West Baldy Climber's Log

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oso1212 - Nov 28, 2008 8:31 pm Date Climbed: Nov 28, 2008

Wasn't sure which one was which  Sucess!

I was on top of Baldy and West Baldy looked higher to me. When I got to West Baldy the error of my ways was apparent. Foot deep snow made the traverse fun.


mdostby - Nov 21, 2008 8:26 pm

2 or 3 times  Sucess!

I usually tag this one when going up or down the Bear Canyon Trail.


Ze - Oct 20, 2008 10:07 pm Date Climbed: Jul 26, 2008

From the Village  Sucess!

Bagged it on the way back from Old Baldy. The ridge looks tempting...


MelitoIrpino - Oct 20, 2008 11:20 am Date Climbed: Oct 18, 2008

4 peaks  Sucess!

Went up Ski Hut Trail to Baldy then made a side trip to West Baldy. A good spot to relax and get away from the Baldy crowds. Went back to Badly, then down the Backbone to Harwood, the Notch and then up Thunder and down the service road back to Manker. About 16 miles and about 5200 ft. gain.


EManBevHills - Jul 25, 2008 1:50 pm Date Climbed: Jul 20, 2008

Repeat Performance  Sucess!

Solo, via Bear Canyon Trail, post fire.


atthecrux - Mar 14, 2008 12:50 am Date Climbed: Apr 13, 2005

Via Devils backbone  Sucess!

Great Climb and even better view! Started off icy but slushed up quickly. My first snow climb/solo/camping experience! Summited on 4-13-05 plus baldy and almost Dawson peak but turned around due to time and some late afternoon clouds moving in!


Blackmouth - Feb 6, 2008 9:43 pm Date Climbed: Feb 6, 2008

Winter Ascent  Sucess!

Took the Devils Backbone to Harwood to Baldy to West Baldy and back. It was one of the nicest days I've had on Baldy and I had it all to myself.


bechtt - Oct 12, 2007 11:12 pm Date Climbed: Jul 16, 2005

A number of times  Sucess!

Numerous times from the east, south, and NW (traverse)

David Rosenberg - Sep 23, 2007 4:34 pm Date Climbed: Jul 23, 2006

Did it once  Sucess!

I consider it even less of a peak then Harwood but did it from Bear Flat so that it would be official, don't see any other reason to go there.

Cookie Addict

Cookie Addict - Sep 2, 2007 3:48 pm

done  Sucess!

Have climbed to it twice now, but don't really consider it a separate peak for Baldy. More of a bump on the ridge on the way. My $.02 worth..

Scott M.

Scott M. - Aug 25, 2007 11:46 pm Date Climbed: Nov 15, 1997

Iron Mtn. Traverse  Sucess!

Did this as part of a traverse from Baldy to Iron Mountain. It was very cold on top that day!!

justinjohnsen - Aug 7, 2007 2:13 pm Date Climbed: Aug 4, 2007

First time here  Sucess!

Always wondered what this one looked like, from on top of San Antonio. Since I was solo this weekend, I stopped by. Smaller but less crowded (deserted, in fact) than its trophy neighbor. Just as scenic. Didn't find a register or survey marker.


CookieMonster - Jul 27, 2007 12:29 am Date Climbed: Jun 9, 2005

Had to Go There Once  Sucess!

Went over from Baldy. Not crowded!


NavySeabee - Jun 30, 2007 8:42 pm Date Climbed: Jun 30, 2007

Combined with Baldy and Harwood  Sucess!

I figured why not. Besides its fun to sign summit logs.


cp0915 - Jun 18, 2007 10:10 am Date Climbed: Jun 16, 2007

traverse from/to Baldy  Sucess!

Hiked to the top of Baldy, saw the crowds, and immediately headed over to West Baldy. Nice and quiet.

From there, we headed back to Baldy, hung out for awhile, then walked east and out over Harwood, the Devil's Backbone, and back to the car at Manker Flats.

Great day out.


SkydiveKen - Jun 17, 2007 6:30 pm Date Climbed: Jun 17, 2007

should have stopped by sooner  Sucess!

Left late sat night and camped at 8500' on the ridge from bear flat at 11pm. The city lights are amazing from up here. Spooked a couple of deer (?) all I saw was glowing eyes...hope they were deer. Up at dawn and on to the summit; tagged west Baldy and Harwood on the way to the notch. I have always bypassed these before and should have detoured long ago. Wimped out with my new boots and took the lift down.


banjobonch - Apr 22, 2007 8:09 am

Many  Sucess!

Been here several times. Usually is fewer people here than on the main summit. Also have spotted a small herd of big horn grazing on the north face real close to the top on two seperate occasions.

Augie Medina

Augie Medina - Apr 20, 2007 8:59 pm

My Profile Image  Sucess!

Everytime I've been to Old Baldy, I've usually also tagged West Baldy. My current profile image was taken on the north slope of West Baldy.


theronmoon - Apr 2, 2007 6:58 pm Date Climbed: Oct 9, 1993

First time  Sucess!

My friends and I hiked from the ski lifts over Harwood and Baldy. I really found the view from this summit to be the better of the trio.

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