Mount Baldy from Manker Flats


The trail is one of the best in the San Gabriels. It starts on the road to beautiful San Antonio Falls and then moves onto a steep trail. Rapidly you’ll reach the Ski Hut (8200′) and cross the bowl. There are a couple of places where the trail is a little difficult to find, but you should be able to manage. The last mile to the top is tough at this altitude. Make sure you start early enough in the day to complete this journey.

  • Highlights: Top-of-the-world view, waterfall, stream, wooded forest
  • Near: Mount Baldy, CA
  • Distance: 10 miles round trip
  • Elevation Gain/Loss: 3900 ft
  • Hike Time: 6 hours
  • Difficulty: 7/10
  • Trail Condition: Fire road and mostly well maintained trail (faint in spots)
  • Restrictions: Adventure Pass required to park
  • Kid Friendly: No
  • Dog Friendly: Yes
  • GPX File Download: >>CLICK HERE<<
  • Rating: 4.5/5

Getting to theTrailhead:

From Los Angeles: 210 fwy (east) to Mountain Ave (left) to Mount Baldy Rd. (right) to trailhead.

Google Map Link

manker_flats_trailhead

Trail Detail Map

mt_baldy_loop_detail

Trail Profile

mt_baldy_loop_profile

ken at san antonio falls

Ken at San Antonio Falls

Mount Baldy Ski Hut

ken on mount baldy

sunset on mount baldy

sunset on mount baldy

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s