Virtual Guidebook to El Camino Real
High Peaks Trail at Pinnacles
Pinnacles National Park California


The center of the Pinnacles is a cluster of rocky spires. Trails climb to the north and south ends connecting through the middle with bedrock steps and narrow squeezes. Rock-climbing challenges large and small abound.



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Stone steps on the High Peaks trail

(May 12, 2006)


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On the High Peaks trail, east side of the Pinnacles

(May 12, 2006)


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The saddle at the junction of the Sycamore Canyon and High Peaks trails

(May 12, 2006)


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High on the Sycamore Canyon trail, west side of the Pinnacles

(May 12, 2006)


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Gray pine on the Sycamore Canyon trail

(May 12, 2006)


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Above the tunnel on the Tunnel Trail

(May 12, 2006)


Next Locality: Eastern Approach to Pinnacles