Cone Peak, Ventana Wilderness

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Notes of this trip


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Kirk Creek campground

Kirk Creek campground

Kirk Creek campground

Kirk Creek campground


Kirk Creek campground

Kirk Creek campground

Kirk Creek campground


Vicente trailhead

Vicente trailhead

The campground from the trail

The campground from the trail


The Vicente trail heads north parallel to the highway

The Vicente trail heads north parallel to the highway

The Vicente trail heads north parallel to the highway

The Vicente trail heads north parallel to the highway


The Vicente trail heads north parallel to the highway

The Vicente trail heads north parallel to the highway

The Vicente trail heads north parallel to the highway

The Vicente trail heads north parallel to the highway


The Vicente trail heads north parallel to the highway

The Vicente trail heads north parallel to the highway

The Vicente trail heads north parallel to the highway

The Vicente trail heads north parallel to the highway


The Vicente trail heads north parallel to the highway

The Vicente trail heads north parallel to the highway

The Vicente trail heads north parallel to the highway

The Vicente trail heads north parallel to the highway


The Vicente trail heads north parallel to the highway

The Vicente trail heads north parallel to the highway

The Vicente trail heads north parallel to the highway

The Vicente trail heads north parallel to the highway


The Vicente trail heads north parallel to the highway

The Vicente trail heads north parallel to the highway

The Vicente trail heads north parallel to the highway

The Vicente trail heads north parallel to the highway


The Vicente trail heads north parallel to the highway

The Vicente trail heads north parallel to the highway

The Vicente trail heads north parallel to the highway

The Vicente trail heads north parallel to the highway


The Vicente trail heads north parallel to the highway

The Vicente trail heads north parallel to the highway

The Vicente trail heads north parallel to the highway

The Vicente trail heads north parallel to the highway


The Vicente trail heads north parallel to the highway

The Vicente trail heads north parallel to the highway

The Vicente trail heads north parallel to the highway

The Vicente trail heads north parallel to the highway


The Vicente trail heads north parallel to the highway

The Vicente trail heads north parallel to the highway

Cone Peak in the distance

The trail turns east into a canyon


The trail turns east into a canyon

The trail turns east into a canyon

The trail turns east into a canyon


The trail turns east into a canyon

Cone Peak in the distance

The trail turns east into a canyon

The trail turns east into a canyon


The trail turns east into a canyon

The trail turns east into a canyon

The trail turns east into a canyon

The trail turns east into a canyon


Cone Peak in the distance

Cone Peak (to the left)

The trail turns east into a canyon

The trail turns east into a canyon


Vicente Flat

Vicente Flat (first creek crossing)


Vicente Flat (first creek crossing)

Creek at Vicente Flat

Waterfall


Sign at Vicente Flat (the trail for Cone Peak is to the left)

More creek crossings

More creek crossings


More creek crossings

More creek crossings

More creek crossings


The trail ascends the southern side of the canyon

The trail ascends the southern side of the canyon

The trail ascends the southern side of the canyon

The trail ascends the southern side of the canyon


The trail ascends the southern side of the canyon

The trail ascends the southern side of the canyon

The trail ascends the southern side of the canyon

The trail ascends the southern side of the canyon


Cone Peak

The trail ascends the southern side of the canyon

End of the Vicente trail at the Cone Peak rd


End of the Vicente trail at the Cone Peak rd

End of the Vicente trail at the Cone Peak rd

Cone Peak

The ridge on the other side of the canyon


Views from Cone Peak Rd

Views from Cone Peak Rd

Views from Cone Peak Rd

Camping by the road


Cone Peak

Cone Peak

View of the canyon to the ocean

View of the canyon to the ocean


Manzanita

View east

The Cone Peak Rd before the sharp right turn

The Cone Peak trailhead is there


Cone Peak trail

View towards the ocean

View south

View north (Cone Peak)


Cone Peak

The ridge on the north of the canyon

Yucca

Cone Peak


The coast becomes visible again

Cone Peak trail

Cone Peak trail

Cone Peak trail


Cone Peak trail

Almost at the top

Snow

Last steep climb


The top

The top

The coast from the top


Views from the top

Views from the top

Views from the top

Views from the top


Colossal plateau to the east


Views from the top

Views from the top

Colossal plateau to the east


Views from the top

Forest below

The canyon going to the ocean

The ocean and a bridge over Hwy1


The ridge we came from (the road is on the left of the ridge)

Down in the canyon

Young laurel tree


View southeast


View north


The coast on the way back (sunset)

The coast on the way back (sunset)

The hills on the way back (sunset)

The hills on the way back (sunset)

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(Copyright 2007 Piero Scaruffi | Legal restrictions)
If you would like to purchase the original, high-resolution pictures, contact me