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theronmoonRoute Climbed: Vincents Gap straight up Date Climbed: 12/97  Sucess!

theronmoon

A postholing adventure in two to four feet all the way up, lots a wind once on ridgline, hunkered down under a limber pine while my group caught up. One of my favorite hikes.
Posted Mar 4, 2005 9:54 am

CNC DaveRoute Climbed: Vincent Gap Date Climbed: August,2004  Sucess!

CNC Dave

Have taken this route 3 times this summer and have enjoyed

greatly every time. Its a great workout with grand scenery.
Posted Feb 17, 2005 10:43 pm

jkowalskiDate Climbed: Spring 2003 and 2002  Sucess!
Did this route both times in snow. The second time I used my brain and used my crampons and ice axe. Very fun moderate hike.
Posted Jan 21, 2005 4:11 pm

GlennGRoute Climbed: Vincent Gap and Dawson Saddle Date Climbed: August, 2004  Sucess!

GlennG

Have climbed this peak more than 10 times in the last five years, was a popular training hike in scouts for sierra hikes.
Posted Jan 8, 2005 3:03 pm

Steve LarsonRoute Climbed: Trail from Vincent Gap Date Climbed: Summer 1993  Sucess!

Steve Larson

Just about a gazillion switchbacks! The summit was crowded, but the view is stupendous. The subalpine environment is almost magical, with its ancient crumholz and smooth sandy slopes.
Posted Nov 7, 2004 1:59 pm

n8jojohnsonRoute Climbed: Islip Saddle, Vincent Gap Date Climbed: Summer 2003, 2004  Sucess!

n8jojohnson

From the summit, it looks like you're spitting distance from Baldy. Can also see Gorgonio & Jacinto in the far off distance - and on a relatively clear day, Downtown Los Angeles.
Posted Aug 7, 2004 11:09 pm

birdheadRoute Climbed: Dawson Saddle Date Climbed: July 3, 2004  Sucess!

birdhead

Tagged Throop Peak and Mt. Burnham on the way to Baden-Powell. Saw one of the strangest things I have ever seen on a trail anywhere - a group of eight nuns in full dress! Then I got buzzed on the summit by a glider. Cool day.
Posted Jul 15, 2004 5:10 pm

MelbaToastRoute Climbed: From Vincent's Gap Date Climbed: July 2004  Sucess!

MelbaToast

Originally intended to go to Williamson Rock but there were too many people and it was too hot. Ended up leaving the VG parking lot at quarter to one, hiked up with cool breezes and lots of shade, had a leisurely snack at the top, and made it back to the car in about 4 hours. Great views cuz of the clear day. Way better than going to Willy! Thanks for taking me, Rob!
Posted Jul 12, 2004 12:03 am

sierradiscgolferRoute Climbed: Vincent Gap Date Climbed: July 1971  Sucess!

sierradiscgolfer

This was my first peak, climbed when I was 11 years old with the Boy Scout.
Posted Jul 8, 2004 11:27 am

pusdkq6eeRoute Climbed: Vincent Gap Date Climbed: June 12th 2004  Sucess!

pusdkq6ee

It is beautifull at the peak. I left at about 5:30pm: I was the last one to leave. I enjoyed it a lot.
Posted Jul 1, 2004 6:27 pm

bennadlerDate Climbed: april 29 2002  Sucess!

bennadler

those boy scouts sure know how to build a trail!
Posted Jun 29, 2004 12:09 am

RobertCharlesAltmanRoute Climbed: PCT ridge trail from Islip side Date Climbed: 10/20/2001  Sucess!

RobertCharlesAltman

Great hike-bagged lots of peaks today: Middle Hawkins, Mt Hawkins, Throop Peak, Mt Burnham, Mt Baden-Powell and finally Mt Islip. Lots and lots of sites to see on this great excursion. Started from saddle conduit at 2 from up from Jimmy CG access road. Highly recommended outting (by me). :-)
Posted Jun 22, 2004 1:02 am

bikegirlRoute Climbed: Vincent Gap Date Climbed: July, 1999  Sucess!

bikegirl

Nice day hike with excellent views.
Posted Apr 29, 2004 7:20 pm

Scott M.Route Climbed: Many Date Climbed: Several dates  Sucess!

Scott M.

Did this my first time in winter while thru hiking the PCT in 1980. Since then I have run or hiked it numerous times from Vincent Gap, Islip Saddle, Crystal Lake, and Dawson Saddle. I always enjoy the 2000+ year old Limber Pines near the top, too. They are the closest thing we have to the Bristlecones here in Southern California.
Posted Feb 18, 2004 7:31 pm

Tom KenneyRoute Climbed: Vincent Gap Date Climbed: Feb 1, 2004  Sucess!

Tom Kenney

Yep...very long day. Snow conditions were crappy down low for hiking (4"-12" powder over icy base). Nearer the summit, excellent for crampons. Best views of the Edwards AFB I've seen in a while. We could see all the way to San Gorgonio.
Posted Feb 2, 2004 6:13 pm

mtnfotoRoute Climbed: Vincent Gap Date Climbed: March 1993  Sucess!
Skiied down chutes on north face to highway west of Vincent Gap.
Posted Jan 20, 2004 5:43 pm

RobRoute Climbed: Vincent gap

Rob

Great place to ski
Posted Jan 18, 2004 4:10 am

pilz8Route Climbed: dawson saddle down vincent gap Date Climbed: dec 22 03  Sucess!

pilz8

I climbed with fellow SPer Tonyo and had a great time. Not as much snow as I had hoped but nice anyway. We could see snow peaks in the southern sierra.
Posted Dec 28, 2003 6:40 am

Day HikerRoute Climbed: Vincent Gap Date Climbed: 10 August 2002  Sucess!

Day Hiker

Hello.
Posted Dec 27, 2003 11:36 pm

notinkansasRoute Climbed: Vincent Gap Date Climbed: Dec. 20, 2003  Sucess!

notinkansas

Summited with my Daughter. Most of the snow has melted off. Hope we get some more soon. The mountain was in the clouds all day. Cold, wet and windy but it's beautiful up there in any weather.
Posted Dec 21, 2003 8:00 pm

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