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mengbobackpacking trip  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 16, 2017


group of 3.
Posted Sep 26, 2017 7:50 pm

cabFrom University Pass  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 15, 2015


Climbed the right side of the east face which was fairly solid. There is a good sandy descent route down the middle of the east face.
Posted Aug 17, 2015 11:29 am

mrchad9Southwest Face  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 20, 2013


Took the unusual step of going the southwest face instead of from the east (especially given I was camped in Center Basin), but this was a stopover after visiting Junction from Forester Pass earlier in the day. Route went easy class two but slightly steeper than from the east.

I hadn't researched it at all and was shocked to find a class four summit block on top! Nervous at first as when I walked around it things didn't look too easy. I was afraid I'd be turned back by my first summitblock! A bit more poking around and as it turns out there is a pair of super convenient footholds on the northeast side that made hoisting myself up a simple matter. Fun finish to the climb!
Posted Jul 22, 2013 6:35 pm

RomainEast face  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 13, 2013


This route is short and easy.
Posted Jun 16, 2013 1:48 am

DariaFrom University  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 13, 2009


Day hike from University-tedious, but nice area. We had so much fun hiking back up over University pass!!!!
Posted Aug 16, 2010 12:50 pm

bechttEast face  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 2, 2009


Climbers right on the ascent; sandy face on the return. Pictures
Posted Jul 7, 2009 12:40 am

seanoEast face  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 13, 2009


A straightforward slog, not too loose. From Onion Valley via University Peak.
Posted Jun 15, 2009 12:47 pm

Bob BurdDay 8 - 2007 Sierra Challenge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 10, 2007

Bob Burd

I was disappointed in the climbing on the North Face. A loose, crappy chute without much solid rock. Combined this with Bradley for a moderate day. Trip Report
Posted Sep 22, 2007 1:19 am

chudderEast Face  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 25, 2007


Up the ridge on climber's right, down the scree on the face.
Posted Aug 27, 2007 1:29 am

Desert SolitaireAlternate North Face  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 10, 2007

Desert Solitaire

Climbed as part of Day 8 of the 2007 Sierra Challenge. Over University Pass, and down to Center Basin. Admittedly, having studied the features on the North Face well from the Pass, I didn't bother to pull out the route description. I ended up climbing the largest chute on the North Face with a headwall at the top of the talus fan (Bob took the chute described by Secor further right). Much of the climbing was loose class 2/3, with one steep, exposed, and fractured class 4 section to overcome the headwall. The summit block was lots of fun, but hardly class 4 - no exposure at all! Car to car time: 9 hours.
Posted Aug 15, 2007 11:40 am

The GoatEast Face  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 20, 2004

The Goat

I enjoyed the climb from Golden Bear Lake. Impressive summit views.
Posted Dec 25, 2006 7:44 pm

Augie MedinaRoute Climbed: East Face Date Climbed: July 22, 2002  Sucess!

Augie Medina

Climbed this nice peak after having done Mt. Bradley. The 4th Class summit block on Center is fun. The distances to Bradley and Center from the basin (Golden Bear Lake area) are relatively short. However, the trip into Center Basin from Onion Valley Trailhead over University Pass is tough.
Posted Mar 7, 2006 2:07 am

BCLEast Face  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 20, 2004


From Golden Bear Lake. After bad weather the two days prior we got a great day of sunshine. Enjoyable views from the top.
Posted Feb 23, 2006 4:55 pm

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