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Mount San Antonio, more commonly known as Mt. Baldy, is the highest point in Los Angeles county. The south bowl of Baldy has had a history of ski mountaineering dating back to the 1930's and the "Sierra Hut" is still popular with skiers in the winter and spring. Numerous short couloirs add fun starts to the open bowl. In a "good year", San Antonio Falls, which is located on the approach to the bowl and summit can form into an ice route.
Take Baldy Road from Claremont or Upland to Fall Road, located just below the ski area. Park and walk past the gate toward the Baldy trailhead.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Mount San Antonio/ Mt. Baldy:
Devil's Backbone Mod. Snow Snow, 3000'
Safety Dance AI2 Steep Snow Ice, Snow, Grade II
San Antonio Falls WI1 Trad, Ice, 1 pitch, 150'
Lightning Couloir I AI1 X, 260M AI1 Mod. Snow Ice, Snow, 850'
South Bowl Mod. Snow Trad, Snow, 2200'
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Upper South Ridge Easy Snow CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : Mount San Antonio/ Mt. Bald...
This is the ridge as climbed from the Baldy Ski Hut - so approach the route from the hut after hiking via the Manker Flats Trailhead.Start early. Park at the gate by the Falls Road left of the Mount Baldy Road, leave room for access! Hike up Falls Road to the Falls, make a hairpin right and continue to follow the road 'till around a left bend, on the left bank there's a trail through the scree, follow this up then left to the shoulder of the ridge. The trail gets better, follow it all the way to...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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