but it is July in So Cal so what do you…

Mount Baldy

For a moment I thought I wasn’t gonna make it but my body took over and new exactly what to do xD We did it…

On Top of Old Baldy

Took Baldy on a warm July 27th Saturday Morning. This was my second trip up Baldy, (Sept 2018 was the last) so I knew what…

Baldy

hot, but clear skies

Baaaldy!

Great hike. We had some cooler temps with light showers.

Bagged two peaks for one!

Six pack of peaks completed with an extra peak bagged …. Mount Harwood 🏔  Eventually I will bag all 100 peaks but that’s a whole…

Mount Baldy: Six-Pack Kickoff

Whoo! A butt-kicker to start off the six-pack this year. Started to really feel it as we got closer to the top and needed to…

Baldy before the heat

Favorable conditions with 6:45am start Great views all the way Panoramic.  You could see all Sixpack Peaks Intermittent breezes were helpful with heat. Clear skies…

Baldy Bee

Got a good workout with this hike.  Definitely glad I had poles with me!  There were two places along the trail, first at the Ski…