USE AT YOUR OWN RISK
Location: Los Angeles County, about 13 miles north of Upland, 48 miles from Los Angeles
|Auto Club||Los Angeles and Vicinity|
|Forest Service||Angeles National Forest|
|USGS Topos||Mount San Antonio 7½, Telegraph Peak 7½, Mt Baldy 7½|
|Official HPS Maps
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| ||Routes as shown on
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Nearby Peaks: Dawson Peak,Mount Harwood
(USFS Adventure Pass may be required)
- Distance: 10 miles round trip on road, trail, and cross-country
- Gain: 3900'
- Time: 5-6 hours round trip
- Rating: Class 1, strenuous
Original: Byron Prinzmetal, August 2002
DRIVING ROUTE 4
- Take the 210 freeway east to Baseline Road exit in the City of Claremont.
Turn left (west) at the bottom of the off-ramp onto Baseline Road.
- Almost immediately, take the first right (north) onto Padua Ave.
- Go 1.8 miles north on Padua to the intersection with Mount Baldy Rd.
Turn right (northeast).
- Take this road northeast and then north about seven miles to Mt. Baldy Village.
- Pass through Mt. Baldy Village and in about four miles,
intersect San Antonio Falls Road on the left (gated). Park here.
Note: There is a good parking lot for ridesharing in this area.
To get there, after turning west on Baseline Road, continue past
Padua Avenue a short distance to Mills Avenue. Turn north on Mills,
and continue to Mt. Baldy Road. The parking lot is at the northeast
corner of this intersection.
HIKING ROUTE 4
- From the parking area (6160'), pass the gate and hike up the road
where it turns right past the waterfall. About 1/4 mile past the waterfall
there is a faint trail goes up the left bank.
- Follow the trail to a sign in register (about 100 meters) from the road.
- Proceed up the trail for about another 50 meters past the sign-in box to
where the trail makes a bend to your right (east). There is a stand of
three trees at this bend on your left (west).
- About 15 meters past the bend, there is a lone tree on your right (east)
where a use trail begins.
- Turn right (east) and ascend the slope via the use trail until you
reach the ridge. Please be sure to note where you met the ridge for your
- Turn left (north) and hike up the ridge until you meet the Devil's
Backbone Trail. Please note where you met the trail for your return.
- Turn left (east) and follow the trial to the summit.