North Ridge

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Route
Location:
California, United States, North America
Route Type:
Scramble
Time Required:
Half a day
Difficulty:
Class 3 at the worst

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North Ridge
Created On: Nov 17, 2002
Last Edited On: Dec 28, 2006

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.