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bedellympianSouth to North solo  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 17, 2014

bedellympian

Done as the middle leg of the Tenaya-Matthes-Cathedral Linkup. Had two knobs pop on the first couple pitches. The down climbs off the summits are not that bad and over-rated (I'd say 5.5/5.6 but people suck at down climbing usually). The crux is awesome but definitely sustained and very different from the rest of the route. I down climbed off west after the North Summit but don't recommend this as everything gets more chossy off the ridge crest. Rap or finish the ridge to the end.
Posted Jun 27, 2014 7:53 pm

caysedaveSouth to North  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 11, 2009
A few bouldery moves and scrambling. Need to repeat.
Posted Nov 4, 2013 3:38 am

mrchad9South to North  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 29, 2013

mrchad9

Absolutely superb climb along the ridge with Vitaliy... really enjoyed it and glad to get this one in as the weather nearly did not cooperate.

One of my favorites for sure.
Posted Sep 30, 2013 7:29 pm

splattskiHad to bail
Date Climbed: Aug 22, 2013

splattski

Very windy and somewhat cold start.
Had to bail off the ridge due to medical issues. We had completed much of the easy first part of the crest after the initial climb up. Found a 4th class descent off the west side.
Posted Aug 25, 2013 4:32 pm

DonnoTraverse from S  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 1, 2004

Donno

Traversed to summit & rappelled. With Gene. 10 hours r/t from Echo Lake.
Posted Aug 13, 2013 12:14 pm

westhegimpSouth to North full traverse  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 25, 2010

westhegimp

With Nick Grams. Fourth classed it. :)
Posted Aug 11, 2013 7:20 pm

strudolyubovSouth-to-North Summit Traverse  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 26, 2013

strudolyubov

Did the standard South-to-North Summit traverse with Ryan. Great rock, gorgeous views, - classic!
Posted Jul 29, 2013 6:17 pm

lizklevyNorth Summit  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 15, 2012

lizklevy

Great day! I can't wait to come back and do the full traverse!
Posted Sep 17, 2012 1:35 pm

muajeeSouth - North Full Traverse  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 5, 2011

muajee

One of the happiest moments/days in my life!!!!! *^_^*

Super awesome; love the view & LOVE the "Wave"!!!!! If you're doing this, you gotta do the entire traverse. The section after the North Summit is where the fun begins.
Posted Sep 17, 2012 5:18 am

dkangasSouth to north summit  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 15, 2012
With Cliff M. Made the approach via Cathedral Pass in 2 hrs. First pitches were fun but cold! Traverse is spectacular--one of the best! Followed on the crack summit pitch and still found it challenging. If rapping from the summit with a 60m, follow a straight vertical line to the intermediate rap station, which can't be seen from above. I was seduced by a series of right trending ledges which looked promising until I ended up 15 feet short and had to down-climb a gritty and unpleasant drop to safety.
Posted Sep 16, 2012 11:12 am

ElGrecoS to N  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 28, 2012

ElGreco

A true classic! Get on it! Enjoyed the part to the summit much more than what followed to the "wave".
Posted Sep 11, 2012 7:04 pm

Seth MaciejowskiSouth To North  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 27, 2012

Seth Maciejowski

Long day in the mountains with a lot of exposure. Great route! 5.7 crack up to North Summit a hard pull after a lot of scrambling.
Posted Aug 3, 2012 12:42 pm

MoonerUp I Go

Mooner

7/21/12 Climbed S to N roped with Matt J.
Posted Jul 24, 2012 9:39 am

ChuckOS to N  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 10, 2011

ChuckO

Climbed with Paul F. Great day, wonderful exposure. Did not do North summit or northern part of traverse (a bit stout for us at that moment!). Nothing better than Toulumne!!!
Posted Jul 17, 2012 3:52 pm

Vitaliy M.N to S  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 24, 2011

Vitaliy M.

Great day out. Simul climbed in my approach shoes. Amazing views, the wave is great, so is the knife edge later in the ridge.
Posted Sep 26, 2011 4:23 pm

bc44caesarSouth to North Traverse  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 26, 2011

bc44caesar

Good route, went C2C in 9.5 hrs. Led two pitches to the crest (better to just solo really, it's all easy), unroped and traversed to the base of the north summit, led one pitch up a fairly burly (though easy) wide crack, with a finger crack to lieback off of inside, to the top. Simuled the rest of the ridge - nothing harder than 5.6 or so, although it may feel harder because all the crux moves are downclimbing. 2.25 hrs to the start, around 5 hrs for the full traverse, then about 2.25 back to the car. Do it!
Posted Aug 28, 2011 1:33 pm

zoomlocotraverse rock is excellent for first 1/2  Sucess!

zoomloco

The classic part of the traverse (south to peak) is good; the traverse from peak to north is chossy and only has one excellent section (the wave) I was happy to solo the whole first half (to the notch- easy/fun 5th to the ridge and then mostly 4th to the notch) but due to rock quality was glad to rope up on the 2nd half past the summit. its not as classic as its hype, though the south certainly is. perfect rock and cool views. exposed but not terrifying...Sept 2010
Posted Jul 16, 2011 6:02 pm

brucelacroixSouth to North  Sucess!
Climbed in 07, before joining SP.
Posted May 30, 2011 7:16 pm

PlanItLoved it
Date Climbed: Sep 29, 2008

PlanIt

Can't wait to go back for some more Tuolumne granite. Super cruiser on Mathes with just a little snow.
Posted Jan 28, 2011 12:42 pm

ripper3333rd times a charm  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 3, 2010
this ridge never dissappoints... bluebird day and had the place to ourselves... the goal of the day was tenaya, mathes and cathedral.. ran outta daylight to tag cathedral..
next time... a big thanks to the peeps who gave us a ride at 1am from tuolumne back to tenaya .. 8 miles back to the truck on the pavement would have blew bad :0
Posted Sep 7, 2010 9:54 pm

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