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markvictorOctober Solo  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 2, 2017
From Saddlebag on, I saw no one all day. Ice and snow from a couple weeks ago had partially stuck to the trail as well as to the ridge, but was passable. I counted more gaps in the ridge than the two mentioned in the SP route description, altho no workaround was harder than class 4. No "jumping gaps" for this old guy. Lots of snow in the gaps but not a problem. The steepest part of the ridge is super straightforward and solid, lots of fun and air. The upper talus field had many patches of mostly avoidable snow. It was cold and I didn't want my socks wet. You can see Saddlebag from the descent saddle, and what ends up being more or less a beeline for the lake works pretty well, or did for me in October. A great scramble for a brokedown rock climber.
Posted Oct 4, 2017 6:01 pm

WayneFryNW Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 13, 2012


Great scramble. Climbed this route with two other climbers (Scott and Rob). Good challenge at the second impasse and a great summit view.
Posted Oct 16, 2012 1:09 pm

Vitaliy M.NW ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 21, 2011

Vitaliy M.

Fun solo after hiking up to Shepherd Crest for some views from across

9/17/2011 Link up of NW ridge with North ridge of Conness and West ridge of Conness...great day out
Posted Aug 22, 2011 6:26 pm

rhyangFun scrambling  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 15, 2010


Nice outing from Saddlebag Lake on a beautiful day !
Posted Sep 17, 2010 1:27 am

granjeroEnjoyable!  Sucess!


Very fun cruise!
Posted Sep 9, 2009 9:30 pm

Sam RobertsFun climb  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 27, 2009

Sam Roberts

Fun morning scramble on good rock. Too bad it isn't longer...
Posted Aug 29, 2009 12:16 am

MishaAgain  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 15, 2009


Linked up NW Ridge of North Peak with North Ridge of Conness (second time). With Mike who had his first free solo experience. Cloudless and beautiful day
Posted Aug 16, 2009 6:31 pm

haishanSolo traverse w/ Conness  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 1, 2008


Great route - beautiful rock with exciting exposure... technical section much shorter than expected.
Posted Sep 7, 2008 6:49 pm

dubhunter3 Route Solo Linkup  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 16, 2008


Soloed with Miguel. First Sierra climb ever. Warmup rout of our North Peak NW Ridge -> Conness N Ridge -> Conness W Ridge linkup (all 3 routes in just under 11 hrs car-to-car). First Sierra climbing day!
Posted Aug 20, 2008 2:46 pm

forjanPart of 3 routes day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 16, 2008


Warmed up on North Peak's NW Ridge as part of our 3 routes day link-up: NW Ridge North Peak --> North Ridge Conness --> West Ridge Conness. Climbed with Will. We started just before 6:00AM at Saddlebag Lake and summited North Peak by ~ 8:40AM.
Posted Aug 18, 2008 3:39 pm

danman3156Fun Scramble  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 26, 2008


Fun climb, great addition to the north ridge of Conness. It also has some exciting gap jumps.
Posted Jul 31, 2008 1:13 am

NefsekFun route!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 23, 2008


First time dealing with such exposure, awesome time. Wish we could've hit Conness afterwards...
Posted Jul 28, 2008 12:53 am

bighornmonkeyDone...  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 6, 2008


Started with this short route and followed with the North ridge of Conness. The technical section is fairly short and involved some big jumps in order to clear gaps. Fun route though.
Posted Jul 9, 2008 11:26 pm

bearbnzFun scramble  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 28, 2006


A fun scramble, climbed with D-Rod and ScottyS. It would be nice if the technical section were a bit longer, it was quite entertaining, steep but manageable.
Posted Sep 1, 2006 2:19 pm

MishaWarm-up  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 27, 2006


Warmed-up on NW Ridge for the solo of North Ridge of Conness. Good climbing with a couple of interesting moments. I just wish that it was longer and more technical :)
Posted Aug 28, 2006 4:28 pm

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