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RyanHooverAneroid Lake  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 26, 2011

RyanHoover

Easy climb up the ridge, followed by some great scenery.
Posted Aug 28, 2012 1:22 am

rfolkenbergNice Climb up ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 4, 2011

rfolkenberg

Nice Scramble up ridge. Camping at Aneroid Lake. The views were beautiful from the top!
Posted Oct 2, 2011 3:29 am

SnowsloggerSouthern of the east ridges  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 4, 2007

Snowslogger

Last peak in a two day trip up Mt. Howard (cheating by tram), East Peak, Hidden Peak, Aeroid Peak, and Petes Point, then out by Aeroid Lake. Camped near Dollar Lake (still under snow I think). Fun trip.
Posted Jul 7, 2011 2:05 pm

Troy BRoute Climbed: North Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 15, 2010

Troy B

Very cool hike up the north ridge before dawn. I camped the night before at the base of the north ridge. Woke up before 4am and was off and hiking before 5. Snapped shots of the sun rising between Hidden and Aneroid from the upper slopes of Pete's Point. The early morning light in the lakes basin was spectacular. The upper lakes basin appears to still have a lot of snow.
Posted Jul 17, 2010 3:58 pm

FlandersEZ -   Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 20, 2009

Flanders

Once you get past all the steep stuff at the beginning.
Posted Aug 29, 2009 9:51 pm

LunadogPhew!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 20, 2009

Lunadog

Man, this one was tough for me. It was hot and I didn't want to do it but I trudged up. Twice in the grey rock area, my Dad had to lift me up to Flanders who made sure I was safe. I sort of froze up on the first Class 3 section but they had me secure and then after that, I just walked up to the summit. On the way down, my Dad and Flanders led me into talus and lupine which was not easy for me. I wanted to quit a couple times but had to go down. Got to rest in the snow below and eat it and roll around in it. It was great, especially since it is hard for me to regulate heat. Then we hiked over to Jewett Lake to camp and I crashed hard. I didn't want to hang around the campfire that night and I went to the tent early.
Posted Aug 24, 2009 7:38 pm

Brian JenkinsWalk-up?  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 20, 2009

Brian Jenkins

Hiked over with Flanders and Lunadog from Dollar Ridge and ditched packs just before crossing the trail from Tenderfoot Pass. Started up the east ridge but once we hit the grey rock section, it was apparent this was not a dog-friendly route. I would not call this a walk-up as there are two Class 3 sections. We had to lift my pup up in two spots before being able to hike over to the summit. Continued around the ridge and descended scree on the south slope to the saddle between it and Point 9395. Then down steep rock and lupine plants even as Lunadog protested by stopping and laying down several times. Once we got to easier ground and found the trail again, there was a small snowfield below we went down to. All three of us lay in the snow as it was a very hot day. Then back via the trail to Tenderfoot Pass, the packs and to Jewett Lake to camp.
Posted Aug 24, 2009 2:18 am

cjwhatNorth gulley  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 29, 2009

cjwhat

Pat and I started from Dollar Lake, over Tenderfoot Pass, then about half way to Polaris Pass. We climbed north up a gulley to the col between Pete's Point and Pt 9375. Took the ridge to summit from there. Descended via the SE ridge ... which would have been a better ascent route.
Posted Aug 3, 2009 3:41 pm

dervinWinter Climb  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 12, 1998

dervin

One of my favorite areas. I would like to get back there someday.
Posted Feb 12, 2009 11:42 pm

awilsondcRoute Climbed: Up the N ridge and down the S ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 2, 2007

awilsondc

I hiked in from Tenderfoot Trailhead with a couple friends and set up camp at Dollar Lake. We summited Aneroid that night, and my friends decided they were too tired to attempt Pete's in the morning. So I woke up at 5:45 and headed off in the early morning light. I attempted to maintain my elevation by traversing the north slopes of Dollar Ridge and quickly decided it would be better to just descend to the basin and hike back up. From the east base of the peak, I took the north ridge up and the south ridge down. The views from the summit were truly amazing... some of the best I've seen in the Wallowas. On the way back I climbed up Dollar Ridge and down to Dollar Lake rather than back down to the basin and back up to Dollar Lake. This turned out to be a much more enjoyable way to get between Pete's and Dollar Lake. Both requier about the same amount of effort and the views from Dollar Ridge are also spectacular.
Posted Sep 3, 2007 5:29 pm

J FoxNorth Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 5, 1997

J Fox

I climbed this with my brother and grad school roommate a few weeks after moving from Boston to Idaho. We camped at Aneroid Lake and climbed the North Ridge from there. This was my first experience of climbing out west and I loved it. The Wallowas seemed so huge then compared to the Appalachians. I've climbed in a lot bigger ranges since but I still think of the Wallowas as one of my favorite places to camp and climb.
Posted Jun 27, 2007 3:14 am

Infected MushroomRoute: North Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 7, 2006

Infected Mushroom

With clam, last summit of our adventure. See five day five person trip report.
Posted Aug 18, 2006 9:01 pm

Mr. ClamRoute Climbed: North Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 7, 2006

Mr. Clam

Climbed on the 4th day of a 5 day Wallowa Journey.
Posted Aug 9, 2006 11:02 pm

Bob BoltonRoute Climbed: NE Ridge Date Climbed: July 1976  Sucess!

Bob Bolton

This was the second summit of a traverse from Aneroid Mountain to the peak west of Aneroid Lake. From the summit of Pete's Point we hiked north, over that summit, and then along the ridge until we found a way to descend back into the basin north of the lake where we were camped.
Posted Dec 3, 2004 8:42 pm

mrhRoute Climbed: South Ridge Date Climbed: October 3, 2004  Sucess!

mrh

Climbed the south ridge from the vicinity of Tenderfoot Pass and descended down the north ridge. Great day with cool, clear skies. This was the last of six summits climbed in two days along the Wallowa/Imnaha divide.
Posted Oct 27, 2004 12:34 am

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