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Big Baldy

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Generals Highway, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
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Decent hike

Gotta hike past Big Baldy, through the short forest and onto the further peaks. That’s where you’ll... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Katadventure
via mobile
Like Everything Here, Great View If You Can Get There

We hiked this peak from the Lodge (rather than the trailhead) and it was not easy. A little over 4... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2018
SCDad
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Clemson, South Carolina
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Generals Highway, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Gotta hike past Big Baldy, through the short forest and onto the further peaks. That’s where you’ll find the best views on Big Baldy.

Thank Katadventure
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Reviewed 11 June 2018

We hiked this peak from the Lodge (rather than the trailhead) and it was not easy. A little over 4 miles, but the last little bit has some incline. The view from the top, like everywhere around here, is very nice. Mountains in every direction...More

Thank SCDad
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Reviewed 13 May 2018

A gorgeous hike out to a beautiful viewpoint of the valley. We hiked in the clouds and just as we reached the end of the hike the sky opened up for views across to the Sierra and blue skies. We were above the clouds and...More

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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Quite an unusual hike as we found snow from bottom to top, the snow covered all the trail including the fallen trees which you couldn't see sometimes. Be prepared to double your effort to hike uphill if you hike this trail with snow and have...More

Thank Sandra Z
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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

I can’t believe in this remote area I had great cell phone reception with Verizon. So snap pictures and post real time to social media! We did the 5.0 mile round trip hike. There is about 1200 ft of elevation through this hike so not...More

Thank Timothy Y
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Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Great out and back hike which is approximately 4 miles. The trail was easy to follow and had little snow covering it in a few places. There were many spectacular views along the trail with the top of Baldy absolutely breathtaking in all directions. It...More

Thank Charvk
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Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

This is a nice hike that has great views along the way but the views from Big Baldy are really good. The trail continues on after Big Baldy but we just hiked the 2 miles in from the trailhead to Big Baldy which sits at...More

Thank Rodney B
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Reviewed 29 June 2016

This is by far one of my favorite hikes in King's Canyon. The views at the peak are amazing and I always see wildlife like chipmunks and marmots. Definitely a must-see if you are in the area!

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Reviewed 10 December 2015

This hike begins with a scenic overlook of most of the mountain peaks and lakes within King's Canyon National Park. We hiked about 1 1/2 miles uphill through the woods. Unfortunately the wild fire smoke obscured the view to the west while we were there....More

1  Thank 5nn
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Reviewed 11 August 2015

My family did this hike after Little Baldy, expecting a little easier hike. Although we did fine for the first few miles, I eventually developed a headache and had to stop. My brother went on and finished the hike, but my dad and I had...More

2  Thank Schwarzschild
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