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mrchad9Great View  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 16, 2012

mrchad9

Up the NW face after Black Kaweah in the morning and found it to be decent though not nearly as nice as Black Kaweah. The views, however, were even better as you can see both Black and Big Kaweah from the summit as well as all the other scenery you get from Black Kaweah.
Posted Sep 24, 2012 1:30 pm

seanoTraverse from Michael's Pinnacle  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 19, 2012

seano

On the traverse from Big to Black. Way more fun than the standard route, and not harder than 4th class. Trip report.
Posted Sep 20, 2012 3:53 pm

mjrangelDispite reports of loose rock, I highly recommend it.  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 14, 2011

mjrangel

Went up with my friend Johnny using the normal route. The rubble wasn't as bad as it is cracked up to be. There were plenty of sections of very large talus that didn't move on our way up. we just avoided the smaller talus and scree. It was a very enjoyable climb with lots of hard snow on the approach. With crampons the snow was very welcome allowing us to avoid the scree above the lake which was still frozen!
Posted Jul 18, 2011 5:19 pm

DariaWith Black Kaweah in 24+ nonstop hours  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 12, 2010

Daria

Summited Red Kaweah after coming from Black Kaweah. Attempted dayhike of both peaks, but exceeded 24 hours, still was a nonstop continuous effort and successfully summited both.
Posted Sep 13, 2010 10:05 pm

wmollandNW Chutes  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 9, 2009

wmolland

I found the route quite enjoyable on the way up. On the way down though the true looseness of the route become clear and it get less fun. Still, it's a cool peak in a remote location and well worth the effort.
Posted Aug 12, 2009 11:46 am

Bob BurdWest Face  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 24, 2008

Bob Burd

One of the crappiest routes I've encountered in the Kaweahs, Red Kaweah has little in the way of good scrambling to offer. But the route over from Mineral King is one of my favorites, and with great company to share the fun and beautiful October weather, it was a fine outing. Trip Report
Posted Nov 2, 2008 9:16 pm

bechttDay Hike from Mineral King  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 24, 2008

bechtt

With Bob Burd and Matthew Holliman (who did Lippincott instead). Easily the toughest day hike I've done to date with 25 miles, over 12K' of elev gain, and 20 hours. The views were grand, the company great, but our route up the mountain was a big pile of rubble. Links to Bob and my pics at the bottom of the mountain page.
Posted Oct 31, 2008 9:48 am

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