The first structure was a log cabin with cupola in 1925. The present 10' treated timber tower with R-6 flat cab was built in 1959 and is on emergency status. It is located in the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness.
Boise National Forest
18 miles southeast of Yellow Pine
Valley County, Idaho
Elevation 9705'
USGS Benchmark QA0783
USGS Benchmark QA0784

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Big Baldy in 1938 Big Baldy in 1938 Big Baldy in 1998 Big Baldy in 1998
Photos courtesy the U.S. Forest Service and PJ Smith & Jim Reid