Ascent of Bald Mountain on 2016-06-04
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
Only Party on Mountain
|Date:||Saturday, June 4, 2016|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||4x4 Vehicle|
| Elevation:||4005 ft / 1220 m|
Ascent Trip ReportDrove from Cowpen to the Consasauga Lake Recreational Area. I chose not to park at Little Bald Parking like most do, and istead headed downhill and west to park on West Cowpen Road near the recreation area. I hiked down to elevation 3200 and made that my TH.The roads are all well maintained gravel you can drive 15 to 20 mph if you are careful. Hiked up and found the Tearbritches Tr. Uneventful hike with again, no views to speak of.
Then drove back down to the recreation area to hit Grassy Mountain next.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||805 ft / 245 m|
| Round-Trip Distance:||2.8 mi / 4.5 km|
| Quality:||3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Road Hike, Maintained Trail|
| Gain on way in:||805 ft / 245 m|
| Distance:||1.8 mi / 2.9 km|
| Route:||West Cowpen Road to Consauga Lake Road to Tearbrit|
| Start Trailhead:||W. Cowpen Road at 3200 feet 3200 ft / 975 m|
| Distance:||1 mi / 1.6 km|
|Ascent Part of Trip: Atlanta-4|
Complete Trip Sequence:
Total Trip Gain: 5154 ft / 1570 m Total Trip Loss: 2502 ft / 763 m
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