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|Pyramid Creek Trailhead map.|
At the farthest end of the loop, you will find the tail into the Desolation Wilderness. Filled out the permit for your group and head up trail. This trial becomes harder to follow.
Eventually we guessed which way to go and followed the creek. It becomes a scramble to the top. This is a good workout and the rock is slick in some sections. After the long scramble, hike is easier to the lake. The weather was a surprisingly warm, 90 in Strawberry, but with a slight breeze is was a beautiful day for a hike.
We spent about an hour at the lake. We returned to the parking lot at 2:30. The drive home slowed to a crawl for some reason around Placerville.
|Top of Horsetail Falls.|
|Horsetail Falls from a distance.|
|Horsetail Falls near top|
|The water on its way to the falls.|
|Water before the falls.|
|Another view of Ropi Lake.|