The Bald Mountain Wilderness is located on the Eastern edge of the White Pine Range, with Ellison creek bordering it on the south. It is a lower elevation range with rocky outcrops and unique box canyons in the lower elevations. As one gets higher, Pinion - Juniper forests give way to mountain sage, wildflowers and a high grassy (bald) peak at 8850 ft. There are no system trails in this Wilderness area.
Leave No Trace
How to follow the seven standard Leave No Trace principles differs in different parts of the country (desert vs. Rocky Mountains). Click on any of the principles listed below to learn more about how they apply in the Bald Mountain Wilderness.
Digital and paper maps are critical tools for wilderness visitors. Online maps can help you plan and prepare for your visit ahead of time. You can also carry digital maps with you on your GPS unit or other handheld GPS device. Having a paper map with you in the backcountry, as well as solid orienteering skills, however, ensures that you can still route-find in the event that your electronic device fails.
Motorized equipment and equipment used for mechanical transport is generally prohibited in all wilderness areas.
This includes the use of motor vehicles, motorboats, motorized equipment, bicycles, hang gliders, wagons, carts, portage wheels, and the landing of aircraft including helicopters.