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Dawson Pk, Pine Mt. and Mt. Baldy via N. Backbone, 10/11/15

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Dawson Pk, Pine Mt. and Mt. Baldy via N. Backbone, 10/11/15

Postby HikingGeek.com » Thu Oct 29, 2015 8:05 pm

Our 3rd and toughest training hike, leading up to our Cactus to Clouds hike on Oct 24.

Stats as tracked by my GPS:
Dawson Peak, Pine Mt. and Mt. Baldy via N. Backbone || Distance: 13 mi || Duration: ~9 hours || Gain/Loss: ±6,000′ || Net Elevation Gain (at Max Elevation): +2,040′ || Max Elevation: 10,068′ || Difficulty: Strenuous

Here is a link to the full trip report and photos:
Dawson Peak, Pine Mt. and Mt. Baldy via N. Backbone, 10/11/15

and some highlights:
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A few minutes before sunrise, near the summit of Pine

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The moment I realize where the trail was

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The climb up from Baldy-Dawson Saddle

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On the summit

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Photo op with a SnackingBear

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Back at the trailhead. Pine Mt in the large mountain behind us, Baldy or West Baldy can be seen in the distance (SB will know which one it is)



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