Pictures of Pyramid Peak, Desolation Wilderness

(Copyright 2009 Piero Scaruffi)
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The Pyramid Creek trailhead

The Pyramid Creek trailhead


Pyramid Creek trailhead

Pyramid Creek trailhead

Pyramid Creek trailhead

Pyramid Creek trailhead


Horsetail Falls trail

Horsetail Falls trail

Horsetail Falls trail

Horsetail Falls trail


Horsetail Falls

Horsetail Falls

Horsetail Falls

Horsetail Falls


Ascending the left (southern) ridge

View below

First view of Pyramid Peak from the top of the first southern ridge

View below


Pyramid Peak

One of the many lakes

Lakes above the Horsetail Falls


Ascending the second southern ridge

The lakes above the falls

The lakes above the falls

More lakes appear as you ascend


Pyramid Peak

The lakes

The lakes


The lakes

The lakes

Still a bit to go to climb the ridge

Still a bit to go to climb the ridge


Still a bit to go to climb the ridge

Still a bit to go to climb the ridge

The lakes from the top of the ridge

The lakes from the top of the ridge


The lakes from the top of the ridge

The lakes from the top of the ridge

Pyramid Peak from the top of the ridge

Pyramid Peak from the top of the ridge


Cross the plateau and head for the spine

Up the spine

Up the spine

The last section


The last section

Pyramid Peak's summit

The summit

The summit


Aloha lakes from the summit

Lake Tahoe

Mt Tallac and Lake Tahoe

Aloha lakes from the summit


Aloha lakes from the summit

The way i came

The ridge between that way and Rocky Canyon

The lakes above the falls


Aloha lakes and Mt Tallac

Aloha lakes, Mt Tallac and Lake Tahoe


Northern lakes

Northern lakes

Lakes above the falls

Lakes above the falls


The ridge

The Rocky Canyon to the right of the ridge and Highway 50 at the bottom

Lake Aloha, Mt Tallac and Lake Tahoe

View northeast


View northeast

Rocky Canyon to Highway 50

Rocky Canyon to Highway 50


Going down Rocky Canyon

Going down Rocky Canyon

Going down Rocky Canyon

Going down Rocky Canyon


Going down Rocky Canyon

Going down Rocky Canyon

Going down Rocky Canyon

Going down Rocky Canyon


Going down Rocky Canyon

Going down Rocky Canyon

Going down Rocky Canyon

Going down Rocky Canyon


Going down Rocky Canyon

The "trailhead" on Highway 50

The "trailhead" on Highway 50

The "trailhead" on Highway 50


The "trailhead" on Highway 50

The "trailhead" on Highway 50

The "trailhead" on Highway 50

The "trailhead" on Highway 50

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(Copyright 2009 Piero Scaruffi)
If you would like the original, high-resolution pictures, contact me