Summits on the Air W6/CT-259 Bald Mountain (1st Activation)
A Change of Plans
Damn. Today was supposed to be an activation of Mt. Pacifico. Mt Pacifico, from what I understand is that there’s a hike-in-only-campground. The plan was to activate in the evening and spend the night.
Well 3 miles into the hike I was done. I had packed to much in my pack which was weighing me down and I knew I wouldn’t make the rest of the trek. So I hightailed it down to the car and set a course for Bald Mountain, which is off of Highway 138 and then Highway N2.
When you first arrive to Bald Mountain you are greeted by some signs… never mind those. Punch it!
You follow this road until you come to a fork. Go left and this will take you to bald mountain. I opted to park at the first turnout so I could be within the rules by hiking a bit.
The area is nothing but grass so I was careful to not leave hot electronics on the ground, but instead set them on a cloth.
Other than that it was a smooth operation. Rather peaceful except for the wind.
If you hadn’t noticed there are a bunch of steel poles sticking out of the ground. Jackite heaven!
Thank you Chasers! Without you I would just be some idiot on a hill talking to myself. Which I do on occasion anyway.
FYI there is Verizon Data here. It’s one bar, but it’s there.