Lone Pine Peak

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This is the first and most prominant peak drive up Whitney Portal Road. The East face has many big wall climbs. Easiest route is from Meysan Lake. Scramble up the far scree gully on the other side of Grassy Lake.

Elevation (feet): 12,944
Elevation (meters): 3,945
Continent: North America
Country: United States
Range/Region: Sierra Nevada
State: California
Latitude: 36.5617
Longitude: -118.224
Difficulty: Walk up
Best months for climbing: May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
Nearest major airport: Las Vegas
Convenient Center: Lone Pine

Thanks to John Maurizi for adding this peak.

Trip Reports

NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name

There are 5 trip reports for Lone Pine Peak.

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  • Log #15454 - by Jim Raley on Aug 06, 2004
    Hiked up to Grass Lakes, dropped our packs, then went up the scree/talus slopes to the summit. Secor recommends staying to the left as much as possible, but it didn't seem to help very much. A great...
  • Log #15455 - by David Bender on Sep 17, 2003
    Day hike - 12 hours car to car with a couple hours on the summit. Didn't see a soul beyond the parking lot.
  • Log #15456 - by Josh on July 19, 2003
    Soloed the North Ridge. It's an okay climb, but it doesn't live up to the hype in the guidebooks.
  • Log #15457 - by Mark on Nov 02, 2001
    We did the North Ridge--a blast. It's best to go early in the season, when there's still snow on the route, coz there's no water on the ridge and you can't carry enuff. Routefinding is an issue in...
  • Log #15458 - by Bob Grow on Dec 20, 2000
    Joe Kiskis and I climbed the North Ridge. We found the guidebook descriptions confusing. Secor's recommeded approach works out well, but after that we couldn't figure what he was talking about. We...