Mount Wynne (13,179′) via West Ridge (Class-3 Scramble)

Mount Wynne is a 13,179-foot (4,017-meter) peak located in the Sierra Nevada of California. It is a massive pyramid of dark metamorphic rock standing on the east side of Pinchot Pass, one of the highest points along the entire Pacific Crest Trail. It is seen by hundreds of thru-hikers every … Continue reading…

Center Peak (12,760′) via Northwest Arête (Class-4 Mixed Scramble)

Center Peak is a 12,760-foot (3,889-meter) mountain located in the Sierra Nevada of California. The summit is situated on the far northern tip of the long crest separating the well-traveled Budd Valley from the secluded Center Basin. The mountain appears much taller than its actual elevation thanks to the prominence … Continue reading…