Bald Mountain, Nevada

Prominence: 2744 ft, 836 m

Elevation: 9544 feet, 2909 meters

True Isolation: 9.2 mi, 14.8 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 9549 ft / 2910 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)38° 32' 4'' N, 119° 6' 55'' W
38.534406, -119.115337 (Dec Deg)
315625 E 4267232 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionLyon

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     Nevada County Prominence Peaks (Rank #15)
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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 63
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 59)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2007-07-03 by Edward Earl
     2012-08-09 by Bob Burd
     2014-06-21 by Eric Kassan (GPS Track)
     2014-10-09 by David Porter (GPS Track)
     2015-04-12 by John Fedak
     2016-09-04 by Koni Fujiwara
     2016-09-13 by Josef Nuernberger
     2017-09-14 by Dean Gaudet (Unsuccessful)
     2018-05-28 by Dean Gaudet (GPS Track)
     2019-01-01 by Mihai Giurgiulescu (Unsuccessful) (GPS Track)
     2019-05-18 by Chris Halsch (GPS Track)
     2019-06-18 by Will Whitney
     2019-06-21 by Greg Gerlach
     2019-06-22 by Mihai Giurgiulescu (GPS Track)
     2020-05-29 by Marc Belanger (GPS Track)
     2021-05-09 by Eric Noel (GPS Track)
     2021-05-30 by Bob Bolton
     2021-07-07 by Tom Gathright (GPS Track)
     2021-09-04 by Marcus Sierra
     2022-04-07 by Brett Marciasini (GPS Track)
     2022-06-18 by Maxton C

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Approaching Bald Mountain from the north (2020-05-29). Photo by Marc Belanger.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 2744 ft/836 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 2784 ft/848 m
  Key Col: 6800 ft/2073 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 9.2 mi/14.8 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 38.4892, -119.275
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    East Sister  (WSW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Intermountain West
Range3: Great Basin Ranges
Range4: West Great Basin Ranges
Range5: Pine Nut-Sweetwater Ranges
Drainage BasinsWalker
Great Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
OwnershipLand: Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Wovoka Wilderness Area (Highest Point)
Topo MapWichman Canyon O38119e1 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Other Photos

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My best friend Lola atop Bald Mountain. Trying to get all the Nevada Wilderness Area HPs before she can't make the hikes, but it is already getting much slower (2021-07-07). Photo by Tom Gathright.
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