Ralston Peak Climber's Log

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Darren9 - Nov 7, 2009 3:30 am Date Climbed: Aug 3, 2009

great view  Sucess!

Great view from the top.

Adamus - Jul 2, 2009 8:42 pm Date Climbed: Jun 29, 2009

Main Trail  Sucess!

Second hike of the day after Little Pyramid.


fedak - Jun 20, 2009 10:07 pm Date Climbed: Jun 20, 2009

Main Trail  Sucess!

Beautiful clear day. Snow mostly gone on the trail except for a bit at the top of the ridge. Lillies sprouting but not in bloom yet.

Pics here: here.


Noondueler - Feb 5, 2009 12:39 am Date Climbed: Sep 22, 1997

Standard trail up  Sucess!

from the south


Jonodo - Oct 29, 2008 11:22 pm Date Climbed: Oct 29, 2008

Ralston Peak Trail  Sucess!

Very nice, warm day for the end of October. Fall is definitely my favorite time in the Sierra. Headed over to Mt. Baldy and Cup Lake to check things out. There was some limited but decent climbing on the ridge between the peaks. Fun day.

Matt Worster

Matt Worster - Aug 7, 2008 3:33 pm Date Climbed: Jul 26, 2008

Ralston Peak Trail  Sucess!

Nice little outing from the Bay Area.


steve_hiebert - Jun 5, 2008 2:04 pm Date Climbed: Dec 16, 2005

South Slopes  Sucess!

We climbed up Ralston via south slopes starting from the Sayles Flat trailhead.


danman3156 - Apr 17, 2008 10:02 pm Date Climbed: Apr 6, 2008

Good Ski Decent  Sucess!

Skiied a few times this winter from highway 50. A great run.


snowflake - Mar 21, 2008 3:41 pm

From Echo Lake  Sucess!

A fun ski


requiem - Mar 13, 2008 5:36 pm Date Climbed: Oct 1, 2008

Ridge route from Echo Chalet  Sucess!

same as squishy. if you gain the ridge and stay on it right after Becker Pk you're rewarded with many mini bouldering problems along the way. makes the going slower but it sure beats bushwhacking and slogging!

Stu Brandel

Stu Brandel - Dec 17, 2007 8:10 pm Date Climbed: Jul 7, 1992

Desolation Refutation  Sucess!

The hike from Camp Sacramento was steady uphill but worth it with a Summit view of Desolation (anything but) Wilderness that made me sad I wasn't going further.


tombcronin - Oct 17, 2007 7:09 pm Date Climbed: Jun 1, 2007

Ralston Peak Trail  Sucess!

You can take a nap on the summit

A Bit

A Bit - Sep 1, 2007 2:14 am Date Climbed: Aug 30, 1995

Ralston Peak trail  Sucess!

Pleasant hike through the forest ending with great views of Tahoe and the Desolation Wilderness.


k2link - Jul 15, 2007 9:40 pm Date Climbed: Jul 14, 2007

Great day  Sucess!

A warm day in the Sierras. I was on a fairly tight time schedule (a wedding in Sacto at 4:30 pm). From my car to the summit and back in 4 hrs/10 mins. It was a great day, and I felt good. The views, stunning as always, though I was surprised by the low water level in Lake Aloha.


WeatherMan - Jul 11, 2007 2:03 am Date Climbed: Sep 12, 2006

SW Ridge  Sucess!

Awesome views, pleasant summit... cant wait to try it on a winter ascent.


NewDayRising - May 7, 2007 12:16 am Date Climbed: May 5, 2007

SE Ridge  Sucess!

Snowshoed with 5 others up the ralston trail then off trail. Overshot the summit and went up the SE ridge to gain the summit. The ridge and summit were extremely windy and cold. My hands were numb and I couldn't operate my camera. Snowshoed down from the summit and camped near frozen Avalanche Lake.


Wallylongridge - Jan 16, 2007 7:25 pm Date Climbed: Oct 10, 2004

Camp Sac.  Sucess!

A nice peak to do on your way to Tahoe from Hwy 50


Kerstin - Oct 16, 2006 3:15 pm Date Climbed: Oct 7, 2006

Route hiked: Echo Lake to west ridge and back.  Sucess!

I did this hike with Anita. It looked like it might storm but it didn't. The fall color was beautiful as was the view from the top!


Felsberg - Oct 4, 2006 2:34 am Date Climbed: Sep 30, 2006

Route Climbed: Main Trail  Sucess!

I had an afternoon to spare this weekend in Tahoe so decided to hike this peak. A fine hike with excellent views. PICS

Dangers Pop

Dangers Pop - Sep 28, 2006 4:25 am Date Climbed: Jul 13, 2006

Trail from Camp Sacramento  Sucess!

Hiked up with Kane. Beautiful views of Tahoe and Desolation Wilderness. This hike is worth the effort.

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