Hike to the Summit of Big Baldy, Kings Canyon National Park
Yosemite › Big Baldy Trailhead
Added by Tobin Akehurst
Hike the easy to follow trail to the Summit of Big Baldy (8,209ft) for epic views of the surrounding area.
This short and easy trail to the summit of Big Baldy in Kings Canyon National Park is not to be missed if you are in the area.
The trail winds through forest and boulders as it climbs the north shoulder of Big Baldy. When you think you have reached the end, and you see people sitting down with their lunch, KEEP GOING! The trail continues beyond this popular break spot a little farther before it breaks out into a full-on, granite, ridge walk to the airy summit.
Some of the grandest displays of the Sierra Nevada Range dominate the skyline.
- The 10 Essentials
- Be prepared for activity at high altitude: Slow down, drink water.
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Awesome hike in Kings Canyon
I spent 4 days in Kings Canyon and 4 in Yosemite, of all the hikes we did this was honestly one of my favorite. The view is breathtaking and just walking through the trail lined with Redwoods is worth the hike alone. Don't forget a beer for the summit ;)
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