Ascent of Baldy Mountain on 2003-06-26

Climber: Michael Kelly

Date:Thursday, June 26, 2003
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Baldy Mountain
    Location:USA-New Mexico
    Elevation:12441 ft / 3792 m

Ascent Trip Report

Philmont Rayado Crew 619-RM-5

June 25: Hiked west through Pueblano Ruins (8300') to Baldy Skyline (9460'), then to Miranda (8900') and finally Baldy Town (10000').
June 27: Baldy Town (10000') to Copper Park (10500'), up north ridge to summit, down southern trail to Baldy Town. Then through Ute Meadows (9300'), up to Baldy Skyline (9440') to Head of Dean (8700'), south to Santa Claus.

Trip continues to Bear Mountain.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:8141 ft / 2480 m
    Elevation Loss:9641 ft / 2938 m
    Quality:8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Tent Camp
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:7591 ft / 2313 m
    Extra Loss:5150 ft / 1569 m
    Trailhead:Baldy Camp  10000 ft / 3048 m
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:4491 ft / 1369 m
    Extra Gain:550 ft / 167 m
    Trailhead:Santa Claus Camp  8500 ft / 2590 m
Ascent Part of Trip: Philmont Rayado (20 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Wilson Mesa-Point 86072003-06-21
2Wilson Mesa-Point 86072003-06-24
3Baldy Mountain2003-06-26
4Bear Mountain2003-07-01 1
5Black Mountain2003-07-01 2
6Trail Peak2003-07-02 1
7Bonita Peak2003-07-03 2
8South Red Hills Peak2003-07-03 3
9Mount Phillips2003-07-03 4
10Lookout Peak2003-07-07
11Rayado Peak2003-07-08

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