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Ascent of Bald Mountain on 2013-05-05

Climber: Ryan Courtney

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Sunday, May 5, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Bald Mountain
    Location:USA-Idaho
    Elevation:5320 ft / 1621 m

Ascent Trip Report

I had route info and coordinates for Bald, but had not originally planned to attempt it. However I looked across the valley from the summit of Steptoe Butte and the snow didn't seem like it would cause a major hindrance. I was able to drive pretty close and was eventually stopped by snow around 4100'; I walked from there. I had, but did not carry or need, snowshoes. No boot prints anywhere above my car, but when I came back from my summit lounging there were paw prints in my boot prints, though I never saw anything.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Open Country, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Clear



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