The Devil's Peak area is popular with all kinds of outdoor enthusiasts. It is situated within the Royal Gorge Cross County Ski Area. Devils Peak is located on the divide between the Yuba and American River watersheds in the Tahoe National Forest. Approximately 6 miles off the Sierra crest, it provides fine, almost completely unobstructed views of the surrounding peaks and river canyons.

 

FIELD NOTE

The sheer east face rises dramatically above the surrounding terrain.

FIELD NOTE

Devil's peak is quite distinctive, and can be seen from a long distance. The almost level, knife-edge summit rises into two horn-like knobs.