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wmollandCool Peaks  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 27, 2013


We hit all 5 summits marked on the map and had to burrow into the summit of one to retrieve a fallen phone. We got it back. Fun peaks that see very little traffic.
Posted Sep 10, 2013 4:17 pm

awhite28Desolation  Sucess!


Truly amazing day
Posted Dec 25, 2012 1:37 pm

KieferLong Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 9, 2012


FINALLY got back up here and did East Desolation Peak. Man, that was quite a little spicy ridge! Freaking loose too!
Posted Sep 10, 2012 1:32 am

Brian CLong Way!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 14, 2008

Brian C

When we did this old fall river was closed and we had to hike both ways from the upper visitor center.
Posted Dec 12, 2010 6:49 pm

CSUMarmotIt took 3 times  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 25, 2010


but i finally summited
Posted Sep 25, 2010 9:48 pm

Brian Kaletvia Chapin Pass  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 19, 2009

Brian Kalet

En route to Flatiron Mountain, 11220 & 10855.
Posted Sep 21, 2009 8:09 pm

KieferFrom Chapin/Ypislon  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 18, 2006


The weather was absolutely perfect! I made it to the west summit and to the saddle before I ran out of time. Took longer then I expected and was looser then I thought. Will be back later for the east summit. Headed straight down to the valley floor and took Chapin Pass trail back to the TH. One of the more enjoyable mountains I've been up.
Posted Jul 22, 2006 8:46 am

Mountain JimFrom Chapin Pass via Chapin, Chiquita, Ypsilon  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 14, 1986

Mountain Jim

Total ascents = 2. First time from Chapin Pass via Chapin, Chiquita and Ypsilon ... finished the day by going on out to Flatiron then descending into the Chapin Creek drainage and hiking back to Chapin Pass.
Posted Mar 29, 2006 1:45 am

NanitaDFrom Chapin Pass to Corral Creek  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 20, 1997


Having already climbed Chapin, Chiquita, and Ypsilon we by-passed them and went around to Desolation. Desolation is well worth the effort with large angular rocks and a little route finding to get to the true summit. We continued north-east along the ridge to Flatiron Mtn. then followed the Flatiron ridge down to were we met the Mummy Pass trail amd out to a second car we'd left at the Corral Creek trailhead. Some of the best tundra cruising in the park is along the Flatiron ridge.
Posted Feb 28, 2006 1:45 am

miztflipRoute Climbed: Chapin Pass Date Climbed: September 25, 2003  Sucess!


Increadible summit block. Made for a great afternoon hike on my 29th birthday. Easy, though long hike to the peaks and lots of dirty loose scrambling leading to the East summit.
Posted Sep 25, 2003 6:50 pm

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