Pterodactyl Pass

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Pterodactyl Pass

Post by RoguePhotonic » Sat Oct 06, 2012 2:44 pm

TITLE: Pterodactyl Pass also sometimes called Lightning Pass

GENERAL OVERVIEW: This pass leads between one of the upper Lone Pine Creek drainages near Lonely Lake and the headwalls of Buck Canyon and the Table Lands.

CLASS/DIFFICULTY: Class 1-2

LOCATION: Sequoia National Park on the Northern ridge of Peak 11,225.

ELEVATION: 10,900

USGS TOPO MAP (7.5'): Triple Divide Peak HST Map

ROUTE DESCRIPTION: Neither side of this pass has any difficult sections. Both consist of smooth granite slabs with some intermixed talus. No talus hoping is encountered.

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