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secanderSE Buttress  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 17, 2016

secander

Took SE Buttress to the top. Great climb and awesome summit!
Posted Aug 30, 2016 11:08 am

rocketsredglareLovely day full of first times  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 6, 2016

rocketsredglare

Early start, first on the route but hardly first to finish. Top was worth it and downclimb was adventurous. The hike in somehow doubled, maybe tripled on the way out, how does that happen?
Posted Aug 8, 2016 9:22 pm

FletchFun!!!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 5, 2016

Fletch

Great little hike. Bring a rope next time!
Posted Aug 7, 2016 9:32 pm

DieselMountaineer's route   Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 18, 2016

Diesel

Beautiful short hike. The class 4 block on the summit took me a few tries, but I managed on the crack on the left. Very windy from the South. I was hardly able to stand up for a few seconds just to be able to say that "I stood on Cathedral Peak."
Posted Jul 22, 2016 12:33 am

RomainSE Buttress  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 2, 2004

Romain

My second SE Buttress ascent, with Alberto Alesina.
Posted Jul 15, 2016 1:19 am

BobD3wonderful peak, Muir was right  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 11, 2016

BobD3

Mountaineer's route. Couldn't get started up the final class 4 chimney 3 weeks prior in hiking boots. Lesson learned- no more class 4 without rock shoes.
The rock at the base of the chimney is getting a little smoothed out from so much traffic. Once on the 1st step, it becomes much easier, closer to class 3. The narrow slot adjacent to the chimney makes for an easy step off the summit blocks for the downclimb. Holds are all there, no need for protection.
Posted Jul 14, 2016 8:48 pm

fatdadSE Buttress and Mountaineer's Route  Sucess!

fatdad

Beautiful peak that I got to climb before the crowds.
Posted Apr 10, 2016 12:04 am

CameronGroundMountaineers route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 1, 2015

CameronGround

Contemplated the SE buttress, but wasn't quite feeling it so just took the descent trail up, didn't realize it goes within one or two hundred feet of the summit. The 15 foot summit crack was cool, but other than that this was 98% hiking and 2% climbing. Kinda wish I'd at least tried the butt, guess I'll have to wait until next year with Tioga Pass likely closed for the winter.
Posted Nov 2, 2015 1:50 am

jdmorehouseTraffic Jam  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 30, 2015

jdmorehouse

A small party, we took the 4th class route up. We had to wait in the cold wind for nearly an hour for a window of time to open for us to summit, since party after party were coming up the class 5 sections. A hugely popular peak.
Posted Sep 1, 2015 5:32 pm

CptAmericaMountaineers route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 12, 2014

CptAmerica

Great weather. lots of people. very airy summit. ropes would have probably been useful for the last 10-15 feet. but fun nonetheless
Posted Oct 21, 2014 4:58 pm

Vertigo soulAwesome Fall day on the SE Butt  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 13, 2014

Vertigo soul

Did the original route - fun and has a little of everything. I got to lead the $ chimney pitch. For a Monday in mid-Oct it was somewhat busy, but that's to be expected. Awesome climb and amazing views from a real airy summit block. Good day!
Posted Oct 14, 2014 1:22 pm

vanman798Oct 7 2014  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 7, 2014

vanman798

With Danny Lay via the SE buttress, then over to North Face of
Eichorn's Pinnacle
Posted Oct 12, 2014 5:17 pm

JRaphaelson5.7 Variation  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 13, 2014

JRaphaelson

What an amazing climb. The 5.7 variation was fun and sketchy.
Posted Aug 14, 2014 1:17 am

bedellympianSE Butt solo  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 17, 2014

bedellympian

Last leg of the Tenaya-Matthes-Cathedral Linkup. An outstanding route and very fun, definitely my favorite out of those three. It did help starting the climb after 5pm as there was no one else on route. I was on the summit by 6pm and back at the car (Tenaya Lake) by 8pm.
Posted Jun 27, 2014 7:47 pm

TheNobleSunfishGreat!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 14, 2014

TheNobleSunfish

SE Buttress - so fun!
Posted May 16, 2014 2:57 pm

WallylongridgeClass 4 route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 17, 1990

Wallylongridge

Climbing in T.M. is always sweet!
Posted Dec 11, 2013 6:53 pm

Alex WoodAmazing summit  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 28, 2013

Alex Wood

Probably one of the coolest summits that I have had the chance to stand on. Amazing views in an amazing location. The SE Buttress had about 50 people on it the day we climbed it!
Posted Nov 13, 2013 5:32 pm

caysedaveTo The Left  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 10, 2009

caysedave

Three parties waiting for Chimney so we went up
left side. Wind whipping around corner made it
exciting! Great pro.
Posted Nov 4, 2013 3:25 am

splattskiLate start on SE Buttress  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 19, 2013

splattski

We got a late start on the SE Buttress after having to wait till 8am to secure a campsite at the Meadows. So started behind many parties. Had to wait under them. Then the sky started to spit and boom.
But got off safely.
Big fun for a couple old duffers.
Posted Aug 26, 2013 8:37 am

DonnoSE Buttress  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 1, 2003

Donno

W/ Gene. Free soloers passing us left & right.
Posted Aug 13, 2013 12:47 pm

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