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wmollandSouth Face  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 5, 2014

wmolland

A fun scramble up with the last 300 or so feet definitely requiring you to pay attention. Cruised over to Brewer after this for a superb two peak day!
Posted Jul 7, 2014 1:48 pm

mrchad9South Face  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 5, 2013

mrchad9

Enjoyable route up early in the morning before hitting more to the south at the beginning of a 4-day weekend out. Once I hit the ridge I pretty much stuck to it, apparently making my lift slightly more difficult than necessary.

I had brought my climbing shoes for the summit block but didn't bother... without thinking I just ran on up it. Not as bad as it looks.
Posted Jul 9, 2013 5:26 pm

mengboSouth face  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 9, 2013

mengbo

Hiked with Kathy and Keith. Camped at Sphnix Lake for the first night.
Posted Jun 10, 2013 5:49 pm

seanoFrom Brewer  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 15, 2012

seano

A direct assault involved a bit of class 5. Trip report.
Posted Sep 16, 2012 12:10 pm

bc44caesarSouth Face  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 12, 2010

bc44caesar

Part of an 8 day trek around the Kings Kern Divide. Climbed from Lake Reflection. The access gully to the west side of the mountain was full of snow so I used my crampons, but one could scramble between the snow and the rock wall on the north side, which I did on the descent. I opted for a 3rd/4th class rib of rock next to the main gully, which was solid and a lot more fun. The summit pinnacle is 3rd class and easy. Around 8hrs round trip.
Posted Sep 17, 2010 12:19 am

DariaNorth Guard, South Guard, Brewer dayhike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 3, 2010

Daria

Did as a single dayhike of North Guard, Brewer, South Guard as one big loop. North Guard had a fun ridge scramble to reach summit register-
Posted Sep 6, 2010 1:59 pm

haishanObligatory summit shot  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 25, 1999

haishan

Be sure to bring a friend to photo you on the summit :)
Posted Sep 28, 2009 2:32 am

Bob BurdNorth/South Guard  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 1, 2009

Bob Burd

Didn't make it to Brewer, but I did manage both North and South Guard in a not-too-long dayhike, with Rick Kent and Tom Becht. Trip Report
Posted Aug 24, 2009 1:16 pm

bechttNot what was planned  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 1, 2009

bechtt

Originally, Bob Burd, Rick Kent and I were planning to do all three peaks. Poor acclimation, sleep deprivation, or ? killed Rick and my ambitions for a multi-peak day. After making it to NG, we told Bob to keep going on his own while we crawled back to the trailhead.
Posted Aug 2, 2009 3:32 pm

kevin trieuSC  Sucess!

kevin trieu

did it with a couple of Sierra Club peeps from up north
Posted Aug 26, 2008 5:18 pm

Michael GraupeBrewer - North Guard Dayhike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 26, 2008

Michael Graupe

Started at 2:30am from Roads End and made it to the summit of North Guard via Sphinx Col and Mt. Brewer in 10 1/2 hours. Routefinding on North Guard was tricky and climbing a lot of fun. I returned to Roads End at 7:30pm making for a long 17 hour day.
Posted Jul 28, 2008 12:01 am

tb00957south face  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 11, 2006
lots of snow. tiresome to get to camp.
Posted Jun 21, 2006 10:59 pm

Bob BurdRoute Climbed: South Face Date Climbed: Aug 27, 1999  Sucess!

Bob Burd

Not a dayhike epic like Matthew (truly, The Man), but I did manage to climb South Guard, Brewer, and North Guard on the same day starting from near Thunder Mtn, ending by Sphinx Col. By far North Guard was the most enjoyable of the three. I was afraid to walk the plank on the summit block however. Trip Report
Posted Aug 24, 2004 1:58 am

Matthew HollimanRoute Climbed: West Ridge/South Face Date Climbed: Aug 14, 2004  Sucess!

Matthew Holliman

North Guard/Brewer dayhike out of Cedar Grove. The scrambling on North Guard is as fun as advertised. I headed up to the west ridge way too early (I never spotted Secor's chutes on my way from Sphinx Col)--I'm glad I did. Excellent climb.
Posted Aug 24, 2004 12:42 am

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