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colinrhttps://peaksforfreaks.blogspot.com/2017/08/convoluted-bliss.html  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 8, 2017


Posted Oct 6, 2017 12:52 am

RomainFrom Snow Pass  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 26, 2017


Easy class 2 climb from snow pass, with excellent summit views. Full TR here.
Posted Aug 31, 2017 4:27 pm

bechttFrom Ottoway Lake  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 3, 2015


With Tommey after backpacking up with the group
Posted Oct 8, 2015 1:22 pm

mengbofrom Mono Meadow   Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 19, 2015


day hike combined with Red Peak. it was a long day.
Posted Sep 21, 2015 2:55 am

LincolnBFrom Upper Ottoway  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 28, 2015


From Snow Pass, Secor says to ascend the east side of the northeast ridge -- but for the first 50 yards or so, the west side is more gentle. Just cross over when it cliffs out.
Posted Aug 31, 2015 1:59 pm

colinrFrom Quartz Mtn TH  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 8, 2015


Long, scenic dayhike up the Merced, through high meadows, and among the talus into the clouds!
Posted Aug 24, 2015 1:10 pm

wmollandS Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 2, 2012


A snowy ascent up the South Ridge. The snow made what was likely an uneventful ascent much more exciting. Great views from the top, all in all a fun fall peak.
Posted Nov 3, 2012 9:33 pm

mrchad9NE Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 6, 2011


Woke up at Lake 10425 after climbing Gray Peak the day before, up Red Peak in the morning, followed the ridge from Red Peak Pass over Ottoway Peak and up to Merced (happy to drop the full pack for the first time at the saddle before Merced. From Merced on to Triple Divide, then back to Upper Ottoway Lake for the night before hiking out the next day.
Posted Aug 8, 2011 1:06 am

murraymcleod1975 Climb  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 11, 1975


Climbed with Sierra Club group from Fresno while backpacking for a week through Southern Yosemite...Also climbed Mt Lyell, Ottaway, and Red Peaks that trip.
Posted Jan 8, 2010 2:01 am

Bob BurdSouth Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 11, 2008

Bob Burd

A smoky day in the Sierra with plenty of mosquitoes, but still a fun outing. Trip Report
Posted Jul 26, 2008 9:44 pm

RSN473Route Climbed: NE Ridge Date Climbed: Aug 19, 2002  Sucess!


Climbed along with Ottoway and Red Peak at the beginning of a week long trip.
Posted Mar 1, 2005 5:00 pm

Matthew HollimanRoute Climbed: NE Ridge Date Climbed: Oct 17, 2003  Sucess!

Matthew Holliman

Merced Pk-Red Pk dayhike from the Quartz Mtn TH. While not a stellar climb, Merced Peak boasts some very nice summit views--I spent much longer than I'd intended up there soaking them in on a glorious fall day. Red Peak, on the other hand, has no redeeming qualities. Ugh.
Posted Oct 20, 2003 12:44 pm

Bob BurdRoute Climbed: NE Ridge Date Climbed: Sep 30, 1995  Sucess!

Bob Burd

From Upper Ottoway Lakes, Ray and I scrambled up to Merced Peak then over to Triple Divide Peak. The scramble down to the north was a bit sketchy over some steep snow (sans crampons), but we finally made it back to the Red Peak Trail which brought us up over the pass and back to our campsite. Trip Report
Posted Aug 19, 2003 12:32 am

mrolphRoute Climbed: Northeast Ridge Date Climbed: August 9, 2003  Sucess!


I did this as part of a two and a half day trip from Mono Meadows. A great part of Yosemite and a nice scramble.
Posted Aug 19, 2003 12:16 am

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