Echo Peak Climber's Log

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fedak

fedak - Jun 27, 2009 9:17 pm Date Climbed: Jun 26, 2009

Trail from Echo Lakes  Sucess!

The "unofficial" trail from the Triangle lake junction is in better shape than the "official" spur trail from the PCT.

Skeeters are out!
Pics are here.

ckerth

ckerth - Jun 24, 2009 2:09 pm Date Climbed: Jun 23, 2009

From Echo Lakes  Sucess!

Climbed Flagpole before continuing on to Echo Peak. Nice views from the top. Took the trail back to the Echo Lakes.

birdhead

birdhead - Aug 27, 2007 12:29 pm Date Climbed: Aug 25, 2007

Trail from Echo Lakes  Sucess!

Hiked on my bachelor party with Eric, Scott, and Kevin. Should have brought more food instead of beer...

rhyang

rhyang - Nov 15, 2006 10:31 pm

January 2004  Sucess!

Snowshoed up across frozen Echo Lake from Echo Lake sno-park. Excellent views on a clear cold day.

96avs01

96avs01 - Oct 15, 2006 7:00 am Date Climbed: Oct 14, 2006

Great Dayhike  Sucess!

Amazing weather, great views, and very few people made for a great dayhike from the Echo Lakes approach!

Kerstin

Kerstin - Aug 28, 2006 5:21 am Date Climbed: Aug 26, 2006

Up Tamarack Trail to Echo Peak  Sucess!

I hiked Echo Peak via the Tamarack Trail with Anita. After hanging around on the summit for a while in perfect weather, we descended Echo Peak's northeast-facing ridge to Upper Angora Lake. We purchased lemonades at Angora Lakes resort, talked with several friendly people, then made our way down the steep trail to Fallen Leaf Lake, lemonades in hand. I remember giggling with Anita, and heard her say, "I feel like I just walked out of a bar!" All in all a perfect, mellow, and very fun day.

I also climbed this peak from Upper Angora Lake in June of 2000, solo.

derbilly

derbilly - Aug 17, 2006 3:15 pm Date Climbed: Mar 22, 2003

Nice winter peak  Sucess!

Another easy Tahoe peak with an enjoyable traverse and great views. Continued on to Flagpole.

Wallylongridge

Wallylongridge - Aug 2, 2006 2:30 pm Date Climbed: Aug 1, 2006

Echo to Flagpole  Sucess!

This was just a nice way to spent the day.

hikeman76

hikeman76 - Jun 8, 2006 1:11 am Date Climbed: Jan 4, 2002

Echo Lakes  Sucess!

It was a long time ago...but I remember lot's of snow!!

jfrishmanIII

jfrishmanIII - Mar 24, 2006 4:17 am

Many Times

This was one of my grandfathers favourite hikes, and we used to do it all the time when I was young. Usually we'd just head straight uphill from our cabin by the Echo Lakes Channel. Sometimes we'd take other approaches too though. Good times!

Dave K - Dec 1, 2005 11:02 am

Route Climbed: Ralston Lake Date Climbed: January 2003  Sucess!

Snowshoed up this sucker in January 2003. The views of the Crystal Range were awesome.

Matthew Holliman

Matthew Holliman - Nov 8, 2005 6:14 pm

Route Climbed: Echo Lakes ridge traverse Date Climbed: Aug 27, 2004  Sucess!

Followed the ridge around Flagpole, this, Ralston, and a couple of other bumps whose names I forget. Mellow and surprisingly enjoyable.

HenneB

HenneB - Nov 8, 2005 4:41 pm

Route Climbed: Flagpole Peak Traverse Date Climbed: 11-06-2005  Sucess!

We climbed this out of Echo Lakes via Flagpole Peak. After Echo Peak we continued on to Angora Peak and Kieth's Dome. Cloudy with occasional sun, windy, not too cold. Snow higher up was ancle-deep.

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