Little Baldy Trail

If you read my previous post, you’d know that my trip to Mammoth Lakes got canceled. In desperate need of a hike and hiking buddies, I rounded up some coworkers (Thuan, Fred, Rachell, Sam & Alan) for a quick hike! We originally planned to do Weaver Lake Trail, but decided to do Little Baldy Trail instead.

Little Baldy is a granite dome located in the heart of Sequoia National Park. The trailhead is located off the side of a road, just a mile south of Dorst Campground. This area of the park isn’t as busy and the trailhead was very easy to find! We started the hike past eight and made it to the top in two hours. The views at the top were beyond amazing. After taking photos, we just sat on the rock, ate some snacks and talked about life.

When we got back down, we made a quick stop along the swimming holes by the Hospital Rock Campground. The campground was already marked closed for the fall/winter season, but we still managed to sneak in to get to the swimming hole. I’m not one to jump into cold water, but I jumped into the little swimming hole we came across. The water was way too cold but it made for a fun experience.

After hanging out by the water, we exited the park and stopped by Sierra Subs, located in the city of Three Rivers, where I got to enjoy a good ole rueben sandwich. Afterwards, we called it a day! Until the next adventure!


  • katelyn | embark to explore
    January 19, 2020 at 1:28 AM

    Cute post, looks like you had a lovely time & the weather was gorgeous!

  • Layla Rosita
    January 19, 2020 at 6:22 AM

    The surroundings are so breathtaking! I wish I lived nearby a place where you could go on these amazing hikes, I love hiking too!

    Xx, Layla Rosita |

  • Fransic verso
    January 19, 2020 at 11:07 AM

    Awesome trip of hiking, I like how the place surround with a lot of big trees and great weather. I know how it feels when the trip get canceled.

  • Charity
    January 19, 2020 at 11:12 AM

    That looks like a lovely hike! Thanks for sharing. The views are incredible!

  • Nancy
    January 19, 2020 at 11:52 AM

    Even though Mammoth got cancelled, I love that you still found a way to make a trip last minute. Your coworkers are the real MVP for being down to go on an adventure. The view from the top looks amazing! Look at you guys, being rebels and stuff going to the swimming hole. The water looks so clear!!!! Looking forward to your next adventure ;).

    Nancy ♥

  • Jaya Avendel
    January 19, 2020 at 1:15 PM

    I love a hike, though I have not taken many. One of the most rewarding experiences is reaching the trail end and looking out at a view as beautiful as this one.

  • Ashley
    January 19, 2020 at 2:17 PM

    What a beautiful place which have given you some amazing pictures! I love hanging out around water. There’s something about it which is so calming and tranquil. Happy hiking!!!!xxx

  • Sophie Naylor
    January 19, 2020 at 2:23 PM

    This images really set the scene for me and made me feel as though I was actually living in the moment – I felt peaceful and tranquil. It seems like such a lovely trip. <3

    Soph – x

  • Jody
    January 19, 2020 at 5:55 PM

    Gorgeous views! Sounds like a wonderful time shared with you all. I love hiking but do not di it nearly enough!

  • Lisa
    January 20, 2020 at 10:07 AM

    I always love your hiking posts, I mean I’m so lazy it’s not something I’d ever do myself but I can enjoy your photos and hike vicariously with you, haha. That last picture with the rainbow light effect is stunning! x

  • Melissa Kacar
    January 21, 2020 at 12:24 AM

    All of these photos are so beautiful! It sounds like you all had a great time! Thanks for sharing your experience! 🙂

  • Nicola
    January 21, 2020 at 9:26 AM

    This place looks amazing! Thanks for sharing these breathtaking pictures 🙂

  • Athena Christy
    January 22, 2020 at 6:58 AM

    Sounds like a good hike! I’m glad you got to unwind and bond with nature and friends. Loving your pictures, that view is breathtaking!

    —Athena Christy

    January 22, 2020 at 1:33 PM

    This is random but have you read Wild by Cheryl Strayed? I never thought about hiking before that but between gorgeous photos like this and that book, I have been thinking about trying it, maybe a small hike.

  • Deborah Kos
    January 22, 2020 at 3:28 PM

    Little Baldy Trail looks like a great place to hike. I love how the sunlight reflects with the rainbow. The 2 rays of sunlight with the picture of everyone is also amazing.

  • Hayley
    January 23, 2020 at 6:09 AM

    So beautiful!! Theres only a couple of hikes/trails in my area – they are really nice when the weather is good but would love to be able to venture off to new ones every now and then!!

    Hayley || hayleyxmartin

  • Kara
    January 23, 2020 at 8:06 AM

    It sounds like a really lovely hike! The view from the top is breathtaking. I always love it when a last minute hike turns out to be a great hike!

    x Kara |

  • Mica
    January 25, 2020 at 3:48 AM

    It looks so beautiful and it’s nice you got to go for a little swim too! 🙂

    Hope that you are having a lovely weekend 🙂

  • Rachel
    January 28, 2020 at 2:38 AM

    This looks like a lovely hike! I’ve always wanted to get into hiking but I’ve never had the guts! Looks amazing <3

    Rachel |

  • Nathalie
    February 16, 2020 at 4:49 AM

    These are the most wonderful photos and they really touched me at my heart.
    You are so lucky to have been there. It is amazing to be able to reconnect with nature this way.
    I have a strong yearning with nature and it is my place to re-charge.
    Your photos just look like a dream. I cannot wait for more.


  • Nathalie
    February 16, 2020 at 4:52 AM

    These are the most wonderful photos and they really touched me at my heart.
    You are so lucky to have been there. It is amazing to be able to reconnect with nature this way.
    I have a strong yearning with nature and it is my place to re-charge.
    Your photos just look like a dream. I cannot wait for more! 🙂



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