Tag Archives: Mt Baldy

Mt Baldy Bound

Last March I trekked up Mt Baldy’s front side hiking and panting and okay maybe crying just a bit for three miles straight uphill. This was the Ski Lift Route and I thought it was the hardest summit up Mt Baldy I have ever experienced. Until Sunday when I discovered the long forgotten Mountaineer’s Route. …

The Five Most Awesome Ways to Summit Mt Baldy

Mt Baldy

Are you ready to climb a mountain? How about the tallest 10,000-foot mountain overlooking Los Angeles? Just a forty-five-minute drive from that concrete jungle, the city of angels, you can find many different trails ascending to the top of Mt Baldy, the local’s name for Mt San Antonio. So lace up your favorite Keen hiking …

V is for Venison

Mt Baldy

It’s 10 a.m. and I almost summited the highest peak in the San Gabriel Mountains, and frankly, the highest mountain peak that looks out over the city of angels. (Los Angeles) And I did it the hard way. Mt Baldy’s Ski Lift Trail literally climbs straight up the mountain underneath the rickety ole chairlift that …

A Health Conscientious Pad See Ew with Extra Veggies

This morning I woke up walking like an old cowboy who rode way to many hours the day before. I love my job in the horse racing industry with an unbelievable passion but yesterday at work every step I took up our three-story grandstand made my thighs burn terribly bad. (Oh look, according to my …

Mt Baldy Epic Tale of Intrigue and Bodily Misfunction

  Somethings will always bring me back to that Labor Day weekend on Mt Baldy.   The smell of men’s arm pits.   Throwing up orange slices and a hell of a lot of water.    The way my calves cramped up after the race (All I wanted to do was grab that box of …