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My Baldy

Start early and have plenty of water n food

Mt Baldy via Ski Hut/Bowl

This was a challenging hike: pretty steep with sections of loose rock/gravel. Baldy summit is great: wide, flat and with 360 views. We started at…

Summiting Mt.Baldy

The most challenging and amazing hike I’ve ever been on !! Definitely brings you to the next  level .:))

Mt. Baldy Challenge

Very challenging–hardest one so far of the four I’ve done. Boneback Ridge is not scary. Can’t imagine hiking up Ski Hut trail, which we descended–way…

Breakfast on Baldy

Start time 5:45am. Finish time back to car 1pm. A bit over 7 hours for 12.0 miles clocked with Apple watch and iFitness. Devil’s Backbone…

Baldy

Started about 7am- there were still spots but parking was certainly filling up.  The first (and last) part of the hike on the road is…

Ballin on Baldy

I could not have imaged what magic the sunrise would bring and how childlike I would feel arriving to the viewing spot. I’m a solo…

Mt Baldy

Weather was cool until 2pm coming down, then 92. Clear trail. Steep at a few points, sticks helped. The view was amazing and the trail…

Baldy is #4

First time up Baldy!  Had a great time

Crawling Devils Backbone to Baldy

This was tough.  Going down the Baldy Bowl was brutal.  Fear of heights got me on a small portion of Devil’s Backbone and I had…

Mt. Baldy

Great hike, the weather was perfect. Some clouds and wind at the peak but ended up not being too bad. Definitely strenuous, but found it…

Baldy Summit

Great hike! Started at 9am. Nice and cool at the top.

Mt. Baldy Birthday Week!

Beautiful day hiking Baldy, went up via Devils Backbone and down via Baldy Bowl for a nice 11.5ish mile day. Started around 7:30 and finished…

Baldy with Scott Jurek

Jammed up Mt Baldy with one of the legends of ultra trail running Scott Jurek and my son Dustin. Great to hear all his stories…

Register ridge

Register ridge has to be my new favorite way to go up to Baldy. It’s shorter but steeper but the views are spectacular. Coming down…

Mt Baldy

The hike was great, my friend and I arrived started at 6:40am, took 2 hours to reach the summit. Trail conditions were good, weather was…

Mt Baldy

Great Day for a Great Hike! Weather was Absolutely Perfect! It was indeed a long, and hard hike; but so worth the effort! Awe ~…

Baldy#6

Trail was in great condition via the Ski Hut and it was a cool cloudy day and not so windy.  Not so strenuous so pushed…

Baldy Burner

Excellent Weather. Temps were great and the cloud cover was very welcomed! Tons of hikers on the trail, but still a quiet and peaceful trip…

Mt Baldy

Nice morning hike, made it to Summit of MtBaldy !!!

Mt Baldy Peak

Started around 4:40 to beat the heat with my dog. Was a little scary hiking in the dark but also a fun experience. I was…

It’s cooler up there

The first time I hiked Baldy was a couple of years ago, with a friend. It was grueling and I was sore for a week.…

Baldy bagged

Went counter clockwise. Lots of traffic on the way down devils backbone. this hasn’t been saving so this is about the 5th time I’ve tried…

Mt Baldy Round 2

Finished a second summit of Mt Baldy this year, this time with an almost 30 lb pack to train for Whitney in August!  Wow, it…

6Pack

Tough, but enjoyable hike. Weather was perfect for those steep climbs. The descent tested my ability to stay upright.😁 Good challenging hike overall.

Mount Baldy again

Beautiful day hike. Numerous hikers on the trail. Great conversations.

Old Baldy

What spectacular sights! The summit was unexpectedly crowded for a weekday. Even though it was a hot and sunny day, thunderclouds were not building up…

Mt. Baldy

This was a super awesome hike. The weather was great (nice and cool) which made it really easy to ascend the mountain. Going down was…

Baldy via Traverse

Mount Baldy via Iron Mountain to West Baldy San Antonio Ridge Traverse. This is one of the most strenuous (and dangerous) routes to Mount Baldy.…

Baldy

The hardest hike for me

Mt. Baldy

Started the hike at 6:45 am and the parking lot still had some open spots. We hiked the counter clockwise loop. The ascent was difficult…

Mt Baldy Trio

Fun hike today. Got to practice some wilderness first aid as I used my triangular bandage for the first time and tended to a hiker…

Dead legs and knee breakers

Hiked Mount Baldy for the first time ever. It was challenging but so worth it once you at the top. Weather was not bad when…

Mt. Baldy

Great weather. Challenging and fun!

Mt Baldy

This was a somewhat difficult hike due to some trail erosion and elevation.  The weather was warm with a cool breeze once in while making…

Mt. Baldy

My 4th time hiking Mt. Baldy…We Started at Manker Flat & thought we’d change it up & hike back from Register Ridge. Big mistake! The…

Mt Baldy

Not gonna lie, this hike was tough. Maybe it has something to do with the fact that yesterday was a holiday?! Started at 7:15am. There…

Mount Baldy: Run To The Top

I started summiting Mount Baldy in Spring/Summer of 2017. I would hike up with a group and camp halfway – then summit up Baldy Bowl…

Ski Hut Kicked Butt

WOW. Baldy kicked our butts. Not sure if we did the order of the hikes in terms of difficulty correctly. We did Strawberry Peak, Sawmill…

Steep

Very steep all the way. Windy at the peak

Baldy BAAABBBYYYY

I felt this trail wasn’t nearly as challenging as some have suggested. With that being said, I am TERRIFIED of heights and the Devil’s Backbone…

Baldy

Beautiful day for a Baldy hike…

Beautiful Baldy

Excellent Day on Mt Baldy. Weather was just right and the trail was only moderately crowded for the Sunday before Independence Day. Enjoyed a quick…

Started off with Mt. Baldy

Trail was good, started at 6:30am and there was a already a good amount of people. The whole hike was pretty steep but definitely loved…

Devil’s Backbone

Devil’s backbone trail is one of most Scenic trail to Mt Baldy. The views are beautiful. We did see a rattlesnake on the trail back…

Beautiful day on Baldy

Gorgeous hike! Chose the counterclockwise loop. Started off a a lung/leg burner ascent to the summit, then a gradual decent, perfect for enjoying the views.…

The devils was as pretty as they come

This has to be one of the prettiest hike I have ever done. Running down the devils backbone was spectacular. The incline was definately steep…

Hike to Mt. San Antonio (Baldy)

Hiked on Saturday, July 7/2/22. Started at 6:20 AM, finished at 12:15 PM. Shade on the way to the Notch, then some shade along the…

Baldy

Manker flat to The notch/resort to devils backbone to summit, then baldy bowl to ski hut down!

Mount Baldy

Started the hike at 05:45, the parking lot was about 1’4 full.  Lots of folks on the summit!  It was not too hot but windy…

Started Baldy at 12:15am

I started at 12:15am, it was a while since I did a night hike with no poles. It was a present for my 15 year…

Baldy San Antonio

Great day on the mountain. Trail was in good condition. The weather was forgivingly mild. It was beautifully cool at the peak. The views at…

Mt. Baldy

A little warm in the afternoon, but a GORGEOUS day for a walk in the woods. Hiked the loop clockwise – up the Ski Hut…

Baldy Mt

Nice hike lots of people. On way down it was extremely hot.

Bowling for Baldy

Started early, around 7:30 or 8am, and the weather was perfect all day. 70s with a breeze, but not windy. Passed many groups on the…

Mt Baldy

I went up Devil’s Backbone and back down Baldy Bowl.  It was definitely a tough hike that wore me out a bit.  I probably won’t…

Baldy

All of our first hikes post Covid, a challenge for all!

Mount Baldy

The beginning one this hike was super relaxing as you begin to ascend! Just a nice fire road to follow and I didn’t encounter anyone…

Took the short route this time

haven’t been able to hike much so when I got there I cheated and took the ski lift to the Notch. Totaled 6.5 miles. Good…

Windy and fun

This was a fun one! We followed the route that goes up past the ski lift loading and via devil’s backbone. I enjoyed this route…

Mount Baldy (Peak #3)

This was a tough hike.  Started the day at 4:30AM with a group of 4 of us.  We went up to the Notch, then over…

6 of 6: Baldy Bowl Trek

Completed the challenge with a classic!  I’ve done this hike numerous times and it is still quite a workout and difficult.  I always enjoyed topping…

Bold Baldy

Went through Baldy Notch, the Backbone, and returned through the Baldy Bowl Trail. Back down was very steep, rocky, and lots of sliding in the…

Short and Steep to Mt. Baldy

Hike Beyond The Hills hiking crew tackled Mt. Baldy (10,064’) once again via my favorite route up, Register Ridge, which is 2.25 miles steep, straight…

Cloud carpet

Weather was great.  Weird seeing the tops of the clouds.  Very cool.

Baldy Top on a Devil’s Backbone

Initial walk up fire access road encountered a twin waterfall. Then gentle climb to the ski lodge.  We chose to climb the trail under chair…

Baldy on a weekday

Privileged to meet two icons of Baldy: Dr. Nick and Ranger Dan!

Mt Baldy windy summit

Awesome day on the trail… Up at 4:30 am to get ready and get on the road to meet up with our group to ascend…

Mount Baldy

Steep trail. Breathtaking views at the top. We met  Sonia ambassador to the six peak of peaks on our way to the summit. We had…

Baldy

Love this hike one of my favorites.

PR :-)

Decided Friday night to hike Mt Baldy the following day. I arrived at the parking lot around 0610 after a long drive from Chula Vista. …

Proposal at Baldy Summit

I couldn’t think of a better place to propose to my girlfriend than the Baldy summit.  We both love to hike and her birthday was…

Mt. San Antonio

Trail conditions great/ weather great. Couldn’t ask for a better day.

The Bold and Beautiful Mt Baldy

Beautiful day on Mt Baldy! Started early to beat the heat—at the trailhead at 6:00 am.  (PSA: bring your own tp for bathroom at trailhead.)…

The Slog – Old Baldy Trail

After some less than stellar sleep and stomach issues, I decided to delay my departure time for Baldy via Old Baldy Trail. Big mistake! This…

Perfect Day for a Mt. Baldy Loop

What a beautiful day to hike up Mt. Baldy.  Not too much traffic and very slight breeze at the top.  Did the Mount Hardwood Loop…

Mt. Baldy

His was difficult at parts. But worth it in the end! Great views!

Baldy!

Great day for a hike!  Started off cool and a little over cast.  As the day went on it stayed cool and the sun came…

Baldy

Gorgeous day for a hike up to baldy! Hardly any wind until the peak. Lots of people there!

Accidental Alpiners 3/6

We started this hike reversed starting at the falls and going up the ski hut trail which is a little more challenging going this way…

Mt. Baldy

Windy as heck! We experienced some turbulence along the “Devil’s Backbone portion of the trail which was challenging, grueling, and extremely rewarding! I haven’t seen…

Mt. Baldy

Number 5 in the books.  Trail was fine but a bit crowded due to being Memorial Day.  There were very heavy winds on the Devil’s…

Mt. Baldy

I hiked this with my Mom and Dad.  We saw quite a few dogs in the hike.

Baldy buddy

Perfect day to hike Baldy.  It was absolutely beautiful. Only sketch part was the wind on the last stretch of the devil’s backbone. The winds…

Hiking for Cancer

Baldy round 2! Very windy day making conditions tougher. Hiking with friends for a cause today.

Baldy On Baldy

Great run from the ski lift parking lot to the summit and back via Devil’s Backbone. Holy crap it was windy AF! A lot of…

Very windy Mt. Baldy hike

My friend and I did the loop from up near the Manker campgrounds and proceeded up the fire road towards the ski resort.  We continued…

Windy Baldy

Great hike, but very windy.  Were planning on going up the Ski Hut route and then down the backbone, but decided the exposure was a…

Mt Baldy

This was my first 6 pack peak where I was not solo.  My hiking buddy now knows why im always solo. Im slow and even…

Windy Baldy

We hiked a loop trail to Mt Baldy , going up the ski hut trail and coming down the devils backbone. Nice views all along…

Mt. Baldy Hike

Nice hike!  Day was clear.  So windy at some points in the Backbone trail.  It was nice at the top, not too windy or cold.…

Mt Baldy

Went up Ski Hut to peak then down devils backbone.

Mt Baldy Hike

Despite being cloudy in neighboring Pasadena, the trailhead was high enough that it was above the clouds. Very sunny the entire hike, though a bit…

Mount Baldy

Mount San Antonio was my 6th peak!

Proud to be Colombian.

Proud to be Colombian. Spectacular blanket of cloud. I am On top of the world.

Most fave Peak

Our most fave peak with 360 degree views esp this day we were blessed with thick sea of clouds that lasted the whole day. Celebrated…

Tortoise Climbing Assent

I am 67 in good shape but not mountain climbing shape. I made the mistake (on a lark) last Fall of going with a seasoned…

Baldy Made Me Salty

5.25.22 – Real talk: Mt Baldy had me wanting to throw in the towel for a few minutes there, when I was actually much closer…

Mount Baldy

Did the Blast Notch Loop in just shy of 6 hours. Snow patches on the ground on Devil’s Backbone. Views weee spectacular!

Highest Peak in Los Angeles County!

The route I took was Manker Flats ►Ski Hut Loop.► Devil’s Backbone ►  Started at 7:30am,  got to the sky hut by 9am, summited San Antonio at…

Peak 4 – Mount Baldy

I love this mountain. Started at 8am up the ski hut trail. Met lots of hikers training for Mt. Whitney. Temp at the summit was…

Mt Baldy

Weather was perfect at mid 70s. Slight cool breeze at the top. The parking lot was packed at 8 am but on the hike itself,…

I did it!

First time solo hike to Mtn Baldy

Mt. Baldy

Beautiful day to hike Mt. Baldy. Went up and down the Bowl this time. Definitely prefer to descend the Devil’s Backbone since the bowl is…

#2 Mt Baldy

I hiked Mt Baldy today. I hiked through Devil’s backbone trail, and I highly recommend it. You should go to the Mt Baldy resort first.…

Mt Baldy

Great workout trail!  Last two miles are steep. It’s great weather to hike this trail!

Mt Baldy

Great workout trail!  The last two miles are steep. I stop every 20 minutes the last two miles. It’s great weather to hike

Mt. Baldy

Bitchen Day on The Mountain, no wind, lovely breeze to cool ya off.  Great Day to Summit!!

Mt. Baldy

Saw a very large rattlesnake at ski hut stream