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North Slope

3rd, Trad, Alpine,  Avg: 3 from 2 votes
FA: unknown
California > High Sierra > 08 - Bishop Pas… > Vagabond Peak (aka Th…

Description

Follow the trail to Baker Lakes from Green Lake - some people either camp here or you can do this one in a long day from South Lake.

Cut southwest off the trail before reaching the pass, heading for a low point on the ridge ahead, sand hiking and boulders lead to a flat area and a view of the peak. Cairns lead up the slightly steeper slope ahead to a notch right of the summit. Easy Class 3 on ridge to summit in 5 minutes from here.

Surprisingly solid and pleasant. Can be combined with Cloudripper North Slope for a twofer.

Location

Baker lakes trail - cut off southwest before reaching the pass.

Protection

None - basically a walk up.

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Telephoto of peak from Green Lake.
[Hide Photo] Telephoto of peak from Green Lake.
Route along to Vagabond Peak.
[Hide Photo] Route along to Vagabond Peak.

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Kevin Mokracek
Burbank
 
[Hide Comment] Fun hike, Ive done it several times from the Baker Creek drainage and skied it a few times too. Nov 1, 2020