Little Baldy Mountain Climber's Log

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potato_potauto - Jul 23, 2023 5:35 pm

Boulder hopping out of the forest  Sucess!

We had a good time doing this climb in complete isolation. We bushwhacked through the dense forest the climbs the peak to treeline. From there, it's boulders all the way to the top! Have your hiking poles ready.

Senad Rizvanovic

Senad Rizvanovic - Jan 9, 2023 5:43 am Date Climbed: Jan 8, 2023

wind and deep snow  Sucess!

It wasn't easy, dep snow in the trees, windy and cold above tree line, but it was very nice hike for January.


Scott - Nov 10, 2021 9:11 am Date Climbed: Jul 16, 2021

Little Baldy  Sucess!

After work, I climbed Little Baldy Mountain. I came from the west, but the road was rough. It was cloudy, but the weather held and it was a nice hike to a seemingly obscure summit.

Foxy Long Bottoms

Foxy Long Bottoms - Dec 26, 2016 11:45 pm Date Climbed: Dec 26, 2016

N Ridge  Sucess!

With Stich. Lots of snow in the trees to the windswept ridge. Super windy day. Fun!


bblack99 - Aug 24, 2014 11:47 pm Date Climbed: Aug 18, 2014

Just ahead of the storm!  Sucess!

We got a bit of a late start due to confusion about the trail number (changed to 698) and went a little slower than expected. After finally tagging the summit, we immediately turned around and made for treeline. Luckily, we were quick enough to beat the afternoon squall! Beware the false summits...otherwise, my wife and I agree that this is a cool 12er!


Berger - Apr 1, 2013 7:58 pm Date Climbed: Mar 31, 2013

Deep Snow!!  Sucess!

With Tammy. Took the north ridge. Snow was very deep and in terrible condition. Slab on top of sugar snow. It would not support any weight even with snow shoes. After hours of trudging through the snow/talus we did not get down until after dark. It might have been the hardest 5.8 miles of my life. Well worth it though.


MattK - Jul 27, 2012 7:24 pm Date Climbed: Mar 11, 2012

Second try  Sucess!

Second try after being blown around on the first attempt.

Seldom - Jan 29, 2012 8:43 pm Date Climbed: Jan 7, 2012

North Ridge  Sucess!

Group of five, the wind was horrible.

Seldom - Dec 18, 2011 9:27 pm Date Climbed: Nov 27, 2011

Not quite

It was a nice hike, but after slogging through 1-2 feet of snow below the tree line we were worn out when we reached the talus slope. The snow was pretty unstable which combined with the talus seemed like a bad idea. Enjoyed the views from the north ridge and then decided to save Little Baldy for another day with better conditions.

Sarah Simon

Sarah Simon - Dec 21, 2009 10:55 pm Date Climbed: Dec 20, 2009

North Ridge  Sucess!

Even though the snow down below tree line was nice, it's still a bit disturbing to see how little snow there is in the high country just before the winter solstice. This little mountain totally exceeded my expectations: The broad windswept summit and summit rock pile "woopty-do," the amazing 360 views from on-high. What's not to like?

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