Register Ridge Climber's Log

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psykokid - Jul 23, 2016 8:10 pm Date Climbed: Jul 23, 2016

Harwood via Register Ridge  Sucess!

Got up early and to the trail head to beat the heat today. Smoke in the air from the "Sand" fire in Santa Clarita made the air quality pretty poor. Trail was in pretty good shape, slow but easier on the way up. Lots of scree sliding on the way down. Saw a couple of people on the way up and a few more as I was descending. Had Harwood all to myself.

bscott

bscott - Jun 18, 2013 7:30 pm

fantastic route

i absolutely love this route; it's my favourite and usual way up baldy.

cbuelow

cbuelow - Jul 1, 2011 10:15 pm Date Climbed: Jul 1, 2011

Register Ridge  Sucess!

Up the Ridge, down to the Notch...great training hike...with the lift not running that morning, didn't see anyone from the Falls Road until the summit...

mdostby

mdostby - Dec 16, 2009 1:33 pm Date Climbed: Dec 15, 2009

One more time  Sucess!

Nice day. No one on the mountain. A bit icy near the top.

Sam Page

Sam Page - Aug 9, 2009 1:14 am Date Climbed: Aug 8, 2009

Alone  Sucess!

Saw 100+ people descending the ski hut trail, but nobody on Register Ridge. I hope it stays that way. But posts like this probably won't help . . .

jspeigl

jspeigl - Apr 15, 2009 11:34 pm Date Climbed: Nov 10, 2008

Register Ridge  Sucess!

Awesome route, awesome mountain.

135driver

135driver - Jan 9, 2009 11:50 pm Date Climbed: Jan 9, 2009

Good Route  Sucess!

One of my winter goals accomplished. Snow was like styrofoam, crampons and axe were needed. Unable to stand, and no Baldy due to 60+ mph winds. Large chunk of ice flew past my head at the saddle between Harwood and Baldy, so I descended the bowl.

mdostby

mdostby - Jan 5, 2009 10:54 am Date Climbed: Jan 4, 2009

Register Ridge  Sucess!

What a difference 2 weeks makes. Not much snow this time. Climbed Harwood and Baldy with good friend Miguel Forjan. Fun day.

forjan

forjan - Jan 4, 2009 10:53 pm Date Climbed: Jan 4, 2009

Harwood/Baldy via Register Ridge  Sucess!

Some snow but it was consolidated for the most part. Climbed with my good friend mdostby.

SoCalHiker

SoCalHiker - Nov 12, 2008 6:31 pm

Beautiful and steep  Sucess!

Took the rigister ridge up Mount harwood and further to Mount Baldy. Beautiful views all around. Steep ascent on the ridge. Still no snow on the route or summit.

mdostby

mdostby - Oct 27, 2008 3:58 pm

Several Times  Sucess!

Nice alternitive to the other, more popular routes up Baldy and Harwood.

The Tailor

The Tailor - Jun 21, 2008 10:35 pm Date Climbed: Jun 21, 2008

Register Ridge  Sucess!

Got a head start at 4am. Caught a great sunrise as we hit the ridge. Runs right into the backbone for a nice summit to Baldy. Partner tagged Mount Hardwood on the way up.

Weather was perfect!

Schuetzenweber

Schuetzenweber - Jun 8, 2008 11:28 pm Date Climbed: Jun 8, 2008

Register Ridge  Sucess!

With 40# pack, nice climb & great views.
Nothing hardcore unless you're without trekking poles for added traction or foolish enough to try and descend this route.

justinjohnsen - Aug 7, 2007 1:57 pm Date Climbed: Aug 4, 2007

Harwood Trail first trip  Sucess!

A fun, no-nonsense steep route. No slippage problems this summer - loose rocks and dirt, but well-packed. Trekking poles were a big uphill asset, letting me to lean into the slope and keep a low center of gravity. Use trails were well-marked until I got near the top, but route finding wasn't a problem. 2:05 from Manker Flats to Mount Harwood's summit.

The lack of traffic almost gave the illusion of wilderness, 'til shouts would echo down from Devil's Backbone.

EManBevHills

EManBevHills - Jan 20, 2007 10:25 pm Date Climbed: Oct 24, 2005

Ist Register Ridge  Sucess!

Can be quite treacheropus on the loose talus -- particularly when covered with verglass! Typical 2 step up, 1 step retreat kind of challenge untill the backbone. Some interesting exposure if you choose to climb it....

Augie Medina

Augie Medina - Mar 1, 2006 8:55 pm

Baldy via Register Ridge Date Climbed: Mar. 9, 2003


This ridge route is a tough but beautiful route. Encountered some knee deep snow. Followed the ridge to the saddle between Harwood and Baldy and then up the summit. Returned via the Bowl and Ski Hut Trail. On another occassion, took the ridge straight up to Harwood and then over to Baldy.

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