Elevation

9,983 ft / 3,043 m

#1,012 in California

#6,353 in United States

Prominence

2,583 ft / 787 m

#81 in California

#558 in United States

Summits

70 summits

#59 in California

#494 in United States

Top climbing months

July   31%

August   18%

October   12%

Most climbed route

Rocky creek Trail off Highway 50

7.6 mi • 4,059 ft gain

Highlights

  • Highest peak on the western side of Lake Tahoe and highest in the Desolation Wilderness
  • Distinct pyramidal appearance when viewed from the east
  • Excellent views of the many lakes of the Desolation Wilderness from the summit, including the remarkable Lake Aloha
  • Top section of the peak is a huge pile of talus, get ready for some talus-hopping when snow-free
16 summits • 7.6 mi • 4,059 ft gain • 6 hr 15 min
1 summit • 21.6 mi • 5,910 ft gain • 12 hr 49 min
1 summit • 32.6 mi • 5,507 ft gain • 26 hr 23 min

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