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byatesA regular on my curcuit  Sucess!

byates

5 different route to date, a dozen climbs or so.
Posted Dec 3, 2008 2:15 pm

apachedinoSpelunking at 10,000  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 9, 2008

apachedino

Ascended the North Ridge and tried the North-east ridge variation, VERY exposed at parts, definetely a short section of upper class 4, possibly 5.2 or so. Maybe I was just nervous as the sky started grumbling at this point and I did not want to be stuck on this ridge in rain and lightning, fortunately we made it over and dashed to the summit before it started pouring, by this oint we were tucked into the cave below the summit and did some exploring, turns out it goes through the mtn to the other side. The cave below goes about as far before dead ending, fun stuff though.
Posted Aug 11, 2008 11:09 am

wrassleman07climbed  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 6, 2008

wrassleman07

well jeez.. after getting in a car wreck on the way to the mtn, it sure was relaxing to enjoy this hike. really short, started at 3:30 and ended by 8:30, enjoyed the scenery. 2L water per person suggested
Posted Jul 6, 2008 11:40 pm

icewormAmazing!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Dec 29, 2007

iceworm

One of the deepest days I've ever rode!
Posted Jun 10, 2008 7:36 pm

seanpeckhamSkied off it into Argenta  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 6, 2008

seanpeckham

Great peak with amazing views, and excellent skiing. We skinned up Argenta to the west ridge and followed that to the summit - no bootpacking required, though the trail-breaking on the ridge was a tough workout switchbacking and sidestepping in what was alternately wind crust, drifts, and facets. Our descent was the classic traverse to the north then down several of the chutes back into Argenta in April powder (and some crust). Nice and steep in places, and one of my sluffs knocked me on my butt once.
Update, March 2012: skied Argenta from the summit again, this time in thigh-deep but stable blue bird cold smoke. There was giddiness.
Posted Apr 6, 2008 6:27 pm

BassoonWow.  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 27, 2007

Bassoon

Very steep, but enjoyed the solitude, lush greenery, and amazing views at the top.
Posted Jul 3, 2007 2:22 pm

Jeremy FranchowRoute climbed: North Route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 3, 2007

Jeremy Franchow

Solitude, unique views, steep, a few really big trees, interesting old cabin ruins and mines. Great place!
Posted Jun 3, 2007 4:12 pm

apachedinoThe really direct route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 12, 2004

apachedino

Stayed at my buddies cabin and partied the night before, spur of the moment the next morning we just decided to climb it. ent and bushwaked a bit then hit some really steep forest untill we finally came across the trail as it went across the obvious slide path on the north side. Cool mines and cabins near the top, much easier coming down.

+ one time hitting Argenta and another side Coulior
+ North East Ridge, little sketchy

The upper cave actually goes THROUGH the mountain.....way cool to climb through the skinny parts.
Posted Oct 8, 2006 2:04 am

J AndersonNorth Route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 2, 2006

J Anderson

Beautifully steep! The trail that splits off from Carbonate pass looks like a runoff trail. Also if you are an early hiker plan on walking an extra mile because there is a locked gate that doesn't open until seven a.m.
Posted Aug 3, 2006 4:06 pm

Moogie737North Route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 14, 2012

Moogie737

5-15-07 - My third time at the summit of this mostly steep hike. This time of year means the gate to the Cardiff Road is closed, so add an additional 2 miles to the r/t total. Also, the trail on the north and the west slopes is impossible to follow because of lingering snow. Still, the hike is enjoyable and the views from the summit are incredible. It took Lana, Christine and me three hous to the top from the BCC road, not bad considering the mushy snow at least half the time. Weather was fabulous. 8-21-07 My 4th time at the top, this time w/ Kim and Lana. North route up, Carbonate route down. From the summit to Carbonate Pass, be sure to drop down on the west side of the ridge. 7-3-08 Ascent #5, with L. and Anne, from Jordan Pines picnic area r/t 3+55. Be advised that the gate at Jordan Pines doesn't open until 7 a.m. Elevation at Jordan Pines is 6982'. #6 7-10-10 Solo. 1+09 from Cardiff Fork road trail split to top. #7 8-14-12 Solo. Hazy smoke-filled skies diminished the usually spectacular panoramic summit views, but it was still nice. The dang trail is still frustratingly steep (north route) nearly all the way. Slow from fatigue carryover: 1+54 up (measured from TH parking lot). #8 9-11-14 W/ John Lewis. 2+00 up from main TH. Wild mink patrolling the TH parking area when we came back.
Posted Jul 30, 2006 3:41 am

Scott WesemannKessler  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 2, 2000

Scott Wesemann

Perfect day in the Wasatch. Not very hot on top and excellent views
Posted Jul 27, 2006 2:49 pm

Matthew Van HornKessler solo  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 1, 2006

Matthew Van Horn

Ascended to Carbonite Pass, then over to the tallest summit, down North route. I did not see a soul until I was headed down, so I had the mountain and ridge to myself. Great hike.
Posted Jul 2, 2006 12:03 am

highpeakskierRoute Climbed: Argenta Date Climbed: January 6, 2006  Sucess!

highpeakskier

Great day!

Made summit on skis.
Posted Jan 7, 2006 11:58 pm

mountaingazelleRoute Climbed: North Route Date Climbed: October 23, 2005  Sucess!

mountaingazelle

Kessler is a good peak to climb and has a short and steep approach. There was some snow of the upper parts of the trail. The view of Cottonwood Ridge is great.
Posted Oct 24, 2005 10:30 pm

BignickRoute Climbed: North Route Date Climbed: July 6 2002  Sucess!

Bignick

Summited from North Route and Carbonite Pass. Great steep hike, wonderful views.
Posted Jun 13, 2005 12:23 am

craghagRoute Climbed: North Rout & Carbonate Pass Date Climbed: May 8,2004  Sucess!

craghag

Also Climbed on7/9/00 and7/13/03.
Posted Jun 6, 2005 11:21 am

Nate DRoute Climbed: Carbonate Date Climbed: 1985  Sucess!

Nate D

A good one. Had a blast tubbing (extreme sledding) down the lower 2/3rds of the north face a couple times.
Posted Mar 3, 2005 3:41 pm

MrWasatchRoute Climbed: North route and Carbonate Pass Date Climbed: multiple  Sucess!

MrWasatch

Both enjoyable routes, makes for a good traverse. Love the view down Big Cottonwood Canyon.
Posted Jul 28, 2004 3:58 pm

John StyrnolRoute Climbed: Carbonate Pass Date Climbed: Jul 2001  Sucess!

John Styrnol

Climbed up twice by Caronate Pass and desended the North Route.
Posted Jul 26, 2004 9:37 am

rmjwintersRoute Climbed: Various Date Climbed: Various  Sucess!

rmjwinters

One of my favorite training hikes in the Wasatch. It is a great after work-type hike.
Posted Jul 15, 2004 6:45 pm

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