Mt Baldy Trails

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Best Trails in Mt Baldy

Big Santa Anita Canyon and Mount Zion Loop Trail

Sierra Madre, CA

Big Santa Anita Canyon and Mount Zion Loop Trail is a 8.5 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Sierra Madre, CA that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs and horses are also able to use this trail.

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Mount San Antonio Mount Baldy Notch Trail
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Mount San Antonio Mount Baldy Notch Trail
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Spectacular but a good challenge. Route was absolutely flawless on GPS---was pleasantly surprised that the "execution" of the app supported GPS tracking--was able to see variation of ten feet when drifted off trail in open areas.

Started at Mankers Campground and hiked counter-clockwise. Took a small Boy Scout Troop who had been doing work up backpack hikes--they did well. Second night was spent at the Ski Hut. Absolutely perfect event.

One note. Two of our youngest Scouts felt symptoms of altitude sickness as we descended from Baldy. Be prepared to carry gear for these individuals. Ultralight is the only way to go!

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Mount San Antonio Mount Baldy Notch Trail
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12 Completed 11 Reviews

Great hike on a gorgeous day!! Started at Manker Flats, then up the Ski Hut Trail to the Baldy Bowl trail, and then up to the peak of mount baldy. Very steep. The ascent to the peak felt like it took forever. Had to count my steps to give myself some sense of progress. Summited in 2.5 hours. Took the Devils backbone trail back. Not as treacherous as people say (unless it's covered with snow and ice!). Still a few patches of snow but nothing on the trail. Total hike time 4 hrs 41 minutes.

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Icehouse Saddle via Icehouse Canyon Trail
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18 Completed 5 Reviews

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Baldy Bowl Trail
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3 Completed 3 Reviews

Great hike to get out and do. I did it with my two dogs and even though that was a challenge because the trail is narrow, it was still amazing. Next time is to do he whole loop....

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Bear Flats via Bear Canyon Trail
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Mt. Baldy via Devil's Backbone Trail
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3 Completed 4 Reviews

Awesome hike great weather third time doing this hike. This hike is great for training and should not be missed.

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Mount San Antonio Mount Baldy Notch Trail
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3 Completed 4 Reviews

Awesome hike, weather was perfect third time doing this hike live in Pomona so it's a close drive and a good training hike.

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Mount San Antonio Mount Baldy Notch Trail
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2 Completed 2 Reviews

Really enjoyable hike. Went this past Saturday and there many people hiking the trail, but it didn't make it unenjoyable. I definitely suggest hiking the loop from in a counter-clockwise pattern. Do not recommend it for small children, as there are spots with cliffs right next to the trail. And even though this says it's only 9.5 miles, our GPS devices recorded just under 15 miles. So the jury is out on that one.

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Icehouse Saddle via Icehouse Canyon Trail
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8 Completed 2 Reviews