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Ascent of Bald Mountain on 2017-05-05

Climber: Rick Peterson

Date:Friday, May 5, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Bald Mountain
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:2729 ft / 831 m

Ascent Trip Report

My daughter and I drove up early from SF to Sugarloaf Ridge State Park where we parked at the trailhead. All the trails are well maintained and most of the time it is/was a road. There are some signs on the top with pictures showing all the surrounding peaks from Snow Mt to SF. We had lunch on the bench at the top then continued around the ridge to the south toward Brushy.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2000 ft / 609 m
    Total Elevation Loss:2000 ft / 609 m
    Round-Trip Distance:8 mi / 12.9 km
    Grade/Class:Class 1
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1500 ft / 457 m
    Distance:3 mi / 4.8 km
    Route:Bald Mountain trail
    Start Trailhead:Parking lot  1229 ft / 374 m
    Time:2 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:2000 ft / 609 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 1500 ft / 457 m; Extra: 500 ft / 152m
    Gain on way out:500 ft / 152 m
    Distance:5 mi / 8 km
    Route:Gray Pine/Brushy Peaks trails
    End Trailhead:Parking lot  1229 ft / 374 m
    Time:3 Hours 



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