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T. WhiteMy first and only Morro  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 20, 2009

T. White

Beautiful sunny spring day. Green grass everywhere - classic California.
Posted Nov 13, 2017 11:26 pm

WallylongridgePatricia Drive  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 12, 2017


Still looking for the 5.12c, that everyone is talking about?
Posted May 14, 2017 9:33 am

gimpilator70 Peaks In 30 Days  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 2, 2017


This was part of a month long mostly solo peakbagging trip in which I hiked every day and got 70 peaks in 30 days. On this day I joined my buddy Keith (IronHiker) for a very special list finish. We climbed the true summit.

For numerous photos and brief route descriptions see the trip report.
Posted May 5, 2017 1:56 pm

IronHikerTrue summit  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 2, 2017


First stop on a Lower Peaks SLO sweep. The true summit (YDS 5.6 according to Mountain Project) was my first sport climb. Adam Walker (gimpilator) led the route. Fun hike, then did Cerro Alto and Valencia.
Posted Apr 7, 2017 4:05 pm

orbitorVia Bishop Peak Trail  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 30, 2014


Started from Patricia Drive and connected with regular trail to the top. Did not climb the biggest boulder. Part of San Luis Obispo LPS cleanup.
Posted Mar 27, 2017 3:33 pm

GlennDBishop Peak  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 8, 2013


Great hike on a beautiful day in a fantastic city.
Posted Jun 14, 2015 9:58 am

davidsangerCentral Summit  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 5, 2015


Did the central (highest) summit with Daryn Dodge and Kathy Rich; easy fifth class. The climb is bolted with four hangers, plus two bolts on top with biners for an easy rappel off.

Spectacular views.
Posted May 5, 2015 11:39 am

cdogbach party  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 20, 2014


fun hike and scramble with some friends in town for my brother's bachelor party. I had lived in SLO for a couple years but never hiked this great little mountain.
Posted Sep 22, 2014 8:37 pm

JonodoWith the Family  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 27, 2014


Nice hike with the family on our vacation. Hot day though but with beauftiful views
Posted Aug 8, 2014 12:51 pm

DigglerGreat summit!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 20, 2014


After much soul- & internet-searching, decided on SLO as a weekend climbing destination, instead of the storm-riddled Sierra. Glad to have done so! A beautiful area, that I've driven past/through (& managed to have spent a little bit of time IN as well), without sampling the climbs. Great day, climbing, views, & partner! Did Dead Rat Crack below (TR), as well as Flakes Over Fresno (led), as well as the true summit (led & soloed). Hot, but a great day with Ivana!

2nd summit of the Tri-Tip Challenge. Did the maybe 1 ft. lower neighboring pinnacle (not the hiker's summit); didn't feel like soloing 5.6 slab in my hiking boots when I was already tired & sore from climbing :) Fond memories & beautiful views.
Posted Jul 22, 2014 10:56 pm

cabCrowded  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 16, 2013


With 300 of my closest friends on a busy saturday morning. Since I was solo, I passed on the true summit block, but scrambled up to the slightly lower one right next to it. Also climbed Cerro Alto and Valencia to clean out the LPC peaks in the area.
Posted Mar 18, 2013 12:54 pm

kevinsaBishop Peak  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 30, 2012


Nice view
Posted Sep 15, 2012 6:22 pm

mg1779Many hikes to the top  Sucess!


Went to college in SLO and hiked bishops many times. Also, have rock climbed there.
Posted Aug 1, 2012 2:11 am

SkyPilot84Lots of times...  Sucess!


Via the main trail
Posted Apr 25, 2012 5:54 pm

lizrdboyFamily Hike  Sucess!


Wife, daughter and I spent a sunny day on Bishop. Nice hike. Lucky people live in SLO.
Posted Apr 14, 2012 1:57 am

Jesus MalverdeEast face of final summit block (5.6?) on the central summit  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 24, 2011

Jesus Malverde

Ascent via the east face of the final summit block on the central summit (5.6? friction slab). See additions/corrections section for more info.
Posted Nov 27, 2011 3:12 pm

hightineraryHiked, but Didn't Climb


I hiked up the trail on 12 November 2000 and 15 November 2000. As I recall, though, I did not actually stand on the highest point - my usual criterion for counting a summit. I have raised my standards since then. So, next time...
Posted Aug 9, 2011 1:19 pm

jimeganBishop Peak  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 20, 2011


hiked the trail to the summit with Pat and then scrambled up the east and west summit blocks before passing on the highest block which would be best climbed with a rope for descent although one might use the numerous bolts for an "assisted" free solo!
Posted May 24, 2011 2:53 pm

Bob BurdFrom Highland TH  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 13, 2005

Bob Burd

With Matthew, we were stymied with the summit block which we didn't know about. Came back a month later with the kids and rope. Trip Report.
Posted Mar 20, 2011 6:56 pm

OOGhave been here  Sucess!


many times
Posted Jan 28, 2011 12:13 am

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