Mount San Antonio (Mount Baldy) Climber's Log

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gimpilator - Feb 24, 2011 11:27 pm Date Climbed: Feb 24, 2011

San Antonio, West Baldy, and Mount Harwood  Sucess!

A great winter snowclimb with Bryan. During the ascent we had to dodge huge potentially fatal ice bombs falling from the trees. On the summits, 45mph winds were whipping up major spindrift. We descended from the Antonio / Harwood saddle in a sudden white out and the slope turned out to be icy and sketchy. I fell twice and had to arrest with my axe. We should have brought crampons.

A film by Bryan:


CarloMarx - Feb 13, 2011 2:36 pm Date Climbed: Mar 15, 2010

Fantastic Day!  Sucess!

Climbed with Simonov in awesome spring weather! Hot Sake on the summit!


96avs01 - Feb 13, 2011 1:13 pm Date Climbed: Feb 12, 2011

Shoulda brought the split  Sucess!

Up Procrastination Chute, down the Backbone. Wish I would have brought my splitboard as the snow was still surprisingly good after the extended warm/dry conditions. Very large group of people in the bowl later in the morning, possibly an instructional class?


platypii - Feb 9, 2011 10:56 pm

Local Playground  Sucess!

Climbed many times, in all seasons and conditions. One of my favorite local playgrounds!


GigaMike - Feb 3, 2011 10:28 pm Date Climbed: Jan 30, 2011

#64  Sucess!

Climbed Mt. Baldy via the Ski Hut trail and bowl.


Darren9 - Jan 30, 2011 6:50 pm Date Climbed: Jan 29, 2011

first time  Sucess!

Ascended "Once is Enough" chute between Dusties Dare and the Hourglass. Snow was in great shape, spring like. Fun local mountain!


DukeJH - Jan 10, 2011 11:21 am Date Climbed: Jan 8, 2011

Baldy Bowl  Sucess!

Went with Taco and crew to practice arrest skills and ascend the bowl. A beautiful day but windy as hell on top.


labgloves - Dec 21, 2010 2:00 pm

Great mountain!  Sucess!

I'm a local so this is a favorite: Baldy Bowl, RR, North Ridge, Backbone, and ski hut trail.


MtnDoser - Dec 10, 2010 2:00 pm Date Climbed: May 1, 2010

First time   Sucess!

Via Ski Hut Trail


runbyu1 - Nov 8, 2010 3:28 pm Date Climbed: Dec 7, 2008

Ran up on a beautiful day  Sucess!

In town for my sister's XC meet---ran up the regular route, chilled on the top (it was cold!), and then came down the devil's backbone route which was INCREDIBLE. Great views, great pictures, great running!


catalyst81 - Oct 4, 2010 7:07 pm Date Climbed: May 28, 2010

Baldy with snow  Sucess!

Up via ski hut and down via the devil's backbone. It was absolutely still up at the summit for a bit - absolutely NO wind! That road sucks at the end sucks. I still wish the ski lifts were running that day.

Ol Walsher

Ol Walsher - Sep 11, 2010 10:00 pm Date Climbed: Aug 11, 2010

Ski Hut to the Register Trail  Sucess!

Met Diving Dan at the trailhead and he gave me the grand tour on Mount Baldy. Very cool day!


Wild - Sep 6, 2010 7:03 pm

Spectacular ridge  Sucess!

Mount Baldy is the beautiful, bulky, and bald head of the San Gabriels. There is a nice alpine forest present on its slopes, but the summit, however, is nothing but rocks. Winter time brings forth good amounts of snow, which makes both the Baldy Bowl and the Devil's Backbone excellent arenas for mountaineers.
Have done the Devil's Backbone from TR and San Antonio Ski Hut Trail back down in August.


davebobk47 - Aug 25, 2010 11:35 am Date Climbed: Aug 9, 2010

Nice  Sucess!

Up Baldy Bowl, down Devil's Backbone. Nice hike but didn't like the road much.


zolek7 - Jul 30, 2010 4:23 am Date Climbed: Jul 27, 2010

Numb toes!  Sucess!

Climbed via Blue Ridge route. Lots of loose rock on the way, some class 3 scrambling. Did 3 summits: Pine Mountain, Mount Dawson, and Baldy. Round trip in little over 9 hrs. Very strenuous hike, all the travel is either up or down the slopes. Good, comfortable boots will make all the difference.


PapaBanucci - Jul 9, 2010 1:47 am Date Climbed: Jul 8, 2010

Had to come back  Sucess!

Was back in the area on business again so had to head up to Baldy after meetings. Starting from the ski lift parking lot, did the trail under the ski lifts up to the notch, then the backbone. Up in 1:45, down in a fun 0:45. Car to summit to car: 2:30. Ran into only three persons on the trail on a Thursday evening.


tfac2010 - Jul 2, 2010 7:15 pm Date Climbed: Jun 20, 2010

Father's Day  Sucess!

I told my sons that all I wanted for Father's Day was for them to accompany me up Mt. Baldy. They agreed, and after a quick drive from San Diego & breakfast at IHOP we were on the Manker Flats trail by 9:45. I missed the Sierra Hut trail, and we ended up taking the fire road up to the ski hut. They bailed at that point so I did a quick push to the summit and back via Devil's backbone. 4 hours from car to summit to car. Although it would have been better to share the top with my sons, it was a great day all around.


PapaBanucci - Jun 23, 2010 10:29 pm Date Climbed: Jun 23, 2010

Ran to the ridge on Bear Canyon Trail

Business meetings got out early, so I took advantage of the opportunity in the afternoon. Should have picked an easier trail and summited.

brianwhitten - May 24, 2010 12:20 am Date Climbed: May 22, 2010

Son and Dad Trip  Sucess!

My son's first time up to the top. Great day. Great weather. Little snow, but lots of wind.


mrchad9 - May 9, 2010 4:02 am Date Climbed: Oct 24, 2004

Scenic and snowcovered  Sucess!

Last minute trip made very scenic with all the snow on top, just went in regular hiking boots. Was my 9th CA county HP and the last one I did inadvertently before I started going for them intentionally.

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