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FairweatherFrom Glen Alpine  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 2, 2012


Day hike loop past Susie Lake, then up Jacks and across to Dicks. Fun day - 8 hrs 15 min. Had to deal with some snow in a chute up to Jacks and also on the descent from Dicks.
Beautiful day. Only saw one other person in the back country.
Also, repeated the same route with John, except we dropped down from Jacks. John did not like the traverse.
Posted Oct 25, 2015 3:38 pm

bechttTrail up/traverse to Jacks down  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 13, 2015


Long day hitting all four peaks (Tallac, Dicks, Jacks, and Pyramid) from Glen Alpine.
Posted Aug 21, 2015 2:54 pm

jkantolineNear Miss


Wonderful climb, saw lots of interesting wildlife. Off trail and a steep scramble at the top forced us down just off summit.
Posted Jun 23, 2015 1:42 am

MarmadukeA great scramble  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 18, 2015


From Glen Alpine Springs, the ridge at the end to the summit was a nice scramble with a few class 3 moves.
Posted Jun 19, 2015 9:32 pm

trexkerryWith Jacks  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 2, 2014
Round trip from Glen Alpine, went to Dicks then Jacks, descending down Jacks SE face to meet the PCT which took us back to the Glen Alpine trail. Trip report is HERE
Posted Aug 3, 2014 4:11 pm

cabFrom Tallac  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 20, 2014


Fun hike over from Tallac. Continued on to Jacks Peak afterwards.
Posted Jul 21, 2014 11:23 am

seanoFrom Jacks  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 14, 2014


Continuing Pyramid to Tallac traverse. Trip report.
Posted May 29, 2014 3:09 pm

WayneFryNE Ridge Via High Saddle  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Dec 22, 2013


Overnight trip at Dicks Lake from the Eagle Lake trail head. Climbed with a group of nine from SMC. An early start put us on top at sunrise and made for some great pictures. Round trip on this one was about 12 miles.
Posted Dec 25, 2013 5:57 pm

jimeganDicks Peak  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 9, 2013


Climbed from Bayview trailhead enroute to Jacks Peak
Posted Sep 9, 2013 11:14 pm

Dariawith tallac as loop  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 4, 2013


Spectacular 4th of july fireworks show the day prior. Done as a loop with Mt. Tallac and down a wild waterfall canyon
Posted Jul 29, 2013 1:20 pm

JonathanHeywoodFrom Bayview TH  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 13, 2013
A beautiful afternoon hike from Emerald Bay. Took the PCT to Dicks Pass on the way up then returned via the west shore of Dicks Lake.
Posted Jul 14, 2013 7:48 pm

lizklevyJacks to Dicks Traverse  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 25, 2012


Day hike from Glen Alpine to Jacks and then traversed across to Dicks.
Posted Jul 28, 2012 2:52 pm

LincolnBInspiration pt  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 21, 2012


Dayhike from Inspiration point. Perfect weather. Couldn't find a register, but there were two full waterbottles at the summit -- weird.
Posted Jul 22, 2012 10:58 am

mg1779Backpacked It  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 31, 2008


4 day backpacking trip through Desolation Wilderness. Definitely more challenging to climb with a large pack, but we still made it! Then we traversed over to Jacks! Long fun windy day.
Posted Jul 16, 2012 1:05 pm

Darren9Ice climbing on Dicks?  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 11, 2012


Yes it's true we hiked ice gear all the way into Dicks Peak because there was nowhere else to find ice in Tahoe. Turns out the extremely low snow and cold temps created very firm snow conditions (what there was of it) and a thick WI2 flow in a gully on the right side of the north face about 40 meters long, which we enjoyed. I don't expect to see this ever again!
Posted Jan 11, 2012 11:28 pm

mengboDicks Peak  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 23, 2011


Started from Bayview TH via PCT. Used Eagle Lake Trail for the return.
Posted Oct 28, 2011 4:21 pm

MarekBTallac, Dicks & Jacks traverse  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 16, 2011


Nice hike and great views on E side of Crystal Range with quite a bit of snow still lingering from previous week's storm. Pretty windy but it only made it bearable; very hot when calm.
Posted Oct 20, 2011 1:54 am

srobinsonDouble Peak Day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 28, 2011
Long but beautiful day. Doubled up with Jack's peak. Total mileage - 17. Total time - 11.5 hours.
Posted Aug 29, 2011 6:41 pm

hgrapidStill some snow en route to Dicks Pass  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 6, 2011


Climbed with Janine Peak. The last couple hundred feet on the way to Dicks Pass had some snow, so it was tricky to follow, but the snow has melted considerably in the past couple weeks.
Posted Aug 6, 2011 9:19 pm

birdheadNE Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 29, 2011


Day hiked from the Bay View trail. Some snow still present heading to Dick's Pass. Excellent views of Pyramid Peak from the summit!
Posted Jul 30, 2011 1:56 pm

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