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This is not a super easy hike. It is about five miles up to the Roundhouse for a treat and a ride... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2018
Draper, Utah
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Outstanding trail, well groomed, views phenomenal

We are sea level people so the hike to the top of Bald Mt, at 9,150' was a bit of a challenge for... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2017
Barb H
Seattle, Washington, United States
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Low elevation hiking trail that culminates in a scenic overlook on Bald Mountain.
Bald Mountain, Sun Valley, ID
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

Nice day up on the mountain looking and hiking around. Too bad there was quite a bit of smoke in the air because of fires. Next time we will head up there earlier in the year to really take advantage of the wonderful views.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 5 July 2018

We hiked down from the summit of Bald Mt to the Roundhose—about 3 Miles. The trail was in good shape the vast majority of the time. Nice mix of time in forest and time in open. The views are spectacular. It was @ gorgeous day...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank jcacciola
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

This is not a super easy hike. It is about five miles up to the Roundhouse for a treat and a ride back down. The BLM lookout is an easy hike.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Dunn45
Reviewed 31 August 2017

We are sea level people so the hike to the top of Bald Mt, at 9,150' was a bit of a challenge for us only because of not having enough days to acclimate. The trail itself was well groomed, with long switchbacks that helped you...More

Date of experience: August 2017
3  Thank Barb H
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Great hike. Fantastic views, the air smells so good and great exercise. Oh and did I mention the fantastic views!!!

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank ColeTrickle1995
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Trail begins just to the right of the gondola, with a well marked entrance. It is 5 miles to the summit, where Lookout Restaurant, vending machines only in the summer, offers spectacular vistas. Good preparation will ensure the most pleasant hike. Ideally start the hike...More

Date of experience: August 2016
8  Thank The C
Reviewed 16 July 2016

I rode the gondola and lifts to the top of Bald Mountain and hiked down (July 2016). There were plenty of wildflowers and views of nearby mountain ranges. It is work, even going downhill and some detours due to the use of heavy equipment, made...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Stephen H
Reviewed 13 September 2015

This is a great in town hike. If you haven't acclimated or are in so so shape, you should be able to make it to the first lookout. Best to get to the Roundhouse for lunch. Then take the gondola down or continue to the...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank Idahobeachgal
Reviewed 24 August 2015

a must while visiting Sun Valley, beautiful, challenging, views are incredible. hike to the round house and take the free gondola ride down during summer months.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank austin_TexasLkd
Reviewed 4 March 2015

Starting out at almost 6,000 feet, the hike up Bald Mountain Trail is breathtaking, not only from the 3,000 + feet climb in elevation but also because of the views of the sweet little town of Ketchum and up and down the Wood River Valley....More

Date of experience: September 2014
4  Thank KetchumPegasus
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11 August 2018|
Response from Dunn45 | Reviewed this property |
After riding the gondola? Maybe but not easily from what I saw.