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SkydiveKenRoute Climbed: Northeast Ridge Date Climbed: Sepember 6 2004  Sucess!


Hiked from Sunrise lakes with my wife we had a wonderful nap up there before returning to our camp that afternoon.
Posted Jul 4, 2005 9:20 pm

trad_spiderRoute Climbed: from Happy Isles Date Climbed: June 11th, 2005  Sucess!


Started around 10:30am from Happy Isles and reached the summit by 4:30pm. Would have made it faster ,but up towards the top there was snow. Enjoyed the views of all the snow caps ,then left about 5:00pm making it back to Happy Isles by 8:30pm. I liked the hike better then half-dome.
Posted Jun 30, 2005 2:08 am

ASteeleRoute Climbed: Northeast Ridge Date Climbed: June or July 2000  Sucess!


I was a little concerned about climbing Cloud's Rest, since the Tuolumne hiking guide said that it is not one for the "acrophobis", which I considered myself to be at the time. But man, there is nothing like a shweeping wave of granite to make you forget about all those piddling human concerns. What a great peak.
Posted Apr 20, 2005 7:14 am

woodcraftRoute Climbed: From Tenaya lake Date Climbed: October 2004  Sucess!
A little rain, beautiful views, good company.
Posted Apr 12, 2005 12:06 am

bechttRoute Climbed: Northeast ridge Date Climbed: Jul 1989  Sucess!


Part of a five day backpacking trip
Posted Mar 31, 2005 9:28 pm

Freddys27Route Climbed: NorthEast Ridge Date Climbed: Probably June 1998  Sucess!
Great views, an excellent addition to any hike.
Posted Mar 2, 2005 6:55 pm

The Defiant OneRoute Climbed: Northeast Ridge Date Climbed: August 2004  Sucess!

The Defiant One

another enjoyable run in Yosemite. great views
Posted Feb 23, 2005 2:08 am

sierratrekkinRoute Climbed: N.E. Ridge Date Climbed: June, 2004  Sucess!


I finished my 2004 trip to the Sierra's with an overnight bivi at Clouds Rest. What a spectacular night!
Posted Dec 23, 2004 11:05 am

gluballsRoute Climbed: Northeast Ridge Date Climbed: Aug 2004  Sucess!
Easy hike with a good view of the valley. The initial section was a little steep but not very long. What bummed me out was the loss of hard gained elevation afterwards. Reached the summit in about 3 hrs. Had lunch at the peak with fellow hikers and a domesticated chipmunk.
Posted Oct 4, 2004 8:46 pm

forjanRoute Climbed: South Slope (from Happy Isles) Date Climbed: October 2, 2004  Sucess!


Hiked with William Felten, Gil & Eve. We started from Happy Isles at 9:45am. I hiked at their pace. We had lunch at noon near Little Yosemite Valley and rested there for almost an hour. From there, they slowed down, so at the junction with the Half Dome trail and JMT trail I told them I'd go at my own pace. Higher up (at approx 8200'), great views opened up with the Clark Range dominating the southern horizon. I got to the top at 3:20pm. Twenty-five minutes later Will arrived at the top but Gil & Eve had turned around lower down. We had dark clouds on top but no thunder to be heard; regardless, Will and I both left the top ten minutes after Will had arrived at the summit. We were back at Happy Isles by 7:50pm.
Posted Oct 4, 2004 2:27 pm

atcRoute Climbed: Northeast ridge, descent via south slope Date Climbed: July 3 2004  Sucess!
Surprisingly not too crowded once past the first few miles until the junction to the Half dome trail. There are also two virtual geocaches on Cloud's Rest.
Posted Aug 31, 2004 3:34 am

SamanthaRoute Climbed: Tenaya Lake Date Climbed: 8/21/04  Sucess!


Second visit to this summit. A great trail with a fun group of people.
Posted Aug 23, 2004 7:11 pm

bennovakRoute Climbed: from Happy Isles Date Climbed: July 1996  Sucess!


A pretty long hike from what I remember. It is marginally harder then Half Dome, but the view is not quite as astounding. Hiking it is a good option for those who have already been up Half Dome and are looking for something different
Posted Aug 21, 2004 3:04 am

blmcclainRoute Climbed: Tenaya Lake Date Climbed: Aug. 8th, 2004  Sucess!


Started at Tenaya Lake trailhead at 7 am and headed out with bpgbennett towards Clouds Rest. Reached the top at 10 am. Very few people and wonderful views of, well, everything. We then headed out to summit Half Dome on our 12 hour, 21 mile traverse to the Valley floor.
Posted Aug 9, 2004 5:27 pm

TDRobertsRoute Climbed: Sunrise Lakes trail. Date Climbed: June 2004  Sucess!


Another great day in the Yosemite backcountry. Views of Half Dome and the valley are worth the hike. Lots of people - though not near as many as on Half Dome.
Posted Jul 23, 2004 4:11 pm

rgreeneRoute Climbed: NE Ridge Date Climbed: 19 June 2004  Sucess!


Climbed with Annette and friends. Started at about 10am at Sunrise Trailhead, summitted about 4pm. We were carrying packs for an overnight stay, so not a bad dayhike. Some afternoon clouds, but generally great weather the entire weekend (I recommend earlier in the day summits for best un-clouded views).
Posted Jun 20, 2004 11:59 pm

roadsidefireRoute Climbed: From Tuloumne Meadow Date Climbed: Oct 2003  Sucess!


Started at 11am. Return around 7pm. Very pleasant. Good few. A bit hazy from smoke (wild fire).
Posted Apr 14, 2004 4:02 am

hyperbolictansRoute Climbed: from happy isle-mist trail-JMT-cloud rest trail Date Climbed: 03282004  Sucess!


climbed with tsteine.

took slightly more than 7hrs on the way up and 4.5 hrs down. grand view of half dome and the valley and the surrounding ranges. above 9000 feet, (beyond the switchbacks) snow persist, snowshoe came in handy.

other than a few backcountry campers on our way up and a few pple on our way down near nevada falls, we didn't run into anybody. Nice spring sunday for some solitude in Yosemite, along a trail that would have been crowded during summer.
Posted Mar 29, 2004 6:19 pm

tsteineRoute Climbed: John Muir Trail Date Climbed: March 28 2004  Sucess!


We started from the valley at 6 am and reached the summit ridge at about noon, where it was very helpful to have snowshoes. We summited at 1:30 pm and were rewarded with a fantastic view. Back by 6:30 pm
Posted Mar 29, 2004 12:19 pm

derbillyRoute Climbed: Clouds Rest Sunrise Creek hiking loop Date Climbed: October 16, 2001  Sucess!


Started at camp near the Half Dome trail. Only saw a few persons the entire day. Magnificent view! Not bad for a first trip into the park.
Posted Feb 24, 2004 2:42 am

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