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wmollandFrom Chiefs head  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 19, 2012

wmolland

The last bump on a nice loop from Alice to Chiefshead to Orton and back out. Super hike!
Posted Jun 28, 2012 12:33 pm

boisedocOn the way to chiefs head  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 2, 2010

boisedoc

Great views of wild basin. Pretty steep bushwhacked from Sandbeach lake with lots of brush and boulders
Posted Aug 3, 2010 12:05 am

CSUMarmotNice views  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 9, 2010

CSUMarmot

Its a nice mountain in its own way, but choose your route carefully if coming from Sandbeach Lake
Posted Aug 1, 2010 11:28 pm

argothorMt. Orton  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 19, 2010

argothor

On the way to Chiefs Head topped out on the rocky outcrop. Nice views of the surrounding area, but the pale in comparison to what was to come from the top of Chiefs Head, but it is still worthy of a visit on its own.
Posted Jun 21, 2010 10:30 am

coljaymsLove this view  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 3, 2004

coljayms

On the way to Chief's Head, stopped here and enjoyed the view of Wild Basin / Mt. Alice profile
Posted Oct 31, 2008 12:55 pm

tomlaurenOrton - Chiefs Head  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 21, 2008

tomlauren

Hiked both beaks after a camp at Sandbeach Lake. I was amazed at the number of columbines near the summit.
Posted Jul 22, 2008 5:36 pm

pksanderWinter Hell Slog  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 14, 2006

pksander

Climbed this enroute to Chief's Head with CharlesD. It was easier than's the main objective.
Posted Sep 3, 2007 9:41 am

ajsamuelFrom Sandbeach  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 6, 2003

ajsamuel

Climbed as part of a dayhike above treeline from Sandbeach while backpacking. Nice hike with great views.
Posted Jan 12, 2007 6:53 pm

swm88erFrom Sandbeach  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 29, 2006

swm88er

We ended up on Mount Orton on the way up Longs. If you want to get into the basin from the North Ridge stay on it almost until Chief's Head then drop down.
Posted Sep 20, 2006 3:43 am

Mountain JimFrom Sand Beach Lake Trail  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 17, 1969

Mountain Jim

The little mountain with a big summit view.
Total ascents = 4.
Posted Aug 27, 2006 2:19 am

smudgeHoly Wind!  Sucess!

smudge

en route on a failed attempt of Chiefs Head. Great views, but the wind nearly blew me to Kansas.
Posted May 9, 2006 6:36 am

CharlesDOrton  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 14, 2006

CharlesD

Saw this peak while trudging up Chiefs Head. Found myself less than 100 yards from the summit and thought "what the heck?". Spectacular views.
Posted Apr 21, 2006 1:29 pm

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