Bald Mountain, Inyo National Forest
Bald Mt. lookout, el. 9014 ft., is located west of Yosemite National Park and northeast of the ski resort, Mammoth Lakes, California.
To the west you can see the east faces of such Sierra Nevada peaks as Mt. Ritter and Mt. Lyell, which are seen in the infrared photo taken from the Lick observatory on Mt. Hamilton. To the Southeast you look down the Owens valley over the town of Bishop to 11,123 ft. el. Waucoba Mt., 71 ½ miles away; And to 14, 246 ft. el. White Mt. Pk., 37 mi. away. To the north northwest over Mono Lake the Sweetwater mtns. are visible 50 miles out. And to the north northeast you look out into Nevada at Big Indian and Corey Peaks 50 miles away.
This is a
rotating panorama of the vista around this lookout. It can be slow to load, but
is worth waiting for. Clicking on the panorama will stop its motion, and you can
then click and drag it manually at different speeds depending upon where you
place your cursor adjacent to the edge of the panorama. If it does not
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pop-up blocker to allow it to appear. If you see a message in the panorama
space reading “out of memory”, just click over to one of the other links on
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