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sardudedid it n will do it again  Sucess!


swiss arete
Posted Sep 23, 2009 6:58 pm

CWesselsEast Couloir  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 8, 2009


Solo day hike from Big Pine Creek - South Fork approach.
14hrs RT.
Posted Sep 21, 2009 2:10 pm

granjeroSwiss Arete  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 27, 2005


Very fun albeit short route. Worth a return sans rope and to continue further!
Posted Sep 8, 2009 7:01 pm

Pantilatsweet mountain  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 9, 2009


great climb
Posted Aug 31, 2009 3:29 pm

MariePTraverse in a day  Sucess!


Second time on Sill
Posted Aug 11, 2009 4:13 pm

BlackmouthThunderbolt to Sill Traverse  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 8, 2009


Day hiked the Thuderbolt to Sill Traverse in just over 20 hours. Started at South Lake and ended at the shuttle car at Glacier Lodge. Climbed with SPer's Forjan,Kevin Trieu,Dave S,Luis Gijon and Corey Harelson. This was the hardest part of the whole traverse for me, but I knew it was all worth it once I hit the top.
Posted Aug 10, 2009 8:39 pm

WMLSpring Break in the Palisades
Date Climbed: Mar 16, 2009


Poor routefinding lead us to an impasse ~50 ft. from the summit. Approached VIA SF Big Pine Creek. Bulletproof ice on the L-Shaped couloir.
Posted Jul 30, 2009 1:48 am

mdostbySwiss Arete  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 12, 2009


Jon Meek and I climbed Mt Sill's Swiss Arete. What an awesome route. It's easy to see why this one is an alpine classic. A lot of exposure, high altitude, awesome rock and some of the best views I've seen from any High Sierra peak. Combine all that with perfect weather and a great climbing partner, it was an awesome weekend!
Posted Jul 13, 2009 11:22 pm

jonmeek16success via swiss arete
Date Climbed: Jul 12, 2009


climbed via Swiss Arete w/ Mike Ostby. great day, great weather and a great climb!!!
Posted Jul 13, 2009 7:40 pm

jmcvia Swiss Arete  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 30, 2008


Great trip, We left from camp at Mt Gayley, crossed the intense scree fields, summited, then back to camp, packed up and made it back to the car in one very long day.
Posted May 19, 2009 8:09 am

thholderSW Slope  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 2, 2008


After a failed attempt in june, under estimating the approach. From Thunderbolt Pass/Potluck Pass. Camped above tarn at Potluck. Favorite views
Posted Apr 28, 2009 5:03 pm

jimeganMt Sill  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 26, 2008


Climbed with Mike Brooks in 12 hours from the Glacier Lodge trailhead up the North Fork of Big Pine Creek to Sam Mack Meadow and up the Glacier Notch.
Posted Sep 28, 2008 6:32 am

jmcSwiss Arete  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 30, 2008


Beautiful morning, but it clouded up by 11a. Light snow, hail, and some rain, we were rapping in the rain and got a rope stuck, started to sound like an epic, but then it all came together.
Posted Sep 10, 2008 1:04 pm

seanoFrom Polemonium  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 25, 2008


End of the traverse, 10 hours from South Lake. That knife-edge was awesome.
Posted Sep 5, 2008 2:04 pm

emilieSwiss Arete  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 31, 2008


Climbed this with SPer - Jeff B. We planned to do the traverse, but 70 mph gusts, mild hypothermia on my part, and lingering fatigue from getting our heavy packs to Sam Mack Meadow meant Sill was our only summit. Not a bad one at all though as the climbing was spectacular and the descent was pretty epic.
Posted Sep 3, 2008 2:20 pm

HeyItsBenN. Couloir  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 24, 2008


Awesome route. Would be much more enjoyable with nice snow cover up to Apex. 9th CA 14er.
Posted Aug 27, 2008 4:53 pm

kevin trieuslog  Sucess!

kevin trieu

big slog from the west
Posted Aug 26, 2008 5:07 pm

ckerthNorth Coulior  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 9, 2008


Climbed the North Coulior. The L-shaped snowfield is currently easy to bypass on the right (crampons not required). Great views from the top. Climbed Apex Peak on the way down.
Posted Aug 11, 2008 12:31 am

Zhenya77SW Slope
Date Climbed: Sep 5, 2004


The approach was not that bad, but my partner start experiencing a sever altitude sickness and we have to abort the ascent part.
Posted Aug 6, 2008 3:55 pm

GlennGThunderbolt to Sill Traverse  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 2, 2008


Long day with Tom and Augie as he says below. Final peak on the traverse, glad it didn't take long to get to after Polemonium!
Posted Aug 4, 2008 11:53 pm

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