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A 50 foot waterfall, cascades, lush wilderness, this hike has it all! This is also called Sturtevant Falls.

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Ice House Canyon Trail
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15 Completed 10 Reviews

Amazing!

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Mount San Antonio (Mt. Baldy)
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

We did this hike 18 January, 2015. It was great, beautiful views, some snow at the top, much less than I anticipated, but the last winter storm was about two weeks ago. With current amount of snow it was easier, no kind of crampons/traction devices really needed, though we had "shoe chains" and it was easier with them. It's not an easy hike, but doable even for a first time hiker in good shape. Very warm at the bottom (t-shirts and shorts) and really chilly and windy at the top (hats, down jackets, pants), so bring layers.

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San Antonio Falls Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

This was an easy hike to do. It was a short distance to reach the waterfall which was beautiful and full of flowing water. There was even snow still left on the side of the hill. We continued back up the trail and took it around and down to the ski lift parking area. I'm not sure of the total distance, but it was worth going back to do again. The scenery was breathtaking and we even came across some baby chipmunks.

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San Antonio Falls Trail
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16 Completed 6 Reviews

This trail definitely gives you a great work out. We took the trail all the way up to the Ski lift and ran into some snow/ice on the trail. This trail is a must do trail.....The views are so beautiful!

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Mount San Antonio (Mt. Baldy)
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3 Completed 3 Reviews

This was a very challenging and epic hike. Be sure to dress warm or at least have thicker layers, because the top was COLD. I apparently need to work on my navigation because I took a couple wrong turns.I started off at Manker Flats Campground, and even though i was warned that the turn off for the Baldy Bowl Trail was easy to miss and to keep an eye out, i strolled passed it anyway. The Devil's Backbone trail is very narrow with steep drop offs on either side, the wind was pretty intense too so watch your step. Because the peek is at such a high elevation we were in a cloud and had very little visibility. Also, the wind made it a little to cold to hang around, there are some small rock walls to the offer minor shielding if you wanna sit down for a bit. The fog made things a little disorienting and i ended up heading down Bear Canyon Trail. This trail is long and has a big elevation gain, luckily we were heading down hill. We were told this trail was closed due to a recent mud slide, although the trail was in pretty good shape. Just a few minor holes in the trail. When we got to the end we were spit out into the town where we were able to find a ride, back up the mountain to our campground. All in all we did about 13.5 miles. Great views, and an excting mountain peek, I would love to go back and do it properly

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Devil's Backbone Trail
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5 Completed 5 Reviews

Spectacular views and a tremendous workout. Loved it. We took the lift up, but walked back down to the lot. It got very warm in spots, but I got chilled at the top - so I kept taking my jacket on and off in order to be comfortable. Snow and ice at the top made for some treacherous footing.

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Ice House Canyon Trail
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5 Completed 5 Reviews

I really love the beauty up here. This is a groovy hike because the elevation gain makes it a solid training workout, especially if you make it up to the peak. The difficult part for me to enjoy is the rocky terrain. For some reason, this trail is always hard on my feet where other trails are not. Still, you can't beat the scenery.

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Bear Flats via Bear Canyon Trail
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3 Completed 3 Reviews

Nice little hike. Its mostly shaded and used little; we only saw a group of three and a solo hiker the whole time. The best view is about half way to Bear Flats where you're on the south side in the sun; you get a nice valley view. Its a climb and can be strenuous if you're packing in a little one.

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Mount San Antonio (Mt. Baldy)
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16 Completed 2 Reviews

Manker Flats to the ski hut up to the peak and came down thru a Devils Backbone through the notch and down to Manker. 12 mikes total.

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Devil's Backbone Trail
by Ursus Jaen

8 Completed 6 Reviews

scary and loved it.

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