Rainbow Summit

A chairlift access road to Rainbow Summit in California

Rainbow Summit is a high mountain peak at an elevation of 3.046m (9,993ft) above the sea level, located in Mono County, in the east central portion of the U.S. state of California. It’s one of the highest roads of California.

Tucked away in the Eastern Sierra Nevada Mountains, southeast of Yosemite National Park, the road to the summit is totally unpaved. It’s a chairlift access road. 4x4 vehicles only. Always check the weather forecast before you start your journey: adverse conditions are common. Accessibility is largely limited to the summer season. Ideal time to travel is daylight. Not advised night drive.