Lake Tahoe's Mount Tallac

Where: Lake Tahoe, Sierra Nevada, California
When: July 2008
Partners: DB
Route: Mount Tallac Trail (Class 2)
Mileage/Gain: 9/3,200
TOPO:: Here

Mount Tallac, which lies in the Desolation Wilderness, is an enjoyable trail hike that takes one past a couple lovely lakes (Floating Island Lake & Cathedral Lake) to a fine viewpoint of the entire Lake Tahoe Basin.

Beautiful trail up Mount Tallac

Near the top, the good trail gives way to a bit of easy talus scrambling that leads one to the chipmunk-infested summit.
Walking the final bit to the summit

Can't go any higher!