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cdogfun scramble  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 28, 2016


fun climb up the trade route. Didn't see anyone after Upper Boy Scout Lake. Got some snow flurries on the summit. Great views of the NE side of Mt Whitney. Love the ridge catwalks - sidewalks in the sky.
Posted Dec 20, 2016 10:31 am

DieselHike smart  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 2, 2014


This was my first class 3 route. Not dificult at all. The exposure, although there, is not really noticeable. I also had a great weather day for this climb.
Posted Jul 24, 2016 12:24 pm

BlackmouthSpicy Class 3  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 15, 2015


Summited via the East Ridge. Having climbed the day after the first snowfall of the season made the Class 3 sections a little spicier than usual. Snow,rime ice and verglas on the ridge made for a much slower than expected trip. Only 2 more 14ers left.
Posted Sep 17, 2015 2:27 pm

caysedaveEast Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 31, 2014


Little rain before and after summit. Sunny most of the day. Scary clouds rolled in and out so fast.
Posted Nov 25, 2014 7:54 pm

iditarod81Great day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 3, 2014


Our 11th California 14er!
Posted Jul 6, 2014 2:09 am

bcrowell2fun  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 30, 2013
A beautiful climb in perfect conditions with Rich Kim and Pat Hadley. Fearless leader Pat found a way to bypass the mantle move, for which we were grateful.
Posted Aug 3, 2013 1:56 pm

hightineraryFirst Time  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 31, 2013


I did it solo. Perfect weather.
Posted Jul 31, 2013 10:42 pm

badmajickPerfect day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 1, 2012


Third time's the charm, failed earlier this year and the year before because of too much snow, but conditions and weather cooperated this time!
Posted Sep 2, 2012 9:55 pm

Josh LewisAlmost!
Date Climbed: Dec 9, 2011

Josh Lewis

There was a bit of ice on the rock making the East Ridge feel quite airy and uncomfortable for me. I technically could have made it, but seemed like a risk beyond what I was willing to take. It was certainly a worthy attempt.
Posted Dec 19, 2011 5:05 pm

ElGrecoEast ridge ascent, N ridge descent  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 7, 2011


A fantastic ascent route that I didn't enjoy as much as it deserved because I'd spent all my mental and physical energy, and almost one of my remaining lives, going up a sh***y gully from Cleaver cirque up the SE ridge of Carillon to get to the Russell-Carillon saddle.

The rock on the E ridge is excellent. The first half is easy and not exposed. Difficulty and exposure increase after that, but nothing dramatic. A way always materializes when you get up close, and the moves are fun.

The N ridge is much looser and dirtier. Traversed below the ridgeline to the E summit, then dropped down the ridge sticking to its N side. Low down, I had to traverse way over to climber's left (facing down) to avoid the pinnacles and other difficulties on the ridge.

Dropped to Tulainyo after that. Climbed and descended Cleaver Col back to camp.
Posted Oct 29, 2011 12:05 am

huntersleeFun Climb  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 11, 2002


Day tripped it from the Whiteney Porthole in 10 hours, Great area!
Posted Oct 23, 2011 9:38 pm

fleshy1East Ridge Jazz Hands Edition  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 27, 2011


Done as a day trip. Rapped off the South side for a quick finish. Excellent ridge route!
Posted Aug 28, 2011 2:12 pm

Vitaliy M.Awesome  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 25, 2010

Vitaliy M.

Nice clean rock. Dayhike of Carillon and Russell through cleaver col
Posted Jun 28, 2011 4:36 pm

Darren9great route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 2, 2011


Climbed with three partners from UBS Lake basecamp. Snow on much of the route made it more fun and interesting. The exposure and views are exhilirating, but there is always a way to move through. Fun stuff!
Posted Jun 11, 2011 12:42 pm

GigaMikeEast Ridge  Sucess!


Been up and down the East Ridge a few times and it never disappoints.
Posted Feb 8, 2011 12:52 am

fossanadescent route for fishhook  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 17, 2010


Not quite as exciting as I remembered back in my newbie alpine days.
Posted Aug 24, 2010 11:11 am

Sam Page80-100 mph gusts forecasted . . .  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 4, 2009

Sam Page

14+ hours car-to-car. Started in the dark and finished in the dark. Ascending the scree/sand slope above Clyde Meadow was, er, not fun. Though extremely strong winds were forecasted, there was little to no wind. We got lucky!

Trip Report
Posted Oct 5, 2009 2:13 pm

jspeiglFun  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 20, 2009


Up and down the east ridge, then on to Tunaborra and Carillon. A great day!
Posted Oct 3, 2009 1:05 pm

KaraEast Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 6, 2009


Wonderful route, solid, exposure, and long. LOVED the 'sidewalk' section with 1-2K drops on either side, and the mantle move. It was a first time-Class 3 route for my partner; Took full packs over the Russell Col, spent the night at Tulainyo for a eary start & out. She cleaned it easy.
Posted Sep 15, 2009 10:20 am

eazupeast ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 27, 2009


great solo climb. amazing exposure. can't wait to do the whitney enchainment
Posted Jul 12, 2009 9:46 pm

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