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  Navajo Lake Approach 
Difficulty:  Class 1 
Total Elevation Gain: 2,000 feet
Round-trip Distance: 9.50 miles
Navajo Lake Approach  2000'  9.50   Class 1  Mild exposure in the area but not along the immediate route. 118  Print 
  Rock of Ages Approach 
Difficulty:  Class 1 
Total Elevation Gain: 2,600 feet
Round-trip Distance: 8.50 miles
Rock of Ages Approach  2600'  8.50   Class 1  Mild exposure very close to the route. Route options may be limited but you should be able to walk past the exposure area. 15  Print 
  Woods Lake Approach  
Difficulty:  Class 1 
Total Elevation Gain: 2,115 feet
Round-trip Distance: 9.00 miles
Woods Lake Approach   2115'  9.00   Class 1  No exposure in the area. Gentle terrain. 24  Print 
  Kilpacker Approach 
Difficulty:  Class 1 
Total Elevation Gain: 800 feet
Round-trip Distance: 6.00 miles
Kilpacker Approach  800'  6.00   Class 1  No exposure in the area. Gentle terrain. 15  Print 
 1  Wilson Peak - Southwest Ridge  
Difficulty:  Class 3 
Total Elevation Gain: 5,000 feet
Round-trip Distance: 10.00 miles
Wilson Peak - Southwest Ridge   5000'  10.00   Class 3  More serious exposure that could result in serious injury or death if you fell. Moving past the area will require some scrambling or short technical moves. 200  Print 
 2  Mt. Wilson - North Slopes  
Difficulty:  Class 4 
Total Elevation Gain: 5,100 feet
Round-trip Distance: 16.00 miles
Mt. Wilson - North Slopes   5100'  16.00   Class 4  More serious exposure that could result in serious injury or death if you fell. Moving past the area will require some scrambling or short technical moves. 108  Print 
 3  El Diente Peak - North Slopes  
Difficulty:  Class 3 
Total Elevation Gain: 5,000 feet
Round-trip Distance: 15.00 miles
El Diente Peak - North Slopes   5000'  15.00   Class 3  Moderate exposure along the immediate route. It should be avoidable with some slow hiking or scrambling. 150  Print 
 4  El Diente Peak - South Slopes 
Difficulty:  Class 3 
Total Elevation Gain: 4,300 feet
Round-trip Distance: 12.00 miles
El Diente Peak - South Slopes  4300'  12.00   Class 3  Moderate exposure along the immediate route. It should be avoidable with some slow hiking or scrambling. 24  Print 
 5  Combo: Mt. Wilson and El Diente Traverse 
Difficulty:  Class 4 
Total Elevation Gain: 500 feet
Round-trip Distance: 1.00 miles
Combo: Mt. Wilson and El Diente Traverse  500'  1.00   Class 4  More serious exposure that could result in serious injury or death if you fell. Moving past the area will require some scrambling or short technical moves. 167  Print 
 6  Mt. Wilson - Southwest Slopes 
Difficulty:  Class 3 
Total Elevation Gain: 4,400 feet
Round-trip Distance: 12.50 miles
Mt. Wilson - Southwest Slopes  4400'  12.50   Class 3  Moderate exposure along the immediate route. It should be avoidable with some slow hiking or scrambling. 22  Print 
 7  Mt. Wilson - East Face  
Difficulty:  Class 3 
Total Elevation Gain: 4,900 feet
Round-trip Distance: 12.00 miles
Mt. Wilson - East Face   4900'  12.00   Class 3  Moderate exposure along the immediate route. It should be avoidable with some slow hiking or scrambling. 42  Print 
 8  El Diente Peak - North Buttress  
Difficulty:  Class 4 
Total Elevation Gain: 3,200 feet
Round-trip Distance: 5.00 miles
El Diente Peak - North Buttress   3200'  5.00   Class 4  Dangerous exposure that requires careful, technical moves to navigate around. A fall would likely be fatal. Big, sheer drops. 19  Print 
 Trip Reports:
  Wilson Peak Trip Reports (137)
  Wilson Peak Ski/Snowboard Trip Reports (8)
  Mt. Wilson Trip Reports (139)
  Mt. Wilson Ski/Snowboard Trip Reports (12)
  El Diente Peak Trip Reports (145)
  El Diente Peak Ski/Snowboard Trip Reports (8)

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