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Ascent of Mount Baldy-West Ridge on 2009-06-18

Climber: Dan Baxter

Others in Party:3
Date:Thursday, June 18, 2009
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Hi-Clearance Vehicle
Peak:Mount Baldy-West Ridge
    Location:USA-California/Nevada
    Elevation:9040 ft / 2755 m

Ascent Trip Report

Full report to cohp.com and summitpost. This ascent made me a completer of California's 58 county highpoints, a feat I thought I accomplished a couple years ago on North Palisade. Last autumn, however, Jerry Brekhus discovered this Placer County liner on the Nevada border with ONE measly 40' contour line higher than Granite Chief, the previously assumed Placer COHP.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:890 ft / 270 m
    Extra Gain:100 ft / 30 m
    Route:Tahoe Rim Trail
    Trailhead:Tahoe Rim Trail TH on Martis PK Rd  8350 ft / 2545 m
    Grade/Class:I
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear



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