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Mt San Antonio via Devil’s Backbone

Mount San Antonio, commonly referred to as Mt Baldy, attracts hikers from all over. It’s got the name “Baldy” because of its iconic bare looking Baldy Bowl. Mt Baldy is the highest peak in the Angeles National Forest and is the 47th tallest peak in the U.S. National Forest. The hike to the Mt Baldy

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Chiquito Falls

Here is another pretty hike in the Cleveland National Forest. The trailhead begins from the same parking lot for the Sitton Peak hike. The single track dirt path quickly takes you into Decker Canyon and away from the Ortega Hwy (Route 74) noise. The sound of the creek from the canyon was relaxing. It gave

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Sitton Peak via Bear Canyon Loop

Hurtta Torrent Coat

I parked in the parking lot across Ortega Oaks Candy Store. The candy store sells the Adventure Pass if you forget yours. The Bear Canyon trailhead is on the south side of the store. There is a big sign for it. You can’t miss it. Soon we came to the San Mateo Wilderness information board

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