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CameronGroundPowell and Wesley  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 10, 2017


NE couloir totally melted out as should be expected so late. Tried to climb the south side of the ridge from Thompson-Powell col, as the rock looked really nice and I thought I could see a general line up. Didn't pay enough attention to Secor to know there's supposed to be a class 3 route on it, so when I hit a couple hard for me boulder problems 90% of the way up and not seeing obvious alternatives, I wimped out, downclimbed and took the easy route across the rubble along the bottom of the solid ridge. That defeat and the time sunk into it lead me to also wimp out on the traverse to John. Beautiful day though with about as fine of views of cloud dappled Sierra ruggedness that one could ask for.
Posted Sep 13, 2017 1:41 am

DebPerfect NE Couloir  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 12, 2017


Good firm snow to the top, thanks to 2 days of cold temps and wind. Summited Powell and Wesley, gotta leave John for another day considering the amount of snow and wind that I would have to contend with. Awesome day out there all by myself!
Posted Jun 13, 2017 10:13 pm

mrchad9All Three  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 8, 2013


Up the NE Couloir to Point Powell and then over to Point Wesley and Point John. Couloir was just barely in perfect condition for my short aluminum crampons and small ice ax. Enjoyed the ridge over to Point John, had to do it twice to get back to Mount Thompson in the afternoon.
Posted Jun 18, 2013 4:52 pm

tb00957From east side  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 22, 2010
Would have been better with snow.
Posted Sep 7, 2010 12:53 pm

ScottHansonPoint Powell via NE chute  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 12, 2010


Made it up chute on day 7 of SC2010. Used ice axe, crampons, and trekking pole on steep snow. Above snow was loose dirt and rock, but I made it to plateau summit. Long day (15 hours)making it back to car (Sabrina Lake Trailhead) at 9PM. Forgot to apply sunscreen, so ended up with sunburned face.
Posted Aug 22, 2010 4:51 pm

GlennGTraverse across all 3 points  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 6, 2006


See Bob's post. Lots of fun with Bob and Matthew. The longest/steepest snow field I had climbed at that point. Not as bad as I thought.
Posted Jul 18, 2008 12:39 am

PantilatJohn, Wesley, and Powell  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 27, 2007


Traversed Point John, Wesley, and Powell from Sailor Lake.
Posted Jun 20, 2007 2:43 am

Matthew HollimanPts. John, Wesley, and Powell  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 6, 2006

Matthew Holliman

Climbed the NE Couloir on Pt. Powell, strolled over to Pt. Wesley, then traversed along an enjoyable class 3 ridge to Mt. Powell with Bob and Glenn. Descended to Echo Lake and back through some beautiful country to Lake Sabrina. My last day of the '06 Sierra Challenge, as I had to return to China for work for a couple of weeks. Bummer. :-(
Posted Dec 1, 2006 4:54 am

Bob BurdTraverse across all 3 points  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 6, 2006

Bob Burd

Yes Mark, you missed out on a good one. Turns out the traverse from Pt. Wesley to Pt. John was the best scrambling all day, and some of the finest on the 2006 Challenge. Trip Report
Posted Aug 31, 2006 4:20 am

PellucidWombatSierra Challenge 2006  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 6, 2006


Climbed this peak on the 3rd day of the Sierra Challenge. Ascended via the NE Couloir (fun) and descended the SE Face (sucked) after tagging Pt Wesley. Apparently Bob Burd found a fun class 3 traverse to Mount Powell and I'm kicking myself for not following him!
Posted Aug 24, 2006 9:08 pm

derbillyThompson Powell col  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 6, 2006


3rd day of the Sierra Challenge. Also tagged Pt Wesley and the other peak on the plateau that I initially thought was Pt Wesley.
Posted Aug 17, 2006 5:31 pm

bechttThompson-Powell col  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 6, 2006


Day 3 of the 2006 Sierra Challenge. Pictures
Posted Aug 11, 2006 7:20 pm

NoSamRoute: Thompson-Powell col and SE face  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 28, 2006
Lots of snow. where is spring?
Posted May 31, 2006 4:53 am

agorokhovRoute Climbed: NE Couloir Date Climbed: June 5 2004  Sucess!
Posted Aug 2, 2004 2:11 pm

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