Ski, Snowboard, Tube at Mt. Baldy
“Mt Baldy offers all levels of skiing and boarding from the very beginner to the steepest vertical drop in Southern California. 26 Runs Spanning 3 Mountains covering 800 acres with 2,100 Vertical feet. Only at Mt Baldy can you get the full experience. Wide open glades, tree runs, bowls, moguls, groomed runs, cornices and natural wave like quarter pipes. It is a common site to see many of the local riders toting a back pack and riding off into our famous tree runs to grab a bite and take in the views. With all this room Mt Baldy has been developing its terrain park, hits, jumps and rails are all part of the fun.” (From the Mt. Baldy website.)
Open daily: Monday – Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm
Weekends and Holidays 7:30 am to 4:30 pm
First, Mt. Baldy lets you ride for free on your birthday. Guess you have to have a birthday during snowy months, but there you go.
Secondly, this is cool, pre-paid tickets can be purchased online at this link. http://www.shopbaldy.com/
Mt. Baldy is East of the 57 FWY. & West of the 15 FWY.
Get there via the 210 FWY. and/or the 10 FWY.
Note: There is more than one Mountain Ave. exit of the 210 Fwy. Make sure it is the Mountain Ave exit in the city of Upland and it says Mount Baldy on the Fwy. exit sign
210 or 10 freeway:
Take the Mountain Ave. / Mount Baldy exit from either freeway, which is located in the city of Upland and head North towards the mountains. Mountain Ave. will turn into Mt Baldy Road and dead end into the Ski Area Parking lot. Approx. 16 Miles.
Exit Baseline Road, Claremont from the 210 FWY only. When on Baseline go west, to Monte Vista/Padua Ave. Turn North (right) on Padua, follow for a mile to the light. Turn East (right) onto Mt Baldy Rd. Follow the Mt Baldy Rd. for about 7 miles to the Village and another 3 miles up to the Ski lifts. Road will dead end into the ski area parking lot. Approx 14 miles.
Either route there is no gas station once you exit the freeway.
Once on Mt Baldy Rd. follow the road for about 7 miles to the Village and another 3 miles up to Ski lifts. The road will end at the ski area parking lot and parking is free for our customers. At Mt Baldy the ticket office and rest rooms are the only facilities at the parking lot level. You will ride the first chair to the main part of the ski area, where you will find the rental equipment, lessons, rest rooms, restaurant, basket check, first aid, tubing park and the beginner, intermediate and advanced skiing. Most people will ride the chair back down to the parking lot at the end of the day. Remember to fuel up before driving up! There are no gas stations in Mt Baldy. (From the Mt. Baldy website.)