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Favorite Base of Leavitt Peak showing the main bowl and Y-Couloir on the left.
Intermediate

Leavitt Peak Deadman Creek Descent

2.8 mi 4.5 km • -2,643 ft Descent • -805.72 m Descent

(2) Bridgeport, CA
Favorite MW Skiing the couloir
Extremely Difficult

Dana Couloir

0.2 mi 0.3 km • -667 ft Descent • -203.27 m Descent

(1) Bridgeport, CA
Favorite The view looking down the chute from near top. See avalanche debris near snowboarder.
Intermediate/Difficult

Morrison East Face

2.7 mi 4.3 km • -3,042 ft Descent • -927.2 m Descent

(1) Mammoth…, CA
Favorite Awesome views at the summit of Brokeoff Mountain are well deserved!
Intermediate/Difficult

Brokeoff Mountain South Ridge Descent

2.4 mi 3.8 km • -2,511 ft Descent • -765.24 m Descent

(1) Chester, CA
Favorite Base of Leavitt Peak showing the main bowl and Y-Couloir on the left.
Difficult

Leavitt Peak Y-Couloir

0.2 mi 0.3 km • -564 ft Descent • -171.82 m Descent

(1) Bridgeport, CA
Favorite Reaching the bowl below the summit at about 10,500ft. East Couloir to the left of the summit.
Extremely Difficult

Matterhorn Peak - East Couloir

4.2 mi 6.8 km • -4,258 ft Descent • -1297.89 m Descent

(1) Bridgeport, CA
Favorite Booting above Iceberg Lake
Difficult

Mount Whitney - Mountaineers Route

3.2 mi 5.1 km • -4,949 ft Descent • -1508.38 m Descent

(1) Lone Pine, CA

Ascents in California - 21

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3.0 mi 4.9 km #1Mount Tallac Northeast Bowl Ascent
Intermediate/Difficult
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
3.0 mi 4.9 km South Lake Tahoe, CA
3.5 mi 5.7 km #2Leavitt Peak via Sonora Pass Trailhead
Intermediate/Difficult
Bridgeport, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
3.5 mi 5.7 km Bridgeport, CA
3.7 mi 6.0 km #3Lower Avalanche Gulch
Intermediate
Mount Shasta, CA
Intermediate
3.7 mi 6.0 km Mount Shasta, CA
8.0 mi 12.8 km #4Mount Whitney - Mountaineers Route
Difficult
Lone Pine, CA
Difficult
8.0 mi 12.8 km Lone Pine, CA
2.3 mi 3.7 km #5The Riser to Kaiser
Difficult
Coarsegold, CA
Difficult
2.3 mi 3.7 km Coarsegold, CA
2.3 mi 3.7 km #6Brokeoff Mountain South Ascent
Intermediate/Difficult
Shingletown, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
2.3 mi 3.7 km Shingletown, CA
1.8 mi 3.0 km #7Southern Ascent of Mt. Shasta Summit
Difficult
Mount Shasta, CA
Difficult
1.8 mi 3.0 km Mount Shasta, CA
5.7 mi 9.2 km #8Matterhorn Peak
Difficult
Bridgeport, CA
Difficult
5.7 mi 9.2 km Bridgeport, CA
1.8 mi 3.0 km #9Rubicon Peak
Easy/Intermediate
Tahoma, CA
Easy/Intermediate
1.8 mi 3.0 km Tahoma, CA
4.7 mi 7.6 km #10Eastern Mt. Shasta Approach
Intermediate/Difficult
McCloud, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
4.7 mi 7.6 km McCloud, CA
0.9 mi 1.4 km #11South Peak - Northeast Face
Intermediate
Bridgeport, CA
Intermediate
0.9 mi 1.4 km Bridgeport, CA
2.8 mi 4.4 km #12Black Butte Summit
Easy/Intermediate
Auberry, CA
Easy/Intermediate
2.8 mi 4.4 km Auberry, CA
7.5 mi 12.0 km #13Kaiser Peak via Potter Pass
Difficult
Auberry, CA
Difficult
7.5 mi 12.0 km Auberry, CA
1.1 mi 1.8 km #14Green Butte Ridge to Treeline 1k Lap
Intermediate
Mount Shasta, CA
Intermediate
1.1 mi 1.8 km Mount Shasta, CA
2.4 mi 3.8 km #15Andesite Peak Ascent via Castle Peak Saddle
Easy/Intermediate
Truckee, CA
Easy/Intermediate
2.4 mi 3.8 km Truckee, CA
2.4 mi 3.8 km #16Morrison Chute Ascent
Intermediate/Difficult
Mammoth Lakes, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
2.4 mi 3.8 km Mammoth Lakes, CA
1.5 mi 2.4 km #17Castle Lake "Peak" via Heart Lake
Intermediate
Mount Shasta, CA
Intermediate
1.5 mi 2.4 km Mount Shasta, CA
1.0 mi 1.6 km #18Black Butte West Ridge
Intermediate/Difficult
Auberry, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
1.0 mi 1.6 km Auberry, CA
8.6 mi 13.9 km #19Mount Morgan (South)
Intermediate
West Bishop, CA
Intermediate
8.6 mi 13.9 km West Bishop, CA
1.1 mi 1.7 km #20Kaiser Pass Shortcut
Easy/Intermediate
Auberry, CA
Easy/Intermediate
1.1 mi 1.7 km Auberry, CA
1.4 mi 2.3 km #21Waterhouse Peak Ascent
Extremely Difficult
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Extremely Difficult
1.4 mi 2.3 km South Lake Tahoe, CA

Photos of California - 54

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Jeff zippers some pow off the top of Mt Olsen. 35 degree north-facing slope with 1800' descent.
Mar 27, 2015 near Bridgeport, CA
Base camp on Mt. Shasta.
May 25, 2016 near McCloud, CA
East Couloir under icy, unskiable conditions
Jun 26, 2019 near Bridgeport, CA
Reaching the bowl below the summit at about 10,500ft. East Couloir to the left of the summit.
Jun 26, 2019 near Bridgeport, CA
Topping out to the summit plateau. The Notch is barely visible at the very bottom left corner.
Jun 26, 2019 near Lone Pine, CA
View of the Mountaineers gully from Iceberg Lake
Jun 26, 2019 near Lone Pine, CA
Booting above Iceberg Lake
Jun 26, 2019 near Lone Pine, CA
At the top of Red Banks. Photo by C. Samuels
May 30, 2018 near Weed, CA

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