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wmollandS Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 2, 2012

wmolland

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

Michael GraupeSouth Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 8, 2012

Michael Graupe

Nice dayhike from Quartz Mountain TH via Chiquito Pass and Moraine Meadows. This route is with ~11 miles quite a bit shorter than the 16 miles mentioned on the mountain page. Nice scrambling with great views along the ridge. Nothing harder than class 2.
Posted Jul 9, 2012 7:14 pm

mrchad9NE Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 6, 2011

mrchad9

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

murraymcleod

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!

RSN473

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!

mrolph

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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