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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|
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Nearby Peaks: Mount San Antonio
(USFS Adventure Pass may be required)
- Distance: 13 miles round trip on road, trail, and cross-country
- Gain: 3400'
- Time: 5-6 hours round trip
- Rating: Class 1, moderate
Original: Brent Washburne, January 1991
DRIVING ROUTE 1
- 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.
- Continue about four miles to
the intersection with 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 1
- From the parking area (6160'), pass the gate and hike up the road to
Baldy Notch at the top of the ski lift.
- Turn left (northwest) and follow a
road up a ridge to where it becomes a trail.
- Follow this trail up the
Devils Backbone to about 9200' where the trail begins to pass Mount
Harwood on the left (south) side.
- Leave the trail here on the right and go
cross-country up the slope to the summit.