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Sam PageSouthwest Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 22, 2009

Sam Page

Gained the southwest ridge by climbing a subsidiary ridge above Manker Flats. On the subsidiary ridge, which begins about 100 yards down hill from the fire road gate, I encountered steep scree in places and once had to descend and traverse to avoid thick brush. The southwest ridge was pleasant with a few tricky spots where it narrowed. I would rate the route class 2-3. It took me 3.5 hours round trip, including a 45 minute descent from the top of Thunder Mountain via Baldy Notch. I saw nobody on the ascent route.
Posted Aug 23, 2009 12:41 am

KVHiker6 Peaks 8000 Feet  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 20, 2009


We could see Thunder Mountain (8587’) across a saddle from Telegraph Peak. We made our way back to the 3T’s trail, and descended in elevation via switchbacks to the Telegraph/Thunder saddle. Our trail traversed around the summit while gaining in elevation to the ski slope on the Baldy side. We hiked up the snowless ski slope with a dormant ski lift on our left. The distance for this section was 1 mile with an elevation gain of 400’. At the summit was a small shack used by the lift operators, and the Mount Baldy Snow Patrol. We took some pictures, and ate some food before heading towards Mount Harwood.

Posted Aug 13, 2009 7:02 pm

mdostbyManker Flat  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 28, 2009


Nice warm day. Hit this on the way to Telegraph.
Posted Jun 29, 2009 10:08 pm

RobbVia Icehouse  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 20, 2009


We did the 3 T's today. A bit chilly with the wind, but the spectacular views more than made up for that. Awesome hike.
Posted Jun 26, 2009 7:49 pm

cp0915Thunder  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 9, 2009


3rd of 7 peaks this weekend.
Posted May 10, 2009 6:04 pm

gaudzdice51Thunder + Telegraph  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 13, 2008


On the way up to Telegraph, Thunder is a nice bump in the road.
Posted Mar 8, 2009 2:45 pm

farrisglFirst of 3Ts on a day hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 26, 2003


Basically just a high hill on the way to Telegraph peak then Timber.
Posted Mar 3, 2009 7:28 pm

SierraCJFrom Stcokton Flat  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 13, 2008


First climb was from Stockton Flat to Baldy Notch. This time combined with Telegraph. Favorite part of the San Gabriels.
Posted Feb 2, 2009 1:01 am

Deb#2 of 3 T's via Ice House Cyn  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 22, 2008


Learning that today was In-n-Out's 60th birthday was waaay more exciting than this peak....bump....whatever. Ran entire way from Telegraph.
Posted Oct 22, 2008 8:04 pm

Zesame as SoCalHiker  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 2, 2008


Had to include the third one when I organized this hike to make it truly 3T's, but this peak is pretty worthless. Ascended via Telegraph/Thunder saddle.
Posted Oct 20, 2008 10:13 pm

MelitoIrpino4 peaks  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 18, 2008


Went up Ski Hut Trail to Baldy then made a side trip to West Baldy. Went back to Badly, then down the Backbone to Harwood, the Notch and then up Thunder and down the service road back to Manker. The trail from Baldy Notch to Thunder is basically a service road and is very dusty with all the construction, next time I'll try the 3 Ts trail. About 16 miles and about 5200 ft. gain.
Posted Oct 20, 2008 11:23 am

ElwoodService Road  Sucess!


I started this hike from the bottom of the chair, it was no-nonsense & straight-up to Baldy Notch, then the rest of the way was easy via the service road.
Posted Aug 14, 2008 11:02 pm

SoCalHikerLast of the three  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 2, 2008


Took the 3T trail from Icehouse Canyon to Timber, Telegraph, and Thunder on a very warm day in August. Went back the same way (overall ~15 miles and 5,900 feet elevation gain).
Posted Aug 4, 2008 3:08 pm

TripoliRickNice for Skiing


Been skiing here way more than hiking up. Usuall only do this as part of the three Ts or the full loop: Sugar loof, Ontario, Bighorn, Cucamonge, Timber, Telegraph, THUNDER, Harwood, Baldy, and West Baldy. Makes for "a long 24 hour day". No way could I do that anymore in a day. The top of Thunder gives a great view to check out the NW face of Telegraph to plan your next winter climb ;)
Posted Jun 30, 2008 9:35 pm

mdoughertyThree Ts  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 26, 2006


The 3 Ts with a Sierra Club group.
Posted Apr 22, 2008 8:01 pm

BlackmouthNice Day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Dec 17, 2007


I took the 3 T's trail starting at the Ice House Canyon Trailhead and ended up at the parking lot of the Mt.Baldy ski lifts. I was unable to bag all 3 T's as I was running behind due to the snow and had to skip Telegraph peak.
Posted Dec 17, 2007 10:00 pm

Mike ZastoupilNice Day  Sucess!

Mike Zastoupil

Nice stroll up from San Antonio Falls
Posted Dec 4, 2007 8:03 pm

EManBevHills'Bout time  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 22, 2007


1st of 3 T's from Manker.
Posted Jul 23, 2007 10:16 pm

135driverPain  Sucess!


Again, very out of shape, walked the bike to the top with Theron, then had the coolest descent on the bikes. This is the crash site of my brother, where he managed to mangle his brand new Rocky Mountain.
Posted Jun 7, 2007 7:57 pm

SkydiveKenBaldy Big Loop  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 6, 2007


Hiked as part of a Mt Baldy big loop.
Posted May 6, 2007 11:57 pm

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