Mount San Jacinto (10,834′) via Marion Mountain Trail (Class-2 Scramble)

  Mount San Jacinto is a 3,302-meter (10,834-foot) peak in the San Jacinto Mountains of southern California. It constitutes the highest point of the San Jacinto Mountains, forming the northern tip of the lengthy Peninsular Ranges that stretch down into Baja California. It is the sixth most prominent mountain in … Continue reading…

Cathedral Peak (10,911′) via Southeast Buttress (5-pitch 5.6 Trad Climb)

Cathedral Peak is an iconic feature of the Yosemite high country. At a height of 3,326-m (10,911-ft), it is the most visually arresting mountain above Tuolomne Meadows, and a popular objective of alpine climbing in the Sierra Nevada. John Muir, the first to ever reach the top, wrote in his … Continue reading…