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Ascent of Big Baldy Mountain on 2011-09-04

Climber: Vincent Powell

Date:Sunday, September 4, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Big Baldy Mountain
    Location:USA-Montana
    Elevation:9177 ft / 2797 m

Ascent Trip Report

This hike was relatively easy. We started at the junction of 3328 and 753. 3328 is a good dirt road, anything but a sports car would make it. A generally gradual ascent up an ATV trail (753), then a slightly steeper trek up a Dirt Bike trail (733) to the top.
We went down to Rhoda lake to do some fishing. We dropped off the saddle to the North of Big Baldy, and came back up a trough just South of Big Baldy. Neither route was very easy, be prepared for some rock scramble on fairly loose scree.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2011 ft / 612 m
    Total Elevation Loss:250 ft / 76 m
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2011 ft / 612 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 1761 ft / 537 m; Extra: 250 ft / 76m
    Loss on way in:250 ft / 76 m
    Distance:3.8 mi / 6.1 km
    Start Trailhead:7416 ft / 2260 m
Descent Statistics



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