Beautiful Sunrise from the Summit. The Baldy Bowl is a really cool mountain feature!
We are so lucky to here in So Cal, with such a great mountain at our door step! I had half a day or so of free time, so I did an out and back via the Ski Hut. Trail in great shape, saw a few deer, and there were a few others on the summit too. Great training mountain, and can't wait to hit my routes this winter.
First time up. Parked at the Ski Lift parking and hiked straight up to the top of the lifts the Devils Backbone from there. To the top in 2:30:00 min in 3.75 miles. Taged harwood on the way down, then back the way I came.
From the Village.
First time in Baldy Bowl. My legs were feeling it at the top. Beautiful vistas.
Third time on Baldy, definitely my favorite route. I'd do it again if it wasn't for the crazy scary descent down Pine.
6th summit of Baldy, took North Backbone approach from Blue Ridge Rd (4wd/high clearance HIGHLY recommended). Trail was very scrambly and loose in spots (Class 2), but awesome. The view of Baldy from the Dawson/Baldy saddle is ultra intimidating. Highly recommended but be extremely careful.
Quick hike up Ski Hut to the top and back down. Left Manker a bit before 5am - rather spend an hour in the dark than one in the heat.
Climbed many times; a fun jaunt anytime, but especially in the winter...
Up Register Ridge, then over to Dawson and Pine.
Climbed with Las Vegas Mountaineers Club and Ericd. Beautiful day, but windy. Strenuous with nearly full pack - great for training!
Summitted my first peak! Used the Baldy Bowl trail and it took me 5 hours to get to the top, 2.5 to get down.
Blue Ridge, Pine, Dawson, Baldy, W Baldy then back. Strange to see no one on the trail all day, then come over the top into crowds from Baldy Basin.
long time ago...
My daughter and I climbed Baldy via DBB (round trip) today. Weather on top was nearly perfect but the day's best moment was running into some of the Baldy Bighorn sheep herd
on the otherwise boring fire road between Falls Rd and the Notch.
4th time up to Baldy, though this last trip was a bit of a doozy. I wouldn't have made it without my down jacket. The icy winds practically froze off my husbands face and made a couple of our friends head back to the ski hut. The bitter end of winters wrath was flourishing here this past Sunday.
Took the loop from Manker to the notch, then up the backbone and down the ski bowl trail. Beautiful...but busy day! Good times.
Went up the Ski Hut trail and back down the Backbone. Weather was beautiful.
Nice day to summit in late May. Scattered snow at the top, and someone made a snowman near the start of the backbone. Plenty of hikers, dogs, and mountain bikers at the top. Ski lifts were running, but it would be cheating to take them.