Mount Baden-Powell via Pacific Crest Trail

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3.7 mi
Distance
1 hrs 29 min
Time
terrain
2,767 ft
Elev Gain

Overview

This is a difficult one way trail to Mount Baden-Powell in San Gabriel Mountains National Monument.

This trail goes by Lamel.

This is great training hike with awesome views of the desert to the north and many peaks of the San Gabriel and San Bernardino ranges.



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    6 months ago
    Felt very long. Lots of switchbacks. Totally worth it to make it to the top though!
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Hey Mikey 1 year, 8 months ago
Track (6/29/19, 8:24:41AM)
Great prepper for Whitney, if for nothing else than all the switchbacks. And an endurance hike to boot. Start low and finish high with a consistent never ending incline. Trail affords some nice views, but the big payoff is the summit with views of All the big SoCal peaks. Wilson, Baldy, The 3 Ts, San Jacinto, and Gorgonio. Make time and end your day in Wrightwood at The Yodler for post hike food and grog. Fun day!
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Josey the Boxer 2 years, 6 months ago
Mt. Baden-Powell from Vincent Gap
It's a very steady climb, switchbacks all the way. There is a decent amount of shade along the trail, but there are some open stretches near the start and near the summit where it can get pretty toasty.
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Rob Luskey 1 year, 7 months ago
Mount Baden-Powell
One of the alternate peaks in the SoCal Six-Pack of Peaks Challenge. Get my detailed trail guide, helpful resources and loads more photos here: https://socalhiker.net/hiking-mt-baden-powell/
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SoCalHiker 6 years, 8 months ago
Mount Baden-Powell
One of the alternate peaks in the SoCal Six-Pack of Peaks Challenge. Get my detailed trail guide, helpful resources and loads more photos here: https://socalhiker.net/hiking-mt-baden-powell/
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dmfilgas 1 year, 8 months ago
Mount Baden Powell from Vincent Gulch Divide on PCT
Fantastic trail. Very steady grade, mostly shady. Great views at the top. It would make a challenging but manageable trail run. Trailhead is just a few minutes from Mountain High.
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christyrosander 8 years, 1 month ago
Mt. Baden-Powell Snowshoe
To view trip report visit: Lady on a Rock "Mount Baden Powell Snowshoe"
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grantrosander 8 years, 1 month ago
Mt. Baden-Powell Snowshoe
To view trip report visit: Lady on a Rock "Mount Baden Powell Snowshoe"
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carlyhorn 1 year, 8 months ago
Baden-Powell summit
Crowded trail
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