Bald Mountain

Total Miles
8.3

Elevation

2,387.48 ft

Duration

3 Hours

Technical Rating

6

Difficult

Best Time

Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter

Trail Overview

Explore granite, loose sand, and fun obstacles as you climb to Bald Mountain Lookout with excellent views of Shaver Lake. The trail is well-marked with cairns and reflectors but it's still easy to get lost.

Photos of Bald Mountain

Bald Mountain
Bald Mountain
Bald Mountain

Difficulty

Difficult: Most of trail is easy to moderate, but difficult sections have large rocks and ledges. Aggressive stock vehicles might make it through with an experienced driver.

Technical Rating

6

Status Reports

Brian Pond
Jan 06, 2024
4x4
Open
Snow/Ice
About 1ft of fresh powder... the road from shaver lake is supper icy probably more dangerous than being off road
Michael Mcgarity
Dec 21, 2023
4x4
Temporarily Closed
Closed Gate
The Forest has the gate closed. they are reporting heavy rain and wet conditions. as soon as there is snow, the trail will reopen.
Brandon Mihai
Oct 27, 2023
2021 Land Rover Defender
Open
Normal
Chris Alaras
Oct 14, 2023
4x4
Open
Normal

Access Description

From Highway 168 in Shaver Lake, take Dinkey Creek Road east 9.1 miles. Turn left on Rock Creek Road 9S09. Continue north 3.4 miles to wide road on left. Follow broken pavement to green gate marked Bald Mtn.

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