Mountain Project Logo

Routes in Mount San Antonio (Mt. Baldy)

Baldy Ski Hut V0- 4-
Commando Couloir III AI2, 800M 4th 1 2 I 2 M 1b AI2
Creavature police WI2
Devil's Backbone
Heels Please V5 6C PG13
Lightning Couloir I AI1 260M AI1
North Face T 4th 1 2 I 2 M 1b AI1-2
Northeast Face
Phoenix Wings WI2-3
Safety Dance AI2
San Antonio Falls T WI1
Ski Hut Boulder Left T 5.2 3 8 II 8 D 2c
South Bowl T
Taco Sauce T Easy 5th 1+ 3 I 5 M 1c AI3-4 X
Upper South Ridge
West Face
Unsorted Routes:
Type: Ice
FA: John Wolfe, Bob Dominque,Bill Krause 1970's
Page Views: 1,546 total, 18/month
Shared By: Johnny K. on Jan 2, 2011
Admins: jt512, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

You & This Route


2 Opinions

Your To-Do List:

Add To-Do

Your Star Rating:


     Clear Rating

Your Difficulty Rating:


-none- Change

Your Ticks:

Add New Tick
    -none-

Description

Follow the center crack to the far right of a small waterfall closest to the summit of Sugar Loaf peak.
Get an early start,Check avy conditions. It is in the sun most of the day.
Depending on heavy snow conditions half of the ice and wall may be buried in snow.

Location

Head towards Mt.Baldy. Park at Ice house canyon trail head to access Falling rock canyon. The climb is directly under Sugar loaf peak. This canyon branches off to other paths around surrounding peaks.

Approach:
1.5-3hrs depending on weather/fitness.
Vertical gain of 1800ft through mixed terrain.
Follow the direct creek gully up Falling rock canyon,towards sugar loaf peak.You will bypass a couple waterfalls before reaching the crag on the left hand side.

Descent:
Back track to ice house trail head, or from the the summit of Sugar loaf peak exit via alternate gully/canyons.

Protection

Standard light alpine rack, stubbies

Photos

TacoDelRio
All up in yo bidniss.
 
TacoDelRio   All up in yo bidniss.
 
Whoop-de-do. Nov 30, 2013
Benjamin Chapman
Small Town, USA
Benjamin Chapman   Small Town, USA
John Wolfe, Bob Dominque, and Bill Krause climbed this and most of the smears in the Mt. San Antonio area in 1979. They were very active in the San Gabriels and San Bernadino Mountains in the late 70's. There's a write up in Mountain Magazine. Nov 25, 2013