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KVHikerVery fun #2  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 14, 2009


Our first destination was Lamont Peak (7429’). Lamont Peak is located in the Chimney Peak Recreation Area in the Owens Valley near Walker Pass. There is a nice class 1 trail that leads up to the peak, and the view is 360 degrees. From the peak we could see Sawtooth Peak, Spanish Needle, White Dome, Rockhouse, Churchdome, Pinyon Peak, and more. The total distance was about 4 miles, and the elevation gain was 2250’.

Posted Aug 13, 2009 1:31 pm

GlennGVia trail  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 19, 2005


A loop of Lamont-Spanish Needle-Sawtooth with Jeff D. I didn't make it to Sawtooth b/c of a sprained ankle. This peak was very short, but enjoyable.
Posted Jul 18, 2008 12:26 am

tpdwrVia the Trail  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 12, 2008


Great afternoon hike. Breezy on top. Outstanding views.
Posted Apr 13, 2008 1:59 pm

mlarkin2002From road  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 2, 2005
Short, steep hike, although really short. Took time in the afternoon to do this one since the fish weren't biting at the 2005 Isabella Trout Derby.
Posted Oct 19, 2006 10:28 pm

Bob Burdvia trail  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 8, 2006

Bob Burd

Possibly the easiest SPS peak on the list.
Posted Sep 4, 2006 4:41 pm

cartaleGreat View  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 11, 2003


This is a great summit. You can see into the Domelands!
Posted Aug 29, 2006 4:24 am

jazamoomy first Sierra peak  Sucess!


...with my love, Jeff :)
and yes, twas a slightly painful hike. I usually go faster than other people, and am most familiar with the San Gabriels. Lamont took my breath away and made me realize how much I have to go (in terms of my bodily strength), and makes me want to further explore the (amazing! wonderful!) Sierras. gorgeous
Posted May 29, 2006 5:41 am

Matthew HollimanVia trail  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 25, 2004

Matthew Holliman

Short, steep, and enjoyable hike, followed by Sawtooth in the afternoon. Also climbed nearby Lamont Point a couple of days later--pretty cool summit block.

I might come back to do a loop around Lamont-East Lamont-Spanish-Lamont Pt-Sawtooth sometime. This is a great area.
Posted Apr 25, 2006 1:25 am

granite4brainsNice Hike  Sucess!


Don't remember the dates. This is a nice hike to get yourself back in shape. Nice summit area too.
Posted Apr 24, 2006 10:21 pm

Matt Worsternice morning  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 12, 2004

Matt Worster

Probably would find a way to scramble over to Lamont Point if I did it now, just to make the day more interesting :-) Sweet views of Spanish Needle, Owens, Olancha, and even up to Langley.
Posted Apr 24, 2006 12:05 am

Steve LarsonMagical Day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 23, 2006

Steve Larson

Started out in the clouds. A light rain soon turned to snow, which dusted the pinons and sagebrush. Visibility was never more than 100 yards. I climbed the wrong summit first, then found the correct one. A very peaceful outing. I probably liked this better than if the weather had been clear.
Posted Apr 23, 2006 10:20 pm

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