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cafzalWest Chute/Green Lake loop  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 28, 2012


What a wild dayhike! After a late start at the South Lake trailhead, I hiked up to Chocolate Lakes and scrambled up a class 3 route with some class 4 toward the end. I arrived at the summit in time for sunset, which was fantastic. However, this meant I had to scramble over Vagabond and back down to Green Lake and complete the loop in the dark, with a headlamp sporting severely diminished luminescent capacities. I kept on trekking, a full 12 hours without stopping for food, etc. Got back to my car at 2AM and drove back to Bishop feeling damn accomplished.
Posted Sep 23, 2012 9:48 pm

cabVia Green Lake  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 15, 2012


Nice hike starting at South Lake, then following the trail to the pass above Green Lake. Tagged Vagabond on the way.
Posted Sep 17, 2012 10:22 am

Dave SEast Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 4, 2012

Dave S

Climbed the East Ridge with Amy. Made the 23 mile 4x4 approach up Coyote Road, and had a beautiful day in the mountains. The pen with the summit register ran out of ink (or decided to be stubborn), so bring a pen if you're heading up there!
Posted Aug 8, 2012 3:03 am

LincolnBSouth Lake/Green lake route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 21, 2012


Climbed with brother Jon. The last 100 feet or so have been described as easy class three -- The ridge narrows to a catwalk with open space on either side and jumbled boulders that you have to scramble over, but it's easy and there's no real exposure. Thankfully. The worst part was climbing up & down the loose boulder field above Green lake.
Posted Jun 21, 2012 9:25 pm

TheNobleSunfishWest Chute  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 17, 2011


Took the West chute to the summit - mostly class 2 with a few short class 3 sections. Lots of loose rock, though - so much that we opted to go over Vagabond and descend the talus field to Green Lake instead of downclimbing the route.
Posted Sep 18, 2011 9:26 pm

orandallWest Chute - Secor  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 3, 2011


Took the main chute with right branch at the "Y" in the middle, per Secor. Lots of friction slab work in the upper chute with the final slab to exit onto the ridge seeming more like class 4, though very do-able. Descent via Green Lake; talus was pretty terrible.
Posted Sep 5, 2011 5:27 pm

mrchad9South Lake  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 2, 2011


Nice dayhike from South Lake as a warmup for the weekend. Superb views.
Posted Jul 5, 2011 4:42 pm

oliverkaltFrom 4th Lake  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 27, 2011


Many flowers on the ridge above the saddle. The scree field to the saddle was surprisingly easy. There is the stable side for hiking up and there is the loose side for sliding down. Great peak.
Posted Jul 1, 2011 9:40 pm

TheNobleSunfishEast Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Dec 11, 2010


Climbed w/ Pratyush!
Posted Dec 13, 2010 4:03 am

pratyushEasy winter conditions ascent  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Dec 11, 2010


We climbed the East Ridge from Seventh lake, after camping overnight at Black Lake. The climb up to the col before the East Ridge was a slog. The summit scramble was very short but fun.
Posted Dec 13, 2010 12:03 am

onramp36From 4th Lake   Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 16, 2010
Scrambled talus from 7th lake. Enjoyed the final ridge.
Posted Oct 5, 2010 2:35 pm

Ridgeardwest chute  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 28, 2010
Eva and I climbed a chute from Green Lake putting us at the west end ridge of Vagabond Peak. It was 35 mintues to Cloudripper from there.
Posted Oct 2, 2010 5:55 pm

Bob BurdFrom Sky Haven  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 13, 2010

Bob Burd

Day 8 of the 2010 Sierra Challenge. Trip Report.
Posted Sep 29, 2010 11:21 am

Vertigo soulWest Chute  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 17, 2010

Vertigo soul

Great day hike. Climbed up from Chocolate Lakes. Stayed mostly on the 4th class slabs on the left side of the chute - fun scrambling! Great views of the Palisades. Descended to green lake. First time I've hiked/climbed in the Sierra and never encountered one person all day! Was even more surprising given the popularity of the S. Lake/Bishop Pass area.
Posted Sep 18, 2010 12:32 pm

bechttfrom Vagabond  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 13, 2010


Sierra Challenge alternate -- nice rest day after Huxley
Posted Aug 16, 2010 10:13 pm

Dariasweet jagged ridge pinnacles  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 13, 2010


From Sky Haven Day 8 of Sierra Challenge-cool summit surroundings, jagged ridges and pinnacles abound.
Posted Aug 15, 2010 8:33 pm

96avs01West Chute w/special guest appearance  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 13, 2010


After thoroughly enjoying the West Chute we were treated on the summit with a visit from Bob Burd out on the Sierra Challenge of Sky Haven.
Posted Aug 15, 2010 2:16 pm

BlairWest Chute  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 6, 2010


Highly Reccomended route. Fun solid climbing all the way up. Climbed with Deb, we kept it spicy w alot of 5th and 4th class
Posted Aug 9, 2010 8:09 pm

DebWest Chute  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 6, 2010


Oh man! This was an awesome climb! Blair and I kept it as 4th and 5th Class as possible with some 3 to rest on. Loved it....and so easy to get to as well. Hit Vagabond on the way out too.
Posted Aug 7, 2010 2:44 pm

jonhersh7th Lake  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 1, 1999


From 7th Lake. Great views.
Posted Jul 27, 2010 6:22 pm

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