Markleeville Peak

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Vaca Russ
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Markleeville Peak

Post by Vaca Russ » Mon Jun 04, 2018 12:35 pm

The road to Blue Lakes just opened up to the lower lake allowing me to spend Friday night in “Border Ruffian Flat”.

There is a trail named after a nearby peak. You can use this trail to approach Markleeville Peak from the south.

This is a picture of the trailhead.
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This sign is right next to the trailhead.
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This is the turnout you can use to park.
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The trail is named after this peak. :D
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Here is a map roughly showing my route to the summit.
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This is looking back on my route from about the 8000 foot level.
6 Route.jpg
The summit is just on the other side of that rock outcropping.
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The register is hidden under this rock.
8 This Rock.JPG
Pete Yamagata, what a guy!
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Brian Voyles strikes again!
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To be continued…
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Re: Markleeville Peak

Post by Vaca Russ » Mon Jun 04, 2018 12:39 pm

Who is this guy? :D
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I entered this term and then as an afterthought added the name of our faithful Mod. :derp:
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This guy, Dan Sharp, routinely climbs this peak.
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I wonder from the summit of which Ogul Tahoe Peak one can view the most Ogul Peaks? There are many to been seen from the summit of Markleeville. Here is just a sample.
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Z JD.JPG
Z Nipple.JPG
Z Raymond Reynolds.JPG
Z Red Lake Stevens.JPG
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Z Silver and Highland.JPG
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Re: Markleeville Peak

Post by SNOOOOW » Tue Jun 05, 2018 11:45 am

It's Jeff Davis! Stop changing the name! He was a President for Pete's sake
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Re: Markleeville Peak

Post by cefire » Mon Jun 11, 2018 9:41 am

I thought we agreed to rename it "Jackass Peak"

Nice report Russ :)

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