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kronshage3North Star to Traver  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 21, 2017

kronshage3

Started from Hoosier Pass at 5AM. Took East Ridge to summit North Star. Connected to Wheeler, then to Clinton, then to McNamee, then to Traver. Descended into basin and took 4WD road back. Back at car around 1:45PM. No wind and lots of sun. Actually started to pour, hail, and storm as soon as I got back. The crux of this route is the headwall along the ridge to Wheeler. This ridge rapidly changes from Class 2 to 3 to 4. Trust no rock because there are lots of loose holds. Also, lots of spider webs along the ridge past the headwall. If you hate spiders as much as me, it may make you turn around.
Posted Jul 21, 2017 8:34 pm

boisedocstill some snow  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 6, 2017

boisedoc

the road up to Wheeler Lake is indeed rough- I was shocked to see some Jeeps and trucks (all modified) going up this road. It was not great for walking as a lot of it is under water right now. I was surprised to find snow heading up from wheeler lake that was fairly steep (I ended up using an ice ax to negotiate the snow on the way down). The basin above Wheeler Lake is actually quite beautiful (especially for the Mosquito Range). Unfortunately, the view of the Climax mine on the other side was not so great
Posted Jul 10, 2017 1:26 am

seanoTraverse from Traver  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 5, 2017

seano

Came up Traver's west side from Fremont Pass (fun), then made the long traverse. Trip report.
Posted May 5, 2017 5:48 pm

BradBartickPseudo CT route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 15, 2016

BradBartick

With Michelle. Light snow on ground, brisk fall wind on summits and ridge. Mostly sunny, no precip. I say "Pseudo" because I went up the east ridge of Clinton too early and climbed some other unnamed summit which was pretty fun and actually higher than Traver.
Posted Oct 15, 2016 9:31 pm

habaceebaClipper  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 21, 2013

habaceeba

Traver to Clinton and down to Wheeler Lakes
Posted May 5, 2016 4:11 pm

cftbqEasiest approach  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 24, 2015

cftbq

A long day with the trudge up (& down) the road to Wheeler Lake. Ascended over the east false summit. Descended more directly off the south side. Centennial #66.
Posted Sep 9, 2015 9:56 am

Liba KopeckovaCT traverse  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 30, 2015

Liba Kopeckova

Still a lot of snow. Ascended via Wheeler road, which was heinous - deep puddles - not frozen in early am, patches of deep soft snow (had to carry my skies through this for about 2 miles), then could skin up.
Easy way up Traver, narrow snowy corniced traverse to McNamee, up Clinton, back to Traver and to my skis, pretty good ski descent (snow got heavy by the time I was ready to sk down), and the last 2 miles suffering of carrying skies though puddles of cold water, which actually felt refreshing.
Posted May 31, 2015 9:23 am

rmjwintersAll 3  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 6, 2014

rmjwinters

Together with Traver
Posted Jul 29, 2014 7:35 pm

rockymountaindivaAll 3  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 13, 2009

rockymountaindiva

Once up on Clinton, it was a breeze to do the next 2.
Posted Jul 26, 2013 6:03 pm

telemarkdudeNice Ridge Run  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 20, 2012

telemarkdude

Looks like this would also be a great winter/spring ski tour.
Posted Nov 22, 2012 11:36 pm

BergerTriple Play  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 31, 2012

Berger

Clinton, McNamee, Traver loop. Altitude sickness got me at the end. Great peaks though.
Posted Nov 4, 2012 1:13 am

Woodie HopperReverse CT Clipper  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 9, 2012

Woodie Hopper

Nice day. Snow was a little soft by the time I was on the ridge due to my late start (8am from Montgomery Lake). Crampons were good to have. No one else to be seen anywhere.
Posted May 10, 2012 1:37 am

DerekFreedClinton, Traver, McNamee  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 20, 2009

DerekFreed

Nice loop from Montgomery Reservoir. Started with Lincoln, ended with Traver. The road wasn't a ton of fun to walk for the first couple miles though..
Posted Mar 30, 2012 6:16 pm

MountainHikerCOClinton, McNamee & Traver  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 20, 2011

MountainHikerCO

Big puddles on the road. A lot of 4WDs. Nice views of nearby peaks.
Posted Sep 11, 2011 12:27 pm

Foxy Long BottomsTraver, Clinton, McNamee  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 31, 2011

Foxy Long Bottoms

With Bryan
Posted Aug 1, 2011 10:34 am

astrobassmanClinton Ski  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 5, 2011

astrobassman

Ski descent from the summit. Best ski conditions so far this spring. Climbed with Scot, Mike, and Craig.
Posted Jun 20, 2011 12:29 am

SenadRClinton loop.  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 19, 2011

SenadR

Clinton, McNamee and Traver peaks traverse. Nice day, snow was too soft but still great day!
Posted Jun 19, 2011 10:03 pm

chicagotransplantSpring Ski  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 5, 2011

chicagotransplant

Second time up, went up some northeast facing slopes to the east ridge and skied back down the south slopes off the summit. Went up with Floyd, Cheeseburglar and Astrobassman. Good snow conditions, still a lot of snow in the upper basins but the first mile of the road is a mix of patchy snow and melt-off condtions (running water, puddles, mud etc).
Posted Jun 5, 2011 8:15 pm

csmcgranahanCT Trifecta  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 3, 2010

csmcgranahan

Summited Clinton, McNamee and Traver from Montgomery Reservoir. Overall a great day hiking/scrambling along the Continental Divide. It was also nice not seeing anyone, including 4 wheelers, on the entire route. Solitude is bliss. It reminded me of a similar trip a few years ago climbing French, Frasco and Casco.
Posted Sep 4, 2010 9:16 am

Kiefer'Clipper' + Wheeler & North Star  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 20, 2010

Kiefer

Hiked and scrambled Traver, McNamee and Clinton originally. We added on Wheeler and North Star. Long day with great weather and some sloggish class-2 to Traver, some decent 3rd class scrambling over to Wheeler and some hairy 4th class over to North Star.
Hiked with GF, Stephanie Lynn.
Posted Aug 21, 2010 7:22 pm

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