Ascent of West Baldy on 2015-07-24

Climber: Jon Noll

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Friday, July 24, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:West Baldy
    Elevation:9988 ft / 3044 m

Ascent Trip Report

Final peak of my seven peak night hike. I took the ridgeline over from Mount San Antonio. I arrive at the top at 12:51 AM. I descended down the Mount Baldy Bowl Trail and then followed Mount Baldy Road back down to the Icehouse Canyon Trailhead where I started.

After almost 10,000 feet of each gain and loss over 7:42 total time my legs were ready to be done.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:403 ft / 122 m
    Total Elevation Loss:5261 ft / 1603 m
    Round-Trip Distance:7.6 mi / 12.2 km
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail
    Weather:Cool, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:178 ft / 54 m
    Distance:0.2 mi / 0.3 km
    Route:Ridgeline between Mount San Antonio and West Baldy
    Start Trailhead:Low point between Mount San Antonio and West Baldy  9810 ft / 2990 m
    Time:4 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:5261 ft / 1603 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 5036 ft / 1535 m; Extra: 225 ft / 68m
    Gain on way out:225 ft / 68 m
    Distance:7.4 mi / 11.9 km
    Route:Mount Baldy Bowl Trail and Mount Baldy Road
    End Trailhead:Icehouse Canyon Trailhead  4952 ft / 1509 m
    Time:1 Hours 56 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: San Gabriels Seven Peak Night Hike (1 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Cucamonga Peak2015-07-234636 ft / 1413 m
2Timber Mountain2015-07-23782 ft / 238 m
3Telegraph Peak2015-07-231217 ft / 371 m
4Thunder Mountain2015-07-23414 ft / 126 m
5Mount Harwood2015-07-241764 ft / 538 m
6Mount San Antonio2015-07-24708 ft / 216 m
7West Baldy2015-07-24403 ft / 123 m
Total Trip Gain: 9924 ft / 3025 m    Total Trip Loss: 9924 ft / 3024 m

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