Ascent of Baker Peak on 2018-08-01

Climber: Gerry Pennington

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Baker Peak
    Elevation:12305 ft / 3750 m

Ascent Trip Report

Hiked to Baker Lake and tent camped for the ascent the next day.
The climb was rock strewn from start to finish and reminded me of Pilot Peak but with two thousand feet added, I call it Pilot 2.0
Spectacular views in all directions although somewhat obscured by the smokey haze.
Gerry Pennington
Spring Creek, NV.
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Baker Peak-West from Baker Peak.Gerry Pennington (2018-07-31). Photo by Gerry Pennington.
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Summary Total Data
    Trailhead:Baker Lake  -9999 ft / -3047 m
    Quality:7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Open Country
    Gear Used:
Tent Camp
    Weather:Drizzle, Hot, Breezy
Ascent Statistics
    Time:4 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Time:3 Hours 

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