Ascent of Leviathan Peak on 2019-10-11
|Date:||Friday, October 11, 2019|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||8960 ft / 2731 m|
Ascent Trip ReportThis one caught my eye on the drive from Tahoe to Lee Vining. On a whim, I drove up the dirt road to where it was gated, which left a 5-10 minute walk to the summit. I met some nice folks up there and we all checked out the old fire lookout and watched the sunset through the thick smoke to the west. Great views up north to the peaks around Lake Tahoe, Carson City, Mount Patterson, and a ton of other peaks I don't know. When I reached 395 I detoured a couple miles north to Nevada for some cheaper gas before heading to Lee Vining. The gas prices in California are outrageous....
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