Location: 0.8 mile N of Luther Pass

Drive: Take Highway 89 to a wide dirt shoulder just north of the Alpine County line sign at Luther Pass, which is 8.7 miles south from Meyers Junction (junction of U.S. 50 and Highway 89 South) or 2.7 miles north from Picketts Junction (western junction of Highway 88 and Highway 89). Park.
Climb: Cross the highway and proceed cross-country straight up north. The slope is rather steep, sandy and forested, and then gets very rocky with small cliffs toward the top. This peak is at the end of a ridge leading to the north, and the actual highpoint is not obvious. Several granite boulders of near equal height confuse this issue.

WINTER SKI ASCENT: This south-facing slope usually does not receive enough snow to "stick," and sometimes offers a largely snow-free, winter climb in low snow years.

TRIP STATS: Route A, 1,600 feet gain, 0.8 mile one way.

Notes: There was no indication, in 1994, that anyone has climbed this summit. There is a grand view of Hope Valley and the winding West Fork of the Carson River below to the southeast.
The ridge to the peak's northeast is crossed by the TRT, about 1.5 miles away. It appears rocky and slow-going, with a drop over several bumps, to get to the topo's name-affixed summit.

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