Bald Mountain 9151

Elevation: 9,115 ft
Prominence: 1,533

Climbing information for this peak is found on page 212.


Of all the Idaho peaks using the word “Bald” as part of their name, this Bald Mountain may be the most famous. It is famous because it is the center pierce of the Sun Valley Ski Resort. The mountain is covered with Ski runs and lifts, access roads and number of buildings. During the summer Some of the lifts are operated by the resort and you can utilize these to shorten an ascent. For those wanting the total experience FST-201 leads from the River Run Lodge to the summit in roughly 3.8 miles with 1,500 feet of gain.

Bald Mountain from the east. Basil Service Photo

Bald Mountain from the east. Basil Service Photo

USGS Griffin Butte

Climber Trip Reports

Mountain Range: Smoky Mountains

Year Climbed: 1979, 1994

Longitude: -114.40929   Latitude: 43.65489

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