Adams Peak (Sierra Nevada) 08-Aug-2016

Adams Peak Plumas National Forest California

Adams Peak (8,197 feet) is a little known and seldom visited peak in the Diamond Mountains east of Frenchman Lake, a popular fishing location off Highway 70 north of Reno, Nevada and south of Susanville, California.  This peak’s primary claim to fame seems to be that it is the northernmost peak on the Sierra Peak Section’s list (SPS List) – but it’s also on at least four other peakbagger lists.  Since it was on our way home from our hikes around Lake Tahoe, we decided to add it to our itinerary.  We found that this is one of those peaks where the drive to the trailhead seems to involve more navigational convolutions than the hike itself.

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