Prisoner of waR


Trip Date: June 1, 2015
Trip Time: 1 hour 30 mins
Distance: 5km
Elevation Gain: 798m
Route: Kane
Difficulty: Moderate


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Prisoner of waR on Mount Baldy is the perfect training ground for future Alpine Running champions. The scree, scrambling and plentiful exposure on this route will test your might but the popularity of this peak ensures a (small) measure of safety for those who want to push the limits.

Prisoner of waR begins in the unsigned ditch of highway 40 at the western base of Mount Baldy and follows the moderate scrambling route set by Alan Kane.


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This route was dubbed to honor local prisoners of WW2 who were allowed to climb Mount Baldy as long as they promised not to attempt escape.