Tag Archive: extreme

May 02 2011

The Giant’s Steps Couloir – Mt. Williamson

Mt Williamson's northern face with the Giant's Steps Couloir cascading diagonally across its face.  click to enlarge

Standing 14,375 feet tall, Mount Williamson appears to be the highest peak and is the biggest massif visible from California State Highway 395. (Mount Whitney which sits a few miles south of Williamson is the highest peak in the lower forty-eight, but it is among the second tier of peaks farther from the road, and …

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