White Baldy Climber's Log
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|seanpeckham||Route Climbed: White Pine headwall, down Red Pine headwall |
Date Climbed: Jun 10, 2007
What a fantastic hike! I believe this mountain is underappreciated. It doesn't have the pointy prominence of nearby Pfeifferhorn, but is only 5 feet shorter and has excellent scrambling and a variety of snowy ascent options.
I climbed up the smaller of the two main snowfields leading to the east ridge, dropped to the south side eventually to avoid the increasing exposure and saw a black bear lumber across. Regained the ridge just west of the summit via a notch. Descended down the main "couloir" into Red Pine.
A wonderful adventure.
|Posted Jun 11, 2007 3:27 pm|
|merrell||ROUTE; Upper Red Pine and West Ridge |
Date Climbed: Aug 21, 2006
|Beautiful views of north end of Utah Valley and Utah Lake and surrounding mountains. Desended the north ridge bordering White Pine for a short distance, then to east side of upper Red Pine Lake. Did hike with "bignick". The view of White Baldy from the towns of American Fork and Lehi will give you an idea of how awesome this hike is.|
|Posted Feb 15, 2007 11:58 pm|
|apachedino||Great scrambling |
Date Climbed: Jul 12, 2006
|Attacked the north face boulder field via white pine. Great scrambling over huge boulders, the last bit up to the notch had alot of loose rock this late in the seasn so be warry of your partner, after that there was some fun scrambling on solid granite slabs on the south side to the top, very enjoyable with a sense of solitude lacking from some of the nearby peaks.|
|Posted Oct 7, 2006 5:30 pm|
|Bignick||Route: West Ridge |
Date Climbed: Aug 21, 2006
|A wonderful climb, dancing on precarious bolders all the way to the summit. Exposure keeps you focused. You can't help but to learn a lot about yourself on this climb.|
|Posted Aug 24, 2006 3:13 am|
|J Anderson||Beat |
Date Climbed: Aug 5, 2006
|My will power was nearly gone when I saw the ominous White Baldy looming in the distance. I sucked it all up and headed up the ridge. I am glad that I did, and I will return to hike it again.|
|Posted Aug 12, 2006 3:46 am|
Date Climbed: Jul 25, 2005
|July 25, 2005 - Hiked up to the Pfeiff via red lake, West facing ridge looked like some fun scrambling so we ascended the west ridge up to white baldy. A few bouldering moves along the way, kept it interesting. Came down the north ridge of white baldy and had some nice downclimbing with great exposure!|
|Posted Jun 20, 2006 6:24 pm|
|Jeremy Franchow||Route Climbed: NW Ridge from Upper Red Pine Lake |
Date Climbed: Oct 8, 2004
|Pleasantly surprised by the challenging scrambling and exposure on the ridge. Total solitude, great views!|
|Posted Jun 8, 2006 5:17 am|
|marauders||One of my favorite mountains |
Date Climbed: May 6, 2006
|The West Ridge was awesome, coming down the north face was even better. This mountain remains one of my favorites in the Wasatch. It's central location provides outstanding views. There were also thunderstorm clouds that began to build in the late morning, and filter through Dry Creek basin, below White Baldy. The clouds provided a surreal setting that made the climb even better.|
The west ridge in winter/spring conditions gets 5 stars in my book. Highly recommended.
|Posted May 7, 2006 9:29 pm|
|Travis Atwood||Multiple Routes |
Date Climbed: Jul 4, 2011
|7/4/11 - Climbed the north side of the west face with Brian. Had to get out quick because of bad weather moving in. Snow conditions were perfect!|
5/30/09 - Climbed as part of the Red/White/Red/White. The ridge between Red & White Baldy is incredible! Ascended the west face directly to the summit ridge.
5/31/08 - Climbed with Ammon Hatch and Jared. It turned out to be a picture perfect day with perfect snow conditions. This is definitely one of my favorite mountains in the Wasatch.
Route - Red Pine / West Ridge.
5/6/06 - Climbed the west ridge with Matt and Alan. Beautiful Day and fantastic views.
Route - Red Pine / West Ridge.
|Posted May 7, 2006 3:37 am|
|Scott Wesemann||White Baldy|
|Climbed straight up the North East face in Spring with Craig Lloyd. (see trip report)|
|Posted Feb 21, 2006 1:58 am|
|marauders||Route Climbed: South Face Date Climbed: July 16, 2005|
|Outstanding mountain! I had never been to the south side of White Baldy and I'm sad it took me so long to discover. Silver Lake is truly spectacular. Route was fun and snow was in good shape for mid-July. The views are probably the best I've seen in the Wasatch because of the mountain's central location. You have big peaks on every side. Highly recommended!|
|Posted Jul 18, 2005 12:59 am|
|jkendal2||Route Climbed: From Silver Lake American Fork Canyon Date Climbed: July-6-2005|
|We started from Silver Lake Flat and hiked the trail to Silver Lake, from Silver Lake we headed up the western side of White Baldy (opposite Sliver Glance route). The route takes you along the south west ridge up to the summit of White Baldy. The snow is still deep and cramp-ons would have been nice, better then kicking steps. A very fun hike.|
|Posted Jul 8, 2005 10:19 pm|
|craghag||Route Climbed: West Ridge Date Climbed: Sept 9, 2001|
|Also climbed 9/6/03.|
|Posted Jun 7, 2005 1:29 pm|
|Nate D||Route Climbed: Red Pine Date Climbed: 1987|
|Picking through the huge boulders on the north face and the ridge was very memorable. Dunked ourselves in one of the little lakes above Red Pine and froze.|
|Posted Mar 1, 2005 4:16 pm|
|Last time was May 22, 1999.|
|Posted Feb 20, 2005 11:45 am|
|PellucidWombat||Route Climbed: Ascended from East, descended White Pine Date Climbed: July 27, 2004|
|Did this peak as part of the Bullion Divide Route. I started out at Sugarloaf, then did Mt Baldy, Hidden Pk, all 3 summits of the American Fork Twin Pks, Red Top, Red Baldy, and White Baldy. What a day! I much preferred the east ridge to the NW - it was a bitch coming down!|
|Posted Jul 28, 2004 1:15 am|
|grandwazoo||Route Climbed: Ridgeline Date Climbed: 2002-2003|
|Reached White Baldy running (hiking) the ridgeline from Lone to AF Twins.|
|Posted Oct 28, 2003 7:30 am|
|rmjwinters||Route Climbed: White Pine Date Climbed: Various|
|Climbed White Pine 2-3 times in the past 5 years. This is indeed a seldom visited summit in the Wasatch. Most people hike to White Pine Lake and stop there. Others hike to Red Pine en route to Pfeifferhorn. It is a great summit with excellent views of Pfeifferhorn and Mount Timp.|
|Posted Oct 27, 2003 5:42 pm|
|MrWasatch||Route Climbed: Red Pine Date Climbed: August 24, 2002|
|Followed trail to Red Pine Lakes, then to basin above with upper Red Pine Lakes. Routefind up to northwest ridge. From here there was some challenging scrambling in spots, then a steep, rocky climb to the main summit area. Typically wonderful views. We descended the north face directly to the boulder-strewn upper Lakes meadow, not recommended! Getting out of the boulder field took a long time!|
|Posted Sep 26, 2003 12:47 pm|