Pyramid Peak

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Pyramid Peak is the highest point in the Crystal Range, a sub Range of the Sierra Nevada. It is located on the west side of Desolation Valley in the Lake Tahoe area. 9,993' elevation sometimes shown over 10,000' on older maps. The sleeping carins on top may have added a few feet. Can be climbed from any direction, usually from the West up Lyons Creek to Lake Sylvia.

Elevation (feet): 9,983
Elevation (meters): 3,043
Continent: North America
Country: United States
Range/Region: Sierra Nevada
State: California
Latitude: 38.84502
Longitude: -120.15781
Difficulty: Scramble
Best months for climbing: May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Nearest major airport: Lake Tahoe
Convenient Center: Lake Tahoe

Thanks to Louis M Lenzenhuber for adding this peak.

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