Bald Mountain via Walt Bailey Trail


Day Hike - Bald Mountain via Walt Bailey Trail

This is a fantastic fall hike with an optional easy 2nd class scramble to the true summit of Bald Mt.

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

7am at the Verlot Ranger station

There is VERY limited parking at the trailhead.  We will be consolidating down to as few cars as possible at Verlot RS.


Bald Mountain via Walt Bailey Trail

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  1. Navigation
  2. Sun protection
  3. Insulation (extra clothing)
  4. Illumination
  5. First aid supplies
  6. Fire
  7. Repair kit and tools, including knife
  8. Nutrition (extra food)
  9. Hydration (extra water)
  10. Emergency shelter
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