Meet at Mt. Baldy Rd & San Antonio Falls Rd at the gate/outhouse.
Hike up via the Register Ridge Trail and return via the Devils Backbone Trail
Distance: ~15 miles
Gain: ~4,100 feet
Time: ~ 6 hour
Difficulty: Strenuous to Very Strenuous
We will be hiking the Register Ridge Trail, this route starts from the Ski Hut trail just around the bend from the sign in register. It climbs over 2,600' in about 1.5 miles (1,733' average gain per mile) and intersects with the Devil's Backbone trail on the south face of Mt. Harwood. This route provides amazing scenery and much less traffic than other routes up Mt. Baldy.
We will descend Via the Devils Backbone Trail to Baldy Notch. Then we will hike 3.6 miles down to Manker Flats parking lot.
An Adventure Pass is needed when parking at Manker Flats, available at most sporting goods stores and ranger station.
Hike is cross posted