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StevoRoute Climbed: traditional roure from Tioga Pass Date Climbed: 9/13/01  Sucess!
Summited 2 days after WTC attack. Very emotional experience in light of world events. Had mountain virtually to ourselves. Pick and choose route to summit over geological garbage heap. GREAT views of Mono Lake and T Meadows high country.
Posted Sep 28, 2001 9:32 am

brandonRoute Climbed: Dana Couloir Date Climbed: August 2000  Sucess!

brandon

Well, what to say, either very exciting or very boring depending on how much snow and ice you've climbed. Didn't go over summit, descended next valley over, which puts you about 4 miles back over in toulomne, a long walk back to tioga lake, go over the summit!!!!
Posted Sep 18, 2001 4:06 pm

Bob BurdRoute Climbed: North-South traverse Date Climbed: Aug 8, 1993  Sucess!

Bob Burd

From the trailhead at the entrance station, up to Mt. Dana, down the southeast side (unexpected snowfield there!), up Mt. Gibbs, then down to Parker Pass and out along the trail. Excellent half-day adventure. Trip Report
Posted Aug 26, 2001 5:23 pm

JohnRoute Climbed: Glacier Canyon (ascent) & West Slope (descent) Date Climbed: September 11, 1999  Sucess!

John

I had intended to take the standard use trail up the West Slope, however, I had mistakenly thought this started from Tioga Lake instead of the entrance station. After realizing my mistake, I decided to head up the Glacier Canyon Trail anyway and was lucky enough to find an easy class 2 variation to the summit. The meadow just below Dana Lake and the hike up Glacier Canyon are a great alternative to the standard use trail. The view from the summit was also great.



Also unsuccessful attempt on Dana Couloir on June 24, 2001 with Dennis and Lon due to hard ice and having only 1 axe. Tim, also with us, made it up with 2 axes and front pointing in the couloir. Tim came down the Glacier Canyon route.
Posted Jun 15, 2001 5:53 pm

JoshRoute Climbed: Trail from the entrance station Date Climbed: 6/7/01  Sucess!

Josh

A nice hike in a great location. I only saw one other person on the mountain. Ran some of it. Two hours round trip.
Posted Jun 9, 2001 10:16 am

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