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AdamusDevils and Snow  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 4, 2006
A great day. The class 3 was fun and snow mountain had excellent views.
Posted Sep 15, 2007 5:24 am

SpiceManwhat a day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 17, 2007

SpiceMan

This was a pretty cool mountain. It looks a lot taller at the base than it actually is. I was very happy to see a trail up the beginning part. The scrambling up was fairly easy but going down was annoying. David somehow thought down-climbing was fun.

After the summit, we:
-went to eat at the Summit Restauraunt, sat at the bar, and listened to people talk about smoking cigarrettes.
-took the dirt part of Soda Springs Road.
-rescued 13 runners from going the wrong way by putting them in the back of the pickup truck.
-made a quick stop at Duncan Peak and looked out the lookout.
-went to the Big Trees of Placer county (believe me those trees are big) and saw some Giant Sequioas.
-those trees really were big.
-drove about a billion miles per hour on the dirt road at the End of the World and almost hit a cow.
-couldn't find the End of the World.
-listened to Hot For Teacher on the way to Forest Hill.
-drove accross the tallest bridge in California.
-ate pizza!
-got gas.
-talked to some crazy guy that wanted to hitch-hike to "the dam" and tried to give us some "mo-town" so we would let him lay down in the back of the truck "like a log".
-listened to xerog radio.
-went home.

What a day.
Posted Aug 17, 2007 11:59 pm

McCannster"I'm an angel"  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 17, 2007

McCannster

Cascade Lakes to the North Chute then class 3 gully to the summit with iamthebest1122. Good scramble, nice views. Had lunch in Soda Springs then drove out Soda Springs Rd and saved 13 trail runners from sure death when they took a wrong turn. I had 10 people in the bed of the pickup and 3 in the back of the cab! Ben and I took them to Robinson Flat and they gave us $ 40! Not bad...continued to check out some other spots out above Foresthill. Long day!
Posted Aug 17, 2007 11:34 pm

randyfranklinSW Ridge via Cascade Lake  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 31, 2007

randyfranklin

Good peak - I did this as a trail run from Cascades Lakes on Palisade Creek Trail - I overshot quite a bit of distance and didn't catch myself until the the switchbacks heading down toward the Royal Gorge. Came back and just chanced onto the old logging road. Got myself into a bit of bushwhacking - always a good time. I noticed people are saying that the northern part of the ridge is the summit but on the map the summit is clearly denoted as the south part of the ridge - I also located the USGS marker there. Am I way off on this? I might have to take another trip up there... :-)
Posted May 28, 2007 1:54 am

WallylongridgeSouthwest Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 12, 2006

Wallylongridge

this was a good Ogul peak to do.
Posted Oct 7, 2006 3:49 am

GoatherderRoute Climbed: Northern Chute Date Climbed: 7/30/05  Sucess!

Goatherder

First class 3 ascent. Eaten alive by Mosquitoes. Good training mountain. Fairly stable rock on the north. Spotted a Bear! I almost wussed out on a class 3-4 section. Don't go down the west side in the summer! The bush wacking is not much fun.
Posted Jul 30, 2005 8:13 pm

Dave DinnellRoute Climbed: West Face Date Climbed: August 1982  Sucess!

Dave Dinnell

Ran over from our campsite near Cascade Lake as a training run with some friends. Fun summit, although I remember it being quite "buggy."
Posted Jun 24, 2005 1:17 am

Matthew HollimanRoute Climbed: Southwest Side Date Climbed: Dec 19, 2004  Sucess!

Matthew Holliman

This is one of my favourite Tahoe area peaks, too. Easy, fun climbing, with some cool views.
Posted Jun 23, 2005 2:21 am

JonodoRoute Climbed: SW Ridge Date Climbed: June 12, 2005  Sucess!

Jonodo

This is a great peak! The views are awesome because the peak really stands alone. The climbing is fun and can be varied. When we did the hike, the road was still closed due tot snow at the ski lodge, adding 6 miles RT. Also hiked the trail (not maintained) along the south and east of the peak. 17 miles RT. Probably my favorite north Tahoe peak to date.
Posted Jun 23, 2005 12:13 am

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