An incredibly easy route snakes up through the boulders; it's practically a walk-up. Something else? When we arrived at the Helen Lake/Dolomite Pass trailhead parking lot at 10:00 am, it was already overflowing. 1,659' Up The video of Brent Wilson's adventure hiking to Helen Lake and up Cirque Peak on June 25, 2016. Your FREE account works with all Adventure Projects sites. Cirque Peak via Helen Ridge Route. 6,971' Up Long before reaching the lake, spacious meadows give way to grand views of Cirque Peak. Here, Dinah and I met Calgarians Kiran Gurm, Karen Cepuran and Thomas Whitman. 1804.14 m Down, 13.3 mi Spam? Be warned that this is a challenging day with steady uphill climbs, particularly the final push to the top of Cirque Peak, which also involves some scrambling. 3,801' Down She passed the time watching a ptarmigan and her chicks running around, and a marmot rooting for food. • Straight up Helen Creek, then up the SE ridge of Cirque. NTS Map: 082N09Elevation Gain: 650 mThe Dolomite Peak Circuit is an excellent ski traverse starting from Helen Creek North of Lake Louise on Hwy 93. Cephron lake was a straight forward easy hike, there is snow on the trail, but it is packed down, a little icy (I did not use crampons). Moving quickly back down the scree slope, I joined Dinah below the cliff band and we followed the trail back, still busy with hikers travelling up and down. The ascent was very easy with some scrambling right at … Just look at the colours on the flanks of Cirque Peak! • Bryan Feller • July 4, 2018 • 1.8k Share 0 And when we reached the base of the mountain, we saw dozens of hikers streaming up and down the ascent slope. First my route was already wrong. 2124.71 m Down, 13.4 mi 5,262' Down I was even able to find GPX track logs for a number of the peaks, just in case we developed navigational trouble. Description From Army Pass (you'll need to follow either the Army Pass Trail or the New Army Pass Trail first), follow the rim of the cirque toward the south over scree and gravel. Cirque tops out at 12,900 feet, and many mistake it for Mt Langley. Easy summer scramble, easy ski mountaineering ascent. Ownership: Land: Inyo National Forest Wilderness/Special Area: Golden Trout Wilderness Area: Topo Map: Cirque Peak O36118d2 1:24,000: Data Source: 1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map • Facebook; Twitter; Email; directions Driving Directions. Trail, NPS - Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Park. The peak in the upper left hand portion of the picture is Cirque Peak. Land Manager: NPS - Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Park, 9.2 mi Cirque Peak supposed to be one of the most scenic peaks but to me it was one of the most miserable peaks I have done. While many know that ‘colchuck’ means ‘very cold water’ or ‘ice water’ in Chinook Jargon, … ... Timpanogos was our favorite peak while Flat Top was the most unpleasant. 1603.98 m Down, 9.9 mi  |  Home  |  Canada Trips  |  US Trips  |  Hiking  |  Snowshoeing  |  MAP  |  ABOUT, Cirque Peak II 5,919' Down Due to this year’s snow fall, and the fact that much of it is still sticking around now in late July on the north facing approaches, we climbed Cirque from the south / south west facing side. Instead, turn right at the base of the cliffs and look for cairns. Cirque Peak at Cirque Peak at Summits on the Air (Amateur Radio) Weather and Snow National Weather Service Forecast NOAA Snow Depth Map Lists that contain Cirque Peak: Sierra Sampler List (Rank #40) Vagmarken Sierra Crest List (Rank #60) California Wilderness High Points (Rank #7) Sierra Club Sierra Peaks Section (Rank #114) • Please explain. 21.6 km For the two hours I was gone, we kept in touch with CB radios. Trail Peak is the 3rd highest peak on the Kern Plateau (Olancha Peak the highest) and has commanding views across the Golden Trout Wilderness and as far south as Owens Peak. I picked summer hiking route instead of ski touring route described in Alpine Ski Touring book by Chic Scott… Walking | WANDELPUNT Canada Helen Lake - Cirque Peak | (EN) Nice walk to Helen lake, then a though crawl upon Cirque peak (2993m). Continue turning west to first pick out Del Campo Peak and Big Four Mountain, followed by Gunn and Merchant Peak, then Baring Mountain Instead of immediately going up the cliffs, which resemble a pile of boulders, they stayed low and ended up negotiating a narrow ledge before turning around. Unfortunately, a sore knee prevented Dinah from continuing to the summit, much to her frustration. Obviously that doesn't sound very inviting to me, but objective wise,… The trail is very good and the only difficulty may be encountered just before the pass due to the amount of snow in early season. The easiest way probably being along its north ridge from New Army Pass. 14.9 km 1 review | | DIFFICULT #13 hike out of 212 in Banff National Park | DIFFICULT. Download GPX: [Trail] End of Cirque Peak.gpx; Google map: See track recorded by GPS; Print: Display in printer-friendly format; Related Trips: Crystal Ridge 10; Cirque Peak; Cirque Peak Outlier; Conditions: Weather; Avalanche Bulletin 3. Did a nice tour up to Helen Lake, over Cirque Peak to the Cirque Glacier, and back around to Kathryn Lake with friends today. GPX… As you get closer to the col, you'll see Dolomite Peak and Cirque Peak -- two more objectives to put on your list. Ownership: Land: Inyo National Forest Wilderness/Special Area: Golden Trout Wilderness Area: Topo Map: Cirque Peak O36118d2 1:24,000: Data Source: 1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map