Ascent of Baldy Alto on 1986-06-22

Climber: David Olson

Date:Sunday, June 22, 1986
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Baldy Alto
    Elevation:13698 ft / 4175 m

Ascent Trip Report

we set out, climbed San Luis by 9:00 am, using the hard snow to our advantage. Lee stayed on top, to go down separately. Bob & I headed toward Baldy Alto. After some
tough work and a herd of Bighorn sheep we made it, 13698 ft. Interesting summit register. 11:10 am, we headed for Stewart Peak then. Bob dropped out after 1/3rd of the way. I made it (13983 ft) I contoured around Baldy Alto for total altitude gain of 4000 ft.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2098 ft / 639 m
    Total Elevation Loss:3178 ft / 968 m
    Grade/Class:class 2
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2098 ft / 639 m
    Route:First San Luis, then this on the way to Mt. Stewar
    Start Trailhead:camp on Stewart Creek  11600 ft / 3535 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:3178 ft / 968 m
    Route:Contour around this on return trip from Mt. Stewar
    End Trailhead:where my car was  10520 ft / 3206 m

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