Midnight Trail – Trail #81

The Midnight Trail is a 5.4 mile long trail that begins on Forest Road 134 and ends at the Mt. Baldy Cabin.

Trail Condition: Moderate


September 2018

Mt. Baldy Cabin to Baldy Mountain:

From the Mt. Baldy Cabin, pick up the Midnight Trail behind the cabin and outhouse, turning right (east) to follow the trail uphill.

After about 1/4 mile, the trail begins to climb up to a small saddle below the ridge. There are a few trees down in this forested section, so pay attention so as not to lose the trail. The trail briefly enters a meadow in the saddle below another small peak to the left, and then immediately turns back into the woods and continues to climb to the south (right).

After a short ways, the trail will enter a clearing and you will pass a sign for Baldy Mountain. To reach the peak, leave the official trail to climb to the top of the treeless ridge. After about 5 minutes of climbing, you will reach the top.