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Mount Baldy

This is my second time doing Mt. Baldy and I’d forgotten how tough the hike was but there were so many people (young and older)…

Mt Baldy!

I didn’t have high hopes for this hike from all the pictures I’ve seen, but man they didn’t do it justice. This was gorgeous. I…

Baldy Loop

Strenuous and beautiful. Great workout in the mountains.

Baldy!

Started on Devils backbone and descended on the ski hut trail (Baldy Bowl). Recommend an early start to beat the heat and crowds.

One hike closer

One hike closer to finishing the 6 Pack of Peaks for the 5th year in a row. Weekday hike to Mt Baldy and had the…

Mt. Baldy Summit all to ourselves

Thursday hike to Mt. Baldy was so peaceful!  We had the whole peak all to ourselves!  We also decided to check out the plane wreck…

Monster hike

From Manker Flat, took Register Ridge up to Baldy, to Dawson, to Pine and back up Baldy via North Backbone and then down Ski Hut/Baldy…

Baldy Level Unlocked

This was my first attempt at Baldy. It did not disappoint. Starting early helped , with less crowds and cooler temps.

Baldy Summit

Great hike but harder than I thkught.  Summited last year via Decils Backbone which was longer but much easier.  Both Register Ridge going up and…

Baldy ✅ #15 is off the list

Hiked up the ski hut trail… we arrived at 5:30 a.m. and to the it was already packed with people.  Took us about 4 hours…

Baldy takedown

This was my first and now my favorite! It was a challenge but I was able to push myself and it was an amazing feeling…

Mt Baldy summit from ski hut

My second summit to Mt Baldy. Last time was in 2015 for the Mt Baldy Run to the Top race. The course took us up…

Mt Baldy – Finally a nice day

Started at Manker Flats and hiked up the service road to the Mt Baldy Notch and then up to the Mt Baldy summit.  I had…

Mt Baldy loop

With the closure of the San Bernardino mountain (San Gorgonio and San Bernardino peaks), we had to do another Baldy hike. we started early (before…

Mt. Baldy

Great training hike for My Gorgonio and any other high elevation hike. I specifically enjoyed the trail leg from the ski hut to the devil’s…

Baldy

Very hot, such a great challenge!

Bald Baldy

Awesome hike with some challenging scrambles! Perfect temp considering temperatures lately.  

Back for more booty burn!

Last week I summited Mount Baldy ascending Baldy Bowl and descending Register Ridge. It was like a slide going down! I was a tad bit…

Mt. Baldy

Started the hike around 630 am and made it to the summit by 900 am. We booked it up. Tried to beat the heat and…

Mt. Baldy Hike

Hot day out on the trails.  Made good time up to the top via Devil’s Backbone Trail and back down via the Ski Hut Trail…

Quite an accomplishment

Tough one for slow/beginner hikers. Slow and steady wins the race and reward of making it to 10,064 ft. Skihut provided nice break from there…

Powering To The Top

Group started around 9am and pushed ahead to try and complete the hike over 8 hours. One of our members did have a bit of…

Play date with Baldy!

Bagged Baldy on a beautiful day! Friday was perfect from a crowd of maybe 10 to perfect weather!  

Baldy San Antonio

the devils backbone is the coolest piece of trail I’ve done in a long time. Not for the faint of heart.

MT. BALDY – EMBRACE THE SUCK

Oustanding Hike on a beautiful day!  Opted for the gorgous Devil’s Backbone Trail on the way up, and headed down Ski Hut, Baldy Bowl on…

Sunrise at Baldy

Early start at 3:20 am to make the sunrise at 6:08 am. Made it to the summit at 5:40 with plenty of time to enjoy…

Jackson’s Home

We went Ski Hug up to Baldy.  We went to say goodbye to one if my friend’s cat.  Who  had passed away unexpectedly.   We said…

Baldy

We were worried about the air condition because of the fires, but the air quality was good. We were on the trail at 6 am,…

1 Down 5 to go

Couldn’t do Mount Wilson, so I ended up at Mount Wilson

Mount Baldy Adventure

Love this trail! It’s a long & steep climb, but the views are amazing! We encounter an angry rattlesnake at the Angel wings rocks. 🐍…

Beautiful Mt Baldy

My partner and I started our hike around 7am. We decided to ascend  through My Baldy Rd towards Devils Backbone. We got to the summit…

Made it Baldy

Got to the trailhead at 5:30 am so there were not many other hikers. We didn’t pass anyone (or get passed) until we crossed devil’s…

Mt San Antonio (Baldy)

Originally planned to go up Manker Flats but ended up taking the Backbone up and down. The top is super windy and chilly. We went…

Above the Ashes

Round 2 for 2020. This is my second time up Baldy, this time i hiked the eastern side (counter-clockwise) figuring it’ll be better to get…

Mt. San Antonio via Register Ridge

Got to the parking lot at 6:30a and there were still some spaces open for parking. We took the Register Ridge Route in and out,…

Mt Baldy

Another hot day for hiking. Lots of incline. Saw the smoke coming up from Apple Valley fire as we hiked up. My feet hurt from…

Home away from home!

Summited via Devils Backbone and back down Devils Backbone! Best in Socal 😎

Mt. San Antonio (aka Mt. Baldy)

I started my hike at 8:39 AM at Manker Flats. The weather was ideal in that the sun was out and there was a lovely…

Four Friends on Baldy!

Today’s hike was a very special experience not just for me, but also for my friends Jeremy, Jackie and Alex as this was all of…

Mt. Baldy

I took my 14 year old son on his 1st peak hike. He was resistant beforehand, started off pretty good, slow to the top and…

The Devil

This one was tough. Windy and steep. The first three miles we easy and misleading for what was to come. We made it!!

Mt. Baldy

I took my 14 year old son on his 1st peak hike. He was resistant beforehand, started off pretty good, slow to the top and…

Sprint to the top

It was tough at the beginning and I was really tired, but as I neared the top it pulled me up and I went as…

Mount Baldy

Second time up and I FINALLY got to summit! Weather was amazing! Cool morning and it never got too hot. There was a nice breeze…

Third Time is a Charm

Intense hike! Trails were steep and narrow and very challenging.  There were trails that has loose gravel.  Weather was pretty decent with cool breeze to…

Mount baldy

We started at 8:30am so the temperature was quite cool. Things were going well until my old (and not great) hiking shoes started causing blisters.…

Mt Baldy

Started at 8:30 and the weather was perfect. Not too crowded, and overall a great hike! One of my favorites in SoCal. See Margaret’s story…

Mt. Baldy

We started climbing at around 6 AM on a Monday and there was already a good amount of people climbing. We’re relatively inexperienced when it…

baldy 💙

this was my favorite I’ll be back soon

Mount Baldy

I did Mount Baldy on 7/20. Took me 12 hours with my brother as I was not in the best shape. Did the trail counter…

OMG Mount Baldy!

This was my first time hiking up to Mount Baldy/San Antonio.  I hiked the summit up from the firebreaks, Devil’s Backbone Trail.  After I reach…

A Perfect Sunday for Baldy

Started at Manker Flats and took the Devil’s Backbone Trail up and back. There were a LOT of folks on the trail in the late…

Beautiful Baldy!

Started at Manker Flats > Devil’s Backbone > Summit > Devil’s Backbone again. Crowded on the way up. Very crowded. Not too bad on the…

Baldy

It is a rather exposed trail. I would wear UPF 50 clothing and lots of sunblock. It was quite hot and got windy later in…

#3: Mount Baldy

The 3 of us hiked up the Baldy bowl to the peak, then hiked down via the devil’s backbone. We ALMOST decided to take the…

Mt Baldy

Hot day, bring lots of water. Creek w/ fresh water 2.5mi up Baldy bowl trail for a refill

Baldy did not disappoint

One of my favorite!  Felt like hike gave a warm up incline then went to steep incline!  I didn’t mind it,  it was steady and…

Mount Baldy via Baldy Bowl Trail

My first time on this stunning trail. Hiked this one solo. I was very impressed with the varied landscape, especially the boulder field. The ascent…

Baldy hike

Started hike at 5:00 am. Hiked the loop starting at the Baldy Bowl/Ski Hut trail for the first time. It’s a tough endless incline!! Descending…

Hail to Mt Baldy

We arrived around 5 am and approached the day by hiking clockwise.  Despite my advance preparation, I was not prepared for the steepness of the…

Mt baldy- loved every step

It was amazing. So we decided to hike clockwise and do the hard part first. It was hard but worth it. I wouldn’t hike down…

Getting brave on Baldy!

Second time for my son and I to summit Baldy, can’t really say it was easier cause it kicked my butt again, but it was…

Perfect Baldy Day

The Baldy loop is such a treat.  Start in the dark, headlamp off right when you get to the Ski Hut turnoff.  Peak by 8,…

Did a Baaldy Thing

Had an amazing time hiking Mount Baldy. We started the hike at around 8:30 am. Took the trail tat started at Manker Flats campground and…

Just a walk in the woods.

We started the hike from manker Flats taking the ski road and then Devil’s Backbone to the summit. On the way back down we used…

Baldy

First time going up from Skit Hut.

BadBaldy

Its a steep going up ski hut or manker flats. We did a loop going down Devils backbone. So glad I get to see both…

Baldy Ball Buster

Baldy Bowl Trail up to Ski Hut and down Backbone to the notch, pit stop then down to Manker.

Baldy complete

Hiked with my buddy Jason! Very good but challenging hike.  Definitely didn’t eat enough and or pack food.   Major flaw on my end lol.…

But-Did-You-Die Baldy

Super hot! Breezy at the summit. First time for our friends and we got them to the top! Seeing their reactions on the summit was…

Mt. Baldy

Headed up Register Ridge, which was incredibly difficult, but the fastest way up Baldy and has fewer people. Beautiful day, perfect for hiking. Headed back…

Baldy Loop for the Sixth Peak

This was a late start hike since I started in the afternoon instead of my usual time in the morning. But on the other hand,…

Mt. Baldy

Perfect weather little buggy.

Birthday hike with friends.

Great hike up the ski hut trail, down the devils backbone with a quick stop at the top of the notch.  Best beer ever👍🏽👍🏽😜!

San Antonio Mt. Baldy

This was my first higher elevation hike. Although I’m in pretty good shape, the ascent was work! Going down was pretty easy. The weather was…

So much Boom!

The hike was spectacular!!! Gorgeous views & nature! Still on a natural high! Soooo much Boom here on Mt. Baldy. We started out at 5:45am.…

Mt Baldy

We decided to hike up the Baldy Bowl trail and then down the Devil’s Backbone.  Baldy Bowl is a shorter trail to the summit but…

Mount Baldy

Peak #2! Hiked the loop from Manker Flat and then down Devil’s Backbone. It was windy at the top, but definitely worth it. Worst part…

Baldy

Long walk up loose rocks. Nice viees at the top. Tons of Steller Jays

Straight Up Mt. Baldy

Our Wednesday Day Off and we sauntered to LA County’s tallest peak, Mt. Baldy (10,064’) via Register Ridge, my favorite route to Baldy. It’s very…

Baldy via Baldy Bowl

Trail was clear and steep. Warm weather. Descended the Devil’s Back one to make a loop.

Mt Baldy

Took the ski lodge trail both up and down. Completed round trip in -a little over 3 hrs. I started a little after 7am.

I met Cecilia on Mt Baldy

We we’re lucky enough to select the coolest possible day to hike Mt. Baldy in the middle of a heat wave.  Because of that we…

Mt. Baldy Pants

Another amazing day on the mountain with some of the finest people you will ever meet. Kristen Walton Jennifer Phillips Gene Peterson Shawn Kirchner Kristina…

Mt Baldy, conquering peaks

This was a very challenging hike, but it was awesome! It got a bit hot towards the end but other than that beautiful hiking weather.…

All the Sheep

Toughest hike for me so far. Descending through Baldy Bowl was ROUGH. Some definite “oh crap” moments getting down some steep parts. Definitely slipped on…

Mount Baldy

Started around 6 a.m. Very few people at trailhead and on trail. Cool temperatures on the ascent with no wind. Took the fire road to…

Is it Baldy or San Antonio?

This was number three for our group before i left for a big family event (then they did two more without me). This was tough…

Sun Baked

What a hike! I watched a few YouTube videos before hiking this trail and I must say, I was a little nervous. One of the…

Wow Mt Baldy is that you!?

We started the hike around 6am! We went left on the trail and made it to the Ski hut first. After that made it to…

Mt Baldy

Mt Baldy trail was challenging and weather conditions were not the best but overall enjoyable. Devils backbone section was a little scary but due-able.

Fourth of July – Baldy

Got there super early to be able to get a good parking spot. Didn’t see much people there until the dissent. Happy Fourth of July…

Freedom Baldy

Cold in the early morning but after a half mile trek, it warms up yet still feels nice in the shade and some breeze. It…

Beautiful Baldy

We arrived at the parking area at 6:00 a.m. Unfortunately, the bathroom is closed/locked and has not been serviced for quite some time. This forces…

Mt. Baldy

My. Baldy is my all time favorite hike. amazing views and Strenuous hike.

Baldy: 4th of July Redux

I hiked Mt. Baldy on a whim with a group last year and it was quite the adventure since none of us really knew what…

The Lord of the Rings Hike

We started at about 6:30am and about 1/4 of a mile in we saw a man running down hill and he had on a Six…

Mt. Baldy

The hike was great! Because we went close to the 4th of July the trails were a little busy. We had great weather during our…

Early Start Mt. Baldy

We arrived bright and early to Manker Flat at 0600 and the parking lot was filling up fast- probably about half full already.  The trail…

Sunrise on Baldy

Started at Manker Flat at 3 a.m. and took the Ski Hut (Baldy Bowl) trail to the summit.  Trail was in good condition and easy…