Mount San Antonio

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Mount San Antonio, colloquially referred to as Mount Baldy, is the highest peak of the San Gabriel Mountains, and the highest point in Los Angeles County, California.wikipedia
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San Gabriel Mountains

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Mount San Antonio, colloquially referred to as Mount Baldy, is the highest peak of the San Gabriel Mountains, and the highest point in Los Angeles County, California.
The highest peak in the range is Mount San Antonio, commonly referred to as Mt. Baldy.

Angeles National Forest

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The peak is within the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument and Angeles National Forest.
While primarily within Los Angeles County, a small part extends eastward into southwestern San Bernardino County, in the Mount San Antonio ("Mount Baldy") area, and a tiny section also extends westward into northeastern Ventura County, in the Lake Piru area.

Los Angeles County, California

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Mount San Antonio, colloquially referred to as Mount Baldy, is the highest peak of the San Gabriel Mountains, and the highest point in Los Angeles County, California. The summit has two peaks: the main peak, elevation 10046 ft, and a sub-peak, West Baldy, at 9988 ft. The main peak marks the boundary between San Bernardino County and Los Angeles County.
Most of the county's highest peaks are in the San Gabriel Mountains, including Mount San Antonio 10068 ft) at the Los Angeles-San Bernardino county lines, Mount Baden-Powell 9399 ft, Mount Burnham 8997 ft and Mount Wilson 5710 ft. Several lower mountains are in the northern, western, and southwestern parts of the county, including the San Emigdio Mountains, the southernmost part of Tehachapi Mountains and the Sierra Pelona Mountains.

San Antonio Creek (San Bernardino County)

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The mountain's southern watershed drains into San Antonio Creek, the north side into Lytle Creek and the Fish Fork of the San Gabriel River.
San Antonio Creek is a major stream in Los Angeles County and San Bernardino County, California, draining southwards from Mount San Antonio in the San Gabriel Mountains into Chino Creek, a tributary of the Santa Ana River.

San Gabriel River (California)

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The mountain's southern watershed drains into San Antonio Creek, the north side into Lytle Creek and the Fish Fork of the San Gabriel River.
Elevations reach up to 10064 ft at Mount San Antonio (Mount Baldy), the highest point of the range.

Mount Harwood

East of the summit is Mount Harwood, which is in turn connected by a narrow ridge, "The Devil's Backbone," to a pass known as the Baldy Notch.
Mount Harwood is the first summit east of Mount San Antonio.

Mount Baldy Ski Lifts

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At the Notch there is a ski resort, the closest one to Los Angeles.
The Mount Baldy Ski Lifts, or "Baldy", is a ski resort located on Mount San Antonio—Mount Baldy in the San Gabriel Mountains.

Mount Baldy, California

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South of the resort, and connected to its ski lift by an asphalt road, lies Mt Baldy Village.
It is located below Mount San Antonio (Mt Baldy) in San Antonio Canyon.

San Gabriel Mountains National Monument

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The peak is within the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument and Angeles National Forest.
Most of the major peaks of the San Gabriels are within the limits of the monument, including Mount San Antonio, Mount Baden-Powell, and Throop Peak.

Baldy Bowl

The peak is pyramid shaped, with a steep south face (Baldy Bowl) and a shallower north face.
Baldy Bowl is a fluvial cirque, in the San Gabriel Mountains of the U.S. state of California, that forms much of the upper south face of Mount San Antonio.

Lookout Mountain (Los Angeles County, California)

Lookout Mountain
Between 1922 and 1927 American physicist Albert A. Michelson performed a number of experiments involving bouncing a beam of light off a reflector at Lookout Mountain, a prominence 3.2 mi southwest of the peak, from the observatory at Mount Wilson some 22 mi away.
Lookout Mountain in Los Angeles County, California is a 6812 foot peak on the shoulder of Mount San Antonio ("Mount Baldy").

Mount Wilson (California)

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Between 1922 and 1927 American physicist Albert A. Michelson performed a number of experiments involving bouncing a beam of light off a reflector at Lookout Mountain, a prominence 3.2 mi southwest of the peak, from the observatory at Mount Wilson some 22 mi away.
In 1926 Albert Abraham Michelson made what was the most precise calculation of the speed of light at the time by measuring the round-trip travel time of light between Mount Wilson and Mount San Antonio 22 miles (35 km) away.

Damien Marchesseault

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Because the canyon is deep, its north-facing slope retains snow late into the spring, and in 1859 Victor Beaudry and Damien Marchessault built an icehouse there.
With Victor Beaudry, he started an ice vending company using ice from what is now known as Icehouse Canyon near Mount San Antonio.

Albert A. Michelson

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Between 1922 and 1927 American physicist Albert A. Michelson performed a number of experiments involving bouncing a beam of light off a reflector at Lookout Mountain, a prominence 3.2 mi southwest of the peak, from the observatory at Mount Wilson some 22 mi away.
From 1920, Michelson started planning a definitive measurement from the Mount Wilson Observatory, using a baseline to Lookout Mountain, a prominent bump on the south ridge of Mount San Antonio ("Old Baldy"), some 22 miles distant.

Aurelia Harwood

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Aurelia Harwood, the first female president of the Sierra Club, was active in the area.
The peak east of Mount San Antonio, Mount Harwood, was also named in her honor, and recognized by the USGS in 1965.

Los Angeles metropolitan area

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It is the tallest mountain in the Los Angeles metropolitan area.

Los Angeles Basin

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Mount San Antonio's sometimes snow-capped peaks are visible on clear days and dominate the view of the Los Angeles Basin skyline.

Anthony of Padua

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The mountain was named by a local rancher after Saint Anthony of Padua.

Mt. San Antonio College

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Nonetheless, "Mount San Antonio" is the official name according to the GNIS, and is still used by a number of institutions (e.g. Mount San Antonio College).

San Bernardino County, California

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The summit has two peaks: the main peak, elevation 10046 ft, and a sub-peak, West Baldy, at 9988 ft. The main peak marks the boundary between San Bernardino County and Los Angeles County.

Lytle Creek (California)

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The mountain's southern watershed drains into San Antonio Creek, the north side into Lytle Creek and the Fish Fork of the San Gabriel River.

Santa Ana River

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San Antonio and Lytle Creeks are part of the Santa Ana River watershed.

Pacific Crest Trail

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There are no roads or maintained trails connecting the mountain to the less populated region to its north, but a use trail leads over Dawson and Pine Mountains to Wright Mountain and the Pacific Crest Trail, overlooking the town of Wrightwood.

Wrightwood, California

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There are no roads or maintained trails connecting the mountain to the less populated region to its north, but a use trail leads over Dawson and Pine Mountains to Wright Mountain and the Pacific Crest Trail, overlooking the town of Wrightwood.