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↑700 m↓700 m   ZS  
17 Mär 17
Jakes Peak? Jakes Peak! Well still not quite on the very top...
Since I missed the true summit of Jakes Peak here, I wanted to go back and give it another try. This time I was aware and conscious of where to "find" the true summit. However, the very top of Jakes Peak remains unvisited by 360, this time I didn't quite succeed, because the technical difficulties for the last few meters to the...
Publiziert von 360 21. März 2017 um 16:19 (Fotos:14 | Geodaten:1)
↑750 m↓750 m   L  
10 Mär 17
Snow "ad nauseam": Peter Grubb Hut, Basin and Andesite Peak
By now you've probably heard or read that California's Sierra Nevada got a lot of snow this winter. The Squaw Valley ski resort officials already decided that their ski lifts will stay open until the Fourth of July weekend. No wonder, because their cumulative total snow fall this season currently is at 623 inches (15.8 meters)!...
Publiziert von 360 14. März 2017 um 14:31 (Fotos:14 | Kommentare:3 | Geodaten:1)
↑700 m↓700 m   S-  
27 Jan 17
Snow up to my chin - Jakes Peak?
According to several sources Jakes Peak (or grammatically correct: Jake's Peak) is one of the most popular back country ski destinations in the Tahoe area. With its corner position at the north end of Emerald Bay it offers fabulous views of Lake Tahoe in general and Emerald Bay in particular. With the many many feet of snow this...
Publiziert von 360 8. Februar 2017 um 16:38 (Fotos:11 | Geodaten:1)
↑200 m↓200 m   T1  
30 Dez 16
Jacumba Hot Springs / Jacumba Peak
Jacumba is a small town right at the US/Mexican border, about 60 miles east of San Diego. It's known for the sulfur containing hot springs, which were most likely already used by the Kumeyaay people. The commercialization of the hot springs began in the early 20th century. In 1919 rail service connected Jacumba to San Diego and 6...
Publiziert von 360 7. Februar 2017 um 20:30 (Fotos:16 | Geodaten:1)
↑800 m↓800 m   L  
2 Dez 16
Mount Pluto - Ski Season Opener
The Sierra Nevada got quite some early snow this season and I was eager to get out there after yet another month without serious mountain activities. My tour today only makes sense if the Northstar ski resort hasn't fully opened all their slopes and lifts yet. The otherwise very crowded ski area and groomed slopes would most...
Publiziert von 360 5. Dezember 2016 um 20:11 (Fotos:21 | Geodaten:1)
0:15↑20 m↓20 m   T1  
29 Sep 16
Mount Soledad 251 m
Der Mount Soledad ist eine langestreckte Erhebung an der Küste nahe San Diego CA, welcher von einem riesigen Kreuz gekrönt wird. Um dieses Kreuz als christliches Symbol gab es langwierige Diskussionen samt Gerichtsverfahren, die erst nach Aufkauf der Liegenschaft um das Kreuz beendet werden konnten; siehe dazu den entsprechende...
Publiziert von stkatenoqu 16. Oktober 2016 um 14:10
↑1250 m↓1250 m   T3+  
16 Sep 16
Highland Peak - pretty high land up there!
What's special about 10935 feet? Nothing really, except if you convert it to meters, you end up with the "pretty number" 3333. Well that's the height of Highland Peak, my goal for the day. This peak also has a pretty high prominence of 2456 ft, so the view up there is expected to be quite impressive. One more time, the...
Publiziert von 360 20. September 2016 um 04:30 (Fotos:20 | Kommentare:2 | Geodaten:1)
↑1200 m↓1200 m   T4 I  
9 Sep 16
Silver Peak(s)
Today's prerequisites were very similar like last week's: not too much time and a hike in the Toiyabe National Forest. Today I wanted to make sure to reach my goal(s) and set the expectations way lower than last week: Silver Peak, in fact both peaks from the Noble Creek Trail head. Studying the topo-map and report on summitpost...
Publiziert von 360 12. September 2016 um 21:37 (Fotos:20 | Geodaten:1)
↑850 m↓850 m   T3  
2 Sep 16
Tryon Peak - a little less than what I had planned
I had planned to do a hike & bike combination from Ebbetts Pass to Tryon -, Highland - and Silver Peak, then drop down to Noble Canyon and State Route 4 and ride my bike (which I left there before the hike) back up to Ebbetts Pass. Quite a program for the little time I had today. Well, due to a combination of lack of fitness...
Publiziert von 360 5. September 2016 um 18:37 (Fotos:23 | Geodaten:1)
↑650 m↓650 m   T4-  
26 Aug 16
Bull Run Peak via Pacific Valley
Bull Run Peak caught my attention at the shore of Lower Blue Lake at the end of my tour to Deadwood Peak. At the time I had no idea which peak it was, but thanks to the udeuschle website, I was able to figure it out. On this day I actually had different plans to do an easy short hike with a friend. However, when I wanted to pick...
Publiziert von 360 29. August 2016 um 01:13 (Fotos:18 | Geodaten:1)