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jdmorehousePyramid, Johnson, Baker and East Baker  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 16, 2013

jdmorehouse

The second day of the trip, and we scaled the boulder and talus field to first East Baker, at 12,305' (no register), and then over to Baker itself at 12,298' where there was a register. The previous entry dated back to early last fall when another LVMC party was there. Very cold and windy morning.
Posted Jun 17, 2013 2:15 pm

Bob BurdFrom Wheeler  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 25, 2011

Bob Burd

Along with Bald, Wheeler, and Jeff Davis. Trip Report
Posted Sep 29, 2011 2:13 pm

jfrishmanIIIFrom Baker Lake  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 28, 2011

jfrishmanIII

Backpacked in to Baker Lake (excellent!), and climbed the slopes north of the lake at evening to the east summit. Didn't find any summit register, but I didn't have long to look as the sun was setting. There are some great pinnacles above the lake to scramble out on.
Posted Jul 31, 2011 12:50 pm

Pharmacisttriple peak day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 22, 2010

Pharmacist

climbed wheeler up the main trail, then down and over to jeff davis, then around the south side of wheeler and up to baker, then back up wheeler a 2nd time and down the trail, with the last couple miles in the dark. started at 11:15am, back to the truck about 9:30pm.
Posted Jun 26, 2010 7:34 pm

SageHawkLonesome Indeed  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 13, 2009

SageHawk

Climbed from Baker Lake trailhead via Baker Lake. Was surprised to find that I was only the 2nd person to sign the summit register in the past 2 years. I've climbed all the major peaks in the Snakes and this one appears to be the least visited. If you climb this one be sure to tag both summits as the east summit appears to be a few feet higher than the named summit at the west end.
Posted Aug 25, 2009 6:29 am

lcarreauThe Big Lonesome  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 28, 1990

lcarreau

Worked here on the GBNP trail crew.

Climbed on quartzite rubble from the south (Baker Creek), always
have to be watching for sudden T-storms in this awesome area.
Posted Jun 8, 2009 12:36 am

phydeuxBasic scramlbe from the SE  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 11, 2007

phydeux

Did it from the Baker/Johnson loop trail on a 3 day backpack, along with Pyramid peak. Not really difficult, just a long slog on talus. Did Wheeler/Jeff Davis, Bald Mtn 3 days earlier. Beautiful backcountry in GBNP!
Posted Sep 27, 2007 12:06 am

MoapaPkFrom Wheeler  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 23, 2007

MoapaPk

Part of a Wheeler-Baker-Wheeler-Jeff Davis day, Little talus, interesting climb.

When we reached the top of Wheeler for the 2nd time, a fellow asked Lori where we had been. She pointed to Baker, and he asked, "why?" and she said, "because it's there".
Posted Jun 25, 2007 1:04 am

jjsochackiRoute Climbed: SE Slope Date Climbed: August 2005  Sucess!

jjsochacki

Great views from summit. Just a talus slog.
Posted Nov 6, 2005 12:57 pm

ScottRoute Climbed: Baker Lake Date Climbed: July 1987  Sucess!

Scott

With the Wasatch Mountain Club. Three day trip in the area, while spending two nights at Baker Lake. Did some caving as well.
Posted Dec 17, 2004 12:15 pm

cp0915Route Climbed: traverse from Wheeler Peak Date Climbed: June 12, 2004  Sucess!

cp0915

Nice route. I started out simply trying to grab Baker. When I tried to traverse across the west side of Wheeler at the 12,000 ft level, I realized the icy chutes were a little more than I'd expected in shorts, t-shirt and hiking boots. Though a little tedious at times, plan B (bagging NV's #4 directly from the summit of #2) worked out fine. While on the Baker traverse, I didn't see a soul, but when I popped my head back up onto Wheeler's summit on the return from the south ridge, I got shocked looks from some folks having lunch and taking pictures there. Apparently dumbstruck from the crowded Wheeler north slope route, they hadn't expected anyone to emerge from the mysterious and untraveled south ridge...
Posted Dec 1, 2004 4:07 pm

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