Ascent of North Baldy Mountain on 2013-07-06

Climber: Paul Michelson

Others in Party:Mike Collins
Date:Saturday, July 6, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:North Baldy Mountain
    Elevation:6173 ft / 1881 m

Ascent Trip Report

Cross to E side of river at Usk/Cusick. Drive to Pyramid Pass on Mill Creek Road 10 miles then turn N just W of pass. The summit road leads north ~4 miles to top. High clearance advised. Peak # 48, pg 112-113, Johnson, 2003. As Eric N said in his PB report “Do yourself a favor and park at the saddle at 5800'”. We encountered active road work going on this weekend up to 2 miles below the summit as the upper Nola and Sylvis Creek drainages are about to be logged. It is unknown what this will do to the access for this peak. Great views and beautiful high alpine meadows. This was our favorite Peak of this trip. 1.0 mile RT with 300 ft of gain.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:300 ft / 91 m
    Round-Trip Distance:1 mi / 1.6 km
    Trailhead:5873 ft / 1790 m
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Open Country

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