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mtybumpoIdaho Summits outing  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 12, 2012


Did this peak in conjunction with 10,027 and 9,750 on the 2012 Idaho Summits Spring outing. Beautiful area!
Posted May 13, 2012 6:21 pm

SawtoothSeanLadybugs!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 13, 2005


Very warm day with tons of Ladybugs at the summit!
Posted Dec 18, 2010 2:04 pm

TheLawLate Spring  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 15, 2008


I stumbled to the base of the mountain near the summer homes, a couple hours after I finished up my last final and put up a tent around 10pm. Woke up early and carried my skis through the last bit of dry ground til the snow began. Skinned the rest of the way up and had a great corn festival on the way down!
Posted May 16, 2008 3:47 pm

Super DaveSawtooths in January  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 28, 2007

Super Dave

Climbed McDonald on a beautiful sunny and wind-free day (but it was still negative 19'F at the trailhead). Here’s a trip report and some photos.
Posted Feb 1, 2007 10:21 pm

Scrambling ManSummer Time  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 20, 2006

Scrambling Man

Beautiful views. Took South ridge to the top and took the east ridge down. Parked near the Valley View summer homes. Took about three hours up and less than two down. There were five of us.
Posted Aug 22, 2006 5:26 pm

IdahoSummitsRoute Climbed: East Ridge Date Climbed: March 6, 2005  Sucess!


Snowshoed to the top of this peak with the creator of this page kdonaldson. Very tiring hike, but rewarding. Would be much easier in the summer with less of a approach and no soft snow!
Posted Apr 7, 2005 10:37 pm

kdonaldsonRoute Climbed: East Slope Date Climbed: March 6, 2005  Sucess!


Winter assent with bigdan. Possible first winter assent, or at least the first one in the log book:) The last log before ours was in October 04, and there was only maybe a couple dozen posts if that over the past few years. Took 6 hours to summit slogging through sugary snow. Snowshoes the entire route. 3 hours to descend.
Posted Mar 24, 2005 12:20 am

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