Ascent of Bald Crater on 2012-08-08
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
Only Party on Mountain
|Date:||Wednesday, August 8, 2012|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||6478 ft / 1974 m|
Ascent Trip ReportI 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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