Timber Mountain

MODERATE 10 reviews
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Timber Mountain is a 8.2 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Mt Baldy, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round.

DISTANCE
8.2 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
3336 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

backpacking

birding

hiking

nature trips

walking

forest

views

wild flowers

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This hike starts off very easy and mostly shaded as you make your way through the Ice House Canyon Trail to the saddle. The saddle itself is not a very impressive stopping point when it comes to views. From there it's another 0.9 miles to the Timber Mountain peak where you can get some amazing views! This .9 portion of the hike is quite strenuous as you gain elevation quite rapidly and it is completely exposed.

NOTE! Be on the lookout for the first switchback which is VERY easy to miss. We piled a bunch of rocks in the formation of an arrow to help, but it seems like others have tried this before because you could see another pile of rocks that has been covered by leaves and pine needles.

If you pass up the switchback you will notice the trail start to fade and not make a lot of sense. Just head back and you will see the switch back from this new angle.

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