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Alcas24Route Climbed: Standard Date Climbed: June 28, 2004  Sucess!


One of my best memories from my first summer working in Yellowstone. Route was long but the scrambling at the end was fun. Fantastic views and a great looking peak.
Posted Nov 3, 2005 1:37 am

JoleeRoute Climbed: South ridge Date Climbed: Summer 1997  Sucess!


What is really impressive about this mountain is when, on a clear day, you drive south from Mammoth Hot Springs towards Norris junction. You drive a few miles with rock walls to your right and a big drop-off with Africa lake to you left. As soon as you pass the water fall, this beautiful valley, Swan Lake Flats, opens up before you. Look to your right to see the sheer beauty of Electric Peak. Electric was not the first mountain I climbed, but it was the first mountain that I wanted to climb.
Posted Aug 17, 2005 2:02 am

CBakwinRoute Climbed: Sportman's Lake Trail Date Climbed: July 12, 2005  Sucess!


Climbed this with a fast hiker from South Carolina, Up in 4 hours, down in 3 1/4. 3,500' vertical, 20 mile RT. Last part is fun, loose rock, scramble up to the top, if it seems to hard, try another way, it's better than it looks.
Posted Jul 12, 2005 7:04 pm

WY in ORRoute Climbed: Usual route Date Climbed: June 21, 2003  Sucess!
Second attempt at climbing this behemoth. The way it dominates the skyline around Mammoth makes it a must climb. Solo day hiked it both times. The first time was a year earlier, and turned back 200' from the summit due to weather, and poor route finding. I did see a grizzly on the hike out. He struck a few good poses for me, and I snapped a couple pics. That redeemed the trip for me. Second time I went up I paid attention to where I was going and made the summit early afternoon. Good scramble up, but lots of steep scree. Not for the average Joe.
Posted Oct 17, 2004 1:34 am

t_dubRoute Climbed: casual Date Climbed: several '93-'98  Sucess!
There is know doudt how this peak gets its name. My hair buzzes just thinking about it. Definite strike dangers and wildlife dangers as through most Greater Yellowstone backountry. You have to check out the disc golf course at Mammoth Hot Springs and the hot water soaking at the Boiling River swimming hole. I worked for Yellowtone for 5 years and often made my way through the Mammoth area.
Posted Nov 6, 2003 9:10 pm

b.Route Climbed: South Ridge (trail) Date Climbed: September 1995  Sucess!


From Gardiner, Montana, this peak is the most impressive thing in sight. I lived in that area for a year, and it took me 5 months to get there. This started a spree of climbs throughout Yellowstone during September. I went back a couple of years later with my wife (whom I met in Mammoth in '95), and still missed the easy trail up the last 50 feet of this peak. Great exposure, fantastic view.
Posted Sep 3, 2003 1:19 pm

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