Say what!? Not off the beaten track and not often visited - this is a nice little peak with a great ridge traverse. The next peak north from Mount Goode (north of Bishop Pass).
Start at the South Lake trailhead and hike toward Bishop Pass. Follow the trail to Long Lake, cross over it's headwaters and hike up a shallow valley SW to Margaret Lake, which is a good base for both Trapezoid and Goode (North Buttress). 3.5 miles and 1,500 ft elevation gain.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Trapezoid Peak:
North Ridge 4th Trad, Alpine, 4000 feet
Northwest Slab 5.6 Trad, Alpine, 4 pitches, 500 feet, Grade II
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North Ridge 4th CA : High Sierra : Trapezoid Peak
This is an excellent long and exposed ridge traverse with spectacular views.Gain the first summit by scrambling up its NE ridge, the odd Class 4 moves here and there. Follow the main horizontal ridge, keep right at the occasional impasse - the views across to Trapezoid's monolithic Northeast Wall are awe-inspiring. The ridge ends at a some towers and a notch. Descend down into the gap and then up a Class 3 face to the summit plateau....[more] Browse More Classics in CA