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dpatmalloy7 out of 9, great day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 13, 2007


With my fiance Sarah, climbed all except for #4 and #6. She led #9 in two pitches, and it took two raps to get down; we removed **really** old slings and replaced with new on each rap. No entries in the register since Bob and Matthew last year. We will have to go back to get those other two another time, #4 looks like we will definitely want a rope again, and #6 was just a little more exposed and difficult than I wanted to downclimb at the end of a long day (which included an hour of rest for me to deal with random indigestion). We need to climb them all...they are depicted on the engagement ring that a jeweler friend designed for us earlier this year!
Posted Jul 15, 2007 2:14 pm

birdheadEcho Peak #3  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 29, 2007


Solo adventure up the West Face route on Echo Peak #3. Fun scrambling, although I was a bit surprised at the exposure on the final ridge portion. Ascended Cathedral Lakes trail and descended via Budd Creek with perfect weather.
Posted Jul 2, 2007 1:32 pm

Bob Burd#1-#9  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 22, 2006

Bob Burd

Climbed all of these on a crisp October day with Matthew, Glenn, and his brother Sam (below). Great company for some fun peaks. Trip Report
Posted Nov 15, 2006 5:00 pm

SamGFun Scrambling  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 22, 2006


Did all 9 in one day fun lot of climbing awsome view of cathedral
#9 difficult but fun well worth it.

Posted Oct 26, 2006 2:27 am

thebeave7Traverse from #3,2,1,5,7
Date Climbed: Jul 3, 2006


Spent half of the day playing on the Echo Peaks. Bagged 5 of them, then headed to Cathedral, fun scrambling.
Posted Aug 20, 2006 4:33 pm

pvalchevEcho Peaks  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 1, 2006


Did 6 or 7 of these, took no beta with me and tried to have a lot of fun by going up fun-looking places. Scared myself off what must be #9, I went to check it out but quickly reconsidered. Wanted to traverse to Cockscomb and Unicorn but difficulty on the ridge and the large amounts of snow made me call it a day... was quite happy, beautiful place!!
Posted Jul 6, 2006 6:58 am

Bill KishRoute Climbed: 5 of these fine peaklets
Date Climbed: Jul 11, 2004

Bill Kish

Perfect finale to a Cathedral traverse: Unicorn / Althuski / Cockcomb / Echo Ridge / and Five of these Echo Peaks!
Posted May 24, 2006 7:34 am

mountainmattA bunch of 'em


Soloed a bunch of 'em with my buddy Luke right before the Maintenance crew left the high country '05
Posted Mar 18, 2006 6:31 am

SawtoothSeanSolo Trip  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 17, 1996


Did #1 on a solo trek through the backcountry for 4 days at the end of the season- The days were warm and the nights were cold. Amazing country, especially with no else around at this time.
Posted Feb 21, 2006 6:52 am

VladislavRoute Climbed: #1, #2, #5 Date Climbed: 22 October 2005  Sucess!


On the way from Echo 2 to Echo 3

My body starts shaking vigorously.

As I stop the shaking abates,

As I make a move forward

It starts again with increased intensity.

A brief vision of a climber

Tumbling down the steep West Face

Is convincing enough:

There will be no more climbing for me today.

Ashamed I retrace my steps,

Turned back by a mere class 3.
Posted Jan 27, 2006 4:41 pm

Matthew HollimanSeveral peaklets  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 23, 2005

Matthew Holliman

Sep 23, 2005, No. 3 - West Face: Very cool climb up steep, exposed flakes. Continued on to Echo Ridge, with absolutely spectacular views of Matthes Crest.

Oct. 22, 2006, No. 5, 7, 8, 9: Climbed with Bob, Sam, and Glenn as an easier day after Cleaver/Blacksmith. Wasn't feeling good (dizzy due to lack of sleep the previous couple of nights), so I bailed on the outing after those peaks.
Posted Oct 28, 2005 12:56 am

Dave DalyRoute Climbed: Echo 1, 2, 7, 8 Date Climbed: 9 Oct 2005  Sucess!

Dave Daly

Didn't have time or the desire to climb them all (especially #9). Just out there to enjoy the afternoon. Watched some slow pokes on Cathedral on Sunday. it appeared there were only 3 parties (at best) on Cathderal that day...a new record!
Posted Oct 11, 2005 7:48 pm

DebRoute Climbed: A few of them Date Climbed: 10 October 2005  Sucess!


I can't remember what peak is what, but I only hit up three of them due to exhaustion and knobs popping off under my hiking boots. Interesting view of Yosemite Valley from up there eventhough I hated that knifeblade crotch shuffle required to top out on one of those things. Does the wind ever stopped blowing?!
Posted Oct 11, 2005 4:53 pm

GlennGRoute Climbed: West face Date Climbed: September 25th, 2005  Sucess!


Matthew and I climbed this as our second peak of the day after Tresidder. I liked the slabs coming up the west face, and the final 3rd class sharp edge to the summit of number 3. I would like to go back and get all 9, I didn't do any others as I had very little beta, and we were on our way to Echo Ridge and Cockscomb.
Posted Sep 26, 2005 6:30 pm

granite4brainsRoute Climbed: Various Date Climbed: 07/28/05  Sucess!


Came back and did #1,#2, #3, #6, #8, #5. Running low on time for the rest of our traverse so we left for Echo RIdge after these. Looks like I'll have to go back again for the remaining ones!
Posted Aug 1, 2005 2:32 pm

DeeDeeRoute Climbed: All of them Date Climbed: August 16, 2003  Sucess!


Day climb from Tulomne. Lots of fun.
Posted Jul 26, 2005 10:45 pm

dnafields1995Route Climbed: #1, #2, #3 all via west side. Date Climbed: June 2002 and August 2002, September2003.  Sucess!


Climbed Echo Peaks #1, #2, #3 and #6 with Bob Swanson. I thought they were so cool, that i took some novice climbers up the following August to do #1, #2, and #3. Not every wanted to climb #3. But they all loved the hike up. What a great view of Cathedral and Matthes Crest. Went up one last time with Bob and Jeff. This time #1, #3 and only thought about #4. Jeff's first time camping out over night in the states.
Posted Mar 24, 2005 7:34 pm

granite4brainsRoute Climbed: #1 East Face, #8 North Face Date Climbed: 08/26/03  Sucess!


Climbed #1 and #8. Will go back for the rest! Headed over to Echo Ridge next - fun climb.
Posted Mar 4, 2005 10:14 pm

TDRobertsRoute Climbed: Various Date Climbed: June 2004  Sucess!


Climbed #1, #2, and #3. Mostly class 3, some route challenges ended up with sections of class 4. No one else on peaks all day - though did hear climbers topping out over on Cathedral Peak.
Posted Jul 23, 2004 3:52 pm

Sam MillsRoute Climbed: #1-#3 / West Face Date Climbed: September 2003  Sucess!

Sam Mills

These were peaks 4, 5 and 6 of a seven peak day with Bob Burd
Posted Jan 29, 2004 6:12 pm

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