Great views. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from May until September. Southeast to northwest, these include: Point 13679 ft, Point 13634 ft and Point 13684 ft (the official summit of Bald Mountain). The first and last mile-ish are on the road, and the incline is very steep as other reviews stated. Park at the top of the pass to begin the hikes. Bald is ranked in the top 200 Colorado summits. Good, relatively easy hike. Incredible views once you hit the top! Thread starter DouglasVB; Start date Dec 26, 2018; DouglasVB Rising Sun Member. Touren Ausflugsziele. More trail continues north from Black Powder Pass following a tundra-covered ridge to a briefly more level section at 12,460 ft. Continue north along the increasingly rocky ridge to the first of three high points at 13,679 ft. on Bald Mountain, where the Continental Divide leaves the ridge to head east over toward Mt. Bald Mountain is a mountain summit in the West Elk Mountains range of the Rocky Mountains of North America.The 11,787-foot (3,593 m) peak is located in the West Elk Wilderness of the Gunnison National Forest, 11 miles (18 km) east-southeast of Crawford, Colorado in Gunnison County, Colorado… Bald Mountain. Be the first to submit your climbing note! We were even able to take the leashes off the dogs for the entire decline and mostly back to the parking lot to do some off leash training. This road is accessible to many passenger cars, but something with a little better-than-average clearance is suggested in case of some road damage or rough spots. At 3.55 miles, the trail narrows, continuing along the mountain ridge. We knew the rocks hadn't gone anywhere, though, so we wer Sharing 70% of trail with ATVs and bikes. Links to other information, routes & trip reports for this peak that may be helpful. (Redirected from Bald Mountain (Colorado)) Bald Mountain is a high and prominent mountain summit in the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. Our fund raising campaign has come to a close. "Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see." Consider things such as access and accommodation at the base of Bald Mountain (Colorado), as well as the logistics of climbing to the summit. 2. Got there no problem in a Corolla and there was plenty of parking on a Wednesday morning. We were on a definite trail but when we looked at the map/GPS , we were too far west and north. Then you’ll come to another “parking” area. Excellent short hike! In this post, Citizen Science Coordinator Matt Smith explains why the future looks bright for Bald … Bald Mountain von Mapcarta, die freie Karte. The property consists of approximately 780 acres of mountainous terrain with incredible views. The only redeeming qualities were the view at the top and the short section of single track on the north side of the loop. It wasn’t crowded at all at 11am on Saturday. Get ready to take a few breaks. alone so mileage and elevation gain assume a roundtrip from Boreas Pass. Park at the trailhead below Sugarloaf Mountain and hike to Bald Mountain from there. Bald Mountain (Colorado) Weather (Days 0-3): The weather forecast for Bald Mountain (Colorado) is: A dusting of new snowTemperatures will be well below freezing (max -7°C on Mon afternoon, min -25°C on Tue night)Winds increasing (light winds from the W on Mon afternoon, severe gales from the W … The trail you want heads straight up the hill to the west (on your right). There's a single-track type road just north of the pass on the west side of the road that may take you a short distance through willows to a primitive campsite. However, there are very nice views. Bald Mountain at ListsOfJohn.com Weather for Bald Mountain Colorado at Mountain-Forecast.com Bald Mountain at Summits on the Air (Amateur Radio) Weather and Snow National Weather Service Forecast NOAA Snow Depth Map Lists that contain Bald Mountain: Colorado Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #75) Colorado 13,500 foot Peaks (Rank #154) Thanks to all who have contributed for their support! The hike is Class 2 and begins on tundra with some willows and finishes on a lot of medium talus. Only saw 3 other hikers and one 4WD the whole hike. The 13,690-foot (4,173 m) thirteener is located in Arapaho National Forest, 5.5 miles (8.9 km) southeast (bearing 135°) of the Town of Breckenridge in Summit County, Colorado, United States. Length 4.9 miElevation gain 774 ftRoute type Loop We took a wrong turn a few times, and in particular, the turnoff to the mountain is really hard to notice if you’re going clockwise. lots of people driving on the road portion of the hike. Soon you'll arrive at the Bald Mountain Trailhead winter parking lot. Es gibt eine kleine, aber feine Auswahl an lohnenswerten Zielen in Bald Mountain. 24 likes. This is the "Boreas Pass Road" or FR 33. Where they meet we find the foothills – a zone of geological and biological transition. Bald Mountain Road runs for about 11.5 miles from the Arkansas River up to gravel road #187. Von Mapcarta, die freie Karte. We kept going straight up the road to take the loop clockwise and I’m glad we did- it steep with a lot of loose rocks going up so was glad we didn’t have to climb down the loose rocks. Pretty views at the top but not much to look at on the way up. Luckily, it followed forest service road 517 the entire way. Do the loop clockwise. beautiful. Only three stars bc the view at top was great but not the most spectacular view. The site above has information on primitive car-camping as well. © 2020 The Climbing Cooneys. Steep sections are straight up, not maintained as switchbacks. Others are right that the elevation gain is all at once. Vintage Cemetery from the late 1800's for the mining families who settled as pioneers beginning in 1859. Along Colorado’s Front Range the sweeping grasslands of the Great Plains rise to meet the rugged peaks of the Southern Rocky Mountains. Verantwortlich für diesen Inhalt Outdooractive Redaktion Verifizierter Partner . Bald Mountain von Mapcarta, die freie Karte. This is an interesting one. The graded dirt road slowly winds its way to the top of the pass never exceeding appropriate railroad grade. The view at the top is 5 stars, though! 1. Went on a Thursday morning and barely saw anyone. This trail will be on the left and just before the buildings. Also difficult when you climb trail that goes up mountain. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from May until September. 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