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labglovesTraining hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 25, 2017

labgloves

Training hike
Posted Aug 11, 2017 11:38 pm

ScottHansonBy trail  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 2, 2017

ScottHanson

Very hot. I should have carried more water.
Posted Aug 6, 2017 9:56 pm

kaylam87Still some snow up there  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 8, 2017

kaylam87

With NorCal Women Adventurers. There is still snow in the bowl, most people were going up the edge of the snow in just shoes. I brought microspikes just in case but ended up going up the talus on the side of the snow for the first half, then going up the snow when it got a little wider. There is some more snow coverage past the bowl that obscures good portions of the trail. But if you have a map (and can see the summit, really) you can get there pretty easily. Took us about 3.5 hours to get to the summit, about three hours down. Went through 4L of liquid, warm day! Views were pretty great, you can see Desolation is still pretty socked in. Saw a marmot, ground squirrels, and a hawk dive-bombing an eagle in a tree.
Posted Jul 8, 2017 11:55 pm

kaylam87My first Tahoe peak  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 13, 2015

kaylam87

This was my first Tahoe peak. Tiring but loved it! Got a nasty sunburn, and I still don't think I've learned my lesson two years later. :) We saw a bear near the trailhead as we started.
Posted Jul 4, 2017 11:47 am

RoryKuykendallClimbed With My Dad  Sucess!

RoryKuykendall

Climbed this with my dad at some point when I was growing up. It felt like a great adventure at the time. I remember being fascinated by the views into the Desolation Wilderness.
Posted Dec 9, 2016 2:40 am

Scott FultonGreat hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 22, 2016

Scott Fulton

Started on trailhead at 10:00 am, got back to car at 5:30 pm. Lots of snow at top, and about 30 people at top.
Posted Oct 23, 2016 12:52 am

pezzottoMt Tallac  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 9, 2015
Amazing climb!
Posted May 29, 2016 11:57 pm

T3xa5b0yAwesome hike!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 13, 2014

T3xa5b0y

Did this hike from the Glen Alpine trailhead. Absolutely awesome hike. The Glean Alpine trail has beautiful views of the Desolation Wilderness the whole way up. The view from the summit is amazing!
Posted Feb 12, 2016 11:52 pm

FairweatherMt. Tallac Trail  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 5, 2013

Fairweather

Solo.
X4
Good warmup/workout hike.
Posted Oct 25, 2015 8:42 pm

Awalusmade it
Date Climbed: Aug 1, 2015

Awalus

Started at 6am,what a tough hike
Posted Sep 14, 2015 8:22 pm

bechttTrail  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 13, 2015

bechtt

Long day hitting all four peaks (Tallac, Dicks, Jacks, and Pyramid) from Glen Alpine.
Posted Aug 21, 2015 2:53 pm

jkantolineFirst Time  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 1, 2010

jkantoline

My first time going up Tallac for my climbing partner's birthday...it was a rough and steep climb for me, but I was successful and it was a rewarding climb. I have been up five times since...one of my favorite climbs in Tahoe.
Posted Jun 23, 2015 1:44 am

ktoyamaDesolation Wilderness  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 1, 2014
Two days hiking/backpacking in Desolation Wilderness including Angora Peak, Aloha Lake, Gilmore Lake, Mt. Tallac, Dick's Peak.
Posted Dec 15, 2014 7:39 pm

CptAmericavery steep trail run  Sucess!

CptAmerica

got up in 1:45. spent about an hour at the top. very hot. have climbed it in the winter and it can be a serious mountaineering trip. but a fun/challenging summer trail run
Posted Oct 21, 2014 5:04 pm

StrazmatazLong Day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 21, 2008
Decided to do a long day, started at the Tallac trailhead and headed to the peak then out to Aloha. From Aloha I headed south to Echo Summit and down a VERY steep trail to Fallen Leaf where some folks were nice enough to give me a ride back to my car...
Posted Oct 19, 2014 1:38 pm

cabFrom Glen Alpine  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 20, 2014

cab

Continued on to Dicks & Jacks afterwards. Barely made it back to the car before it started pouring.
Posted Jul 21, 2014 11:21 am

JoeKMt Tallac Trail  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 9, 2014

JoeK

Solo day hike on Mt Tallac trail. Had to navigate a bit of snow/loose rock just below the ridge.
Posted Jun 13, 2014 6:06 pm

seanoEnd of traverse  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 14, 2014

seano

Finishing a long loop around from Pyramid. Found a trail on the way down, which doesn't appear on my topo, which ends on the fire road at the Glen Alpine parking area. Trip report.
Posted May 29, 2014 3:10 pm

citadel07Fun Day Hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 24, 2010

citadel07

Up the east ridge
Posted May 13, 2014 2:06 pm

ScottyPAlways Fun  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 3, 2014

ScottyP

Winter route lacking snow.. A bit of bushwhacking then straight up the NE bowl..
Posted May 12, 2014 12:12 am

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