Devils Peak

  • 02/17/2019
  • 8:00 AM
  • Donner Trail Elementary School, 52755 Donner Pass Rd, Truckee, CA 96161
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Join MAA on Devil's Peak for a scenic approach and a short, dramatic winter peak attempt. We'll snowshoe in, climb the North Chute, scramble over the rocks to the summit, then scramble back down the route. Loaner gear may be available. We have room for 8. Hope to have you out with us!


  • What's happening: Devil's Peak North Chute attempt, 3 mile approach, steep snow climbing and 4th class scrambling barrier wall (pictured), or optional walk off the south slope.
  • Where to meet: Donner Trail School, 52755 Donner Pass Rd, Truckee, CA 96161
  • Event Leaders: Aaron Howse
  • Minimum / Maximum: Min. 2, Max. 8
  • What to bring: Mountain axe, crampons, helmet, harness, belay device, locking carabiners, prusik, snowshoes, headlamp, sturdy boots, poles, pack with water, food, jacket and appropriate layers. Ropes will be supplied by MAA, if you need loaner gear please make a request to the EL.
  • Medical: If you have any medical conditions pertinent to your participation on this event, please inform the event leaders after registration.


  • In order to register you must be a Base, Peak, or Apex member.
  • Event leaders are experienced volunteers, but may not be certified guides.
  • This event is free of charge. MAA receives no direct financial gain for organizing and supporting this event.
  • Participant safety is our top priority. The itinerary described is the plan; however, circumstances beyond the leader's control may necessitate changes.
  • The event begins and ends at the trailhead. MAA does not insure ridesharing or other travel arrangements and bears no responsibility for them. Carpooling, ride sharing, or anything similar is strictly a private arrangement among individuals.
  • MAA event leaders carry communication devices and a medical kit; The primary event leader has current wilderness first aid and CPR training as well as MAA policy training.

For more information or questions about this climbing event, please contact the listed event leaders, or, or (916) 692-0005.

(916) 692-0005

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