Mount McAdie (13,799′) via West Face (Class-3 Scramble)

Mount McAdie is a 13,799-foot mountain located in Sequoia National Park in the Sierra Nevada of California. Standing about midway between Mount Whitney and Mount Langley, it boasts an outstanding view from its jagged double-peaked crown. The North Peak is the true high point of the mountain, while the Middle Peak rises … Continue reading…

Pacific Crest Trail: Sections E & F (Mojave Desert & Piute Mountains)

Section E, starting in Agua Dulce and ending at Tehachapi Pass, is arguably the least popular of the southern PCT sections. It climbs up and over the 6,700-foot Sierra Pelona (“Bald Mountains”) but then drops from the crest to the floor of the Mojave Desert. Apparently the government was not … Continue reading…