9,575 ft / 2,918 m


424 ft / 129 m


24 summits

Top climbing months

August   20%

May   16%

September  12%

Most climbed route

North Backbone Trail

"To get to Dawson from Pine Mountain, I descended the south facing slope of Pine. It was quick going down, but the winds were really howling up there. Pretty much after reaching the summit of Pine and on the way to Dawson, the winds were intense. It stayed that way until I returned to the summit of Pine (I guess I was passing through a wind corridor). The trail to Dawson was easier than it looked. After descending from Pine, the trail followed the ridge to Dawson. Climbing Dawson was much easier, and I was at the summit of Dawson nearly before I knew it. Between Dawson and San Antonio (Ba" - Peak-Conquistador, Sep 29, 2018
"Last stop. Smoke was up and over the summit. Could see Baldy pretty clearly, but the rest of range had disappeared. Few cracks of thunder and some light rain on the hike back to Guffy." - edg, Jul 30, 2016
"Ski lift trail to Baldy; onward north to Dawson and Pine and back up to Baldy (2x today; we skirted the summit of Dawson on the return from Pine, so only one summit of Dawson); then back to the Baldy Lodge grabbing Harwood on the way, where we saw two bighorn sheep. Back down to Manker Flats via the service road." - HikerMark, Jun 27, 2015
"3rd peak of 3-peak Sierra Club hike to Wright-Pine-Dawson; 1.2 miles w/750' gain from Pine Mountain, 35 mins along south ridge trail. 4.8 miles w/900' gain (2hrs 20mins) back to TH at Guffy CG. " - BradStemm, Sep 6, 2013



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