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Ascent of Bald Mountain on 2010-05-23

Climber: Brad Boester

Date:Sunday, May 23, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Bald Mountain
    Location:USA-Nevada
    Elevation:8971 ft / 2734 m

Ascent Trip Report

Take highway 50 east from Fallon to the junction with NV Hwy 722, follow 722 winding up to Carroll Summit (a Lander County road sign and cattle guard marks the summit). Just east of the summit on the left side(north) is a dirt road turnoff-park here. Walk the dirt road up to about 8300ft following a fenceline. Then head cross-country sidehilling around the southwest side of point 8777 to a ridgeline where you will encounter a fenceline which you follow up to point 8633. From point 8633 the route to Bald Mountain summit is clear, descend to another saddle at 8200ft and climb directly to the summit.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2271 ft / 691 m
    Elevation Loss:2271 ft / 691 m
    Distance:6 mi / 9.7 km
    Grade/Class:I
    Quality:2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Open Country
    Weather:Cool, Breezy, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:1871 ft / 570 m
    Extra Loss:300 ft / 91 m
    Distance:3 mi / 4.8 km
    Route:East ridge
    Trailhead:Carrol Summmit  7400 ft / 2255 m
    Time Up:1 Hours 45 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:1971 ft / 600 m
    Extra Gain:400 ft / 121 m
    Distance:3 mi / 4.8 km
    Route:East ridge
    Trailhead:Carrol Summmit  7400 ft / 2255 m
    Time Down:1 Hours 20 Minutes



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