Guide to Day Hikes
Mt. Baden-Powell Trail
- Strenuous Hike. 8 miles round-trip from Highway 2 to summit
and back. 2,300 foot elevation gain. Great views of ocean, mountains and
- Start at trailhead 9.2 miles west of Wrightwood on Highway 2 at
Vincent Gap parking area. Trail switchbacks up the forested north-east
slope of Mt. Baden-Powell.
- Hike may take up to 6-8 hours round trip. Carry water and clothes
for cool, windy conditions at the summit.
Trail information provided by Mountain Hardware
courtesy of Cindy Smith.
Mt. Baden-Powell Photo Tours
Hanging around the peak of Mt. Baden-Powell. Elevation 9,399 ft.
Limber Pine Forest
Rare Limber Pines, ancient and enchanted trees that can only exist above 9,000 ft.
Pacific Crest Trail
Hike to the the top of Mt Baden-Powell with us. Four miles and over a half mile up along the Pacific Crest Trail from Vincent Gap.
Small spring emerges from under a rock. Take a peek in and see where it's coming from.
Tom Vincent's place for 56 years (not on trail).
Grand-daddy of the San Gabriel gold mines (not on trail).