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FelsbergRoute Climbed: From Tioga Pass  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 1, 2006


With a bit of free time to spare passing through, this made for a nice stretch to break up a long drive. PICS
Posted Jul 5, 2006 8:58 pm

mountainmattAhhh yes the 8 mile bike ride to a gaylor run and a cruise back home to TML  Sucess!


An easy "work"out after "work" at TML
Posted Mar 18, 2006 6:46 am

Desert SolitaireRoute Climbed: From Tioga Pass Date Climbed: October 9, 2005  Sucess!

Desert Solitaire

Hiked to the top as part of a Glaciology course I took. Great views from the summit, but a 20 minute passionate lecture about everything from moraines to nunataks at the summit from the professor left me and the 15 other students freezing. A great weekend with a great group of people. TM is one of the most beautiful places in the world.
Posted Oct 11, 2005 12:56 am

k2linkRoute Climbed: the usual Date Climbed: July 28, 2005  Sucess!


My annual scramble to the top, on a mosquitoey morning. Could hear thunder rumbling over Mt Dana, so moved off quickly. Love this hike!
Posted Jul 29, 2005 8:09 pm

jaygeekrayThe Hills Were Alive  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 12, 2005


My sons and I hiked up the south slope to enjoy the magnificent views from the summit. Great morning except for the mosquitoes.

Since the Great Sierra Mine was our ultimate destination we decided to find a route through the boulders of the northwest end of the peak. It was a little hairy at times but this was probably only the second dumbest thing we did all day.

The least intelligent thing was coming back through the snow fields along the west shore of upper Gaylor Lakes. Fortunately we all survived and have great photos to boot.
Posted Jul 21, 2005 9:02 am

RSN473Route Climbed: Direct Date Climbed: October 2002  Sucess!


My wife and I (and "Flat Stanley") climbed this while we were up in TM
Posted May 25, 2005 7:09 pm

ASteeleRoute Climbed: Saddle approach Date Climbed: June 2000  Sucess!


This was the first mountain that I climbed in Yosemite, and it's a good one. Easy hiking and great views. Not a bad beginner's peak.
Posted Apr 19, 2005 12:48 pm

k2linkRoute Climbed: From the saddle Date Climbed: June 2004  Sucess!


Had an enjoyable scramble up this little peak... great views, but had to move off quickly, as a thunderstorm was starting to blow in.
Posted Aug 13, 2004 2:19 pm

birdheadRoute Climbed: Tioga Pass Trail Date Climbed: June 14, 2004  Sucess!


Easy hike to a nice viewpoint. Couldn't find a register on the summit.
Posted Jun 20, 2004 9:38 pm

Dave DinnellRoute Climbed: North Slope Date Climbed: July 1989  Sucess!

Dave Dinnell

Despite the ease of ascent, it really is a fine little summit with some great views. I have been up a number of times and have never come across anyone else on top. Most of the trail hikers head down to Gaylor Lakes (which are also a nice destination.)
Posted Jan 13, 2004 1:58 am

fedakRoute Climbed: Tioga Pass Trail Date Climbed: 19-Oct-2003  Sucess!


Took a quick side trip hike up to Gaylor Peak on the way to see the Great Sierra Mine. Was a bit disappointed that the east side of Dana wasn't visible from the peak, but otherwise the views were excellent.

Pics are here
Posted Oct 24, 2003 11:11 am

Paul SpraycarRoute Climbed: from the northwest Date Climbed: June 1997  Sucess!
Easy, fun climb. Glissaded all the way down to Tioga Pass Road in no time at all.
Posted Jul 26, 2003 3:49 pm

adampaulRoute Climbed: Tioga Pass TH route Date Climbed: 01 July 2003  Sucess!


Fun diversion from Gaylor Lakes trail, great views of Dana, which we climbed the next day. Hike report and pics are here
Posted Jul 7, 2003 9:46 pm

Dave DeckerRoute Climbed: Tioga Pass trail. Date Climbed: 21 June 2003  Sucess!
Sauntered up the trail with Uncle and Cousins visiting from back east. Great views of Cathedral Peak and Tuolumne Meadow. Just made me want to climb Mt. Dana!
Posted Jun 23, 2003 1:20 pm

Bob BurdRoute Climbed: From Tioga Pass Date Climbed: Aug 2, 2001  Sucess!

Bob Burd

Wanting to acclimatize as much as possible, I drove from the Bay Area after work, parked at Tioga Pass, and slept on the summit. Completely illegal, of course. Trip Report
Posted Apr 12, 2003 9:35 am

Matthew HollimanRoute Climbed: Trail from Tioga Pass Date Climbed: Oct 20, 2002  Sucess!

Matthew Holliman

Woke up early and decided to go and see the sunrise from Gaylor Peak--a plan that might have worked better if Mt. Dana (2000 ft higher) didn't lie directly east! My main memory is of it being damn cold sitting on the summit waiting for the sun to come up, but the views all around were worth it.
Posted Apr 12, 2003 12:26 am

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