Pyramid Peak - Rocky Canyon Trail
ElevationAscent: 3,915' 1,193 m
Descent: -3,913' -1,193 m
High: 9,879' 3,011 m
Low: 5,964' 1,818 m
GradeAvg Grade: 23% (13°)
Max Grade: 64% (33°)
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“An epic trail leading to the summit of iconic Pyramid Peak.”— Miguel Vieira
Once you've found the right trail, it will be wide and clear - and remain that way until the summit. The trail is surprisingly steep and unrelenting.
The last few hundred feet of climbing are a hands-and-feet scramble up a jumbled pile of granite boulders.
The summit offers excellent views of the Crystal Range and Lake Aloha In the heart of the Desolation Wilderness. Once you've admired the views, return to your vehicle by heading down the way that you came.
Land Manager: USFS - Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit Office