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jfrishmanIIILong time ago  Sucess!

jfrishmanIII

I climbed this one a few times when I was a kid, with my grandparents. We always had perfect solitude back then.
Posted Mar 24, 2006 4:26 am

mparkerRoute Climbed: West Ridge Date Climbed: August 8, 2005  Sucess!

mparker

Great hike with awesome views up top. A bit of a butt-kicker in terms of endurance but a great workout. Bouldering required up top, a bit dicey.
Posted Oct 13, 2005 1:25 am

Sierra Scrambler 30Route Climbed: West Ridge Date Climbed: Oct 10, 2005  Sucess!

Sierra Scrambler 30

Nice early morning summit. Great views from the top.
Posted Oct 11, 2005 11:42 pm

KerstinRoute Climbed: West Ridge Date Climbed: June 2001, August 26, 2005  Sucess!

Kerstin

I climbed this solo the first time, then with my husband the second time. As usual, lots 'o loose rock but a fabulous view from the summit!
Posted Sep 27, 2005 11:50 pm

Michael GraupeRoute Climbed: West Ridge Date Climbed: March 5, 2005  Sucess!

Michael Graupe

Skied from Carson Pass to the saddle below the west ridge. Climbed the ridge and traversed over to the east summit. A truly alpine experience with all the fresh snow, high wind and icy temperature.
Posted Sep 27, 2005 7:44 pm

sierramtngoatRoute Climbed: West Ridge Date Climbed: March 20, 2004

sierramtngoat

Climbed with my buddy Brian; expected winter conditions and got it (snow); temp was in the high 70s. Impressive views down the ridge from the summit.
Posted Sep 12, 2005 4:23 am

tony_zRoute Climbed: West Ridge Date Climbed: 19 Aug 2005  Sucess!
Nice hike up the west ridge to the western summit. Slight haze in the air. Great views of Summit City Canyon and areas south.



Light from setting sun on Round Top was awesome on the descent. Hiking/running on section of trail between Carson Pass and Winnemucca Lake in the setting sun is always a glorious experience.



Total time to hike from Carson Pass to top and back: 2 hrs 50 min. Great way to start the weekend.
Posted Aug 20, 2005 3:32 am

burtonfmRoute Climbed: West Ridge Date Climbed: July 10, 2005  Sucess!

burtonfm

Some snow but firm in the morning. Reached the top around noon and spent an hour taking in the sights. On the downclimb, boot skied about 800 vertical feet down the large patches of snow. I'm going to bring my son and daughter next time.
Posted Jul 27, 2005 1:15 am

Antonio GenissimoRoute Climbed: West Ridge Date Climbed: July 23, 2005  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 22, 2005

Antonio Genissimo

Jim ("the Schillermon") Schiller left this world a sadder place on December 3, 2004. Eight of us were present to share our memories and scatter his ashes in a place he loved. We'll miss you brother, your spirit and music live on.
Posted Jul 26, 2005 5:35 pm

kovarpaRoute Climbed: Crescent Moon Couloir Date Climbed: May 21, 2005  Sucess!

kovarpa

Recovery climb - ankle works ok, although hurts somewhat. Climbing steep snow was easier than scrambling on the rock on the ridge...
Posted May 23, 2005 1:46 am

RenoBobRoute Climbed: West Ridge Date Climbed: July, 2000  Sucess!
Very calm, clear day. Wildflower explosion down around Winnemucca Lake.
Posted May 10, 2005 5:08 pm

soslawRoute Climbed: Crescent Moon couloir Date Climbed: April 17, 2005  Sucess!

soslaw

Climbed with Andre and Marta. Ideal snow conditions, no ice encountered in right hand chute. Exit onto west summit while steep was not too difficult. Winds raged on top, crawled across summit to gain west ridge descent. Very windy but otherwise a beautiful day in the mountains with good friends.
Posted Apr 18, 2005 12:41 pm

Eric LRoute Climbed: West Ridge Date Climbed: 5 February 2005  Sucess!

Eric L

Me my girlfriend and our dog(Ginger) snowshoed up the North Face to the saddle between Round Top and the Sisters. I then threw on my crampons and grabed my ice axe and went the rest of the way to the Summit. It was a beautiful day, all sun and very little wind. The snow was very wind blown with sections of ice.
Posted Feb 6, 2005 2:26 pm

Eric LRoute Climbed: West Ridge Date Climbed: 4 Sept 2004  Sucess!

Eric L

Nice climb for me and, my girlfriend, and our dog(Ginger). I was really shocked at how many people where in the Carson Pass area. I felt like I was in an amusement park. I will have to come back in the winter and try the Crescent Moon Couloir. Not so many people.
Posted Jan 28, 2005 8:40 pm

jweidmanRoute Climbed: West Ridge Date Climbed: 23 Mar 2002  Sucess!

jweidman

Solo. Nice easy peak for a day trip from SF.
Posted Jan 10, 2005 3:43 pm

jweidmanRoute Climbed: West Ridge Date Climbed: 6 Mar 2004  Sucess!

jweidman

First mountaineering experience for my girlfriend. Great day with awesome views. But learned a lesson about forgetting to put on sunscreen....
Posted Jan 10, 2005 3:42 pm

jweidmanRoute Climbed: Crescent Moon Couloir Date Climbed: 8 Mar 2003  Sucess!

jweidman

Perfect snow conditions. Couldn't get up the final 6' of the left side variation because of loose snow so stuck to the right side at the top.
Posted Jan 10, 2005 3:40 pm

Rick KuykendallRoute Climbed: West Ridge Date Climbed: August 20, 2004  Sucess!

Rick Kuykendall

Started out as a hike to Round Top Lake from Woods Lake, but I convinced my 2 older friends to try the peak, couldn't get them to cross the notch to the true summit though! Great Climb.
Posted Dec 10, 2004 8:25 pm

kovarpaRoute Climbed: Crescent Moon Couloir, West Ridge Date Climbed: November 7, 2004  Sucess!

kovarpa

First went up the West Ridge with Vendula. Came down and climbed up the couloir (this time the left variation) - I was sinking into snow up to my waist, snow blown into my face... pretty fun.
Posted Nov 9, 2004 12:43 am

tahoeberneRoute Climbed: West Ridge Date Climbed: In the 1980s until now  Sucess!

tahoeberne

Since I love randonee skiing, snowshoeing and hiking, Round Top has been frequented by me in all seasons. This area has become my favorite recreation area since I live in South Lake Tahoe. It is highly used but covers such a large expanse that visitors spread out remarkably well. The knife-edge of the peak is thrilling to walk along.
Posted Aug 13, 2004 10:50 pm

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