Tag: adventure

Mt Baden-Powell via Dawson Saddle

This hike begins from Dawson Saddle (Elev. 7,901 ft). Since I already covered Dawson Saddle trail in one of my previous write-ups, I won’t repeat it here for our regular readers. If you’d like to know where to park and how to get to the trailhead, please refer to our Mt Hawkins & Throop Peak via Dawson

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Thunder Mountain via Mt Baldy Notch

After hiking to peaceful Timber Mountain, one of the Three T’s, in June, I was excited to conquer the other two mountains. Next up, Thunder Mountain. There are a few trailhead options. We began the hike on a fire road near the Mt Baldy ski lifts. It’s a grueling uphill for 0.35 miles to Mt Baldy Road.

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#TrailTip Tuesday: Do You Need Trekking Poles?

Trekking poles are not just for old people, women, or people with weak knees. There are many benefits to using trekking poles when you hike. These are some of the advantages I personally enjoy. 1. Total body workout Your lower body has to carry your weight plus the weight of the backpack. Why not put

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Timber Mountain via Icehouse Canyon

Timber Mountain, one of the Three T’s (Timber, Telegraph Peak, & Thunder Mountain) near Mt Baldy, can be approached from the south via Icehouse Canyon or the north from Telegraph Peak. We reached the Icehouse Canyon Trailhead before 7:30 AM and the parking lot was already full as well as the overflow parking area. After finding

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