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North Ridge

 
North Ridge

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Location: California, United States, North America

Lat/Lon: 37.37470°N / 118.7567°W

Object Title: North Ridge

Route Type: Scramble

Time Required: Half a day

Difficulty: Class 3 at the worst

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Created/Edited: Nov 17, 2002 / Dec 28, 2006

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Approach

 
 The approach is pretty...
 
From the Mosquito Flat trailhead, follow the Little Lakes Valley Trail to just past Chickenfoot Lake. Leave the trail here and angle toward the North Ridge.

Route Description

 
 Follow the blue line to the...
 
Once having gained the toe of the North Ridge, continue to the top. To make the climb more fun/challenging, stay on the ridge proper all the way to the summit. If it becomes too difficult, exit to the south onto the lower-angled face, and continue upward.

Essential Gear

For this climb, you will need nothing more than a casual level of fitness and a comfortable pair of shoes.

Images

 Follow the blue line to the...Pyramid Peak\'s Various Routes (Photo Topo)North Ridge Exposure