The Loma Prietan - October 2015

Peak Climbing Section Trip Report

Emerald Peak Climb

By Debbie Bulger

One can see picturesque Emerald Peak rising above the hustle and bustle of the JMT, promising isolation, quiet, and alpine views. Photo: Richard Stover
One can see picturesque Emerald Peak rising above the hustle and bustle of the JMT, promising isolation, quiet, and alpine views. Photo: Richard Stover

Peaks: Emerald Peak 12,546'
Trailhead: Florence Lake, California
Participants: Debbie Bulger, Richard Stover
Difficulty: class 2

From the bridge over the San Joaquin River at the junction of the John Muir Trail and the Piute Trail, one can see picturesque Emerald Peak rising above the hustle and bustle of the JMT, promising isolation, quiet, and alpine views.

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