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Pyramid Peak & Window Peak Lake

“Window Peak Lake” is a spectacular¬†granite-encased lake¬†tucked in underneath rugged Window Peak. While only a couple miles off the John Muir Trail, there is no trail or use paths to negotiate the 1,800 foot vertical ascent to the lake which is steep and rocky. 462 more words

Trail Running

Tower Peak

Tower Peak is a remote and impressive summit at the northern end of the High Sierra. The peak lies at the headwaters of the West Walker River that was included in the substantial expansion of the Hoover Wilderness in 2009. 651 more words

Trail Running

Incredible Hulk - Sunspot Dihedral

The world is small, it is even smaller when it comes to the world of climbers. In 2010, Matt Robertson, author of Long Dong Climbing Guide, put together a team of 21 climbers from all over the world including some big names like, Mayan Gobat Smith, Hazel Finlay and Tim Emmett. 1,416 more words

Trad Climbing Trips

Evolution Traverse Trip Report

Attempted on Sept. 13th, 2013.

Text and Photos by: Melissa Buehler

The American Alpine Club awarded me a grant in 2013 to attempt the Evolution Traverse in a day. 1,842 more words