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Ascent of Bald Crater on 2012-08-08

Climber: Dennis Poulin

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Wednesday, August 8, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Bald Crater
    Location:USA-Oregon
    Elevation:6478 ft / 1974 m

Ascent Trip Report

I hiked Bald Crater from the viewpoint for Crater Lake on Hwy 230. This is the Boundary Springs Trail. A couple miles from the highway Boundary Springs is an impressive destination in itself. I think it is considered the origin of the Rogue River. It may also be on outlet for water from Crater Lake. Nice hike through the forest and then up a steep slope under a forest canopy to the summit of Bald Crater. Nice views from the summit. There are lots of trails in this remote part of Crater Lake National Park, so take a map...
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2000 ft / 610 m
    Distance:11.7 mi / 18.8 km
    Route:Boundary Springs
    Trailhead:4478 ft / 1364 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Open Country
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Dennis Poulin
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