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utclimberWilliamson/Tyndall dayhike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 12, 2017
Started at Shepherd pass trailhead a little after 2am. First climbed Williamson and then Tyndall on the return towards Shepherd pass. Back to the car around 9pm.
Posted Aug 17, 2017 10:18 am

HarvestNW Rib   Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 12, 2016


Solo climb from the JMT. Class 3.
Posted Aug 15, 2017 3:55 am

ljwoodwNorth Rib from Shepherd Pass  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 2, 2017
Straightforward route-finding and quality rock. Enjoyed taking every opportunity to scamper up slabs instead of hopping over talus. Very easy day from Shepherd Pass.
Posted Jul 10, 2017 6:10 pm

dpsiebertNorth Rib  Sucess!


Long dayhike with the Sierra Challenge folks.
Posted Sep 5, 2016 11:59 pm

Super DaveNorth Rib  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 25, 2016

Super Dave

The north rib was the most enjoyable route we climbed during a 5 day trip with Boisedoc. Really fun scramble. Trip Report
Posted Sep 3, 2016 9:37 pm

boisedocnorth rib  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 25, 2016


after getting turned back on the Northwest ridge 16 years ago due to route finding issues, I was able to get back to summit this peak. The north rib is MUCH more straightforward than the northwest ridge. Overall a fun route that is class 3 at worst (and probably class 2 by Sierra standards). Good times with SuperDave.
Posted Aug 30, 2016 12:27 am

pBergNorth Rib  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 25, 2015


Trip report and GPX file here: http://peakbagger.com/climber/ascent.aspx?aid=552816
Posted Aug 10, 2016 4:25 pm

RomainNorth rib  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 15, 2010


With R. Renteria from camp at Shepherd Pass. Solid route, quick climb.
Posted Jul 15, 2016 2:07 am

SchwartzOnSecond North Rib Traverse  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 5, 2016


On a fourteener tour, and after cutting my teeth on Williamson, thought I'd make quick work of Tyndall. I climbed up the cracks and ledges system of the Second Rib, and then traversed just under the ridge for 500m until the notch leading to the summit plateau. Great climbing, it just gets harder the farther towards the nose you are, and it would be great to do this one again.
Posted Jul 15, 2016 12:52 am

gordonyeSnowy attempt
Date Climbed: May 24, 2015


Unsuccessful attempt with Mike Chen - snow was 1-2 ft thick which made it treacherous to climb the steeper parts
Posted Jul 8, 2016 2:46 am

Dan WiedrichNorthwest Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 5, 2016

Dan Wiedrich

This turned into a three night backpack for my daughter, age 19, and I, age 53.
Day 1: we had a late start, it took us 4 hours to hike up to the 9,000' saddle to camp.
Day 2: it took us 9 hours to hike to a camp above Shephard Pass. We used ice axes and crampons for the snowfield below the pass. Crampons weren't needed but we used them anyway.
Day3: it took us 12 hours roundtrip to reach the summit from hihg camp. Some routefinding was needed to keep it to class 3 rock for the final ridge.
Day4: 9.75 hours to hike back to the trailhead.
Posted Jun 10, 2016 6:05 pm

FairweatherTyndall / Junction   Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 5, 2014


Climbed Tyndall via N. Rib, and Junction Peak from Diamond Mesa.
Fun day from Anvil Camp with Todd.
Last of the CA 14ers for me.
Posted Oct 14, 2015 12:08 am

edsaxeLots of Snow  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 22, 2015


We started up at what we thought was the end of a storm but there ended being a few more days of snowing. We left the trailhead at 5 AM and got to the top of Sheperd Pass at 5 pm with 3 feet of snow on the ground that really slowed our hike. Woke up with more fresh snow the next morning to Summit and went up postholing to the base of Tyndall. We climbed right up the North rib which was really slippery with a few feet of snow covering the steep rock. Summit was awesome overhanging on 2 sides.

Posted Jun 14, 2015 3:20 pm

charitydominicI left my heels on Mt. Tyndall  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 14, 2007


Too bad I got the biggest blisters of my life on this fun little peak. We rode the ridge from the saddle all the way to the top, an elegant if inefficient route. No Mt. Williamson for me. Still worth it. Of the two, this one is prettier. And it has part of my heels on it now.
Posted Oct 30, 2014 6:34 pm

DebNorth Rib  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 24, 2014


First of 3 peaks for the day. Climbed with Tracie under perfect weather; so fun! We parted ways at the base and I took off for more peaks to fill up my day.
Posted Aug 25, 2014 8:39 pm

DukeJHNorth Rib with Detour  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 12, 2014


Started to the right of North Rib and followed a use trail that led us too far west on the Northwest Ridge. The traverse got Class 4 so we down climbed to traverse the slabs and regain the rib.
Posted Jul 14, 2014 2:58 pm

bscottt/w  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 12, 2014


follow up to our west face williamson climb the day prior. lost the route up the north rib and wound up...somewhere. downclimbed then traversed over to get back on route.
Posted Jul 13, 2014 4:52 pm

jdmorehouseUp one side, down the other  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 30, 2014


I started up Tyndall on Sunday, the 29th at six p.m. from Shepherds Pass and made it to just below the summit ridge by eight o'clock, and turned back, as I'd be descending in the dark if I continued. So the next day three of us went up the right hand side of the rib, which put us on the summit ridge with a few obstacles to by pass, then came down the other side of the rib (would be the right side looking at it from below), finally traversing over slabs to the ascent side about mid-way down. There was still a large patch of snow above 13000', but the view of the Sierra from the summit showed how really dry the area is already. Worst drought in hundreds of years, I've read.
Posted Jul 1, 2014 1:44 pm

BobD3North Rib  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 16, 2012


From Shepard Pass.
Posted Feb 10, 2014 10:19 pm

douggrangerNorth Rib  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 4, 2011


The day after climbing Williamson, packed up from campsite at Williamson Bowl, left w/ packs at 8am. Dropped packs below the rib, hiked up the rib, then left at the top, to the summit. Camp at bowl-Tyndall summit-Shephard Pass-Trailhead in 10 hours. W/ Andy.
Posted Sep 12, 2013 8:40 pm

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