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HeyItsBenFrom Mono Pass  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 10, 2007


Fun dayhike. Did this solo in just over 4.5 hours car-to-car.
Posted Jun 11, 2007 12:57 pm

BlairVia Mono Pass Direct  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 2, 2007


Bruno, Eric and I had a blast in the beautiful Little lakes area, they were great company! Fun scrambling!
Posted Jun 4, 2007 7:38 pm

Luciano136From Mono Pass  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 2, 2007


Went for a quick day hike op Mt. Starr with Eric (codda12) and Blair (blair). We arrived at a campground in the Bishop area around 1:30am and were really considering making it a night hike under the full moon. After going back and forth with the idea a couple of times, we decided to get a few hours of sleep instead; we were pretty tired and had never been in that area before. Woke up around 6am and after some breakfast, we were headed up the trail. Fun scrambling on the ridge to the summit. Quite confusing to know which one is the actual summit. I abandoned my register search when some black clouds turned threatening. Luckily no storms developed and we were soon enjoying some pizza at the pizza factory in Bishop. Fun day!!
Posted Jun 4, 2007 2:39 pm

mlarkin2002Dayhike from Mosquito Flat TH  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 2, 2004
Dayhike via Mono Pass. Really sandy, but fun if you stay to the ridgeline leading up from the pass. Climbed w/3 others.
Posted Oct 10, 2006 2:15 am

cp0915up - east slope / down - west slope  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 17, 2006


With my mom. Good times (and views). Went solo over to Lookout Peak afterward.
Posted Sep 19, 2006 4:32 pm

saladRoute Climbed: Mono Pass  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 7, 2006


Climbed with my daughter Tessa. Her first Sierra peak at 3 years old. Of course she got a ride in the pack, but she laughed and sang the entire way up and down.
Posted Sep 14, 2006 9:37 pm

thedusFrom Mono Pass  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 30, 2006


Did this as an afternoon hike after our usual late start. Not the most exciting, but worth doing at least once. The views from the summit are quite nice.
Posted Jul 31, 2006 2:28 am

ridgelineDate climbed July 15 2006 Route climbed, mono pass to southern ridge, traverse ridge to summit to the north  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 15, 2006


Mono Pass still with snow. No register on Starr even though several have been left since 2004. Took a friend on this for his second summit hike ever.
Posted Jul 18, 2006 3:45 am

Smith93Route Climbed: West slope from Mono Pass Date Climbed: July 12, 2003  Sucess!


Fun hike with great views!
Posted Jan 2, 2006 3:34 am

dshoshoneRoute Climbed: mono pass Date Climbed: 7/22/2005  Sucess!


I don't know where the register might be. Went from one end of the ridge and back and still couldn't find it.
Posted Nov 8, 2005 6:56 pm

Matthew HollimanRoute Climbed: East Sand Slopes (ascent) / West Sand Slopes (descent) Date Climbed: Sep 3, 2005  Sucess!

Matthew Holliman

Glenn, his brother Curt, and I climbed this as a warmup for the TBolt-North Pal traverse the next day. We'd been told by a mutual friend--I'll won't name him here in order to spare Bob B. some embarrassment--that the East "Face" offered some nice scrambling. We found instead a hell of a lot of sand, and somewhere near the top about 20 feet of enjoyable contrived third class. At least the equally sandy slopes down to Mono Pass were pleasant to descend. Nice views from the summit--I thought they were probably better than those from Mills or Abbot.

We continued on to Ruby Ridge (some exciting cl 4-5 scrambling to gain that), but bailed on continuing on to Ruby Peak because of general apathy.
Posted Oct 5, 2005 3:04 am

tpdwrRoute Climbed: West slope from Mono Pass Date Climbed: July 20, 2001  Sucess!


Great views.
Posted Sep 27, 2005 7:30 pm

tiogapRoute Climbed: via Mono Pass Date Climbed: May31, 2002  Sucess!


great views
Posted Sep 8, 2005 11:28 pm

GlennGRoute Climbed: Mono Pass Date Climbed: August 4th, 2005  Sucess!


Quick warmup hike from Mosquito Flats trying to get acclimated for my hike the next day to Hilgard and BCS. Fun ridgeline scramble to the highpoint.
Posted Aug 18, 2005 3:15 pm

minakawaRoute Climbed: Ruby Lake and Mono Pass Date Climbed: July 6 2005
Reached the pass after about 1/4 mile hike on snow. There was still significant amounts of snow around the pass but it is doable if you are careful! We didn't climb the summits as we didn't have gear with us and my friends were concerned about the late time of day. Ruby Lake still had much snowpack and was beautiful.
Posted Jul 11, 2005 2:56 pm

ridgelineRoute Climbed: Mono Pass Date Climbed: August 14 2004  Sucess!


Just did this in May, went back to put the register book in a plastic bag. Clouds rolled in about 11am, completed the task and ran from lightning back to Mosq.Flat.
Posted Aug 16, 2004 9:51 am

RSN473Route Climbed: from near Mono pass Date Climbed: October 1995, June 2004  Sucess!


10/95: Took some friends from work to Little Lakes Valley for fishing. Fishing was poor, so we scrambled up to Mt. Starr .

6/04: Climbed with 11 yr. old son Charlie (who i had a hard time keeping up with!)
Posted Mar 4, 2004 6:07 pm

Bob BurdRoute Climbed: East Face (ascent), Mono Pass (descent) Date Climbed: Aug 28, 2003  Sucess!

Bob Burd

Yes, a great time with Dave (see below). Not sure what Southeast Chute of Ruby Wall Dave is referring to. We climbed the northeast slopes to the ridge and went above Ruby Wall to Ruby Peak. We'll get that last part between Ruby Peak and Mt. Mills next go around! Trip Report
Posted Nov 12, 2003 10:22 pm

MrWasatchRoute Climbed: Mono Pass Date Climbed: September 15, 2000  Sucess!


Beautiful hike up Little Lakes Valley. Actually did this hike on my honeymoon...wife was sick, and since I was in the neighborhood it seemed a fairly easy peak to bag. Great views and some nice fall colors.
Posted Sep 26, 2003 12:26 pm

Mike ZastoupilRoute Climbed: Mono Pass Date Climbed: 8/17/03

Mike Zastoupil

Spent the night at Ruby lake. I took my dog with me she did great until the pass. I was able to coax her about 3/4 of the way up and she fizzled on me. So no summit. I did meet a group of friends coming out from Fourth Recess. To much scrambling for a dog!
Posted Aug 20, 2003 5:21 pm

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