Bald Mountain via Walt Bailey Trail


Alpine Scramble - Bald Mountain via Walt Bailey Trail

This is reputed to be a great scramble in the fall, with good views and good colors; let's hope our string of good weather continues.

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  • Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 10.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,300 ft

Meet at the Verlot Ranger Station at 8:30 am.

As a lover of Mussorgsky's music, I suppose I should have scheduled this trip for after dark.  I haven't done this peak or the approach trail, so I'm looking forward to exploring a new area that has a great reputation.


Bald Mountain via Walt Bailey Trail

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