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tiogapRoute Climbed: Meysan Lakes Date Climbed: August, 1980  Sucess!


climbed it in conjuction with Mallory
Posted Sep 8, 2005 10:46 pm

aleasureRoute Climbed: East Buttress V, 5.9 Date Climbed: 8-26-05  Sucess!
I thought this was just an OK route. Nice and long, but not sustained and not particularly great rock. I would also add that its more a grade IV than V. The approach is also more like 6 or 7 miles and not even close to the 3.5 Secor lists. Great views from an uninspiring summit. 14 hrs car to car.
Posted Aug 29, 2005 6:49 pm

Matthew HollimanRoute Climbed: NE Ridge (ascent) / SW Ridge (descent) Date Climbed: July 3, 2005  Sucess!

Matthew Holliman

Dayhike out of the Meysan Lakes TH, continuing on to McAdie and returning via the Whitney trail. Carried axe and crampons, but never used them all day. Irvine's NE Ridge was an easy but surprisingly enjoyable scramble, with some outstanding views in a truly beautiful area.
Posted Jul 20, 2005 11:08 pm

physicsRoute Climbed: East Couloir Date Climbed: July 2, 2005  Sucess!


The Meyson Lakes trail is now my favorite trail in the Sierra; probably one of my favorite places to camp except for all the mosquitoes. There was lots of snow left up there from this last winter making for an fun trip up the couloir and great views of the surrounding peaks from the top.
Posted Jul 4, 2005 12:54 am

awagherRoute Climbed: North West Ridge (from Whitney trail/Consulation Lake) Date Climbed: June 24th, 2005  Sucess!


Interesting and windy class 3 scramble. From Outpost Camp to summit and back in 5 hrs.
Posted Jun 25, 2005 10:15 pm

Bob BurdRoute Climbed: From Arc Pass Date Climbed: Aug 8, 2004  Sucess!

Bob Burd

Day 9 of the 2004 Sierra Challenge, climbed McAdie with Michael and Michelle, then went on to Irvine with Michael, 8h40m RT from Whitney Portal. Trip Report
Posted Nov 19, 2004 6:15 pm

CompletebumRoute Climbed: East Chute Date Climbed: March 20, 2004  Sucess!


First one up for the new year. The snow in the chute was perfect for climbing on and made a great glissade on the way down. Had a great and lonely view from the summit.
Posted Mar 21, 2004 2:46 pm

cragRoute Climbed: NW face from Arc Pass Date Climbed: September 18, 1999


Spent rthe better part of a day trying to figure out a way up the NW face from Arc Pass but finally gave up. Lots of fun scrambling, but no summit. In retrospect, should have gone up McAdie.
Posted Jan 23, 2004 1:33 pm

RobRoute Climbed: W. Face from meysan lake trail Date Climbed: 1993  Sucess!


Posted Jan 18, 2004 4:47 am

thebeave7Route Climbed: South slope via Mallory's Northwest ridge Date Climbed: August 29th, 2003  Sucess!


After the fun class 3 down climb off Mallory's Northwest ridge I was forced to chug my way up the South slope, which is slippery and oh so tiring. Irvine was the last peak on my traverse from Corcoran.
Posted Aug 30, 2003 7:42 pm

asmrzRoute Climbed: East Buttress V, 5.9 Date Climbed: August 24,25 1987


Gerry Cox and I climbed this long, classic, and in the 1st RJ Secor's Edition, somewhat underrated route (III,5.7) in 1997. We found 17 pitches with at least some 5.9 climbing, 400 feet of 4th class on the upper buttress, and ton of 3rd/4th scrambling on the summit ridge. Greg Vernon later said, haven't you guys climbed any other Al Greene routes? These guys were known for sandbagging! Really? Anyway, this is a good line (with fairly short approach), especially if you can climb all these pitches in one day and descent the snow gully before it gets firm (IV+ or V,5.9).
Posted Nov 20, 2002 10:11 pm

Dave KRoute Climbed: East Chute Date Climbed: September 2000  Sucess!
Nice view from the top.
Posted Nov 20, 2002 12:39 am

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