Tells Peak

Infobox Mountain|Name=Tells Peak|Photo=tellspeaksummit.jpg
Elevation=8872ft
Location=California, USA
Range=Sierra Nevada
Coordinates=coord|38|57|35.96|N|120|15|18.79|W|type:mountain_region:US
Easiest route=class 1-2

Tells Peak is a mountain in the Sierra Nevada mountain range at the very north end of the subrange of the Crystal Mountains (California), to the east of Lake Tahoe. It is located in the Desolation Wilderness in El Dorado County, California. At the summit, there is a notebook, concealed in a glass jar where any hiker my record his or her thoughts once reaching the top.

External links

* [http://www.check-six.com/Crash_Sites/Sierras_B-17C_crash_site.htm Check-Six.com - The Crash of the B-17C near Tells Peak, CA]
* [http://mikegdesign.com/Sierra/Tells_Peak/HTML/Tells_Peak_Summit.html Summit Account with photos and Google Earth downloads]


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