Mount San Antonio (Mount Baldy) Climber's Log

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LeftenantDan

LeftenantDan - Sep 21, 2015 9:24 pm Date Climbed: Sep 19, 2015

Twice today  Sucess!

Been doing Baldy once a month since May. Hit Baldy today on the way to West Baldy and again on the way back to Harwood, and Thunder.

Hiker4life

Hiker4life - Jul 14, 2015 8:31 pm Date Climbed: Apr 5, 2007

Baldy Bowl/Ski Hut  Sucess!

The day after I hiked San Jacinto. Only one at the peak.

davidsanger

davidsanger - Jun 20, 2015 12:58 am Date Climbed: Jun 16, 2015

wonderful day  Sucess!

Up Baldy Bowl past the ski hut, down via Devil's Backbone. Could see Catalina Island rising above the fog layer to the west!

xbaghat

xbaghat - Jun 7, 2015 4:22 pm Date Climbed: Apr 19, 2015

nine ultraprom  Sucess!

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StartingOver

StartingOver - May 31, 2015 12:59 pm Date Climbed: May 30, 2015

Climbed via Ski Hut Trail  Sucess!

Hiked to the top via the Ski Hut trail, then took the Devil's backbone trail down to Baldy Notch (with a stop off to summit Mt. Harwood), and wimped out by taking the ski lift the rest of the way down.

Ultamagnetic - May 24, 2015 8:27 pm Date Climbed: Nov 7, 2013

Old baldy trail  Sucess!

Great day hike up while it was snowing from the spine up

Tracy

Tracy - May 10, 2015 6:33 am Date Climbed: May 8, 2015

fire road to notch then up Devil's backbone  Sucess!

Due to fresh snowfall, the scenic chair lift rides to the notch were closed for the day despite my having called ahead a few days before and being assured that they would be operating. Oh well, I guess me and my brothers Guy & Eric can say we earned it more that way. We hiked in fresh snow all the way from the parking lot and summited Mt. Harwood on the way up. We only saw four other hikers (backpackers) above the notch.

hightinerary

hightinerary - Apr 12, 2015 10:05 pm Date Climbed: Apr 3, 2016

Heroic Day  Sucess!

I climbed it in April 2015 and April 2016, both times while participating in the Climb for Heroes.

DukeJH

DukeJH - Mar 9, 2015 1:31 pm Date Climbed: Mar 7, 2015

Hot slush in the Bowl  Sucess!

The title says it all.

IronHiker

IronHiker - Mar 3, 2015 4:05 pm Date Climbed: Aug 3, 2012

First big one  Sucess!

My first 10k+ mountain. Memorable.

Tatyana

Tatyana - Dec 20, 2014 1:59 am Date Climbed: Jan 25, 2014

My absolute favorite place !  Sucess!

We took Devil's Backbone all the way up and then the Ski hut trail down. The last one is my absolute favorite in the winter.

charitydominic

charitydominic - Oct 30, 2014 7:11 pm Date Climbed: Jun 7, 2014

Many visits, just one sign in  Sucess!

I've done this peak too many times to even count but I better sign it in just once. Summit registers shouldn't be this easy to reach :) Love this peak, trying not to wear it out. My favorite route is via the lifts but camping at the top is pretty amazing too.

Dalian

Dalian - Oct 9, 2014 9:02 pm

Many times

I cannot say how many times I climbed this mountain since 2009.I even hiked it with a broken leg! On December 21, 2012 I broke my left fibula on the way down. I had to go down like that for 3 and a half miles in the dark. Kind of a swim...my clothes cleaned the trail. That was the longest hike of my life! The nice part of the story is the big full Moon. It was a big full Moon. I'll always remember Mount Baldy!

davido

davido - Sep 11, 2014 2:34 am Date Climbed: Jun 10, 2012

Too many people  Sucess!

It's sort of a given that there would be a lot of people here but it was just too much...

mhauss

mhauss - Aug 25, 2014 1:27 am Date Climbed: Aug 22, 2014

Hike  Sucess!

Hiked with my dad. Went up the Baldy bowl trail and descended the Devil's Backbone. Fun hike with nice views.

ScottWhitneyBound

ScottWhitneyBound - Aug 10, 2014 1:29 pm Date Climbed: Jul 23, 2009

First Summit (via Ski Hut Trail)  Sucess!

Was I successful? Well, I survived at least. I could not find the trail above the Ski Hut, so wound up plowing straight up the right side of the Baldy Bowl through loose scree the whole way. Luckily I managed to come out right on target and didn't die before reaching the summit. I did run out of water, however, while hiking down the ski lift maintenance road to Manker Flats TH, but had a chilled bottle of water waiting for me in the car. It was a Thursday, so the lift was closed, and there was nobody at the Notch to help with water.

Jkastner - Jul 7, 2014 2:59 pm Date Climbed: Nov 28, 2013

via Ski hut  Sucess!

Nice hike, good elev gain, no wind and absolutely great view on a clear day.

Dundeel

Dundeel - Jun 4, 2014 9:34 pm Date Climbed: May 31, 2014

Ski Hut Trail  Sucess!

Car camped at Manker Flat. Dinner at Mt. Baldy Lodge. Big crowds on Mount Baldy but never a problem.

wordlessnature

wordlessnature - Jun 3, 2014 11:58 pm

Great Place  Sucess!

I've been up twice, once during a dry January and again the same Summer. Lovely hiking, with some amazing flora and fauna. Watch for bighorns!

citadel07

citadel07 - May 13, 2014 2:01 pm Date Climbed: Jun 18, 2013

Day Hike  Sucess!

Fun day trip

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