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kevin trieuhour glass couloir  Sucess!

kevin trieu

did it with Charles Irving and a bunch of folks. 1st 13er for anther couple. must have been a good feeling for them.
Posted Oct 1, 2010 5:42 pm

HeyItsBenHourglass  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 20, 2010


Fun route with an airy snow-covered summit, hardly a soul around!
Posted Jun 21, 2010 1:48 pm

Climber DaveVia the hourglass  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 16, 2010

Climber Dave

Climbed via the hourglass. Classic route!! Very different than when we climbed a few years back. Slope above the hourglass covered with unconsolidated snow, (instead of a class 2 rock scramble) took a bit more time to pick and choose route. All in all another great weekend in the sierra.
Posted May 19, 2010 1:59 pm

tdoughtyLoose  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 19, 2009


camped at long lake with fishing friends. no snow in hourglass to climb, so it was a real loose slog. glad the views were so good as that helped compensate, and the scree slide down wasn't as bad as feared.
Posted Sep 21, 2009 11:30 am

Shirley LamRidge from BCS  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 15, 2009

Shirley Lam

Climbed up Bear Creek Spire, over Pipsqueak, and finally to Dade. Nice day out with bighornmonkey and tomofo!
Posted Aug 18, 2009 4:20 pm

bighornmonkeyTraversed from Bear Creek Spire  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 15, 2009


Traversed from Bear Creek Spire, and down the hourglass.
Posted Aug 17, 2009 1:34 am

RussThawhourglass couloir  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 14, 2009


Had a perfect day summiting Mt Dade via the Hourglass Couloir with my climbing partner & daughter Melissa Thaw. Excellent snow in couloir. Above & below the Houglass was bare rocks/boulders. Perfect weather. Thanx to Melissa for a wonderful climb. russ thaw
Posted Jul 16, 2009 10:17 pm

mrchad9up hourglass couloir  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 20, 2009


Posted up in softer afternoon conditions after backpacking in to Treasure Lakes, mostly rock above the hourglass. Happy to be up so late in the day (5:30 PM), the light and clouds around Bear Creek Spire were excellent. Started icing up on the way back.
Posted Jul 1, 2009 7:38 pm

Augie MedinaDeep Snow in Couloir  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 14, 2009

Augie Medina

The couloir was covered with postholing type of snow, but the day was sunny and brisk and the climb was enjoyable. The ridge to the summit was mixed rock and snow so slippery going with boots. Most of the top was covered with fresh snow.
Posted Jun 16, 2009 1:35 am

dpsiebertHourglass Couloir  Sucess!


Easy afternoon hike after packing in for Bear Creek Spire.
Posted Aug 22, 2008 6:30 am

Michael GraupeHourglass Couloir  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 6, 2008

Michael Graupe

Needed an easy dayhike after the 14+hr outing the day before. Beautiful weather but very hot in the couloir where I also got attacked by mosquitos. Soft snow conditions made for a great glissade on the descent. The top of the couloir is alredy pretty melted out and all the loose rubble really sucks! Amazing displays of wildflowers just a few 100ft below the summit.
Posted Jul 8, 2008 7:04 pm

96avs01Dayhike Revenge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 31, 2008


After being denied by high winds and snow at the top of the Hourglass on the 27th, we returned for a dayhike revenge trip a couple days later. Snow was still unconsolidated from the previous weekend storms making the class 2 section above the couloir particularly dicey, but at least we didn't have to walk the road section from the Pack Station a second time. Great views, will definitely be back to the Rock Creek area.

Trip Report
Posted Jun 6, 2008 7:31 pm

BCLHourglass Couloir  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 1, 2008


Patchy snow below Long Lake, continuous above. Couloir was in good shape. Not as steep as expected. Last ~400 feet to the summit were a slog/swim through the snow.
Posted Jun 3, 2008 2:11 am

Bill562Dade  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 11, 2008


Camped above Long Lake and climbed couloir to the right of the Hourglass, descended the Hourglass. Climbed with fellow CMCer Chris Nicolaides.
Posted May 12, 2008 7:08 pm

Brian KaletHourglass Couloir  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 18, 2008

Brian Kalet

Trip Report
Posted Apr 22, 2008 12:34 am

jimeganMT DADE  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 24, 2000


Posted Feb 8, 2008 7:56 am

Climber DaveVia the Hourglass  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 3, 2007

Climber Dave

Climbed it with catherid and gjonbelay below and 7 other people. Good snow in the coulior, till it ended. Great time on the summit, almost no wind, outstanding views. Fantastic weekend!!!
Posted Jun 7, 2007 12:18 am

catheridRoute Climbed: Hourglass Couloir  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 3, 2007


Climbed it along with Greg and the SPS crew. A wonderful climb!
Posted Jun 6, 2007 12:34 am

gjonbelayRoute Climbed: Hourglass Couloir  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 3, 2007


Conditions in the couloir were perfect from kicking steps in solid snow on the way up in the morning to glissading and plunge stepping on the way down in the early afternoon. Steve Curry lead 9 of us up this peak on a fun SPS trip. Trip Report.
Posted Jun 5, 2007 6:28 pm

physicsRoute Climbed: NE Couloir Date Climbed: Sept 15, 2006  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 15, 2006


climbed the peak with ChuckO and oldmanmike from SP; they split off heading toward the hourglass while I carried my tools up to the northern side looking for any inviting ice. Spotted some water ice forming in a north eastern couloir and climbed it! ~ WI2, about 550(?) feet, class 4, good fun but C O L D!
Posted Sep 22, 2006 2:04 am

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