Airola Peak

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Just West of The Pacific Crest. Day Hike from Highland Lakes. ~1300 feet of elevation gain (start @ ~8600 feet). Roundtrip 5-7 miles. No established routes to the summit. Greeted with spectacular views, to the West Mount Dialbo(clear day); North Linden, Nevada; East Pacfic Crest and beyond; South Yosemite. This was my favorite summit climb of 2001.

Elevation (feet): 9,942
Elevation (meters): 3,030
Continent: North America
Country: United States
Range/Region: Sierra Nevada
State: California
Latitude: 38.45
Longitude: -119.8
Difficulty: Scramble
Best months for climbing: Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov
Nearest major airport: Reno
Convenient Center: Markleville

Thanks to Paul Fenwick for adding this peak.

Trip Reports

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

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  • Log #16979 - by Paul Fenwick on Dec 28, 2001
    Great day hike peak from Highland Lakes. Peak is located southwest of the lower lake in the Carson Iceburg Wilderness (hidden from view by Hiram Peak). I made my approach from the East into the...