Mt San Antonio Peak Award

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Sponsoring Council

Inland Empire

Award Dimensions

2'' x 2''

Summary

This award requires three separate hikes of 10 to 16 miles each and includes climbing at least three peaks over 8000'.

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Detailed Requirements

MT. SAN ANTONIO PEAK AWARD

Mt. San Antonio is often called "OLD BALDY" or "MT. BALDY". This award requires three separate hikes of 10 to 16 miles each and includes climbing at least three peaks over 8000'. All participants should carry proper equipment and be physically fit.

Requirements:

  • Comply with the GENERAL REQUIREMENTS during all three outings required for this award.

  • At least one of the adult leaders participating in this peak climb must have completed the Basic Backpack Awareness course and one must hold a current Red Cross First Aid Card.

  • Within 1 year prior to climbing Mt. San Antonio, each applicant must have completed any TWO of the following to qualify.

A ten-mile conditioning hike at elevations over 7,000'

Climb one of the following peaks:

TELEGRAPH PEAK (8,985')

TIMBER MT. (8,303')

ONTARIO PEAK (8,693')

MT BADEN-POWELL (10,649')

BIG HORN PEAK (10,804')

CUCAMONGA PEAK (10,804')

Earn one of the following: SAN BERNARDINO PEAK AWARD

SAN JACINTO PEAK AWARD SAN GORGONIO PEAK AWARD

THREE "T's" TRAIL AWARD NINE PEAKS AWARD

  • At least two (2) weeks prior to climbing SAN ANTONIO PEAK (MT. BALDY), the adult leader must submit to the local High Adventure Backpack Team a backpack application including hike profile, itinerary and list of qualified participants. Attached to the application must be the profiles, itinerary, dates of completion, and a list of participants from the TWO QUALIFYING conditioning hikes, peak climbs, or awards.

  • Each participant must complete 1 hour of conservation work in the National Forest prior, during or subsequent to climbing San Antionio Peak. All trail maintenance work must have prior approval from the U.S.F.S. or a B.S.A. Trail Boss.

  • Upon completion of the above requirements, file an award application with your local High Adventure Team listing names of participants, dates of hikes, and include a report on the area and type of conservation work completed.