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Mt Baldy Trail is a 12.9 mile round trip hike with 6,300 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 22 miles west-northwest of San Bernardino California. The trailhead is car accessible. September and June are the best months to enjoy this hike.
Overview: From the visitor center in Mount Baldy Village, follow the signs for Mt Baldy Trail to a locked vehicle barrier. Cross the barrier and continue SW to a paved road (Bear Canyon Rd). Head right and follow the road all the way until its end and the beginning of Mt Baldy Trail. The trail ends at the top of Mount San Antonio (aka Mount Baldy).
Check out the Official Route.
This is a difficult hike. It would be insane to attempt this entire hike without prior experience hiking.
WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.