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derbillyRoute Climbed: North Slope from Green Lake Date Climbed: September 3, 2005  Sucess!


Nice views from the summit of peaks mostly unknown to me at the time since this was my first trip to the area.
Posted Sep 19, 2005 5:36 pm

Desert SolitaireRoute Climbed: North Slope From Pass Above Green Lake Date Climbed: August 9, 2005  Sucess!

Desert Solitaire

Rest day from 2005 Sierra Challenge - the route from the col is excellent. Bagged Vagabond pk en route and went through some fun class 2/low 3 on the final NW ridge to the summit. There is a cool "secret" pipeline route from the South Lake TH that is a lot less circuitous and makes for an interesting hike. Great company on a great climb!
Posted Sep 5, 2005 4:33 pm

uwjennieRoute Climbed: North slope from green lake Date Climbed: 8/12/05  Sucess!


Nice day hike.
Posted Aug 16, 2005 7:41 pm

Matt WorsterRoute Climbed: north slope from pass above Green Lakes Date Climbed: 9 August 2005  Sucess!

Matt Worster

1/2 day-hike, superb views marred by haze. We descended the north slope directly to Green Lakes, which I didn't care for due to loose talus. I took a spill and then stuck to the boulders where ever possible. The ridge from the pass is solid, firm footing.
Posted Aug 12, 2005 6:06 pm

gluballsRoute Climbed: North Slope Date Climbed: July 10, 2005  Sucess!
Great view of the Palisades. Rivals that from Agassiz. While panoramic, it's not as personal. Easy class 3 (couple of moves) to summit.
Posted Jul 11, 2005 2:58 am

cloudripprRoute Climbed: E. Ridge via Baker Lakes Date Climbed: May, 1994  Sucess!


Can't remember the exact date but this is where I got my E-Mail name. Only back then, you could only use 8 letters. Thus the funny spelling. I've also done it twice from Green Lake.
Posted Feb 13, 2005 5:47 pm

madclimberRoute Climbed: Straight up Date Climbed: 7/31/04  Sucess!


Scrambling required.
Posted Dec 2, 2004 3:32 am

Matthew HollimanRoute Climbed: North Slope Date Climbed: June 13, 2004  Sucess!

Matthew Holliman

Concerning Bob's summit log entry below, eight hours sounds more like a third of a day to me. :-)

The climb took longer than I expected, but the summit views were outstanding.
Posted Nov 15, 2004 12:39 am

josephgdawsonRoute Climbed: West Chute Ascent / North Slope Descent Date Climbed: August 28, 2004  Sucess!


Jim Browsky must wear a cap.
Posted Sep 1, 2004 7:13 pm

Bob BurdRoute Climbed: North Slope (ascent) / West Chute (descent) Date Climbed: June, 13, 2004  Sucess!

Bob Burd

This was Matthew's idea of a half day scramble. Ha! Took 8hrs, but then again, maybe that is what he considers a half day. Gorgeous weather, fun adventure on the descent. Trip Report
Posted Jul 2, 2004 1:07 am

cragRoute Climbed: W slope from Chocolate Lake Date Climbed: September 21, 2003  Sucess!


There's a prominent gully above the bench between upper Chocolate and Ruwau. This is class 2-3 talus, pretty solid away from the center of the gully. Fun peak, outstanding views from the summit.

Posted Jan 23, 2004 1:17 pm

mtnfotoRoute Climbed: East ridge from Big Pine Creek Drainage Date Climbed: March 1978  Sucess!
Did winter ascent from 7th Lake with Mary Omberg and a dog that followed us from Glacier Lodge.
Posted Jan 20, 2004 1:14 pm

Rick KentRoute Climbed: North Slope Date Climbed: Oct 11, 2003  Sucess!

Rick Kent

Wanted to bag this one last year but didn't get around to it. Dayhiked up from around Parchers Resort. There's a fairly good view of the Northern Palisades and the Palisade Glacier. Weather was quite nice during the day. Roundtrip time from Parchers Resort was about 8 hours.
Posted Oct 13, 2003 6:12 pm

sdsierrahikerRoute Climbed: East Ridge via Baker Lakes Date Climbed: 6-7-03  Sucess!


3-4 miles from Baker Lakes, half day, class 2
Posted Jun 16, 2003 4:14 pm

RickFRoute Climbed: The north slope from green lake via Vagabond Peak Date Climbed: October 18, 2001  Sucess!


This was my second attempt after an unsuccsessful effort the previous October. On my first attempt I was with 2 friends, we set out before sun up and we tried to scramble directly up the north face of Vagabond Peak from Green Lake. there was 6 in. of new snow and at about 1:00 p.m. we decided to retreat. We desended via the platuea and ridge which leads to the trail back to green lake. I went solo on this second trip and decided to go the somewhat longer but easier traveled route we had descended the previous year. I made good time, I stopped and ate lunch lunch on Vagabond Peak at noon and summited Cloudripper by 1:15. It was a clear day and the view from the top was spectacular! I made it back to my truck at the South Lake trailhead by 5:00 p.m.
Posted Mar 10, 2003 10:28 am

kullabergRoute Climbed: north slope from green lake Date Climbed: aug 2001  Sucess!


backpacked from habegger over coyote ridge. nice summit, would make awesome ski tour. high and north facing, perfect for corn in late spring.
Posted Nov 28, 2002 9:45 am

pilz8Route Climbed: East ridge from lake 6 Date Climbed: May 2001  Sucess!


Epic trip to this peak. We got buzzed by a silent glider on the peak. I wish I could of seen his view.
Posted Sep 16, 2002 5:23 am

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