Bald Mountain Climber's Log

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raspritz - Jul 17, 2017 5:07 pm Date Climbed: Jul 17, 2017

NW Ridge  Sucess!

The standard summer route is the NW ridge. Either start hiking at the lower Baldy Road parking lot (10,600') or drive the rough 4.1-mile 4WD road (high-clearance vehicles only) to the relay antennas at 12,574' (about half of topos show a road to 13,000'; that is not true). Hike the obvious class 2 ridgeline trail past a series of false summits to the true summit at 13,684'. Great views of Breckenridge, Quandary Peak, and beyond to Mount Holy Cross. Important: booties are a must for dogs!

boisedoc

boisedoc - Jul 10, 2017 1:37 am Date Climbed: Jul 4, 2017

pseudo Silverheels  Sucess!

for many years, I thought this peak was Silverheels when looking at it from the Frisco area. I learned I was wrong when I climbed Silverheels in 2013. This is a short hike from Boreas Pass which was good as I did not start very early. several false summits to drain morale but I good day to spend a fourth of July

Hotoven

Hotoven - Aug 14, 2016 11:26 am Date Climbed: Aug 13, 2016

False Summits!!!!  Sucess!

Perfect day out. Hiked with my friend Sam. We were the only people on the Mountain all day. Saw some Mountain Goats, and got a good view from the summit. There is around three false summits.

rmjwinters

rmjwinters - Aug 14, 2015 8:41 pm Date Climbed: Aug 8, 2015

W/Boreas  Sucess!

From Boreas with Boreas
7.6 miles & 3,500 feet
Enjoy the false summits!

chicagotransplant

chicagotransplant - Feb 9, 2015 1:15 pm Date Climbed: Feb 8, 2015

North Ridge  Sucess!

3rd time up (2/8/15), early morning flurries broke to a sunny warm day. Broken trail pretty much the whole way to the ridge, and the ridge is mostly blown clear of snow with just a few small patches. Stick to the ridge, the east side has some cornices and loaded slopes.
4th time up (12/26/16), with Rachael. Windy and cold ridge but weather improved on the descent.

BradBartick

BradBartick - Oct 12, 2014 7:14 pm Date Climbed: Oct 18, 2014

Good fall day  Sucess!

Fun after the tower. Rest is a road walk. 50 false summits.

telemarkdude

telemarkdude - Jul 5, 2014 11:40 pm Date Climbed: Jul 5, 2014

South Ridge  Sucess!

South Ridge from Black Powder Pass. With Boreas Mountain.

Scott

Scott - Mar 6, 2014 5:58 pm Date Climbed: Feb 16, 2014

Bald Mountain  Sucess!

A winter ascent with my 9 year old daughter, 11 year old son, and wife.

Click Here for Trip Report

Shaylee

Shaylee - Feb 26, 2014 9:18 am Date Climbed: Feb 16, 2014

Bald Mountain  Sucess!

2-16-2014

Kessler

Kessler - Feb 26, 2014 9:17 am Date Climbed: Feb 16, 2014

Bald Mountain  Sucess!

2-16-2014

nickkarl

nickkarl - Aug 9, 2013 11:31 am Date Climbed: Aug 8, 2013

North Ridge  Sucess!

Great hike with amazing views. Enjoy the ridge of false hope.
http://www.coloradoascents.blogspot.com/2013/08/bald-mountain.html

rockymountaindiva

rockymountaindiva - Jul 26, 2013 8:21 pm Date Climbed: Apr 23, 2009

False summits  Sucess!

This was my first time on this peak and was disillusioned by all the false summits. Now I know better!

shanahan96

shanahan96 - Mar 21, 2013 6:14 pm Date Climbed: Dec 1, 2012

too easy  Sucess!

easy hike with mike, depressing dry. there isn't even any snow at the breck ski resort. i need to get into shape!

jamie

chicagotransplant

chicagotransplant - Dec 1, 2012 7:11 pm Date Climbed: Dec 1, 2012

September or December?  Sucess!

Very dry, almost depressingly so. One could drive all the way to the Iowa Mill (and beyond) still. Some very shallow snow from Mill to treeline (under 6") and then its mostly dry all the way to the summit from that point, no gaitors today.

milan - Oct 24, 2012 4:37 pm Date Climbed: Feb 12, 2012

Winter ascent  Sucess!

Great day, lots of snow, I hiked on the ridge and got whiteout on the summit because of approaching snowstorm. Great view of Tenmile Mountain Range!

SenadR

SenadR - Sep 2, 2012 8:41 pm Date Climbed: Sep 2, 2012

Nice solo hike.  Sucess!

From Boreas Pass, be ready for so many false summits, otherwise nice hike with some great views.

theREALCarpeDM

theREALCarpeDM - Jul 23, 2012 2:20 am Date Climbed: Jun 9, 2012

North ridge  Sucess!

With Mike Smith. Nice easy day. This was the last of the Front Range bicentennials for me.

alpine345

alpine345 - Jun 10, 2012 4:16 pm Date Climbed: Mar 22, 1980

Baldy  Sucess!

Climbed the N ridge after staying in a friends cabin on the E flank. My first mtn after moving to Breck...

mansfieo

mansfieo - Nov 1, 2011 4:58 pm Date Climbed: Oct 17, 2011

Baldy  Sucess!

first summit in co after moving from id... everything is so accessible here! and high. Headed up after 2nd snowfall.

xpda

xpda - Oct 29, 2011 1:43 pm Date Climbed: Nov 1, 2004

Bald Mountain  Sucess!

Not sure about the date. With Melinda. Second time.

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