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Big challenge with stunning views

We started before 6 am, parking was not an issue. Went up the Ski Hut trail and down the Devil’s Backbone. There is some snow…

Mount Baldy

Trail conditions were good but snow covered some parts of the trail. Be on the lookout for the poles to guide you.

Snowy Baldy

The weather was amazing today. Started at 0500 and it was about 50 degrees already. Did most of the trail in a T-shirt and shorts.…

Mount baldy

Hike is extremely windy early in the morning, but clears out at around 12. Really is an amazing hike, great views, and a great challenge.

Mt. Baldy Winter

We hiked up the ski hit/baldy bowl trail. We used micro spikes and I highly recommend them. The return was down the devils backbone trail.…

#3 Baldy

Challenging hike, but beautiful views. Chilly at summit with wind. Went up Baldy Bowl and down across Devil’s backbone. Enjoyed lunch and a beverage at…

Beautiful Baldy

We did Mt Baldy via Register Ridge. The hike is nearly straight uphill but was free from snow. Microspikes were not needed on the way…

Bald(y) and Beautiful

There was no snow on the trail going up Register Ridge, until we got higher up, at the junction where the trail meets with Devil’s…

Baldy via Register Ridge Both Way

Understand now why people don’t come down Register Ridge.  Brutal uphill on the way there but eh way down was way rougher…

The Burrito

So this hike was prompted by something special. A post on the socal hiking subreddit asked if a hydro flask would keep a burrito warm…

Challenge Completed!!!

We got to the trailhead at 7:30 a.m. with plenty of parking (the perk of hiking on a weekday!!!).  There was virtually no snow up…

mt. baldy – windy day

summited on feb 17 2021, incredibly windy at the base of the summit and the summit itself, ice and snow whipping around at pretty high…

Oh hello winds!

This Valentine’s is for sure going down in the books! Everything was going great till the last mile…30 mph winds quickly turned into 50 🤦🏼‍♀️…

Baldy Sunday

Clear trail up to the Ski Hut, then pretty consistent snow afterwards. Snow got to about 1 foot deep or so but was pretty manageable.…

My Baldy via ski hut

Mt Baldy is my valentine. He is very very tall and handsome, with gusty temper.

Sunrise2sunset

we had a hard time Ascending due to snow and the incline, narrow trail.  We started getting really slow after the ski lift .  Mount…

Ice Ice Baldy

2nd time hiked Mt. Baldy, but first time with the snow. It was very challenging, snow everywhere, slowed us down too much. We would only…

Mt Baldy Bowl

We started in the dark and ended in the dark. This was the hardest adventure that I have ever participated in.  I learned that I…

Mt Baldy (Winter Edition)

It’s Superbowl Sunday! Been up Baldy countless times but never gone up via the bowl. Decided to hit chute 2. Apparently, this chute is the…

Mt. Baldy Day

Beautiful day to hike, lots of snow but manageable. Amazing views.

Snow Antonio

Baldy was beautiful as always. Trail was clear until half way to ski hut. Spikes needed. So many people doing the bowl that day. We…

Baldy Winter Hike

I hiked this 2/6/21 as the first winter hike of my life. I had the intention of hiking up the ski hut and down the…

Baldy Bowl 🤙🏼

First time up Baldy via the Bowl. Crampons, helmet, ice axe, and some training are a must. Shot up the bowl via procrastination chute. 10/10…

Mount Baldy

Great snow hike but was hot once the sun was out. Relatively easy but crowded at times.

Mt Baldy

When we arrived at Manker Campground at 7, the parking lot was almost packed. Saw a lot of hikers in full gear (ice axe, helmet…

Hard Ass Hike

Difficult hike, weather was cold and the snow was so slushy due to the sun melting the snow.

Equipo #6 positivo

So fun hiking with my friends, love them so positive, can”t wait to do the next one.

Mt Baldy Summit

The hike was great. Paches of snow throughout the trail but with crampons it was passable.

Mt. Baldy

Perfect weather, sunny but breezy. There wasn’t snow for 2/3 of the hike going up from Baldy Rd, After we passed the ski hut there…

Back to Baldy

First time on Baldy this year and I can’t say that I get enough of the views.

Mt Baldy

Challenging on some parts but pretty doable for the most part. The views were amazingly beautiful 🏔

Mt Baldy

Great day to Summit Mt Baldy – some Ice & Snow but made for more of an adventure.

Mt. Baldy With Awesome Friends.

Mt. Baldy was an an amazing experience.The weather was perfect, it got a little windy at the summit but we didn’t have any problems at…

Mt. Baldy & Friends 2021

This was an amazing hike with beautiful weather and awesome friends. The trail is well marked for the most part but there are some parts…

Winter hike to Mt. Baldy

1/10/2021: This was my first winter hike up to Mt. Baldy.  I had a good weather window in this summit.  I started around 7 a.m.…

Lord of the Rings scenery

The trail to the summit is fairly simple, UP. there were some hard snow patches, deep on some ends. Ice was the biggest issue specially…

Mt Baldy

Black ice under the dirt/ rocks after the Ski Hut, but before the first saddle.

The long road

Weather for perfectly cool for this long hike. We went counter clockwise to the notch, up devils backbone, and down baldy bowl. It was long…

Baldy

Baldy was amazing… my friends and I started at about 3AM… we did the baldy bowl to the summit since we weren’t sure about devils…

Mt Baldy

Awesome hike up through devils backbone. Beautiful day ! ❤️

Beautiful baldy

1. Beautiful sunny weather a little cold at the top of baldy windy. 2. This is a tuff hike 3. Feeling accomplished    

Ice Ice Baldy

Started up Manker Flats early on the Baldy Bowl Trail and after the Ski Hut, there were patches of ice, which was slippery. Going up,…

Social Distanced Baldy Bowl

One of the clearest views I’ve gotten from Baldy! First summitted as a high schooler in 2013 and since then have done it at least…

Bald Baldy

5:15 AM start is always nice for great parking. I didn’t want to deal with snow and ice so I hiked Baldy Bowl to Ski…

Mount Baldy

WOW Baldy! Super busy for the time of year and took forever due to stepping off trail to maintain distance between people. Icy and snowy…

Virgin Baldy Snow Summit

My first time summiting Baldy and my first time hiking in the snow.  It was so much fun.  A great experience from start to finish.…

Windy day atop of Baldy

Finally got to do the whole loop. Going up baldy bowl was tuff, there’s 💯 different routes to take. It was blowing about 50mph going…

Halloween Hiking Fun in a Tutu

My 12th peak of 2020. I’ve doubled my previous challenge and I’m very proud. Hiking on Halloween was a blast, especially in my pink tutu.

Mount San Antonio

First peak in San Gabriel Mountains! Moderately trafficked, good weather, a little chilly.

Best hike ever🥰beautiful Baldy

Perfect beautiful weather day hike to Mount Baldy , windy at the summit, views are spectacular. Hike Was tough  and steep all the way up…

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)…

Partly Cloudy in Mt. Baldy

It was my first time hiking Mt. Baldy. I was with my friend who goes there yearly. It was windy and cloudy, yet the view…

Mt. Baldy highest peak in LA County

Hard climb, stiff, rocky and windy up on the trail to summit.  Very rewarding, never ending spectacular view,  clouds are low while it was sunny…

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…

Mount Baldy

Mount Baldy. #5 of the Original Six-Pack. Route: the loop – up Manker Flats, past the Notch, and Devil’s Backbone, down Baldy Bowl. By no…

I love Mtn Baldy

Beautiful Sunday hike with a friend who completed her 1st peak and her 1st time to Baldy.

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

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…

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…

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!  

Third Original

Third Original peak.  Second time to summit Baldy in five years.   Great time and also bagged Harwood Peak on the way up!!!

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.

Mount Baldy

Awesome hike! Beautiful views from the peak! One of my first big hikes in So Cal!

Booty Gains at Baldy

My second peak with my hiking companion! We started to find our groove with this hike. Began around sunrise and the first three miles flew…

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…

Gloria

Beautiful view and challenging

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. 🐍…

My. Baldy

Was a tuff hike. Didn’t think I was going to make it to the peak. It was a very hot day.

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 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…

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,…

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…