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The Best Hiking in Mount Baldy

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Top hiking spots in and near Mount Baldy

  • Mount Baldy, California

    Bear Flats via Bear Canyon Trail

    3.41 mi / 1404 ft gain
    Bear Flats via Bear Canyon Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see wildflowers located near Mount Baldy, California.
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  • Mount Baldy, California

    Summit Mt. Baldy

    4.8
    13 mi / 6000 ft gain
    Located only an hour’s drive from Los Angeles is the top of highest mountain in LA County—at 10,064 feet. Bear Flat Trail (also called the Old Mt. Baldy Trail) offers some of the finest scenery and most rewarding views in the San Gabriel Mountains high country. With nearly 6000 ft of elevation g...
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  • Mount Baldy, California

    Old Mount Baldy Trail

    11.84 mi / 5968 ft gain
    Old Mount Baldy Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Mount Baldy, California.
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  • Mount Baldy, California

    Hike to Sunset Peak

    4.0
    8 mi / 1300 ft gain
    In order to get to the Sunset Peak Trailhead, utilize Google Maps to take you to the location provided. There is very little parking (only a small pull off along Glendora Ridge Road), but this trail is rarely traveled, so there should be enough space regardless of the time you decide to hike! Jus...
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  • Claremont, California

    Sunset Peak Motorway

    16.32 mi / 2720 ft gain
    Sunset Peak Motorway is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a lake located near Valyermo, California.
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  • Claremont, California

    Hike to the Baldy Slide Waterfall

    2.5 mi
    Located near the Angeles National Forest, it's a short hike, approx. 2.5 miles roundtrip and just about anybody can go. To get there, input the intersection of Mt. Baldy Rd. and Barrett Stoddard Truck Trail into your GPS. This will bring you to a small dirt parking lot. The trailhead starts at...
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  • Mount Baldy, California

    Hike to Stoddard Flat via the Stoddard Peak Trail

    4.0
    4 mi / 1000 ft gain
    On the way to Mount Baldy and within the trail system of the San Gabriel mountain range is the Stoddard Peak Trail. The Stoddard Peak Trail, which is basically the old Barrett-Stoddard fire road, goes through the Stoddard Canyon into Stoddard Flat, and then eventually leads to Stoddard Peak. The ...
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  • Mount Baldy, California

    Cucamonga Peak via Icehouse Canyon

    4.6
    11.13 mi / 4157 ft gain
    Start hiking early, before the sun rises so you can maximize the day out of the heat and to give yourself plenty of time for the hike. As you get to higher elevations, it will be a little cooler and there might be snow on the ground, so be sure to pack layers. This hike requires a permit. If yo...
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  • Mount Baldy, California

    Icehouse Saddle via Icehouse Canyon Trail

    3.8
    6.62 mi / 2562 ft gain
    The hike is accessible in all seasons, but in winter there can be snow and ice so special equipment may be useful, but not required. In mid-January there were patches of ice on the trail but were easily crossed in boots and trainers. You can take the trail and end at Ice house Saddle or continue ...
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  • Mount Baldy, California

    Hike Timber Mountain

    9.4 mi / 3400 ft gain
    Start out on Icehouse Canyon Trail. Depending on the time of year, there can be snow and ice patches on this trail, as well as strong winds. The trail is sunny and pleasant in summer, though you should check reports for thunderstorms. From the Icehouse Saddle (3.6 miles), take the Timber Mountain...
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  • Mount Baldy, California

    Ontario Peak and Cucamonga Peak via Icehouse Canyon Trailhead

    16.22 mi / 5610 ft gain
    We started out at 8am on a Sunday, usually parking at Ice House Saddle can be tricky, I would advise going earlier. We headed out on our journey hiking up to the saddle, when you reach the switchbacks there is a fresh water spring, it's the last place you can get water...so stock up! We pressed o...
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  • Mount Baldy, California

    Mount Baldy 10 Peaks

    28.73 mi / 10571 ft gain
    Mount Baldy 10 Peaks is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Mount Baldy, California.
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  • Mount Baldy, California

    Mount Baldy Notch Via Icehouse Canyon Trail and 3 Ts

    16.78 mi / 6404 ft gain
    Mount Baldy Notch Via Icehouse Canyon Trail and 3 Ts is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Mount Baldy, California.
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  • Mount Baldy, California

    Mount Baldy via Register Ridge

    6.97 mi / 3924 ft gain
    Mount Baldy via Register Ridge is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Mount Baldy, California.
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  • Mount Baldy, California

    Register Ridge to Mount San Antonio

    6.3 mi / 4101 ft gain
    Register Ridge to Mount San Antonio is an out and back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Mount Baldy, California
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  • Mount Baldy, California

    Wright Mountain From Manker Flat

    15.16 mi / 7680 ft gain
    Wright Mountain From Manker Flat is an out-and-back trail where you may see wildflowers located near Valyermo, California.
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