Ascent of Highwood Baldy on 2013-06-24
|Date:||Monday, June 24, 2013|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Summit:||4x4 Vehicle|
| Elevation:||7670 ft / 2337 m|
Ascent Trip ReportI used the Brekhus and Earl trip reports from cohp.org. The drive was excellent to the private property section, and rough beyond there.
I found all the gates open and not posted against driving, and there were thunderstorms in the forecast (and clouds massing on the horizon). So I drove to the top. This *required* high clearance, 4WD, and sturdy tires.
Most people have been stopped by a gate at 5880' elevation. There is another one at 6820'. The road is decent between those gates, the really rough part is above 6820'.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||10 ft / 3 m|
| Trailhead:||summit parking 7660 ft / 2334 m|
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