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tcingrumchair  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 11, 2015


Becky rt.
Posted Jul 12, 2015 1:05 pm

kevinsaChair Peak SE route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 11, 2015


Via the standard 'Fred Beckey' route. He might call it 'class 3', but it's a class 4 in my book. Left the Source Lake trail a little bit early, but still found our way. The 'normal' spot to leave the trail (as we discovered on the way out) is at N47 27.555 W121 27.267. The first several hundred feet will be on talus, but if you follow the cairns, you'll eventually find the path leading to the southeast gullies. The base of the 'Fred Beckey' route can be found at N47 27.523 W121 27.908 - just on the off chance you find yourself here in low visibility like we did. Rather than performing the 'awkward chimney move' to get into the gully, climb relatively easy class 3 terrain about 50' to the right, then traverse left into the gully. After a short distance, you will arrive at the split between the 'standard route' and the 'thumb tack face' variation (N47 27.525 W121 27.941). In hindsight, we probably should have taken the variation, which is in all likelihood class 3. The standard 'Fred Beckey' route, while not terrible, is definitely class 4, with crappy loose rock (helmet mandatory). No belays on the way up, but made a 100' rappel on the way down (starting about 100' from the top of the gully). 2hrs 40min up, 2hrs 30min down.
Posted Jul 11, 2015 7:35 pm

leftfieldNortheast Buttress  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 4, 2015


Went up on the holiday with my hotshot rock climbing buddies. Three pitches of protected climbing (some minimally)and four rappels. Long,hot hike back out through the holiday day hikers.
Posted Jul 5, 2015 11:13 am

geoseanNEB Winter  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 3, 2015


Simuled the snow/ice between the first pitch and the waterfall. Great route overall. 13 hours total due to slow snow conditions on the approach.
Posted Jan 6, 2015 12:58 pm

jbtheouDuring summer  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 4, 2013


Very good experience for a first trad climb. Little bit of loose rock but good condition and great view on the top
Posted Aug 13, 2013 2:32 pm

jacobsmithChair Peak x2  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 9, 2013


Climbed the NE buttress, encountering mixed conditions lower down, with weird, rotten ice and neve higher up. never broke out of the cloud layer. made a mistake on the descent and ended up down-climbing and then re-ascending most of the west face. why does this keep happening?
Posted Feb 10, 2013 1:54 am

mariegGreat climb  Sucess!


Fun, quick, fast & fun!
Posted Dec 15, 2012 12:11 am

telemarkdudeSE Route
Date Climbed: Oct 19, 1986


Climbed the Southeast Route in the Becky guide. Definitely loose chunks of rock.
Posted Oct 9, 2012 1:47 am

ccervenyWest Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 28, 2011
First trip up Chair. Lots of loose rock on the route.
Posted Jul 21, 2012 6:14 pm

Bluecube22NE buttress  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 27, 2011


We made the summit in a total white out but it was a nice and solid ice climb.By the time we returned to the base by a double rope repell the snow fresh snow was waist deep powder it was some of the best powder I ever seen lite and fluffy wish I had skis.
Posted Nov 13, 2011 2:40 am

ExcitableBoy15 times  Sucess!


Climbed the North Face and NE Buttress a total of 15 times, 14 in winter. It is a 30 minute drive from house and I climb it every winter, sometime years a couple of times.
Posted Dec 28, 2010 9:22 am

Mike NLeft Chimney,SE spur
Date Climbed: Jun 5, 2010

Mike N

Had to bail due to wet slabs and melting snow near top of chimney. Very nice climb to that point.
Posted Jun 6, 2010 11:05 pm

laurelback in the winter
Date Climbed: Dec 13, 2009


via NE Buttress


Really different in winter (obviously). Fortunately not as loose...
Posted Jan 9, 2010 3:54 pm

setrentNE Buttress  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 4, 2009
A classic. Easy access, and fun but not scary climbing.
Posted Dec 19, 2009 5:53 am

EverydayExplorerNorth Face
Date Climbed: Dec 10, 2009


Showed up late, got stuck behind another party and we were moving pretty slow as is. Climbed the first pitch of the North Face which was a blast then bailed. It was the right decision but sucks none the less.
Posted Dec 11, 2009 1:36 am

Darren9NE Buttress   Sucess!


This route in summer was fun, rock was a little loose and I got "off route" (the traverse back to safety was a little harrowing) all in all a nice way to go. Rappelled down the chimeys to finish.
Posted Nov 7, 2009 2:33 am

ericwillhiteNE Buttress a few times  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 12, 1996


I remember one early winter attempt where we were forced by ice to retreat, rapping on a root or something aweful like that. No wonder I climb only the easiest routes!
Posted Oct 7, 2009 1:57 am

skookYikes  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 31, 2009


Not the best summer route, going up or down.
Posted Aug 31, 2009 5:27 pm

BuckarooN Face and NE Butress  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 10, 1994


N Face Solo, very sketchy, thin crust over powder on the top half. N Face rarely comes in very good conditions. NE Buttress usually a lot better because it's on the sunny side so it gets the melt/freeze. Not recommended in summer, climbers have been killed due to choss rock, no good gear. Soloed the NE Buttress a month later and a year later with a friend. 4 attempts before the first summit.
Posted Aug 14, 2009 10:59 pm

wildstarEast Face Summer  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 31, 2009


Hard to protect and loose. Not my favorite climb.
Posted Aug 1, 2009 2:24 pm

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