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Bob BurdFrom Mt. Baldy  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 5, 2002

Bob Burd

Ran over this one on a loop hike of Mt. Baldy while out chasing county highpoints in SoCal. Trip Report
Posted Jan 4, 2011 10:44 pm

pilz8with Baldy  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 26, 2010


Did this with Baldy, fun day!!
Posted Jul 20, 2010 12:18 am

therockimageHat Trick  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 25, 2010


Went up the Devil's Backbone, tagged Harwood, Baldy, then West Baldy before descending via the ski hut trail.
Posted May 25, 2010 10:35 pm

Bill562From Baldy  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 3, 2010


With Jeff Ho
Posted Jan 5, 2010 8:23 pm

wyopeakMikeSnowy   Sucess!


I hiked over from Main Baldy a few times. I always remembered the time in spring when the snow was boilerplate in some places on the hike over. That was before I lived in Wyoming where snow is much more part of life then in SoCal. Its below zero outside right now.
Posted Dec 12, 2009 1:15 am

Princess ButtercupPart of the BBL  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 25, 2007

Princess Buttercup

Start of the BBL after ascending Bear Canyon trail.
Posted Nov 30, 2009 9:53 pm

CedarLittle Side Trip  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 11, 2009


Just a little side trip over from the crowded main peak of Baldy.
Posted Nov 11, 2009 9:16 pm

cabTraverse from Baldy  Sucess!


Good way to pad your summit stats. Usually empty even when Mt. Baldy is crowded.
Posted Oct 26, 2009 3:48 pm

Schuetzenwebernice day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 11, 2009


Nice view of Iron Mountain and Baldy proper.
Posted Oct 12, 2009 7:04 pm

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


The hike to West Baldy (9988’) from Baldy was .6 miles with an elevation gain of 148’. The view was amazing, and it seemed like we were on an island in the clouds up there. After taking some pictures we made our way back .6 miles and up 224’ to Mount Baldy. We hurried the 2.6 miles back down the trail to the lodge because we wanted to be back in time to ride the ski left down to Manker Flat.

Posted Aug 13, 2009 7:11 pm

CastlereaghWith Baldy  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 23, 2009


jogged over for a quick summit tag from Baldy proper
Posted Aug 2, 2009 3:21 pm

SierraCJ5UGNST1  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 27, 2007


Did it in conjuncture with Mount San Antonio. Great view of Iron Mountain and the rest of the San Gabriels.
Posted Mar 6, 2009 4:45 pm

SoCalHikerFinally  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Dec 12, 2008


Finally I made it over to West Baldy. I climbed Baldy from the Register Ridge and then headed over to West Baldy, checked out San Antonio Ridge for a little bit and returned via Ski Hut trail. Few snow patches on the traverse from Baldy.
Posted Dec 13, 2008 10:43 am

oso1212Wasn't sure which one was which  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 28, 2008


I was on top of Baldy and West Baldy looked higher to me. When I got to West Baldy the error of my ways was apparent. Foot deep snow made the traverse fun.
Posted Nov 28, 2008 8:31 pm

mdostby2 or 3 times  Sucess!


I usually tag this one when going up or down the Bear Canyon Trail.
Posted Nov 21, 2008 8:26 pm

ZeFrom the Village  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 26, 2008


Bagged it on the way back from Old Baldy. The ridge looks tempting...
Posted Oct 20, 2008 10:07 pm

MelitoIrpino4 peaks  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 18, 2008


Went up Ski Hut Trail to Baldy then made a side trip to West Baldy. A good spot to relax and get away from the Baldy crowds. Went back to Badly, then down the Backbone to Harwood, the Notch and then up Thunder and down the service road back to Manker. About 16 miles and about 5200 ft. gain.
Posted Oct 20, 2008 11:20 am

EManBevHillsRepeat Performance  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 20, 2008


Solo, via Bear Canyon Trail, post fire.
Posted Jul 25, 2008 1:50 pm

atthecruxVia Devils backbone  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 13, 2005


Great Climb and even better view! Started off icy but slushed up quickly. My first snow climb/solo/camping experience! Summited on 4-13-05 plus baldy and almost Dawson peak but turned around due to time and some late afternoon clouds moving in!
Posted Mar 14, 2008 12:50 am

BlackmouthWinter Ascent  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 6, 2008


Took the Devils Backbone to Harwood to Baldy to West Baldy and back. It was one of the nicest days I've had on Baldy and I had it all to myself.
Posted Feb 6, 2008 9:43 pm

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