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AmbretChocolate Break  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 15, 2015


Summitted and circumnavigated Chocolate Peak with Ruvicha, Jim* and Steve2. A fun and relatively easy hike, with nice views of the Bishop trail and Cloudripper, which we had climbed two days before.
Posted Sep 6, 2015 1:11 am

hgrapidAfter Goode  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 8, 2015


Climbed Mount Goode, but with some of the team not making it to Mount Goode, one of them joined us to at least have a summit for the day.
Posted Aug 9, 2015 12:29 pm

CWesselsBetter than Cloudripper!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 13, 2015


Haha...just kidding.
Posted Jul 18, 2015 6:59 pm

jdmorehouseChocolate Sunday  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 5, 2014


Originally the day was planned as an ascent of Aggasiz after climbing Goode the day before, but a wedding party in my campground had a live band blasting from eight to well after midnight, nonstop. I got so little sleep I decided to climb Chocolate instead, taking the loop around the peak from the Bishop Pass trail. Easy, mellow day with many fine lakes along the way to admire.
Posted Oct 7, 2014 4:46 pm

iditarod81In lieu of Cloudripper  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 24, 2014


Bailed on Cloudripper due to sketchy conditions in the west chute and bagged Chocolate Peak as a consolation prize for the day.
Posted May 27, 2014 3:43 pm

Dariaumm...chocolate is good i guess?  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 26, 2013


Not sure why I did this peak..

oh yea, that's right..I wanted an excuse to get out on a beautiful fall day (perfect weather before the storm), and was aiming for Picture Puzzle but it's north slopes had too much snow on them.

Tons of signatures in the summit register. Fine day with perfect weather.
Posted Oct 28, 2013 7:22 pm

DebUp South, Down NW  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 14, 2013


Easy peak to tag while out taking a peek over Bishop Pass. Was a great reprieve from post-holing!
Posted May 15, 2013 12:46 am

muajeeNW up; S down  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 9, 2012


Took NW slope up via "Vanilla Flat;" came down from the South, passing Ruwau Lake

What a treat!!

Posted Oct 18, 2012 3:40 am

idpeakgirlNE Face  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 21, 2012


Took the geologically scenic scramble - up the seam between white to gray marble and choco quartzite. Lovely scramble, very worthwhile. Our next objective, Cloudripper, stared down at us from the summit. Great lake views.
Posted Sep 23, 2012 10:41 pm

tyler4588From Ruwau Lake  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 10, 2012


On the way back from Bishop Lake.
Posted Aug 17, 2012 12:31 pm

Sarah SimonFrom Bishop Pass trail  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 16, 2012

Sarah Simon

I think this is a cool, uniquely colored little peak that affords incredible views of he surrounding highcountry. Definitely worth he side trip!!! En route from camp at Palisade Basin to he South Lakes TH. So glad I took this side trip! Njad the peak to myself!
Posted Aug 17, 2012 3:09 am

Dave SOreo Game!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 27, 2012

Dave S

Best place in the Sierra to play the Oreo game! Fun day in the mountains with great friends!
Posted Aug 8, 2012 3:09 am

mrchad9Easy side trip  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 10, 2012


Easy get on the way out after a weekend at Bishop Lake.

That's about it...
Posted Jun 21, 2012 4:03 pm

calipidderAwesome surroundings  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 5, 2004


I love the 360 view from this relatively minor peak.
Posted Apr 22, 2012 6:10 pm

seanoFinally got around to it  Sucess!


After passing this many times going to/from other peaks, I finally scrambled up the south side and down the north.
Posted Feb 4, 2012 2:20 pm

PWeverkaNice little climb  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 8, 2011
Nice warmup for the next day's ascent of Mt. Agassiz. We were camping at Saddlerock Lake and hiked over the ridge to Ruwau and then up the ride and followed the cairns. Picnic on top!
Posted Sep 13, 2011 2:17 pm

SierraCJUp south side, down north slope  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 3, 2011


Took Chocolate Lakes trail to south side and then down north face, which was a lot of fun.
Posted Aug 22, 2011 1:47 pm

thexcatNW Slope  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 5, 2011


Nice warmup hike
Posted Aug 8, 2011 3:18 pm

GigaMikeNice views  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 7, 2009


Did a quick hike up this peak after a weekend backpack trip.
Posted Feb 4, 2011 12:44 pm

Day HikerSouth Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 17, 2010

Day Hiker

South Ridge, via the clockwise loop of Bull, Chocolate, and Ruwau lakes.
Posted Sep 20, 2010 1:44 am

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