California's Mountains
Are Calling For You!

California is home to numerous amazing mountain ranges, including the Northern Cascade Range, and the Western Sierra Nevada, home to the tallest peak in the lower 48 states. Find a summit for your next adventure below with my California Mountain route guides. Check back for new additions often.

Mountain Ranges You Should Visit

14er Route Guides

California is home to 12 peaks taller than 14,000 feet, but they’re much more technical and challenging than their Colorado peers.

13er Route Guides

There are 130+ 13ers in California. Many of these summits go years without being climbed, offering a true solitude adventure

Other Route Guides

California is home to many peaks shorter than 13,000 feet that still deserve your time and are more accessible for all.

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