Overview. The USGS (U.S. Geological Survey) publishes a set of the most commonly used topographic maps of the U.S. called US Topo that are separated into rectangular quadrants that are printed at 22.75"x29" or larger. “ What's so special about me climbing a mountain?” — Cody Greiser. Almost 10 miles and over 4,000 vertical feet. There are at least 158 named mountains in Beaverhead County, Montana. The mountain is locally known as Mount Baldy. Ajax Peak , el. We made the hike up to the top of Mount Baldy! You'll then traverse an alpine plateau to the summit of Big Baldy Mountain… Baldy Mountain is covered by the Polaris, MT US Topo Map quadrant Bald Mountain, or “Baldy” as it as known to locals, is the high point of a long, undulating, north/south ridge line that extends from Mineral Hill to Boreas Pass. Baldy Mountain is a mountain in Montana and has an elevation of 10,535 feet. To Bald’s east is a smaller parallel ridge line, the high point of which happens to be Mt. Facilities are operated to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, sex, disability, familial status or political affiliation. Beaverhead County. Bald Mountain on the left, from Breckenridge ski slopes If you have been to the mountains near Denver, you are likely to have seen it, from I-70 near Dillon Reservoir, or maybe while skiing in Breckenridge. Baldy Mountain looms over Argenta, a old silver-mining town along Rattlesnake Creek in the foothills of the Pioneer Mountains. The ascent up the north face of Big Baldy Mountain is via a trail through the shale rock. 9,934 feet (3,028 m) Alder Peak ... Baldy Mountain , el. Thank you for reading On your next view you will be asked to: Log In Activate/Subscribe The trail will continue and you'll reach a junction with the Big Baldy Trail, and you'll turn south and traverse a ridgeline. highest point of what is locally known as baldy mountain. (Originally published in the Montana Standard, Tuesday, January 8, 2002.) Baldy Mountain from Mapcarta, the free map. Gold was first discovered near here in 1862, but it was the silver deposits in the area that made for successful mining here. [citation needed]History. Big Baldy Mountain is the tallest mountain in the Little Belt Mountains located in Judith Basin County, Montana.The mountain is 9,181 feet (2,798 m) high. Mt Baldy Ski Lifts Inc. is located in the Angeles National Forest under special use permit from the Forest Service. Guyot, Bald’s shorter neighbor. by Maryanne Davis Silve and Marty Greiser. Mountains to Climb: Blind Dillon Teen Conquers Baldy Mountain. Click to see Bald Mountain from the slopes of Mt. Silverheels. 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