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steve_hiebertNE Gully  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 24, 2006


This route was really interesting. There was some nice rock on the bottom. Descent seemed to go forever.
Posted Jun 13, 2007 6:27 pm

ChuckORoute: NEGully  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 28, 2007


Excellent day out with Mike Schasch (see his good description below). Part of a Memorial Day triple-header (w/ University and BearCreekSpire). Thanks Mike!
Posted Jun 7, 2007 11:02 am

Climber DaveSoutheast Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 21, 2007

Climber Dave

Got in early to Climb Bloody Mt on Sunday. Had some extra time so bagged this one. Went up trail to the Bloody-Laurel saddle then followed the ridgeline up (more or less) Huge pile of scree and talus!! No register/or box at summit
Posted May 21, 2007 9:06 pm

Date Climbed: Mar 23, 2004


Up the N Ridge for a fun ride down the NE Gully
Posted Mar 20, 2007 3:37 am

cp0915NE Gully  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 24, 2006


An excellent route. A great finish to a fantastic Sierra weekend with Rick K.
Posted Sep 25, 2006 3:38 pm

tdoughtyRoute Climbed: NE Gully Date Climbed: February  Sucess!


Perfect neve in gully, rock slabs covered with water ice. A little post holeing to summit ridge. With James Barnett.
Posted Oct 16, 2005 1:32 pm

FinleyRoute Climbed: NE gully (roughly--I think) Date Climbed: October 7, 2005


This was a day trip from Las Vegas (6AM--midnight including drive time). I was the weak link of the group of 3 and was so slow ascending that we descended after reaching the ridge at 11,050 ft. (GPS reading) north of the peak.
Posted Oct 11, 2005 8:23 pm

aleasureRoute Climbed: NE Gully Date Climbed: 8-27-05  Sucess!
A fun scramble. Did it in approach shoes 4.5hrs round trip. The highlight being tunneling under the snow. Good rock and views. I would recommend scree gaitors for the descent.
Posted Aug 29, 2005 6:56 pm

Rick KentRoute Climbed: SW Slope Date Climbed: July 24, 2005  Sucess!

Rick Kent

NE Gully sounds fun, but this was only a side-trip and I simply bagged it via the SW slope on my way down from Bloody Mtn. The slope is mostly loose and unpleasant crap.
Posted Jul 25, 2005 7:36 pm

cottersnowRoute Climbed: Mendenhall Route Date Climbed: 2004-2005  Sucess!
Great route with pretty good rock. Awesome for training and trying to match Croft's 3 hour car to car time.
Posted Feb 28, 2005 3:22 pm

plumeRoute Climbed: Northeast Face/ Gully Date Climbed: August 20, 1982  Sucess!


Soloed this at age 13.
Posted Feb 13, 2005 2:41 am

Matthew HollimanRoute Climbed: NE Gully Date Climbed: Sep 24, 2004  Sucess!

Matthew Holliman

An unusual and highly worthwhile scramble--part canyoneering, part climbing! We didn't use the rope, but one or two of the friction slabs higher up were steep enough that once I'd started up them I began to think that maybe I should at least have changed from my boots into my rock shoes...
Posted Nov 21, 2004 8:48 pm

Bob BurdRoute Climbed: NE Gully Date Climbed: Sept 24, 2004  Sucess!

Bob Burd

Matthew and I climbed this as a warm-up for Clarence King on an absolutely beautiful fall day. We carried rope and gear but used none of it, climbing in our boots. Highly enjoyable scrambling.
Posted Oct 5, 2004 1:47 am

bobpickeringRoute Climbed: NE Gully Date Climbed: September 26, 2004  Sucess!


I wanted to do this route as soon as I read Croft's description. In early season, it had snow much later than I expected. Then I broke my foot and had to take 7 weeks off. Last weekend, the weather looked awful, so I found something else to climb (Mt. Goode).

Today, it finally came together. I forgot my maps and route descriptions, so I had to wing it. I made a major screw-up on the approach, but the actual climb went very well: 2:15 from the beginning of the rock climbing to the summit. The upper several hundred feet of the gully looked like mostly loose scree. I followed a rib that looked a little more difficult on slightly better rock and ended up maybe 200 feet to the right of the summit. The variation was class 2 and 3, and I don't regret doing it.

Posted Sep 26, 2004 10:18 pm

jeffnRoute Climbed: NE Gully Date Climbed: August 20, 2004  Sucess!
Climbed with thall23, her first 5th class climb. Never roped up. We have another idiot climber with us.
Posted Aug 21, 2004 9:03 pm

thall23Route Climbed: NE Gully Date Climbed: August 20, 2004  Sucess!


Got off route right, then off route left on the way up and then bitched about Croft's descent information all the way down. Nice climb, though.
Posted Aug 21, 2004 8:59 pm

forkliftdaddyRoute Climbed: NE Gully Date Climbed: August 10, 2004  Sucess!
Scrambled the route in approach shoes. Easy, fun, and more climbing than I expected. Summit was great. Beautiful views and very still. Descending the ridge was beastly hot, and then I missed the best descent gully. Took about 7.5 hours, round trip.
Posted Aug 16, 2004 1:52 pm

tiogapRoute Climbed: NE Gully Variation Date Climbed: July 10,2004  Sucess!


Fun and varied climb
Posted Jul 11, 2004 7:57 pm

LaraRoute Climbed: NE Gully Date Climbed: August 2003


There’s nothing like the dirtpile rock of our route up Laurel Mtn to make one worship Sierra granite. Washed in the light of the setting sun, beautiful views of Convict Lake and the surrounding peaks helped distract me from my growing concern about sleeping on a tiny ledge (only big enough for one). Happily, D and I finished climbing just before dark. The adventure continued as we still had hours of route finding ahead of us as we hiked down the back side in the dark. An exhausting and fantastic trip.
Posted Jan 27, 2004 6:49 pm

mtnfotoRoute Climbed: NE Gully Date Climbed: 1976  Sucess!
No snow in the gully. Nice day hike. Climbed it with Brian West.
Posted Jan 20, 2004 1:22 pm

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